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Microbiology News: 2018 » March

Three Salmonella Targets in One PCR Test for Poultry - AFNOR Certified

RapidFinder Salmonella Multiplex PCR Workflow features simple sample preparation and results in as few as 16 hours from raw, ready-to-eat and ready to reheat poultry and pork, as well as production environment samples.
Posted: 2018-03-29

The Portable Microbial Respirometer Making Big Footprints

Speedy Breedy has been successfully reviewed by the US Pharmacopoeia under their Technology Review.
Posted: 2018-03-27

Biospectrix™ Identifies Blood Pathogens Without Culture

Biospectrix does not require culturing and identifies a broad range of bacteria in < 1 hour directly from the patient sample and has been granted FDA Breakthrough Device Designation.
Posted: 2018-03-27

Preliminary Program Set for IAFP 2018

Attendance at annual IAFP meeting 2018 is expected to exceed 3,600 of the top industry, academic and government food safety professionals.
Posted: 2018-03-27

Neogen’s Listeria Right Now™ Wins CFIA Innovation Award

Listeria testing without enrichment Detecting all species of Listeria, including L. monocytogenes in environmental samples in under 60 mins without need for enrichment means companies no longer have to grow potentially dangerous pathogens on-site.
Posted: 2018-03-26

3M Introduces New Molecular Method for Campylobacter

3M Molecular test for Campylobacter in Poultry 3M’s new assay and simplified enrichment broth makes testing process significantly faster than alternatives a streamlined protocol for Campylobacter and Salmonella means the system is able to perform up to 96 tests of multiple types in one 60-minute run.
Posted: 2018-03-23

Examine Priorclave's Latest Autoclave Functionality at ACHEMA

Best autoclave for energy efficency The Priorclave QCS EH100, a 100 litre laboratory autoclave has a horizontal cylindrical chamber with a diameter larger than most, with space to sterilise both small and taller than usual items, without investing in larger, heavier more costly rectangular autoclaves.
Posted: 2018-03-22

Easy Way to Monitor L. monocytogenes in Food Processing Environments

Listeria test for food contact surfaces SwabSURE ListeriaP offers easy to use and easy to read chromogenic detection of pathogenic Listeria from food contact and other environmental surfaces. Campden BRI validated, ISO 18593 compliant, all reagents are ready-to-use with neutralising buffer included.
Posted: 2018-03-21

Top Marks for Cherwell’s Redipor® Prepared Microbial Media Products

Cherwell Ready to use Media Recent customer satisfaction survey has affirmed that the vast majority would recommend Cherwell and its Redipor® microbiological media products to a colleague. Redipor Prepared Media price list, are now available to download from Cherwell’s website.
Posted: 2018-03-21

New Virus-free Insect Cell Line for Generation of Designer Proteins

A cell line developed by BTI that for the first time is free of a certain type of insect virus that has been an issue for these cells in the past.
Posted: 2018-03-20

Aerobiology Laboratory Starts Real-Time qPCR Testing for Legionella

Aerobiology Laboratory Assoc., Inc. now has the capability to begin Legionella testing using the qPCR method, this is a new service that allows a rapid molecular method used to detect and quantitate Legionella pneumophila and Legionella species in potable and non-potable water.
Posted: 2018-03-20

Same-Day Legionella Assay Meets CDC ELITE Requirements

Veriflow Legionella has passed CDC proficiency testing at CDC ELITE laboratories.
Posted: 2018-03-20

LIMS Solutions Specifically Built for Pharma, Food and Diagnostics

Easiest LIMS to implement is package already purpose-built for your industry whether it is pharma, food & beverage, oil & gas, or diagnostics.
Posted: 2018-03-20

SCIEX Food Allergen Screening Method Receives First Action Official Method

The SCIEX method for Allergen Screening uses liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) to analyze a range of food products (both raw and baked goods) by detecting several unique signature peptides that are specific to each allergen.
Posted: 2018-03-20

