Microbiology News - page 15
EKF brings niche Stanbio Chemistry Procalcitonin LiquiColor® assay to new markets in Eastern Europe, Middle East and APAC regions.
The Speedx ResistancePlus MG Test is designed to identify both M. genitalium and mutations in the 23S rRNA gene that have been shown to confer resistance to azithromycin, SpeeDx will submit the test to the FDA for use with the Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Dx Real-Time PCR System.
The Micronic 0.30ml tube with external thread has a working volume of 210µl, ideal for RNA/DNA libraries.
The 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 (including H7) has been granted First Action status for AOAC Official Methods of AnalysisSM program, the system uses a single protocol for Cronobacter, Salmonella, Listeria and L. monocytogenes.
When lab floor space is limited, the Priorclave QCS range of top loading autoclaves allows small and tall objects to be sterilised side-by-side in a single process - at bench-height and mounted on casters, the range is easy to install, and ideal for regularly reconfigured facilities.
Working with probiotics manufacturer Protexin, NCIMB is examining the bacterial strains in its collection for those with potential to adjust the composition of oral biofilms and so reduce the incidence of dental caries.
High throughput labs can look forward to completely hands-free automated colony counting of up to 300 Petri dishes per hour.
For the next 5-years, Roka have a non-exclusive distribution agreement with FoodChek Systems Inc. to distribute their lines of both proprietary Actero™ ELITE Enrichment Media and non-proprietary Actero™ UNIVERSAL Enrichment Media which speed up enrichment times for food pathogens.
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.