Microbiology News - page 19
Linda Everis, microbiologist at Campden BRI discusses what factors to consider when establishing the microbiological shelf life of food and beverages.
New contract testing facilities includes microbial identification via both MicroSEQ®ID (rapid 16S rDNA sequencing) and Vitek®MS (MALDI-TOF).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ceftazidime is the fifth of a long series of Liofilchem's MIC Test Strips to be approved by the FDA, adding to recent approval of the Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam and Meropenem strips.
For isolation and differentiation of pathogens involved in Mastitis, CHROMagar mastitis is a bi-plate with two different agars, one for Gram negatives and one Gram positives.
The EZ-ATP® On-line Microbiology Analyzer by AppliTek uses Promega ATP Water Glo™ reagent to determine microbial pathogen load in water through measuring ATP.
New Thermo Scientific Chromogenic Coliform Agar (CCA) (ISO) formulation complies with ISO9308-1:2014 and makes plates easier to read because of the large colony size produced and vibrant coloration of the target organisms.
The new My Pipette Creator application allows multiple users to connect and sync several electronic pipettes at once using their PC, so that everyone, no matter which lab they are in or where they are in the world will be using the same protocols.
LER continues to be a complex challenge in the endotoxin testing community. Lonza’s White Paper aims to keep QC professionals up to date on the latest developments and provides recommendations on how to better manage LER in their daily work.
APHA Scientific offers a wide range of high quality antigens, antisera and diagnostic kits for Brucella, such as the COMPELISA kit for the detection of circulating antibodies to Brucella infection in the serum of all animal species.
Protect is the original low temperature bead storage system ideal for your long term maintenance of stock and quality control microorganisms choose the best system for your lab - Multipurpose, Anaerobe, Dairy, Yeast and Mould and Meat Free.
Astell Scientific is helping to ensure the reliability of laboratory work at Barts Cancer Institute.
LuminUltra Academy includes learning paths related to microbiological control in drinking water treatment, wastewater treatment, oil and gas, fuels, cooling towers, metalworking fluids, product preservation and pulp and paper.
Submitted for AOAC PTM approval the PolySkope 1.0 simultaneously detects Shiga Toxin E. coli, Salmonella spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in a single multiplex, modular RT-PCR reaction, using a single, overnight enrichment.
On the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the first lab water system, the new Milli-Q® IQ 7000 is the first to use environmentally friendly, mercury-free UV lamps plus the smaller, ergonomic design reduces waste, increases productivity, accelerates research.