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For the most reliable fungal species level identification, NCIMB looks at both the D2 LSU regions and sequencing either one or both of the ITS regions, combining the two techniques is found to be the best approach.
Priorclave has launched its largest cylindrical chamber steam sterilizer as part of the popular and established Q63 autoclave range which is renowned for its affordability, high pack density and has proven ideal for accepting taller than average
At Lab Innovations 2013 (6-7 Nov 2013, Birmingham UK), Lab M will discuss the further extension of its Captivate™ range of Immunomagnetic Separation products for the isolation of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) strains
We are pleased to announce that we have achieved the Environmental Management System certification ISO 14001. ISO 14001 is an international standard that requires an organisation to consider it's significant environmental aspects and to use these
People may think that it is somehow 'old fashioned' to be using ELISA techniques in food microbiology when everybody is now focusing on molecular diagnostics. But in the same way as sample screening methods have to be robust and reliable, they also
Puritan Medical Products, North America's largest manufacturer of flocked swabs and single-use medical products, has recently launched a new, mobile-ready website. The new site's user-friendly responsive design functions across a range of
3M Food Safety 3M™ Molecular Detection System has won a bronze Stevie® award in the 2013 International Business Awards. 3M is recognized in the category of Best New Product or Service of the Year - Health & Pharmaceuticals. The 3M
New Technology made possible by a Nobel Prize Winning discovery holds the promise to improve clinical decision-making for infectious diseases. bioMérieux have announced that it has been granted U.S. FDA 510(k) de novo clearance for
For laboratories with a requirement to sterilise large bulky items or have a need for high throughput the perfect solution would be a high capacity rectangular chamber autoclave but where there is limited lab space conventional chamber door swing is
The Priorclave RSC range of autoclaves with their taller, large rectangular steam sterilising chambers has become a popular choice for laboratories undertaking high-volume throughput or are frequently tasked with handling taller and bulkier items.
Aerospray® slide stainers are now easier to use with large touch screen, barcode reader and traceability of reagent data, specimen ID, user ID, and cycle operation history.
Top-loading laboratory autoclaves are the longest serving stalwarts of the Priorclave steam steriliser range, a 100 litre model being the first produced and to leave the company's factory in 1988 when it started trading, and through dedicated
Axcess™ System, combines the Bruker MALDI Biotyper system with the Accugenix® microbial database providing rapid, accurate microbial identifications for environmental monitoring applications.
Designed as an option for use with Priorclave's versatile range of top-loading autoclaves is a new electric hoist called Loadlite. By adding this to vertical chamber steam sterilisers it makes light work of lowering/raising heavy awkward objects
Uses novel loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP), overcoming the limitations of culture, by detecting all VTEC strains expressing vtx1 and vtx2.
Leading autoclave manufacturer Priorclave will be on stand RD49 in the Sheikh Rashid Hall to provide advice on what to look for when buying steam sterilisers and how best to match it to specific requirements.
Strains include an actinomycete species isolated from sediment collected from a Norwegian fjord, and two newly described species of bacteria found in the gut of a bee.
NCIMB, the company that manages the UK's National Collection of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria is celebrating 30 years as an IDA (International Depository Authority) under the Budapest Treaty.
EnteroPluri-Test is a complete identification system, manufactured by Liofilchem, for the identification of Enterobacteriaceae, made of a transparent plastic carrier, divided in 12 sections containing different biochemical tests, and a metal
Romer Labs, a leading global food-safety diagnostic company, reports that it has the only test kit on the market that can provide quantitative aflatoxin results from 1 - 5000 ppb in less than 5 minutes.