Microbiology News - page 10
New environmental sample collection tools for food processing / packing facilities, improving recovery and viability of microorganisms to support accurate detection or enumeration in the laboratory. World Bioproducts Booth # 627.
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%).
Wickham Laboratories has announced the validation of a new half-suit isolator for their growing sterility department. In order to keep up with an increasing demand for sterility testing and be able to meet client’s expectations for the best
The Aquadien™ Bacterial DNA Extraction and Purification Kit extracts and purifies bacteria present in water samples for real-time PCR detection, this video demonstrates the filtration and DNA extraction technique.
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.
Microbiologics is the leading provider of QC microorganisms for food laboratories. We offer custom controls and over 900 strains in a variety of formats including qualitative, quantitative and CRM. Booth #635.
3M Food Safety’s next-generation molecular assay test for E. coli O157 (including H7) is 30 percent faster compared to the previous version and now has AFNOR certification.
bioMérieux will showcase the updated Food Microbiology Pathway. Featured in the bioMérieux booth will be our latest solutions for simplifying your lab's workflow, increasing efficiency and reliability, and adding confidence to your quality control testing. Booth #1016.
Following a six month comparison study between Colilert-18 and traditional agar plating has resulted in South West Water moving to replacing plates with the Colilert-18 system as it was found to be faster and more accurate.
Seward will be demonstrating their recently launched Stomacher® 400 EVO laboratory blender together with its products for large volume food sample preparation and FDA BAM methods - including the Stomacher® 4500 BAM. Seward will also highlight its Insterprep range of sterile pre-weighed media. Booth #541.
Hygiena delivers rapid microbial detection, monitoring, and identification solutions to improve food safety. From environmental monitoring and PCR pathogen detection to microbial fingerprinting, Hygiena is with you at every step. Booth #607.
Puritan, North America’s largest manufacturer of swabs and specimen collection devices, recently released a norovirus detection kit, which will make your environmental monitoring more complete and will set you at ease. Booth# 744.
Stop by the Pall booth and let us show how we can help you Protect What Matters. From pathogen detection using our GeneDisc system, to spoilage prevention with the Imperium platform, Pall is here to help. Booth #639.
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.
mastdiscs® combi Carba plus (D73C) can be used in conjunction with mastdiscs® ID range – CAT™ID (D71C), to confirm and differentiate enzymes expressed by CPE once screened positive for carbapenemase activity.
The APAS® is a breakthrough artificial intelligence technology for the automated imaging, image analysis, interpretation and reporting of growth on microbiology culture plates after incubation.
Neogen’s new NeoSeek™ genomic services utilize a novel application of 16s metagenomics to determine all bacteria in a sample, without introducing biases from culture media, and without the need to generate a bacterial isolate for each possible microbe in a sample.
The ePlex RP Panel from GenMark Diagnostics detects over 20 viral and bacterial pathogens that commonly cause upper respiratory infections.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued new requirements that any Medicare-certified facility must have a water management plan that includes routine testing for waterborne pathogens such as Legionella. LiquiTech have an easy online ordering system for water testing and management plans.
ISPE Good Practice Guide: Decommissioning of Pharmaceutical Equipment and Facilities describes a risk-based approach for planning and documenting the decommissioning process to meet the requirements of regulatory authorities.