Other Microbiology News - page 7
Triclosan and other ingredients have been banned by the FDA from OTC hand washes and sanitizers, the decision does not yet apply to antibacterial products intended for use in healthcare situations which are still under investigation.
For lateral flow immunoassay developers, Morffitechnology from BBI Solutions overcomes problems associated with using BSA as a conjugate blocker ie cross-reactivity, lot-to-lot variation etc.
CDC has equipped labs around the USA for testing samples for zika virus infection using the CDC developed MAC-ELISA approach.
Support the development of molecular-based tools with quantitative synthetic RNA
Don't have enough plates to justify a fully automated robotic liquid handling system but need to run assays in 1536-well plates? INTEGRA has a new plate holder that handles 1536-well pipetting using the adaptable, easy-to-use benchtop VIAFLO 384.
Suitable for homogenising a range of volumes from 80 to 400mL., the Gosselin S-Blender-1 quickly and accurately blends samples for microbiological testing of food, agricultural, chemical and cosmetic samples.
Labplas' RACK’N’LAB is a light weight versatile rack which allows sample bags to be held upright without the need for bottles or specially designed bags. Marked rows allows samples to be easily identified whilst being held securely reducing risk of spillage.
Priorclave appoint Ranjit Rai as company's new Service Manager
NCIMB has launched a new improved website making it possible to submit forms on-line for microbial identification. make a patent deposit or submit a new accession to the National Collection of Industrial Food and Marine Bacteria.
A new range of autoclaves from Astell have improved appearance, operation and functionality, capacities range from 120L-344L.
Part of Priorclave's established Q63 range, the new 400 litre autoclave offers an affordable, energy conscious and versatile laboratory steam steriliser, the taller chamber profile makes it ideal for any lab needing to sterilise large, bulky items.
The VOYAGER II is the only pipette where the tip spacing can be changed electronically, spacing can be conveniently changed as you are pipetting using only a single hand.
ATCC continues to expand its nucleic acid portfolio with the addition of six new products.
The VOYAGER II is the only commercially available pipette range where the tip spacing can be changed electronically. using a VOYAGER II pipette the number of transfer steps, compared to using single channel pipettes, can be significantly reduced.
The iQ NGS QC Management Software is an easy to implement tool that allows labs to centralize all their QC metrics in a single, easy to access location, labs can rapidly generate QC performance reports, including Levey-Jennings charts for any tracked variant.
Safe, non-infectious positive reference material, the AccuPlex Zika Reference Material is an ideal product for public health agencies around the globe to implement training, interlab studies, and proficiency programs.
The new compact C85 laboratory autoclave (footprint just 472 x 500mm) has an 85 litre chamber and operates from a 13A single-phase supply, ideally suited for sterilising taller items such as fermentors and large capacity Erlenmeyer flasks or for large loads.
Interchangeable pipetting heads for the handheld INTEGRA VIAFLO 96/384 electronic pipettes allows optimised pipetting volumes from 0.5 to 1250 microliters with the purchase of just one base unit.
An inexpensive manual colony counter that is simple to use, flexible enough to read large and small plates and allows results to be easily recorded,
At the recent Analytica 2016 exhibition INTEGRA launched single and multichannel versions of the EVOLVE range of manual pipettes which have a unique volume change system allowing users to set volumes up to 10x times.