Veterinary Microbiology News - page 12
Alpha Laboratories launch new alpha+ pipettes range including variable and fixed volume single channel, plus 8- and 12-channel models.
Microbank is the original culture storage system with a well proven track record of efficient storage and retrieval of bacterial (including fastidious and anaerobic) and fungal cultures, currently used in microbiology labs worldwide including many reference culture collections.
Pre-poured culture media for every microbiology lab, Southern Group Laboratories supply ready-to-use liquid and agar plates for pharmaceutical, food and clinical labs.
Ideal autoclave for labs with limited space and infrequent sterilisation needs, the Priorclave H60 with a horizontal 60 litre capacity is suited for a wide range of applications such as media prep, lab waste, liquids and diluents, glassware and apparatus.
Alpha Laboratories new catalogue includes an extended range of lab and clinical consumables, available to download or you can receive a hardcopy by post.
Inoculating loop range from Medical Wire includes Microloops® Plastic in three volumetric sizes, Microloops® Nichrome 5 in six volumetric sizes, calibrated Nichrome 5 or Platinum Microloops®
All atmosphere in the Whitley A35 HEPA anaerobic workstation passes through the unique internal HEPA filter every four seconds ensuring the chamber environment is cleaned quickly.
Priorclave introduce benchtop vacuum autoclave suitable for low-volume sterilisation of items such as bagged mixed plastic waste, tubing and narrow bore glass ware.
bioMérieux’s portfolio for vet labs includes a complete range of solutions, from manual to automated - gradient MIC strips, VITEK® 2 automated ID/AST, chromID™ range of chromogenic media for simultaneous culture and ID.
TSC Sampling Sponge Tub offers end-users a convenient all in one monitoring kit that’s a quick and simple method for confirming the presence of living microorganisms
The annual influenza season seems to be well underway in the northern hemisphere with the pandemic H1N1 strain (Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09) predominating in both Europe and North America.
Accurate determination of Limit of Detection relies on the use of authenticated microbial or molecular controls with known concentrations, ATCC now has an expanded portfolio for LOD testing.
Microbiologics has licensed Biomatrica’s DNAstable® and RNAstable® technology for use in their line of molecular controls for rapid diagnostic instruments and assays.
INTEGRA PIPETBOY acu 2 serological pipettor combines all essential characteristics for productive work with pipettes: precision, speed, ease-of-use, comfort, long operating battery life and reliability.
Microbiologics® EZ-Hydro Shot™ - QC organisms for water quality testing, validated for use with Standard Methods for Examination of Water and Wastewater, EPA test methods etc. Validated for membrane filtration, enzyme substrate methods and others.
The world organisation for animal health has included BioChek’s ELISA assay for detection of Newcastle disease in chickens in the OIE Register as ‘fit for purpose’.
ATCC has expanded its portfolio to include a diverse collection of cultures grouped by serotype, toxin production, drug-resistance and clinical relevance.
Mast Group cryovials provide long-term storage and preservation of bacteria and fungi, and are suitable for use in all laboratories.
All Probact Transport Swab Kits are Fully M40-A compliant, CE Marked and comply with the European Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC.
The InnovaPrep Concentrating Pipette is an automated sample prep instrument that rapidly concentrates liquid samples for direct detection. The method eliminates the need for manual methods such as overnight enrichment for many sample types.