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Microbiology News: 2015 » November

IDEXX Colilert-18®/ Quanti-Tray® Specified in Drinking Water Directive

Detect E.coli and total coliforms in drinking water in 18 hours - reference method under EN ISO 9308-2, in the European Drinking Water Directive 2015/1787.
Posted: 2015-11-30

Current Practices and Expectations of Bioburden Testing

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Posted: 2015-11-30

Early Detection of Salmonella spp. with GeneDisc® Technology

Same Shift Salmonella results New GeneDisc® protocol allows food industries to assess the Salmonella contamination level within one working shift.
Posted: 2015-11-25

PROMILITE M1® ATP Testing Made Affordable

Affordable ATP Testing The cost-effective PROMILITE M1® is specially developed for users with a smaller number (max 10 - 50) of tests per day – test food, beverages, cosmetics and toiletries.
Posted: 2015-11-24

Are Cleanrooms Really in Control?

TSI Gain a competitive advantage using a Real-Time Viable Particle Counter, TSI’s BioTrak® facilitates a proactive Quality Assurance based approach.
Posted: 2015-11-23

Puritan Received Patents for Flocked Swabs in China

Chinese Patent for Puritan Flocked Swabs Puritan has recently received its eleventh and twelfth international patents. What sets Puritans flocked swabs apart is their unique microstructure and proprietary flocking process providing for superior absorption and more rapid elution of specimen.
Posted: 2015-11-23

Taking a Proactive Approach to Pathogen Detection

Readybags food pathogen media An effective approach to routine testing for Listeria contamination must be easy to implement, accurate and quick to provide conclusive results.
Posted: 2015-11-23

Rapid Microbal Detection Techniques from GSK, Nestle Research and Battelle

SMi Microbiology Conference Pharmaceutical Microbiology conference will have talks on; examples of implementing new technologies for bioburden testing, an insight into rapid microbiology sequencing methods and a synopsis of RMM options.
Posted: 2015-11-20

Webinar: Overcoming your Rapid Microbial Method Validation Challenges

RMM for Bioburden Webinar Register for our FREE webinar: Overview of recent updates to guidance documents and validation of alternative microbiological methods for Bioburden testing.
Posted: 2015-11-20

Virology Lab Shows Improved Productivity and Turnaround Time

Study conducted at the Hospital Clinic, School of Medicine, Barcelona, Spain compared workflows and time-to-results between the existing current viral load methods and the new, fully automated Beckman Coulter DxN VERIS.
Posted: 2015-11-17

Demeter™ Media Prep System Dispenses at Incubation Temperature

New media preparation system for food microbiology culture media - the Demeter sterilizes water via filtration and dispenses at incubation temperature.
Posted: 2015-11-17

Sterile Workspace for Preparation of RNA & DNA Samples

Cleaver Scientific
Posted: 2015-11-16

Battling Antibiotic Resistance - QuickFISH Could Help

AdvanDx QuickFISH test QuickFISH can report species identification at the same time as the Gram stain result. QuickFISH distinguishes between Staphylococci, Gram negative rods, Enterococci and Candida.
Posted: 2015-11-16

Smallest Footprint 100 Litre Lab Autoclave

Small footprint autoclave With a large diameter sterilising chamber and a small footprint the Priorclave QCS 100 laboratory autoclave is a truly versatile machine ideal for labs limited on space.
Posted: 2015-11-16

The Inlabtec Serial Diluter: A Success Story!

Innovative system for serial dilutions for plate counts has enabled the QC laboratory at Wander AG to test more samples with same resources.
Posted: 2015-11-12

Study Results on T2Bacteria Panel for Sepsis from Whole Blood

Study results show T2Bacteria panel achieves rapid and sensitive detection of six clinically-relevant bacteria species directly, limit of detection as low as 1 CFU/mL.
Posted: 2015-11-10

Lab M Gains ISO 17025 Accreditation from UKAS

Lab M The QC laboratory of Lab M’s facilities in Heywood, UK is now UKAS accredited, covering both the physical and microbiological performance testing of the ready-to-use Pinnacle™ media range.
Posted: 2015-11-10

