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AOAC PTMsm for 3M's Combined Rapid E.coli/Coliform Test

Get fast E.coli and coliforms results after only 18 to 24 hours incubation using one single plate, a simple workflow and one incubation temperature. Proven accuracy for a broad range of foods compared to Violet Red Bile Lactose agar with MUG and TBX agar.
Posted: 2018-05-21 F

Clear Labs' Pilot Program Brings Clinical Grade NGS to Food Safety Testing

In addition to its forthcoming routine pathogen food-safety product, Clear Labs has tests in the market for authenticity, GMO, and microbiome testing. It also offers an NGS Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) test that is designed for strain-typing of pathogens, probiotics, and spoilage agents.
Posted: 2018-05-21 F

3M Microbial Luminescence System Kit Fast-Tracks UHT and ESL Beverage Testing

Demand for commercially sterile beverages is growing more than 9% annually, fueled by desire for convenient drinks retaining flavor and nutrients. The 3M MLS kit provides a quicker, more reliable way to detect various microorganisms in beverages.
Posted: 2018-05-21 F

Döhlers TransFast® System Detects Beverage-Spoiling Microorganisms

TransFast® system quantitative analysis of microbes in beverages While in classic detection, agar has to be liquefied and poured into Petri dishes, the TransFast® System is ready-to-use media for faster detection of yeasts, mould and bacteria with simple visual evaluation. First results can be seen after just 24 hours.
Posted: 2018-05-17 F

Fast Detection and Differentiation of Alicyclobacillus Acidoterrestris

RiboFlow® Ali-Twin detects Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris or Alicyclobacillus spp. with high accuracy and reliability directly from enrichment cultures or agar plates.
Posted: 2018-05-17 F O

Beer Spoilage Detection Made Easy With qPCR

genesig qPCR Beer Spoilage Detection Kits enable quick and early detection of bacteria, to avoid beer spoilage, and reduce lost revenue.
Posted: 2018-05-17 F O

InnovaPrep’s Concentrating Pipette Select™ for Spoilage Concentration in Minutes

Now you can perform spoilage concentration in minutes with a simple button press using InnovaPrep’s Concentrating Pipette Select.
Posted: 2018-05-17 O

Low Cost, Automated Yeast Cell Counter - Counts in 15 Seconds

LUNA-II YF™ Automated Yeast Cell Counter Yeast strains used in food and drink production can be notoriously clumpy and difficult to count. The LUNA-II YF™ has an autofocusing cell counting and declustering algorithm that counts individual yeast cells in just 15 seconds! Reduce counting costs, increase convenience.
Posted: 2018-05-17 F

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Linezolid (LNZ)

Linezolid is the most recent FDA approved item in the MIC Test Strip product range, following approvals of Meropenem-vaborbactam, Clindamycin, Delafloxacin, Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam, Meropenem, Ceftazidime, Telavancin and Tedizolid strips.
Posted: 2018-05-15 C P

Group A Strep Detection in 18 Minutes With FDA and CLIA Waiver

Xpert Xpress Strep A utilizes automated real-time polymerase chain reaction -PCR- to detect Streptococcus pyogenes DNA. The on board reagents deliver high-performance specifications with no requirements for culture confirmation of negative results unless clinical symptoms persist.
Posted: 2018-05-15 C

Ultrafast PCR (10 Mins or Less) Showcased at Analytica 2018

Conventional PCR platforms rely on bulky thermocyclers that limit the speed of the reaction. The Pharos V8 is the world’s first Laser PCR instrument powered by PCA, a novel patented technology developed by GNA Biosolutions.
Posted: 2018-05-15 C

New UV Monitor Kit for Large Scale Purification

Biotage's new unique UV Monitor Kit gives absolute control and confidence in large scale purification processes.
Posted: 2018-05-14 C

Rapid Sterility Testing of Finished Product with Promicol’s ATP Method

Promicol's ATP Method Easily optimize quality control of your products using Promicol’s microbial ATP test.
Posted: 2018-05-11 F

What’s Next in Food Safety - Mérieux NutriSciences Blue Paper 2018

rapidmicrobiology.com talks to Etienne Casal, Mérieux NutriSciences about the new 2018 edition of their Blue Paper on 'European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues and Perspectives'.
Posted: 2018-05-10 F

"Magic Lid" - Forceps-free, Effortless Transfer of Filtration Membranes

Forceps-free, Effortless Membrane Transfer Reduce risk of secondary contamination with the Microsart® @media 'magic lid' - an advanced system for touch-free membrane transfer onto agar plates without using forceps, specially designed for MLT, bioburden, purified water/WFI analysis.
Posted: 2018-05-10 F O P

Promicol Methods Optimize Sterility Testing of Finished Products

Promicol microbial testing with ATP The Promicol ATP bioluminescence method can be used for sterility testing of a huge variety of finished products (including foods, beverages and personal care products), unique reagent setup guarantees that all non-microbial sources of ATP are removed.
Posted: 2018-05-10 CP F

New PeeCanter Flat Packed Urine Sample Collection Cup

A discreet and handy pop-up urine collection cup that is perfect for use in diagnostic and home testing kits. The design eliminates the risk of crushing or cracking during the delivery and collection process, thus increasing the potential for return of a usable sample.
Posted: 2018-05-08 C

Nelson Labs Expands Lab and Testing Capabilities in Itasca, Illinois

Facility upgrades include a world-class BI sterility suite to support EO sterilization validations. Test offerings have been expanded to now include more than double the capacity for bioburden, radiation sterilization validations, bacterial endotoxin testing (BET), and product sterility testing for medical devices and pharmaceutical products.
Posted: 2018-05-08 P

Charles River to Provide Clients Access to PathoQuest’s NGS-based Testing Solutions

PathoQuest’s NGS solution is a powerful test for identifying adventitious agents in a single, comprehensive analysis that minimizes false negatives while also providing a tool for the genetic characterization of cell lines.
Posted: 2018-05-08 O P

New Screw Cap Recappers Earn Design Award

Micronic Screw Cap Recappers increase the efficiency of the sample storage process by accelerating the capping and decapping of screw cap tubes.
Posted: 2018-05-08 C P V

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