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iQ-Check® Free DNA Removal Solution for Legionella

Bio-Rad has introduced a new easy and fast solution to the problem of detecting free DNA in environmental water testing which can lead to overestimation of number of Legionella present in the sample.
Posted: 2017-11-13 W

Commercialization Partners Sought for Rapid Microbial Detection Technologies

Photonic BioSystems are looking for partners to bring to market a portable microbial analyzer for rapid microbial detection in liquids, an easy-to-use membrane filtration system and a portable system for preparing water samples for analysis in the field.
Posted: 2017-11-13 CP F O P W

See Priorclave's Energy Efficient Autoclaves at Medica

The Priorclave range of research and laboratory autoclaves should appeal to lab managers looking for a highly reliable, energy-efficient steriliser that can provide an extremely low-cost of ownership throughout its life cycle.
Posted: 2017-11-09 C CP F O P V W

How to Choose a Spiral Plater for Your Microbiology Laboratory

What is the best spiral plater? Dr. Andrew Pridmore, Head of Microbiology at Don Whitley Scientific discusses how to choose the best spiral plater for your lab and how it will help achieve easier validation and traceability of plating results, plus reduced cost per test on consumables and labour.
Posted: 2017-11-02 F W

CHROMagar™ C.perfringens - a Chromogenic Alternative to TSC

Clostridium perfringens agar that does not need agar overlay Detection and enumeration of C. perfringens from food and water samples can be made easier with CHROMagar™ C.perfringens, a selective media which does not require any agar overlay, C. perfringens appear as easy to count orange colonies.
Posted: 2017-10-19 F W

Pipet Controller Does One Button Aliquoting

The Ovation ali-Q incorporates a proprietary intelligent measuring system to precisely measure and dispense aliquots with minimal input from the user. The user simply sets an aliquot volume on the volume-set dial and with a single press of the unique aliquot button dispenses each aliquot.
Posted: 2017-10-09 C CP F O P V W

Legionella Analysis in 2 Hours Including VBNC Detection with rqmicro

Detect Legionella in less than 2 hours including VBNC Quantify bacterial pathogens, e.g. Legionella, within just two hours with the rqmicro lab-on-a-chip technology. The automated and highly specific method is based on the combination of immunomagnetic separation, microfluidics and flow cytometry.
Posted: 2017-10-06 W

Tecta-PDS Enterococci Test Delivers Rapid, Automated Results for Water

The Tecta-PDS can detect Enterococci in between 2 to 24 hours depending on initial numbers with limit of detection of 1 CFU/100ml. Based on fluorescent detection the platform is ready to use with no need for media preparation and is fully automated.
Posted: 2017-10-06 W

Multichannel Pipetting to Make You Smile

GripTips - Best way to keep pipette tips on pipette Take the ‘pain’ out of multichannel pipetting - INTEGRA’s handheld multichannel pipettes and GripTip system allow tips to effortlessly snap onto the pipette and ensures they are always firmly attached, perfectly aligned and easily ejected.
Posted: 2017-10-03 C CP F O P V W

Automated ID of Coliforms on ISO 9308-1 Chromogenic Media

Synbiosis' software module is validated for automatic identification of coliforms in drinking water and disinfected pool water when cultured on Liofilchem and Merck ISO 9308-1 compliant chromogenic media, giving objective reading of plates with retained images for checking at a later stage.
Posted: 2017-09-27 W

InnovaPrep Launches New Generation Concentrating Pipette

The CP Select is the new generation of the popular Concentrating Pipette and is an automated, rapid bio-concentration device for modern microbiology. The system replaces centrifugation and enrichment methods as a front-end to microbial detection.
Posted: 2017-09-27 C CP F O P V W

New Simple, Accurate Culture Testing Method for L. pneumophila in Water

The Legiolert test is based on a bacterial enzyme detection technology that signals the presence of L. pneumophila through utilisation of a substrate present in the Legiolert reagent.
Posted: 2017-09-18 W

5 Reasons Why You Should Join the rapidmicrobiology Networks

Join rapidmicrobiology social networks Get the rapidmicrobiology eNewsletter every week, for focused microbiology products and services for your lab plus the latest training courses and conferences. Follow us on follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
Posted: 2017-08-18 C CP F O P V W

How Novartis Keeps Track of 400 Pipettes

Rainin’s calibration service helps ensure accurate, precise pipetting however many pipettes and protocols your lab has.
Posted: 2017-08-03 C CP F O P V W

Samco Clicktainer Vials - Secure and Reliable Sample Collection and Transport

The wide 53 mm opening on the Thermo Scientific Clicktainer vials is designed for easy specimen collection and handling. The click mechanism is both audible and tactile, assuring users that their samples are safe.
Posted: 2017-07-18 C CP F O P V W

Learn More About Bio-Rad's Food & Water Safety Solutions at IAFP Booth 703

Come check out our display of chromogenic media, serological tests, water testing solutions, and PCR assays including automation. We’ll show you quality solutions for food safety testing with solid science built on strong partnerships. Booth #703.
Posted: 2017-07-07 F W

Complete Testing Solutions for Legionella in Water, Biofilm and Aerosols

The Aquadien™ Bacterial DNA Extraction and Purification Kit extracts and purifies bacteria present in water samples for real-time PCR detection, this video demonstrates the filtration and DNA extraction technique.
Posted: 2017-06-27 W

South West Water Switches to Colilert®-18 for all Compliance Testing

Following a six month comparison study between Colilert-18 and traditional agar plating has resulted in South West Water moving to replacing plates with the Colilert-18 system as it was found to be faster and more accurate.
Posted: 2017-06-22 W

LiquiTech Offers CMS-Compliant Water Testing and Management

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued new requirements that any Medicare-certified facility must have a water management plan that includes routine testing for waterborne pathogens such as Legionella. LiquiTech have an easy online ordering system for water testing and management plans.
Posted: 2017-06-19 W

How Can Laboratories Simplify the Performance Testing of Culture Media?

Culture Media Performance Testing ISO 11133: 2014 Users of bioMérieux ready-to-use culture media are not required to carry out extensive tests to be in compliance with ISO 11133: 2014. bioMérieux offers multiple solutions and evidence documents to simplify tests and reinforce confidence in your food and water analyses.
Posted: 2017-06-19 F W

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