Microbiology News - page 114
Public Health Wales is using Luminex's CE marked xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP) for outbreak investigation activities during Olympic and Paralympic training and events taking place in Wales.
The Quidel Molecular Direct C. difficile Tox A/B assay kit includes an extraction-free, three-step sample preparation process that requires no heat step, no timed step, and no centrifugation as an added benefit.
The CoolCLAVE from AMSBIO is effective in sterilizing and deodorizing lightly contaminated pipettes, pipette tips, gloves, plates, small instruments, and even personal items such as keys and glasses.
New generation MEDIACLAVE 10/30 systems now provide the feature of digitally signed log files as a safeguard against tampering with downloaded files. Complies with FDA (21CFR Part 11) and EU (GMP Annex 11).
An advanced process review system - TACTROL ZERO - being rolled out across the entire range of autoclaves manufactured by Priorclave, adds further to the already excellent customer support provided by the company's Service and Technical Support
Enables laboratories to make effective decisions on how laboratory assets are deployed, utilized and managed throughout their lifecycle, and helps scientists achieve improved productivity from their instruments.
Enables real time control and automation of lab processes, helping QA/QC laboratories to decrease procedural errors, reduce time spent on data review and speed up the delivery of results to end users.
Pall´s GeneDisc test system yields consistently repeatable results and virtually eliminates operator error. Test results from a beer sample are available after enrichment and DNA isolation within one hour.
ATCC® has taken the guesswork out of choosing control strains for Clostridium difficile research by creating a uniquely-designed panel of clinical isolates.
Lab M's Violet Red Bile Glucose Agar (VRBGA) delivers presumptive Enterobacteriaceae counts after 18-24 hours incubation.
Millitrack® Compliance, a novel e-solution designed to enable regulatory compliance for lab water purification system users.
Cherwell Laboratories has successfully completed the first phase of its clean room expansion.
SampLok® Sampling Kit (SSK) provides a simple, safe solution for obtaining platelet or cellular product samples for bacterial detection testing or further testing.
Sherry Laboratories help companies in the poultry and egg industry comply with the FDA's Egg Rule, 21 CFR part 118.
The Advandx QuickFISH is a PNA based molecular diagnostic platform for 20 min. pathogen identification from positive blood cultures.
ITL Corporation have two videos (drop method and syringe method) showing how their Safety SubCulture Unit (SCU) can be used to obtain samples from positive blood culture bottles without the risk of needlestick injury.
RIDASCREEN® Campylobacter ELISA (Art. No. R4204) is now available for the qualitative detection of Campylobacter in food samples and can be ordered from R-Biopharm.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has recently announced that traditional poultry meat inspection may not suffice to fully address the most relevant biological hazards to public health.
ELITech Molecular Diagnostics launches a second generation CE-IVD test, MRSA/SA ELITe MGB®* Kit.
EPS is offering state-of-the-art analytical services, including nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS).