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New, Lyophilized Real-Time PCR Detects All Listeria "Sensu Stricto" Species in 24Hr

Listeria 'sensu stricto' Using a rapid enrichment broth, foodproof® Listeria StarBroth, combined with foodproof® Listeria Genus Detection LyoKit, all “sensu stricto” Listeria species can be detected within 24 hours including enrichment.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F

Proficiency Tests Show Improved Consistency With Inlabtec Serial Diluter

More consistent serial dilutions with Inlabtec Proficiency tests in an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited and GMP compliant Swiss testing lab, showed the Inlabtec Automated Serial Dilutor gave much more accurate total viable counts with a previously never achieved consistency between technicians.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F O

Baker Ruskinn Bugbox Anaerobic Workstation to Feature at ASM Microbe

Small footprint anaerobic chamber Baker will feature the Bugbox Anaerobic Workstation at ASM Microbe 2017 in New Orleans, LA, Booth # 2546. If you are using more than 20 anaerobic jars per week the affordably priced Baker Bugbox delivers a lower cost per plate and the ability to examine plates without oxygen exposure.
Posted: 2017-05-22 C CP F O P V W

DMD® Extends Culture Media Range for Microbial Detection in Beverages

Innovative media for beverage microbiology Döhler is a specialist for innovative culture media for the beverage industry, ISO 11133:2014 compliant and referenced in global regulatory standards, the media is ready to use without weighing, autoclaving or performing your own media quality testing.
Posted: 2017-05-17 F

Romer Labs Launches AgraQuant® Aflatoxin M1 High Sensitivity ELISA

Alfatoxin M1 ELISA test kit Testing for Aflatoxin M1 is now faster and more accurate with the new ELISA test kit from Romer Labs which uses just one unified pipetting volume of 100 µl and does not need an agitation step thereby removing two majors sources of errors.
Posted: 2017-05-16 F

Show Me The Money - We'll Show You the Bugs!

Eswabs for metagenomics The latest blog post from COPAN covers a recent study on microbes on circulating dollar bills in New York City. Using metagenomics, results from winter and summer samples were compared.
Posted: 2017-05-15 O

New Validation for 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 (including H7)

3M MDS EcoliO157 The 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 (including H7) has been granted First Action status for AOAC Official Methods of AnalysisSM program, the system uses a single protocol for Cronobacter, Salmonella, Listeria and L. monocytogenes.
Posted: 2017-05-12 F

Compact Top Loading Autoclave for Labs with Limited Space

Top loading autoclaves for small labs When lab floor space is limited, the Priorclave QCS range of top loading autoclaves allows small and tall objects to be sterilised side-by-side in a single process - at bench-height and mounted on casters, the range is easy to install, and ideal for regularly reconfigured facilities.
Posted: 2017-05-11 C CP F O P V

NCIMB Collaborates with Protexin on Dental Biofilms Project

NCIMB strains used for biofilm investigation Working with probiotics manufacturer Protexin, NCIMB is examining the bacterial strains in its collection for those with potential to adjust the composition of oral biofilms and so reduce the incidence of dental caries.
Posted: 2017-05-11 O

Study Shows FecalSwab™ Improved LOD for Enteric Pathogens

COPAN FecalSwab™ used with Seegene’s Allplex Gastrointestinal Multiplex PCR Study shows FecalSwab™ outperforms traditional enteric transport media for automated liquid handling platforms or molecular assays for enteric bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Posted: 2017-05-03 C

Reliable Detection of Beer Spoiling Bacteria in Just an Hour!

DMD Screen & Ident Kits DMD® Screen and Ident Kits from Döhler allow bacteria in an enriched beer sample or directly from an individual colony on solid media to be detected and identified in just an hour.
Posted: 2017-05-02 F

[VIDEO] How Do You Ensure Your Product Is Truly Allergen Free?

AgraStrip® lateral flow strips for allergens Check out this short explainer video to see how AgraStrip® lateral flow strips can substantially improve your allergen management workflow.
Posted: 2017-04-27 F

How to Choose a Media Preparator/Filler for Your Microbiology Lab

How to Choose a media preparation system Dr. Lukas Keller, Global Product Manager at INTEGRA, discusses what questions you should ask when looking to purchase an automated media preparation system and the features / benefits that differentiate the INTEGRA range from others on the market.
Posted: 2017-04-25 C CP F O P V

Recent Study Evaluates FecalSwab™ for Use in Molecular Tests

Study on effectiveness of COPAN’s FecalSwab™ for the “qualitative detection and identification of 22 GI pathogens” using Biofire’s FilmArray® GI Panel results found as well as needing less stool sample for accurate results.
Posted: 2017-04-24 C

Charles River Partners with Microbiologics® to Offer Custom QC Isolates

Get your own isolates prepared for QC testing Charles River customers can now use Microbiologics Custom Solutions to preserve and manufacture production environment isolates in a ready-to-use format for growth promotion of media, sterility testing, preservative effectiveness and validation studies.
Posted: 2017-04-24 P

One Reason Why Not All ATP Hygiene Monitoring Systems are the Same

Standard deviation of ATP test kits ATP bioluminescence is one of the techniques that can be used to help meet the requirements of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety, however not all ATP systems deliver the robustness and consistency of results required for use on a factory floor.
Posted: 2017-04-21 F

First-Ever Lactic Acid Bacteria Test To Gain Independent Validation

Validated lactic acid bacteria detection Simple, all-in-one testing solution for lactic acid spoilage bacteria, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate has been awarded AOAC® Performance-Tested Method. No need for media preparation, special diluents, sample pH adjustment or special incubation conditions.
Posted: 2017-04-14 F

Eight Different Testing Methods, Only ONE Swab!

What can 1mL of liquid amies and a COPAN flocked swab offer clinical investigations? Hint* the answer rhymes with great. Study demonstrates ESwab™ versatility for not only maintaining anaerobes, but also its ability to be used for multiple testing.
Posted: 2017-04-14

Quickest, Easiest Test for Raw Pork in Meat and Environmental Samples

Kit that detects raw pork in meat and environmental samples Neogen’s new Reveal® for Pork is a lateral flow test that can detect as little as 0.5% raw pork in meat and is also validated for use with environmental swabs and rinse water samples.
Posted: 2017-04-13 F

Hygiena's AllerFlow Quickly Detects Gluten in Final Rinse Water Samples

Detect gluten in rinse waters AllerFlow Gluten can detect gluten down to 5ppm in liquid samples as well as on surfaces making it ideal for rinse water testing in the food and brewing industry. A Hygiena white paper on allergen control and cleaning verification is available on request.
Posted: 2017-04-11 F

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