£25m Antibiotic Resistance Research Facility Opens in 2017

Liverpool’s future as a world class life science hub has taken a huge step forward with the announcement of a new £25m laboratory development that will enable innovative research into antibiotic resistance. The new Liverpool Life Sciences
Posted: 2015-11-10

Sample to E. coli O157:H7 Detection in 12 Hours

E.coli O157 ANSR kit Using a single step enrichment Neogen's new ANSR® test for E. coli O157:H7 follows the same test procedure as other ANSR kits.
Posted: 2015-11-10

bioMérieux Introduces GENE-UP® - New PCR-based System for Food Pathogens

GENE-UP® Molecular Food Pathogen Testing Jointly developed with BioFire, this new generation PCR system is simple to use, featuring a flexible system that provides lab directors and production teams remote access to lab results.
Posted: 2015-11-10

Wickham Labs Now Offer MALDI-ToF Identification Service

Microbial identification service using MALDI-ToF is now available from Wickham Laboratories.
Posted: 2015-11-09

New Oilfield Microbiology Capabilities in Abu Dhabi

Intertek’s Abu Dhabi Technology Centre offers a complete range of oilfield microbiology solutions including training in microbiology awareness and oilfield microbiology method sampling procedures.
Posted: 2015-11-09

Micro Bioreactor Provides Enhanced Microbial Strain Screening

The new ambr® 15 fermentation Micro Scale Bioreactor System from Sartorius Stedim Biotech has 24 single-use stirred micro bioreactor giving better microbial strain screening and with fed-batch capability.
Posted: 2015-11-09

Salmonella Added to Next Generation Molecular Detection Assay Offerings

Molecular Detection of Salmonella Salmonella test kit is immediately available, has AOAC PTM certification and uses same assay protocol as 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 for Listeria and L. monocytogenes.
Posted: 2015-11-09

Risk Analysis of Sterility Testing in an Isolator Environment

SMi Microbiology Conference Hans Noordergraaf, Abbot Biologicals B.V. will be delivering a presentation on 'Risk analysis and mitigation of the analysis process of sterility testing in an isolator environment.' at SMi's meeting on Pharmaceutical Microbiology 2016.
Posted: 2015-11-09

Over 20 Evaluation Posters Available in DxN VERIS Evidence Pack

Independently presented scientific posters on the Beckman Coulter Diagnostics DxN VERIS automated virology instrument are consolidated into one reference source and available by email request.
Posted: 2015-11-03

AOAC PTM for "Top 6” STEC Confirmation Test

The AOAC PTM Assurance GDS MPX method uses an IMS procedure to target O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145 and O157 followed by PCR for eae and stx1 and stx2 genes.
Posted: 2015-11-02

Real-time Microbial Monitoring System for Pharmaceutical Waters

The on-line 7000RMS (Real-time Microbial System) delivers continuous measurement of microbes and inert particles in real time.
Posted: 2015-11-02

PCR Detection of 'Brett taints' in Beverages

Bibby Scientific have a kit for detecting Dekkera bruxellensis using the Techne Prime Pro 48 qPCR system together with Techne qPCR test 'Dekkera bruxellensis 26S ribosomal RNA'.
Posted: 2015-11-02

Mérieux NutriSciences Partners With EnviroMap® Software Solution

EnviroMap® schedules, submits, records and tracks microbiological environmental sampling procedures, playing an important role in transforming food safety programs across the food industry.
Posted: 2015-11-02

Case Studies in Pharmaceutical Microbiology from PHSS and AstraZeneca

PHSS and AstraZeneca will be presenting at the 5th annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology Conference in London, Jan 2016. There's a discounted price for rapidmicrobiology visitors.
Posted: 2015-11-02

Integra Reagent Reservoirs - Video Demo

Multichannel A new short and engaging SimpleShow’ format video from INTEGRA introduces and explains the unique features and benefits of their Multichannel Pipette Reagent Reservoirs
Posted: 2015-11-02

New Faces in Priorclave’s Customer Care Team

Priorclave Priorclave's continued expansion in the supply of laboratory autoclaves globally has resulted in two new appointments for pre and after sales support.
Posted: 2015-11-02

New Book - Pharmaceutical Microbiology: Essentials for Quality Assurance and Quality Control

New book - Pharmaceutical Microbiology - provides microbiologists with all they need to know.
Posted: 2015-11-01

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