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Next-generation Tools for Your Environmental Sampling Program

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.
Posted: 2017-06-27 F

What Lab Managers Want - Infographic

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%).
Posted: 2017-06-27 F O

Wickham Laboratories Validates Fourth Isolator for Sterility Testing

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
Posted: 2017-06-27 P

Complete Testing Solutions for Legionella in Water, Biofilm and Aerosols

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.
Posted: 2017-06-27 W

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

Everything Your Lab Needs for QC. We’re Up to the Challenge.

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.
Posted: 2017-06-26 F

AFNOR Certification for E. coli O157 (including H7) Test

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.
Posted: 2017-06-26 F

bioMérieux’s Updated Food Microbiology Pathway

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.
Posted: 2017-06-26 F

South West Water Switches to Colilert®-18 for all Compliance Testing

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.
Posted: 2017-06-22 W

New Food Microbiology Sample Preparation Products

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.
Posted: 2017-06-22 F

Hygiena’s Expanded Food Safety Testing Solutions – IAFP Booth #607

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.
Posted: 2017-06-22 F

Norovirus Detection Swab – Now Available from Puritan

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.
Posted: 2017-06-22 F

Protect What Matters with Pall Solutions

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.
Posted: 2017-06-22 F

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

Disks for Simple, Efficient Confirmation of CPE and OXA-48

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.
Posted: 2017-06-20 C

LBT to Distribute APAS® Automated Plate Interpretation System in Australia/NZ

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.
Posted: 2017-06-20 C

Neogen Expands Food Safety Genomic Testing

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.
Posted: 2017-06-20 F

FDA Clearance for True Sample-to-Answer Solution™ Respiratory Panel

The ePlex RP Panel from GenMark Diagnostics detects over 20 viral and bacterial pathogens that commonly cause upper respiratory infections.
Posted: 2017-06-20 C

LiquiTech Offers CMS-Compliant Water Testing and Management

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.
Posted: 2017-06-19 W

New ISPE Guide to Decommissioning Pharmaceutical Equipment and Facilities

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.
Posted: 2017-06-19 P

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