Microbiology News - page 107
The latest innovation in rapid microbiology method (RMM) instrument technology is real-time viable detectors, like TSI's BioTrak Real-Time Viable Particle Counter.
Legionella Test for the qualitative detection of Legionella pneumophila antigens in urine.
Idaho Technology, Inc., have announced the presentation of several posters highlighting the Company´s diagnostic FilmArray® Respiratory Panel (FilmArray RP).
Neogen Corporation has developed the quickest and easiest test system to definitively detect food pathogen DNA in food and environmental samples.
SeraCare Life Science has launched the HPV Genotype Qualification Panel.
Microbiology testing for dairy and beverage manufacturers - test larger volumes of product faster, saving time and money.
QC Laboratories has adopted the Atlas System, an innovative fully automated molecular system for food pathogen detection.
Seward Ltd, has recruited Gary Ross as European Sales Manager to its growing team.
Copan launch videos demonstrating sample collection techniques for respiratory samples created for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and The Joint Commission.
AdenoPlus - an improved version of RPS® first POC diagnostic test for conjunctivitis - has been granted waived status under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
bioMérieux have announced that Vitek 2 Compact now has AOAC® OMA (Official Methods of Analysis SM ) approval for the GP card (used to identify Gram-Positive bacteria).
Makes Petri dish filling more reliable than ever before, with the ability to pour 90 mm, 60 mm, and 35 mm Petri dishes (standard and deep dishes) MediaFill is ideal for a wide variety of applications.
Specialists in laboratory liquid handling tools - INTEGRA has announced a special 3-year warranty to celebrate 30 years of its PIPETBOY serological pipette controller brand.
A novel 32-well panel containing 8 desiccated antimycotics at four doubling serial concentrations that allows determination of susceptibility of Candida spp. to antimycotic agents.
Kit for Salmonella Enteritidis in Poultry Eggs and Environmental Samples reduces time to results to one day versus three days; single step selective enrichment for simplicity
For serial dispensing of culture media, agar or any liquid diluent. It is compact, has an intuitive interface and good ergonomics. Its speed and precision guarantee an efficient and reliable sample preparation.
Specialisation of virology testing means that specimens are often transported long distances under variable conditions -Sigma-Virocult® (∑-Virocult®) meets all these requirements.
The portable Hunter system integrates chemistry-ready multiple assay cartridges (MACs) that enable highly accurate PCR testing in a fast, automated manner.
Test is performed on liquid or unformed human stool samples and detects the toxin B gene ( tcdB ) of C. difficile , including NAP1, without the need for nucleic-acid extraction.
Qiagens' real-time PCR instrument Rotor-Gene Q MDx and a compatible test for the detection of Influenza A/B, the artus Infl A/B RG RT-PCR Kit, for in vitro diagnostic use (IVD).