Latest Other Microbiology News
PulseNet has helped CDC and public health officials identify a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to use of the bacterium in clinical, commercial and teaching microbiology laboratories.
Be in with a chance to win a microscope by entering Olympus’ Image of the Year European Life Science Light Microscopy Award, judges are looking for artistic and visual aspects, scientific impact and microscope proficiency.
The Astell catalogue covers all eight autoclave ranges from circular to square section, 33 litre benchtop up to 1200 litre pass-through, and including options for cooling, vacuum and direct steam amongst others.
Single use, sterile 10 x 10cm sampling templates from Technical Service Consultants can be used with either swabs or sponges for environmental monitoring of surfaces in food processing, cleanroom or other critical environments. Templates ensure a defined and standardised surface area is sampled.
The wide 53 mm opening on the Thermo Scientific Clicktainer vials is designed for easy specimen collection and handling. The click mechanism is both audible and tactile, assuring users that their samples are safe.
ViroStat has just released a set of new mouse monoclonal antibodies to E. histolytica. These new antibodies function in ELISA and lateral flow applications and thus serve as excellent tools for the detection of this parasite.
SphereFlash@ is the new automatic colony counter from IUL that automatically adjusts all parameters depending on the colony and agar type so no user input is required it also eliminates any reflections that may interfere with image processing.
New 96 well plate reader offers rapid testing for Phytophthora, CLas,and Ralstonia plant pathogens with high sensitivity, ease of use and afffordability.
Get INTEGRA to demonstrate in your own lab how you can achieve better multichannel pipetting results, avoid repetitive strain injuries and speed up your working process.
Priorclave North America customers gain notable savings in reduced energy, water, and maintenance costs by adopting a proper research-grade laboratory autoclave.
Lab managers rank their top five challenges which included: instrument maintenance and downtime (73%), the growing complexities of instrument testing requirements (63%), time consuming sample preparation (60%), keeping up-to-date with changing regulations (52%) and need for better data management (50%).
The three-position nozzle controls the dispensing of liquids, the removal of air in the system to avoid liquid loss, and includes an anti-drip safety feature that returns liquid to the bottle.
The Micronic Univo Electric Capper CP480 can seal an entire rack of 96 tubes within 7 seconds and has a guaranteed evenly capping result.
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.
Get complete, distinct genomes from microbiome samples easily and affordably—without culturing or high-molecular-weight DNA extraction.
Independent third-party testing consistently confirms that routine cleaning alone is not enough to maintain truly clean environments, especially in healthcare settings. Dr. Gina Sloan, Director of Innovations at Microban has written a white paper about the role of embedded antimicrobials.
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.
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.
Biologydictionary.net is an on-line dictionary focused on biology terms, nicely separated into different sections such as microbiology and molecular biology. Each definition has an associated quiz for some self assessment!
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.