Sekisui Diagnostics Launches Silaris™ Influenza A&B Test

The Silaris™ test Influenza A&B Test was designed by Mesa Biotech and uses an economical, PCR testing stage specially designed for POC infectious disease identification.
Posted: 2018-03-20

Rapid Mycoplasma Kit Qualified for Cell Therapy In-house QC

In-house Mycoplasma Testing Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network describes time savings and cost benefits of qualifying the Roche CustomBiotech MycoTOOL PCR Mycoplasma Detection Kit for in-house rapid mycoplasma testing of an investigational cell therapy product.
Posted: 2018-03-16

Reliable and Efficient Lab Autoclaves at Analytica 2018

Reliable autoclaves on show at Analytica Visit the Priorclave stand at Analytica and see their comprehensive laboratory autoclave range that includes benchtop, top and front loading autoclaves, pass-through, power-door and stackable machined.
Posted: 2018-03-08

Autoclave Manufacturer Priorclave Celebrates 30 Years

Priorclave celebrates 30 years in the design, manufacture and world-wide supply of an extensive range of laboratory and research grade autoclaves.
Posted: 2018-03-08

Salmonella from Recent Contamination of Baby Milk Gives Atypical Colonies on XLD

S.agona on XLD agar The strain of S.agona isolated from baby milk, produces atypical colonies on XLD, false negative reporting can be (could have been?) prevented by using Rambach™ agar or CHROMagar™ Salmonella Plus as the second selective media.
Posted: 2018-03-07

Listeria Detection Made Easy

Bio-Rad range of chromogenic media for Listeria There is no need for confusion about what method to use for Listeria food and environmental testing. The answer is here — Bio-Rad offers a complete solution that simplifies your Listeria testing options for faster, more comprehensive results.
Posted: 2018-03-06

BioVision's New Microbiology Staining Kits!

Biovision's special staining kits are intended for use in the histological visualization of organisms, cell types, structures in tissue sections, cell smears etc. These kits play a critical role is tissue or cell-based diagnosis or research.
Posted: 2018-03-06

Speakers Announced for Lonza’s 4th Global Endotoxin Testing Summit

The theme of Lonza's Endotoxin summit will be "Feel the Pulse of Endotoxin Detection and Impact Its Future" and will, once again, bring together specialists from across the endotoxin testing community to explore the key topics affecting their work.
Posted: 2018-03-06

Upgrade Sample Preparation Flexibility and Ease of Use with UPHO

UPHO tissue homogenizer The UPHO tissue homogenizer from Geneye is a new device for the rapid and effective disruption and homogenization of samples including hard and soft animal and human tissue, plant materials, cells, yeast, algae and bacteria.
Posted: 2018-03-05

Rapid Mycoplasma Kit Qualified for Cell Therapy In-house QC

Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network describes time savings and cost benefits of qualifying the Roche CustomBiotech MycoTOOL PCR Mycoplasma Detection Kit for in-house rapid mycoplasma testing of an investigational cell therapy product.
Posted: 2018-03-02

Rapid Detection Methods for Salmonella in Foods

Salmonella growing on SS agar Dr. Suzanne Jordan, Molecular Methods Manager at Campden BRI discusses what rapid methods are available for detection and confirmation of Salmonella in foods.
Posted: 2018-03-02

INTEGRA Offers Hands-free Multichannel Pipetting

Hands-free Multichannel Pipetting from INTEGRA From plate filling and reagent addition to serial dilutions, the ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot eliminates the influence of human error and inter-operator variability on pipetting, leading to better reproducibility.
Posted: 2018-03-01

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Posted: 2018-03-01

Salmonella Testing - Fast, Convenient and Accurate

InSite Salmonella Hygiena InSite is a complete self-contained Salmonella test that gives presumptive positive result after activation and incubation. Ideal for food contact surfaces, processing equipment and general environmental samples.
Posted: 2018-03-01

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