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Fast, Accurate QC Microorganisms from Microbiologics

Microbiologics offers over 900 strains in a variety of formats for assay and instrumentation validation/verification, routine QC, proficiency testing and more. Visit booth 133 to learn how we can help your laboratory save time and money.
Posted: 2017-04-10 C

BioFront Technologies Announces US Proficiency Testing Partnership with Fera

Fera Science has appointed BioFront Technologies as its US agent for Fapas proficiency testing.
Posted: 2017-04-10 F

bioMérieux Your Expert in Infectious Diseases at ECCMID 2017

bioMérieux will be showcasing their innovations in: Sepsis Diagnostic Management, Antimicrobial Resistance, Immunocompromised Testing and Microbiology Lab Efficiency. PLUS an Integrated Symposium on 'Diagnostic Solutions to Address One Health Antimicrobial Resistance Challenges'.
Posted: 2017-04-10 C

AB ANALITICA to Distribute Amplidiag® Diagnostic Tests in Italy

AB ANALITICA will be distributing in Italy, Amplidiag® H. pylori+ClariR, Amplidiag® Stool Parasites, Amplidiag® CarbaR+VRE, Amplidiag® C. difficile+027, Amplidiag® Bacterial GE and the two upcoming tests: Amplidiag® Viral GE and Amplidiag® CarbaR+MCR as well as the Amplidiag® Easy system.
Posted: 2017-04-10 C

MAST's Extensive Portfolio of Antimicrobial Resistance Products

See the new MAST® ICT (D74C); a paper test device, based on the principals of the Indirect Carbapenemase Test, together with mastdiscs® combi Carba plus (D73C) a five-disc system for the detection of MBL, KPC and OXA-48-like carbapenemases. Booth #127
Posted: 2017-04-10 C

How To Do Serial Dilutions Better and Now It's Cheaper Too!

automated serial dilutions for food microbiology The new Inlabtec Serial Dilutor automates your serial dilutions delivering more reliable, consistent results and now it's at an even lower cost per test, by using pipette straws instead of standard pipette tips.
Posted: 2017-04-06 F

Ceftazadime/avibactam AST Discs Added to MAST Range

Antibiotic sensitivity discs Ceftazadime/avibactam 10-4 (EUCAST compatible CZA14C) and Ceftazadime/avibactam 30-20 (CLSI compatible CZA50C), are available now from Mast in cartridge format.
Posted: 2017-04-04 C

Bacterial Identification Database Updated with Plant Pathogens

BIolog's GEN III identification database can now identify plant pathogens to the pathovar level. This level of resolution of pathovars, especially within the Pseudomonas and Xanthomonas genera, cannot be easily achieved by current molecular testing technologies.
Posted: 2017-04-04 F O

Drones Fly Specimens Between Swiss Hospital Labs

Trained hospital staff load the drone with a safety box (in which the lab samples are packaged) and launch the drone with a smartphone application. The drone will then flies autonomously along the predefined route to its destination, where the box will be received by another member of staff.
Posted: 2017-04-04 C

Win One of 400 Exclusive INTEGRA T-Shirts

Win one of 400 exclusive INTEGRA PIPETBOY / PIPETGIRL T-Shirts by following the scavenger hunt on the new INTEGRA website now designed for perfect viewing whether you are using a desktop, tablet or mobile.
Posted: 2017-04-04 C CP F O P V W

ImpactAir® Continuous Monitoring Microbial Air Samplers

ImpactAir® high performance air sampler ImpactAir range of microbial air samplers are designed for continuous environmental monitoring of aseptic processing areas, sampling time can be programmed from minutes up to several hours of continuously sampling to a single large size petri dish.
Posted: 2017-03-30 C P

TDBactiLink Middleware for Paperless Microbiology and Bacteriology

Make your laboratory paperless without changing your existing LIS. The TDBactiLink is middleware that works between existing LIS and automated lab systems such as the BD Kiestra™ or COPAN WASPLabs™ or mass spectrometry instruments.
Posted: 2017-03-30 C

How To Set a Microbiological Shelf Life

How to set microbial shelf life of foods Linda Everis, microbiologist at Campden BRI discusses what factors to consider when establishing the microbiological shelf life of food and beverages.
Posted: 2017-03-29 F

Avista Pharma Expands Microbiology Contract Testing Facilities

New contract testing facilities includes microbial identification via both MicroSEQ®ID (rapid 16S rDNA sequencing) and Vitek®MS (MALDI-TOF).
Posted: 2017-03-28 P

Never Again Use a Pipette that's Outside its Calibration or Service Date

The RFID in every pipette in the lab is automatically read when placed on the new Rainin SmartStand - the color coded LCD screen automatically highlights whether that pipette is good to go or is near or beyond its service or calibration date.
Posted: 2017-03-28 C CP F O P V

Surrogate Salmonella for Thermal Processing Validation Studies

Non-Salmonella preparations that can be used in-plant to validate processes designed to destroy any Salmonella that may be present in a product. Food matrices now include: nuts & seeds, pet & animal feed, herbs & spices and biscuits & snacks.
Posted: 2017-03-28 F

Patents Granted for Mobidiag's Amplidiag® CarbaR+VRE

For high volume screening of pure culture samples, the Amplidiag® CarbaR+VRE (CE-IVD) is a multiplex PCR test that detects five major and clinically most relevant carbapenemase groups as well as two vancomycin resistance markers directly from pure cultures, with results in a few hours.
Posted: 2017-03-28 C

New Verotoxin ELISA for the Detection of STEC

ELISA for STEC/VTEC in Foods For the analysis of shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in food, the presence of verotoxin is a reliable indicator. Now, R-Biopharm have launched a new more sensitive format of the RIDASCREEN® Verotoxin ELISA test for SLT-1 and SLT-2.
Posted: 2017-03-24 F

Priorclave's 'Go To' Autoclave Expert

With 25 years experience of travelling the world installing and servicing autoclaves Ranjit Rai, Priorclave's service manager is an expert on autoclaves having been involved in both small and large scale projects around the world.
Posted: 2017-03-24 C CP F O P V

Health Canada Validates RAPID’E.coli 2 for E.coli and Coliform Enumeration

Count E.coli and Coliforms on one chromogenic plate With AOAC, AFNOR and now Health Canada validation, the RAPID'E.coli 2 method is a single step protocol that counts and differentiates E.coli and coliforms on a single chromogenic agar plate in less than 24 hr with no need for confirmation.
Posted: 2017-03-24 F

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