Microbiology News - page 12
ResistancePlus MG test, the first CE-IVD test for Mycoplasma genitalium to combine detection with testing for azithromycin resistance
The BAT media & Guaiacol Detection Kit combines ready-to-use culture media with clear enzymatic detection of off-flavour producing Alicyclobacilli - growth-promoting nutrients produces faster results whilst enzymatic detection of guaiacol can be determined with visual analysis.
Mérieux NutriSciences have launched the first edition of its Blue Paper, entitled “European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues & Perspectives”. Starting from consumer perspective and
The IR Biotyper™ System enables fast, routine and cost-effective strain typing for hospital infection control and earlier detection of outbreaks due to multi-resistant strains. The MALDI Biotyper®-based KPC Microbial Subtyping detects Klebsiella pneumoniae strains carrying carbapenemase-encoding blaKPC gene.
The Micronic Univo Electric Capper CP480 can seal an entire rack of 96 tubes within 7 seconds and has a guaranteed evenly capping result.
Pall has expanded its range of quality control protocols for the wine industry with a new application for GeneDisc® which gives quantification of Brettanomyces spp. and Brettanomyces bruxellensis, in 2 hours from sample to results.
A quantitative assay for determining the MIC of telavancin against Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant isolates) and Enterococcus faecalis (vancomycin-susceptible isolates only).
Overcoming the limitations of 8 channel pipettes, the semi-automated VIAFLO 96 is now an integral part of Neoteryx’s Mitra® Microsampling device capable of handling hundreds or thousands of biological samples per day all within a small footprint.
New, ready-to-use Wort-Agar is optimised by the wort Döhler manufactures itself, the medium is suitable for detecting and determining the total count of yeast and moulds e.g. Saccharomyces pastorianus, S. cerevisiae, A. brasiliensis, P. roquefortii.
A year long study at the University of Chicago Medicine has tracked the microbiome of a newly opened hospital, the study, “Bacterial colonization and succession in a newly opened hospital,” began two months before the University of Chicago
The Solana C. difficile Assay is an easy-to-use, accurate, molecular diagnostic test that generates an accurate result in about 35 minutes from stool specimens.
Health Canada Compendium now includes a protocol for using the BAX® System assay, a single-stage, 20- to 24-hour enrichment followed by real-time PCR detects Listeria species on a range of environmental surfaces in food industry.
Dr Martin Easter has been appointed Chief Scientific Officer of Hygiena. With 30 years’ experience as an industrial microbiologist, Martin first developed his interest in rapid microbiological methods when studying for his PhD in Aberdeen.
The IMMY CrAg® LFA (Cryptococcal Antigen Lateral Flow Assay) is the first and only immunochromatographic dipstick assay for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of the cryptococcal capsular antigen in serum, plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
The Promicol system provides a rapid and reliable method for testing microbial ATP content in Soya and Cereal based products, currently used by international companies to routinely release finished products.
Get complete, distinct genomes from microbiome samples easily and affordably—without culturing or high-molecular-weight DNA extraction.
Independent third-party testing consistently confirms that routine cleaning alone is not enough to maintain truly clean environments, especially in healthcare settings. Dr. Gina Sloan, Director of Innovations at Microban has written a white paper about the role of embedded antimicrobials.
Using a rapid enrichment broth, foodproof® Listeria StarBroth, combined with foodproof® Listeria Genus Detection LyoKit, all “sensu stricto” Listeria species can be detected within 24 hours including enrichment.
Proficiency tests in an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited and GMP compliant Swiss testing lab, showed the Inlabtec Automated Serial Dilutor gave much more accurate total viable counts with a previously never achieved consistency between technicians.
The BIOMIC V3 Microbiology System digitally reads, interprets, and records standard AMR tests including antibiotic disk diffusion, 96-well microtiter, and Etest/MIC Strips.