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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

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

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