Latest Microbiology News

iQ-Check real-time PCR pathogen detection
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) select Bio-Rad Laboratories iQ-Check real-time PCR pathogen detection test kits and the iQ-Check Prep Automation System. more...
rapidmicrobiology Media Kit 2019
Of interest to anyone involved in marketing microbiology products to routine test labs, make sure your brand and products are included on the rapidmicrobiology website and newsletter in 2019. Request your media kit 2019 here. more...
INTEGRA - Award Winning Pipettes
Frost & Sullivan’s conducted extensive research using key benchmarking criteria across two main areas – visionary impact and performance, and customer impact – to compare companies in the industry, and found that INTEGRA surpassed the competition. more...
AMR Gene Panel family of rapid diagnostics tests has been designed to detect and identify multidrugresistant bacterial pathogens in urine and bacterial isolates in approximately two hours. more...
Panther Fusion® Bordetella assay has received CE mark in Europe the assay accurately detects and differentiates Bordetella pertussis and parapertussis, ensuring the appropriate antibiotic treatmentis selected. more...
Petri Dish
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Penicillin G more...
Blender Bags with Reclosable Sticker
INTERSCIENCE’s Pipet & Roll filter bag is a great solution for handling samples for food pathogen testing, with built-in closure and easy pipette access via a reclosable sticker. more...
Animal free alternative to endotoxin testing
The recombinant Factor C (rFC) Assay has been used for endotoxin testing of Eli Lilly’s Emgality™ (galcanezumab), this is the first drug approved by the FDA to have been released using this method instead of traditional Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) - based methods. more...
NGS Detection of Antibiotic Resistance
Since time is of the essence with AMR, next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies are increasingly being used to predict antibiotic resistance of bacteria. Labs such as Macrogen Corp are using NGS to process and decode the entire human genome in as little as 24 hours. more...
Hygiena solutions for Surface Monitoring
Hygiena’s ATP-based surface monitoring is part of its advanced technologies and design. The company also provides PCR-based pathogen detection, DNA fingerprint molecular characterization, allergen tests, environmental collection devices, and more.  more...
MWE Transport Swabs
MWE’s NRS II Transwab® and Polywipe™ products can already be used in surface monitoring programmes based on the new ISO 18593:2018. Diluents and neutralisers are fully compliant. more...
Solus One
Introducing Solus One for the next day detection of Listeria spp. from environmental surfaces and Salmonella in food and environmental surfaces. Solus One assays provide a next day negative or a presumptive positive result from a single enrichment step. more...
TSA
Liofilchem produces ready-to-use culture media in Contact Plate and Contact Slide formats, a range of swabs for microbial detection and transportation including Contam Swab, ESC (Easy Surface Checking) Swab and Clean Test, a rapid chemical test. more...
Pall GeneDisc
Pall® GeneDisc® technology provides  maximum flexibility for testing strategies to rapidly assess contamination level of their working environment, raw material, in-process samples and final products with AOAC and NF VALIDATION certified methods more...
GMO Salmon Detection Kit
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies’ innovative “GMOIdent Accelerated Growth Salmon” kit allows the detection of gene modified salmon in food and feed. more...
Baker Ruskinn Bugbox anaerobic & microaerophilic workstations
This calculator works out the true costs in materials and labor for Anaerobic or Microaerophilic Jars/Packs and compares it to the costs of buying and running a Baker Ruskinn incubated anaerobic or microaerophilic workstation. Compare today! more...
The Clear Safety platform is comprised of the most advanced NGS technology, robust bioinformatics, and the world’s largest molecular database. In addition to Clear Safety, Clear Labs platform supports testing for authenticity, GMO, and microbiome testing. more...
ICR Contact Plates
With the new TSA ICR contact plates with LTHThio, we’ve got you covered for all  your surface and personnel monitoring challenges. This media offers excellent growth properties for aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms even in the presence of sanitizer residues. more...
Solus One Listeria Testing
Q laboratories has chosen to implement Solus One Listeria testing protocol into their microbiology service offerings. Solus One Listeria is a highly efficient assay for next day detection of Listeria spp. in environmental samples. more...
How do you package your send-away pathology samples?  The Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations require patient specimens and other biological samples to be transported according to UN3373 Biological Substance Category B, P650 Packaging Instruction.  more...
Win an INTEGRA VOYAGER Adjustable Tip Spacing Pipette
Would you also like to reformat samples faster and more efficiently? Enter the INTEGRA prize draw for the chance to win a VOYAGER pipette with adjustable tip spacing and process your samples up to 12 times faster! more...
Test for Enteros in poultry processing facilities using Charm Sciences' Peel Plate® EB Microbial Test - can be done onsite with fast, clear, easily understood results. Validated for use with either neutralizing buffered peptone water (nBPW) or buffered peptone water.  more...
The 2017 outbreak of Listeriosis in South Africa was the worst ever recorded. more...
Immunoassay detection of 5 antibiotic resistant phenotypes
Identifiy OXA-48-like, OXA-163, KPC, NDM and VIM carbapenemase phenotypes from cultures, with results in 15 minutes with immunoassay cassettes more sensitive than PCR. more...
Reference Guide Testing for Indicator Organisms and Food Pathogens
Download Bio-Rad's comprehensive guide to methods for food quality indicators and food pathogens, includes summary table of validations obtained for alternative methods - iQ-Check Real-Time PCR and RAPID’Chromogenic media. more...
High Quality Culture Media
Designed especially for microbial monitoring of cleanrooms, isolators and associated controlled environments, TSA and SDA Aircheck® and Surfacecheck® plates from SGL are ideal for use in passive/active air sampling and other environmental monitoring procedures. more...
CloudLIMS and Confident Cannabis come together to offer a robust integrated LIMS for cannabis testing labs to drive compliance, efficiency and performance. more...
Watch recordings of sessions held recently at the 2nd World Sepsis Congress. more...
Simens Healthineers existing manufacturing operations in Shanghai, China will be expanded to include a new in vitro diagnostics facility.  more...
GenePOC announces the Health Canada approval and launch of its molecular diagnostic test for the detection of Clostridium difficile in Canada  more...