Microbiology News - page 13
At the recent 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), Bruker introduced important new clinical microbiology assays and consumables kits to further enhance the MALDI Biotyper® (MBT)
SpeciSafe® secondary packaging containers provide a safe, convenient and economical solution for UN3373 compliant mailing of biological and clinical specimens, range includes solutions for screw cap microtubes, vacuum blood collection tubes, cryovials, Universal and Bijou containers, plus swabs/transport tubes.
Cherwell Laboratories supplies an integrated range of environmental monitoring and process validation products ideal for use within clinical pharmacies, visit stand A49 at the Clinical Pharmacy Congress, for practical advice and solutions tailored to individual customers’ aseptic process monitoring and validation needs.
Study shows FecalSwab™ outperforms traditional enteric transport media for automated liquid handling platforms or molecular assays for enteric bacteria, viruses or parasites.
DMD® Screen and Ident Kits from Döhler allow bacteria in an enriched beer sample or directly from an individual colony on solid media to be detected and identified in just an hour.
Mold testing specialists in Illinois benefit from MoldRANGE Local Climate reports.
Check out this short explainer video to see how AgraStrip® lateral flow strips can substantially improve your allergen management workflow.
A growing list of experts from the global bacterial endotoxin testing community has signed up to join the speaker panel at Lonza’s 3rd Global Endotoxin Testing Summit (5-7 June 2017, Annapolis, MD, and Pickering Beach, DE, USA).
Study found the IDEXX Legiolert/Quanti-Tray MPN method, gave on average higher counts of L. pneumophilia from 100 ml potable water and related samples when compared with the ISO 11731-2 membrane filtration method.
Using a lateral flow test format, the Ochra-V AQUA eliminates the use of organic solvents while also significantly reducing testing time.
Dr. Lukas Keller, Global Product Manager at INTEGRA, discusses what questions you should ask when looking to purchase an automated media preparation system and the features / benefits that differentiate the INTEGRA range from others on the market.
Study on effectiveness of COPAN’s FecalSwab™ for the “qualitative detection and identification of 22 GI pathogens” using Biofire’s FilmArray® GI Panel results found as well as needing less stool sample for accurate results.
Charles River customers can now use Microbiologics Custom Solutions to preserve and manufacture production environment isolates in a ready-to-use format for growth promotion of media, sterility testing, preservative effectiveness and validation studies.
Now Accepting Early-Bird Reservations Charles River is in the home stretch of finalizing the agenda of the upcoming 3rd Annual QC Micro Workshop taking place September 18–21, 2017 in Charleston, SC. Right now, they have 27
Three new monoclonal antibodies to Listeria species recognize all L. monocytogenes serotypes tested as well as other Listeria species.
ATP bioluminescence is one of the techniques that can be used to help meet the requirements of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety, however not all ATP systems deliver the robustness and consistency of results required for use on a factory floor.
The PDx-Es technology for environmental screening will provide growers and cultivators information on detection of pathogen contamination for up to 30 organisms within less than a days turnaround of the test.
SpeeDx specialises in molecular diagnostic solutions, focusing on infectious disease and antibiotic resistance markers. Come to booth 97 to see the only CE-marked test for resistance testing for Mycoplasma genitalium (ResistancePlus™ MG).
Pseudalert detects Pseudomonas aeruginosa at 1 CFU in either 100-ml or 250-ml water samples, and gives a confirmed result within 24 hours now specified in ‘The Microbiology of Drinking Water (MoDW) – Part 8 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of Aeromonas and P. aeruginosa.
See the APAS Independence at Booth 17 at ECCMID. Visit us to see the next generation of automation in microbiology and the only instrument that eliminates the plate reading bottleneck by removing plates with no significant growth from the workflow.