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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

New & Blue CM-MP Technology Extended to Include Staph aureus Latex Kit from Pro-Lab

The Prolex™ Staph Latex Kit utilizes blue carboxylate-modified microparticles (CM-MP) which have been sensitized with fibrinogen and IgG.
Posted: 2007-04-09 C

Testoxidase® - Rapid, Reliable, Convenient Oxidase Testing - FREE Sample Available

Oxidase testing is carried out in all microbiology laboratories for the routine detection of Bacterial Cytochrome Oxidase. The oxidase test is a simple differential test used in the initial identification of a number of bacteria. Traditional
Posted: 2007-03-22 C

Merck's Chromogenic Medium for Detection of Cronobacter sakazakii

An excellent value chromogenic medium for the detection of Cronobacter sakazakii in milk powder and infant formula No matter how accurate infant milk formula is produced, it will not be sterile and may occasional contain pathogen. Such a
Posted: 2007-03-18 F

New Improved CM-MP Latex Technology from Pro-Lab Enhances Kit Performance.

Prolex™ Latex Agglutination Systems manufactured by Pro-Lab Diagnostics currently presents a range of rapid latex agglutination systems for Streptococci, Staphylococci, E.coli and Legionella. All kits are presented in our unique user friendly
Posted: 2007-03-06 C

Pro-Lab Introduces Specially Designed Agglutination Card to the Prolex Latex Kit Range.

All Prolex™ Latex Agglutination Systems now include a specially designed agglutination card with a defined rimmed latex enclosure ring surrounding each circle. This improved design prevents individual test reaction reagents becoming mixed,
Posted: 2007-03-06 C

New Thermo Scientific Clarity Agar Improves Differentiation of UTI Pathogens

Thermo Scientific, has launched a new chromogenic culture medium for the enhanced differentiation and presumptive identification of micro-organisms associated with urinary tract infections (UTIs). Thermo Scientific Chromogenic UTI Clarity
Posted: 2007-01-18 C

Range of Anaerobic and Microaerophilic Workstations Available from Pro-lab

Pro-Lab Diagnostics are pleased to announce the exclusive availability of the Ruskinn Range of Anaerobic and Microaerophilic workstations from Pro-lab Diagnostics in The UK. The Ruskinn range of products combines excellent performance and
Posted: 2006-12-13 C

Merck's Gram Staining Kit now Modified and Phenol-free

Gram staining kit Merck has developed a modified and phenol-free Gram staining kit that satisfies even the highest diagnostic demands and yet is simple to handle and user-friendly at the same time. The kit includes a modified crystal violet solution that is
Posted: 2006-12-04

The Perfect Contact Plate

Over the last 25 years Cherwell Laboratories have developed a range of contact plate products to overcome both general problems of handling and specific problems brought to us by individual customers. We currently manufacture 62 varieties of
Posted: 2006-10-10 P

Vision Salmonella Slide Agglutination Sera - "The Bakers Dozen"

In today's busy routine microbiology laboratory, consolidation of testing services is increasingly widespread. A common issue is multiple laboratories conducting testing, that may require repeat testing at a reference site for confirmation,
Posted: 2006-09-19 C

FDA Approval for First Portable Endotoxin Test System

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. has received FDA approval that allows for the sale and marketing of the first portable endotoxin test system. The patented Endosafe-PTS™ is used to detect endotoxin contaminants in drugs, medical
Posted: 2006-07-18 P

Inoculating Loops - from Burri to In-Vitro Medical Device

The use of wire inoculating loops and needles for picking and transferring bacterial or fungal colonies goes back to the earliest days of bacteriology. However, we have the dairy world to thank for the use of wire loops as measuring devices because
Posted: 2006-04-18 C F P V W

Comparison of Two Extraction Methods for Group D VRE

Comparison of two extraction methods for the Group D antigen of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci by Sharon McIntyre and Steve Davies Microbiology Department, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield,
Posted: 2005-12-21 C

Polystainer - Automated Staining Now With Extended Range of Microbiology Stains

The extensive range of Microbiology Stains from Pro-lab Diagnostics available in concentrated and ready to use format in 100ml, 250ml, 500ml, 1 litre and 2 litre formats, has been extended. Now available are convenient staining kits for Grams,
Posted: 2005-11-24 C

From Pro-Lab Diagnostics Pro-Cult® 'First Generation' Cultures - Quality Guaranteed

Pro-Cult® discs are designed to provide microbiologists with a simple, reliable, and high quality guaranteed first generation source of bacterial cultures that can be adapted for use in virtually any microbiological test method. Each Pro-Cult
Posted: 2005-09-06 C

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