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Greenlight® Rapid Microbial Detection System Delivers Accurate CFU Estimate

MOCON Greenlight system measures oxygen depletion Based on monitoring oxygen depletion due to microbial growth, data shows the Greenlight Rapid Microbial Detection System gives precise results with low variation, the limit of detection and quantification are better than most standard counting methods with no serial dilution required.
Posted: 2017-07-04 F

CHROMagar + MALDI-TOF = The Perfect Match

Combined use of chromogenic media and MALDI-TOF MS Recent study shows that CHROMagar media has no influence on microbial identification by MALDI-TOF MS and that both technologies can be used together for identification of microorganisms.
Posted: 2017-06-26 C

Proficiency Schemes for Microbiology Laboratories

Proficiency schemes are the ultimate test of the ability of a laboratory to provide correct test results, Fiona Cawkell, co-founder of the Campden Microbiology Proficiency Scheme (CMPS) reviews what they are and why laboratories need to use them.
Posted: 2017-06-20 F

How Can Laboratories Simplify the Performance Testing of Culture Media?

Culture Media Performance Testing ISO 11133: 2014 Users of bioMérieux ready-to-use culture media are not required to carry out extensive tests to be in compliance with ISO 11133: 2014. bioMérieux offers multiple solutions and evidence documents to simplify tests and reinforce confidence in your food and water analyses.
Posted: 2017-06-19 F W

CE Marked STI Panel Detects and Differentiates in One Single Reaction

ELITe InGenius instrument ELITechGroup now have CE-IVD marking for the STI ELITe MGB® Panel, a real-time PCR multiplex assay for the detection of C. trachomatis, N. gonorrhoeae and M. genitalium.
Posted: 2017-06-13 C

AllerSnap™ - One Device Screens Surfaces For All Allergens

AllerSnap screens for all allergens AllerSnap is both cost effective and time saving - especially when testing for multiple surface allergens. One swab test checks for all proteins, quickly confirming the hygiene of a surface, and eliminating the need to run multiple expensive allergen-specific tests.
Posted: 2017-06-12 F

Fast, Easy Solution for Detection of Guaiacol-producing Alicyclobacilli

BAT System The BAT media & Guaiacol Detection Kit combines ready-to-use culture media with clear enzymatic detection of off-flavour producing Alicyclobacilli - growth-promoting nutrients produces faster results whilst enzymatic detection of guaiacol can be determined with visual analysis.
Posted: 2017-06-12 F

Preserve Wine Quality With Brettanomyces Quantification in 2 Hrs

Brettanomyces detection in wine Pall has expanded its range of quality control protocols for the wine industry with a new application for GeneDisc® which gives quantification of Brettanomyces spp. and Brettanomyces bruxellensis, in 2 hours from sample to results.
Posted: 2017-06-06 F

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Telavancin (TLV)

MIC Strips for Saureus Telavancin A quantitative assay for determining the MIC of telavancin against Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant isolates) and Enterococcus faecalis (vancomycin-susceptible isolates only).
Posted: 2017-06-06 C

High Throughput Biological Sample Collection & Processing

VIAFLO processing dried blood samples Overcoming the limitations of 8 channel pipettes, the semi-automated VIAFLO 96 is now an integral part of Neoteryx’s Mitra® Microsampling device capable of handling hundreds or thousands of biological samples per day all within a small footprint.
Posted: 2017-06-06 C CP F O P V

Wort-Agar from Döhler – Improved Yeast and Mould Detection in Beverages

Wort agar for Yeast and Moulds in Beverages New, ready-to-use Wort-Agar is optimised by the wort Döhler manufactures itself, the medium is suitable for detecting and determining the total count of yeast and moulds e.g. Saccharomyces pastorianus, S. cerevisiae, A. brasiliensis, P. roquefortii.
Posted: 2017-05-31 F

BAX® System Listeria Now Health Canada Validated Detection Method

Automated PCR food microbiology Health Canada Compendium now includes a protocol for using the BAX® System assay, a single-stage, 20- to 24-hour enrichment followed by real-time PCR detects Listeria species on a range of environmental surfaces in food industry.
Posted: 2017-05-30 F

Sensitive, Reliable and Rapid Detection of Cryptococcal Infection

Lateral Flow Cryptococcal Antigen in serum and Cerebrospinal fluid Immuno mycologics The IMMY CrAg® LFA (Cryptococcal Antigen Lateral Flow Assay) is the first and only immunochromatographic dipstick assay for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of the cryptococcal capsular antigen in serum, plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
Posted: 2017-05-25 C

ATP Bioluminescence Rapid Testing of Soya and Cereal Based Products

High throughput ATP testing in 96 well plates The Promicol system provides a rapid and reliable method for testing microbial ATP content in Soya and Cereal based products, currently used by international companies to routinely release finished products.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F

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
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