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Testing the Water with Lab M

Maintaining a microbiologically safe water supply remains as important in high income countries as it is in the developing world. Microbiology specialist Lab M offers a comprehensive range of dehydrated culture media, including chromogenic agar
Posted: 2009-12-07 W

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Posted: 2009-09-10

Lab M Media Selectively Identify Clostridium perfringens

Perfringens Agar OPSP The anaerobic micro-organism Clostridium perfringens is well-known as a cause of food poisoning, with cooked meats and gravy presenting some of the greatest risks. Heat-resistant spores can survive cooking processes, germinating when food
Posted: 2009-08-06 F

RIDA®CHECK - Innovative Rapid Swab Test for Hygiene Monitoring of Surfaces

As micro-organisms are present throughout the environment it is essential that after surfaces have been cleaned, the effectiveness of the cleaning process is checked. Airborne bacteria are especially able to re-contaminate disinfected surfaces
Posted: 2009-07-10 F

Merck Chromocult® Coliform Agar now Approved for Processed Food

Part of the innovative lineup of Chromocult® culture media from Merck, Chromocult® Coliform Agar is now officially approved by the AOAC® Research Institute for use in processed food. A test of three processed foods, sausages, cooked chicken, and
Posted: 2009-07-10 F

Detection of Fungi using Stains/Staining Reactions

Fungi, yeasts and molds are widespread throughout the environment. For healthy persons they are not a serious problem as long as certain standards of hygiene are maintained. If the immune system is compromised, however, through chronic illness or
Posted: 2009-06-10 C

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Posted: 2009-05-01

Etest®, Bringing On-scale MIC Determination to all Microbiology Labs

Etest® Etest® is a predefined, stable gradient of 15 antibiotic concentrations on a plastic strip which is used to determine the on-scale Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of antibiotics, antifungal agents and anti-mycobacterial agents*. It is
Posted: 2009-04-10 C

New Liofilchem MIC Test Strips

The Liofilchem MIC Test Strip is a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of antimicrobial agents against microorganisms to indicate appropriate patient treatment and for identifying resistance
Posted: 2009-03-10 C

Full Microbiology Lab Automation™ (FMLA): The Future of the Microbiology Laboratory

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics believes that full microbiology laboratory automation is imperative to streamlining operations and making more reliable results available faster, particularly in light of the
Posted: 2009-02-10 C

Thermo Scientific Brilliance e. coli/coliform Selective Agar Allows E.coli Confirmation Directly on Plate

Thermo Scientific has optimized their Thermo Scientific Brilliance™ e. coli/coliform Selective Agar to allow the indole reaction to be performed directly on the culture plate, ensuring rapid and convenient confirmation of
Posted: 2009-01-18 F

Training Material Facilitates Proper Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection

Copan Diagnostics Inc. understands the importance of a properly collected sample, in particular for respiratory virus diagnostics. If specimens are not properly collected, a high rate of rejection with DFA testing could occur because of insufficient
Posted: 2008-09-05 C

Campylobacter Culture from Lab M

Campylobacter Culture from Lab M According to the UK's Food Standards Agency cases of the top two food poisoning bacteria, Salmonella and Campylobacter are set to soar to more than 120,000 in
Posted: 2008-06-10 F

M.I.C.Evaluators (M.I.C.E.) Simple, Convenient Method for Accurate MIC Values

Thermo Scientific has launched the improved M.I.C.Evaluator™ (M.I.C.E.™) strips, a product range for the accurate determination of minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) values. The new distinctive gradient format of M.I.C.E. strips provides an
Posted: 2008-05-30 C

AOAC Approves VITEK® 2 Identification of Key Food Industry Organisms

VITEK® 2 Gram-Positive bioMérieux, has received Performance-Tested MethodsSM (PTM) approval from the AOAC Research Institute for two critical identification cards for the food industry. The VITEK® 2 Gram-Positive (GP) card is certified for the
Posted: 2008-05-07 F

New Rapid Test for the Detection of Bacillus cereus

NEW - Lateral flow assay Duopath® Cereus EnterotoxinsThe wide range of innovative rapid tests available from Merck Millipore / EMD Chemicals has been extended to now include Duopath® Cereus
Posted: 2008-03-07 F

WASP - a New Revolutionary System for Automatic Planting and Streaking of Microbiology Samples

At the Fisher HealthCare National Business Conference in Miami, Florida this week Copan Diagnostics Inc. announced the worldwide launch of WASP, the new Walk-Away Specimen Processor for clinical microbiology. This is the first instrument of its
Posted: 2008-02-14 C

Prolex Staph Xtra - Rapid ID of S.aureus including MRSA using CMMP

The Prolex Staph Xtra Latex Kit provides a rapid method to distinguish staphylococci (particularly Staphylococcus aureus) and methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) from other species of staphylococci in cultured
Posted: 2008-01-07 C

ESwab - New Liquid Based Transport System for Microbiology with Flocked Swabs

Copan Diagnostics Inc. have launched the ESwab (Elution Swab), a new liquid based transport system for bacteriology swab samples. This totally original concept for swab transport is made possible through the combination of Copan's patented nylon
Posted: 2007-11-10 C

Lab M ISO Compliant Baird-Parker Medium

Lab M's  Baird-Parker Medium (ISO) is the latest addition to the company's range of microbiological culture media developed to meet specific ISO requirements in the food industry. This improved version of Baird-Parker Medium, for the isolation
Posted: 2007-06-15 F

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