Latest Microbiology News

Outstanding dedication to quality, science and customer service helped Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) secure Best Contract Research Organisation (CRO) at this year's Oxford Bioscience Network (OBN) Awards. more...
Condalab continues to make history as it launches its new corporate identity and website and welcomes plant refurbishment. more...
Make your microbiology lab more ecofriendly with the Priorclave QCS autoclave range with effective use of power and water plus superb operator safety standards, the QCS100 is one of the safest and most efficient autoclaves available worldwide. more...
Microbiome Identification Services
“If you don’t like bacteria, you’re on the wrong planet.  This is the planet of the bacteria.” so said Stewart Brand or was it Craig Venter? Either way, browse through our latest special focus on identifying the microbiome. more...
Fastest ever Listeria sample to result 60mins
Pathogen testing without enrichment is here and now, Claire Chilton, Neogen Europe discusses with rapidmicrobiology the technology behind Neogen's Listeria Right Now that enables production staff to achieve a sample to result in just one hour with only a few hours on-site training. more...
fluorescence detection
Spot Spoilage Sooner.  Speed up your beverage microbiological quality control process with fluorescence detection. Our EZ-Fluo rapid detection system can detect potential contamination up to 3 times faster than traditional methods. more...
OraSure Technologies have acquired microbiome sequencing pioneers Diversigen for $12 million. OraSure in recent times have been building up their portfolio for clients with CoreBiome and DNA Genotek already under their belt.  more...
Diversigen will be a central lab for the generation of high quality microbiome data for the IBD Plexus® platform, a first-of-its-kind research information exchange platform designed to centralize data and bio samples from diverse research initiatives for IBD patients. more...
MIC Test Strip Imipenem
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market, in the United States, the Imipenem 0.016-256 MTS (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Imipenem. more...
TTP Labtech Ltd. has released a newer version of the low-volume Mosquito Genomics pipetting instrument. New features include improved user experience with new protocol wizards and enhanced cooling, to name a few.  more...
ChromaCode, the next-generation diagnostics company, have launched a highly multiplexed real-time PCR assay, the HDPCR™ Multi-Drug Resistance Panel.  more...
Arranto bio have secured $82million in funding and formed a strategic partnership with ThernoFisher to become the best-in-class microbiome contract development and manufacturing organization. more...
Best Price Long-read 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing Service
Loop Genomics deploys a new highly-affordable long-read sequencing service for the microbiome that interrogates single continuous 16S molecules (v1-v9). This long-read sequencing technology has applications in plant, animal and microbial genomics. more...
Next Generation Sequencing Service from Eurofins
rapidmicrobiology asks Dr. Thomas Bretfort, Business Unit Manager for NGS at Eurofins Genomics, and one of the Managing Directors of Eurofins' sequencing division, about the impact that the NovaSeq6000 has had on their NGS services and what the future of this technology looks like. more...
NxGen MDx have launched their Urogenital Pathogen tests that includes tests for vaginosis, urinary tract infections and Group B streptococcus. The tests utilize real-time PCR technology to give a turnaround time of 24 hours.  more...
Microbiome identification contract laboratory service
Dr. Fiona Crispie runs Ireland's largest Next-Generation Sequencing platform at APC Microbiome Ireland. She talks to rapidmicrobiology.com about microbiome sequencing methods and the interesting microbiome projects her team is involved in. more...
Clinical Microbiomics
Clinical Microbiomics A/S is the world´s leading provider of advanced microbiome analysis covering the entire workflow from extracting DNA, sequencing, profiling and biostatistics linking the microbiome to relevant clinical parameters. 
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NCIMB
NCIMB’s next generation sequencing and bioinformatics services for bacterial community analysis allow you to identify and understand the full population present within a microbiome sample. more...
Humous products sold in shops and supermarkets in Ireland and the UK are being recalled due to the presence of Salmonella. The supplier of the product is blaming a third-party ingredient on the source of the contamination.  more...
Cherwell Laboratories, specialist suppliers of environmental monitoring and process validation solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Roger as Engineering Manager and part of Cherwell’s management team.  more...
1test1
The French start-up Luxia Scientific provides 1test1™, a diagnostic kit for the loss of gut microbial diversity for people with gut disorders or wishing to check their health, through the identification of bacterial dysbiosis. more...
Best Microbiome Project 25K USD
The ‘Microbiome Challenge Program’ offers researchers the chance to have their microbiome project isolated, cultivated and sequenced using high-throughput GALT and COSMOS ID technologies. more...
Listeria Chromogenic media PCR
Bio-Rad’s Listeria AFNOR Update: learn more on new confirmation options for RAPID'Lmono and renewal/extension for Listeria PCR solutions. more...
2020 media pack available now
Find out why leading microbiology manufacturers advertise with rapidmicrobiology.com.  Download our 2020 media kit today. more...
Beckman Coulter and Dascaena come together in US Government backed partnership to develop a next-generation algorthim to predict the onset of sepsis using data collected from a widely used hematology analyzer. more...
Complete solution for Food Viruses
BioMérieux offers a full complete testing solution for Norovirus GI, Norovirus GII (NoV) and Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) in food samples, according to ISO 15216-2:2019, from extraction through to detection via the easy-to-use GENE-UP® platform, AOAC and AFNOR validated. more...
EnSURE Touch Monitoring System
EnSURE™ Touch is an advanced monitoring system that collects, analyses and reports from multiple quality tests such as ATP, microorganisms, and enzymes. Featuring a 5-inch touch screen, wireless sync technology, cloud-based software, and the ability to conduct a wide range of tests.  more...
Validation of RMM Bioburden results
Rapid Micro Biosystems breaks down how to successfully use the TR80 framework and ALCOA/ALCOA+ that helps to support the FDA’s agency stated efforts to improve drug quality through vigilant oversight of data integrity and good manufacturing practice. more...
Bristish biotech start-up Sense Biodetection limit have raised £12.3million from venture capital and the UK Goverment's Innovation fund to develop it's portfolio of machine-free, point of care molecular tests  more...
The European Court of Justice has issued a court order allowing food business operators to apply ListexP100 in ready-to-eat meals in order to combat the foodborne pathogen Listeria. As yet there is still no legal framework in place.  more...