Pharmaceutical Microbiology News - page 12
Total Viable Counts from serial dilutions done in washed test-tubes were found to be significantly lower than counts from serial dilutions using the guaranteed ultra pure and sterile, Inlabtec Serial Diluter bags, suggesting the presence of growth inhibitors in the re-usable test tubes.
Easy selection of one individual tube from a rack of tubes with the Micronic hand held tube selector, avoiding cross contamination between samples.
Hyglos endotoxin detection assays use recombinant proteins so eliminating the need for horseshoe crab blood and allowing detection of 'masked' endotoxins that can occur during certain manufacturing processes.
The GranuCult™ range of dehydrated microbiological media complies with the ISO 11133:2014 standard covering the preparation, production, storage and performance testing of culture media.
ATCC®Minis are now more convenient than ever – ready-to-use quality control strains in glycerol stocks with stable storage at -20°C for up to one year!
Lonza's QC Insider™ Toolbox now includes a step-by-step guide describing sampling, extraction and testing of the extract, as well as a webinar recording entitled “Medical Devices: Guidelines for Performing the Bacterial Endotoxins Test (BET).
Eurofins has acquired Exova's 3x food, 5x water and 2x cGMP pharmaceutical contract service laboratories in the UK and Ireland.
Alcami Corporation can now offer MicroSEQ® molecular identification identification as a service for pharmaceutical and biotech industries wanting rapid, precise microbial identification for environmental monitoring, contamination and root cause investigations.
Designed for environmental monitoring in isolators and cleanrooms, the pre-packed, gamma-irradiated Isobag™ mounts to the alpha port of isolators, keeping the agar plates readily available without further decontamination.
For secure short term storage of blood and urine samples, the Novitain Capcluster-50 caps and seals 50 13mm tubes in one go, retaining foil can then be removed to leave each tube individually capped, minimizing cross contamination, compatible with automated pre-analytical systems.
Cherwell have appointed Ritchie Monney as their new sales specialist in the Republic of Ireland, Ritchie can offer practical advice on Cherwell’s products and their applications within environmental monitoring, sterility testing of products, and process validation.
Hardy Diagnostics QuickSlide™ range of automated slide stainers includes the high throughput GramPRO-80™ (80+ slides per hour) and for smaller labs - the GramPro-1™, HemaPRO Automated Hematology Stain Instrument and Acid Fast Bacillus AFB-PROBetter.
Secure-T® Blender Bags in the compact and easy to use Secure-Strip® dispenser makes blender bags easier to handle, a tear-off junction between each bag ensures internal sterility right up to time of use with no tear off strip.
The new EVOLVE manual pipette range from INTEGRA has three adjustable dials to rapidly set pipetting volumes up to ten times faster than other pipettes. together with snap into place GripTips the Evolve forms a perfect pipetting system.
NCIMB and the Robert Gordon University are collaborating in a project to screen Streptomyces species for the production of compounds with potential for use in the pharmaceutical and other industry sectors.
Do you need to mail samples of fluids in volumes up to 120ml? SpeciSafe packs provide a shock resistant protective casing for primary containers ensuring compliance to UN3373 standards when used with 95kPa vials.
The Priorclave Q63 front-loading cylindrical chamber autoclave has large load capacity (choose from 320 or 500 litres ) at reduced cost due to a simpler production process compared to rectangular chamber autoclaves.
ATCC provides authenticated Zika virus reference materials that support vaccine efficacy testing and assay development, including in vivo and tissue culture-adapted strains, genomic and synthetic nucleic acid preparations, and associated products.
Easy to install and operate, the Univo SR096 decaps Screw Caps from a full 96-tube storage rack in less than 30 seconds.
Microbial air sampler with 3 aspirating heads can be used to meet GPL and GMP requirements, the instrument can simultaneously test for total counts, yeasts and moulds by using different types of agar in each sampling head.