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Use of the monocyte activation test for pyrogen detection
Authored by Tim Sandle, BPL, and Laure Robert, Merck, this report considers risk contamination coming from non-endotoxin pyrogens (NEP). Risk assessment of NEP is discussed and advantages of the Monocyte activation test (MAT), as opposed to the Rabbit Pyrogen Test or the BET, are explored. more...
Full microbiology lab automation Beckman Coulter
The DxA 5000 Fit is designed to meet the automation requirement of medium sized labs, with a smaller footprint, the intelligent workflow automation delivers rapid and consistent turnaround times, plus as the system is scalable so it can grow with increased requirements. more...
PT scheme for Pharma Labs
BIPEA offers three PT programs - Purified water for pharma applications: Endotoxins and TOC in purified water, Residual solvents in excipient: Ethylene oxide and Dioxane in Polyethylene glycol, Microbiology of pharmaceutical process water: total viable aerobic count in water. more...
Cryptococcal Antigen Lateral Flow Assay
Available from Alpha Laboratories, the CrAg® LFA is a simple to use, 10-minute, immunochromatographic dipstick test to detect cryptococcal capsular polysaccharide antigens in serum, plasma, whole blood, and cerebral spinal fluid (CSF), enabling pre-emptive treatment of CrAg positive patients.  more...
Fujifilm Wako LAL reagents and supplies
With over a century of combined research experience, FUJIFILM and Wako Chemicals U.S.A. continue the development of products that can improve human health and protect the environment. See the complete line of Wako LAL products at wakopyrostar.com more...
WESAIL looking for distributor for Self Testing COVID-19 Antigen Kit
Distributors and dealers are wanted for WESAIL COVID-19 Ag Test (Self-Testing). With performances up to 82.4% sensitivity and 99.7% specificity the kit is listed on France ANSM and Germany BfArM, and has EUA-clearance more...
PCR testing for detection of salmonella
Watch this BIOTECON Diagnostics short video to see how convenient and effortless it is to perform manual but high throughput salmonella detection using real-time PCR testing, even in difficult matrices like chocolate. more...
Monocyte Activation Testing for Parenterals
Successful Monocyte Activation Testing (MAT) of all parenteral pharmaceuticals, biologicals and medical devices; market leading assay sensitivity (LoD 0.004 EU/ml); 2,500 vials per PBMC batch; successful LER effect curbing; worldwide GMP certified MAT services. more...
Rapid COVID-19 test for community testing
The Bioperfectus Novel Corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) Ag Rapid Test Kit has been validated by Oxford University & Public Health England for mass population & community-wide testing after their evaluation on over 4000 test kits.  more...
Powdered infant formula and food processing facility
Discover the benefits of a truly harmonized method for the simultaneous detection of Salmonella, Cronobacter and Enterobacteriaceae in dairy large sample size by using the PIF Supplement method. more...
Rapid Microbiology Methods for Dairy Products
This special focus on Rapid Microbial Testing for Dairy Industry is a comprehensive look at the various tests available to laboratories and food processors working in the dairy sector.  more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: Point-of-care PCR test based on specific hybridization wins US NIH contract; new rapid antigen test is CE-marked and available for clinicians & over-the-counter; Advanced Biological Laboratories' Ultragene SARS-CoV-2 variant test is now CE-IVD.  more...

INTEGRA Introduces its Portable 96 Channel Pipette at the Most Affordable Price

26 Apr 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Best price pipetter for 96 wells
Improve productivity for virtually any microplate-based liquid handling task with the MINI 96 portable electronic pipette, which is ultra-compact, and the most affordable electronic 96 channel pipette on the market - available in four-volume ranges. more...
3M Molecular Detection System for Campylobacter and Salmonella
The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has chosen 3M's Molecular Detection System for its Campylobacter testing. 3M's system allows processors to perform up to 96 tests and takes only 60 minutes. more...

Rapid Yeast and Mold Test for Dairy Products

26 Apr 2021 | Food & Beverage

Rapid Yeast and Mould Testing for Dairy Products
CertaBlue’s Yeast and Mold test is for the rapid, selective detection of yeast and mold. The vial and sensor are especially developed for testing high volume fermented dairy products like yogurt, cottage cheese, quark, skyr, buttermilk etc. more...
foodproof Yeast and Mold Quantification LyoKit
The foodproof® Yeast and Mold Quantification LyoKit detects and quantifies all kinds of yeast and mold in dairy and other food products within 24 hours. Using BIOTECON Diagnostics' Reagent D prevents dead cells from being detected. more...

Cherwell Announces Additions to ImpactAir Range of Microbial Air Monitors 

23 Apr 2021 | Food & BeverageClinicalPharmaceutical

ImpactAir microbial air monitor ranges support new EU GMP Annex 1 requirements for continuous EM
Cherwell Laboratories has introduced new models to the ImpactAir range of microbial air monitors that it distributes from Pinpoint Scientific. They are designed to be used in high-grade areas within the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and specialist food industries. more...
Tricycle - AMR Surveillance Program
The World Health Organization has adopted a protocol on AMR surveillance tha was designed by the College of Veterinary Science at NCSU. The 'Tricycle' protocol uses ESBL-producing E. coli  as the sole indicator organism.  more...

Soleris® Next Generation - Rapid, Automated Microbial Testing System

23 Apr 2021 | Food & BeverageCosmetic/Personal Care

Soleris NG - automated microbial testing
Find out more about our new, rapid, automated microbial testing platform for product safety and quality, offering fast and reliable detection of a wide range of microorganisms including TVC, Yeasts and Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, E. coli, Coliforms, and many others.  more...
Proficiency testing scheme for dairy microbiology
This quality control program offers a REAL LIQUID MILK sample with various spoilage and pathogenic organism parameters all in one sample. more...
Solus Pathogen Detection System for Rapid Turnover of Dairy and Environmental Samples
With the constant production of dairy products, are you receiving the correct amount of negative results for pathogens? Do you wish you had a simpler workflow that gives your lab technicians more available time? more...
Rapid Cronobacter Testing
MilliporeSigma’s Assurance GDS® Cronobacter Tq II assay features a faster 20-hour enrichment that has been harmonized with the GDS® Salmonella enrichment. MicroVal approval includes validation for infant formula, infant cereals, and environmental samples. more...
Solus One Salmonella detection system
When detecting for Salmonella and dealing with fluctuating sample volume. Solus One Salmonella is a highly sensitive assay and offers automated solutions that can test up to 192 samples in a single automated cycle.  more...
Rapid microbiology for liquid dairy products
Find out about the different heat processes used in the manufacture of UHT and ESL dairy products and, with results in less than 30 minutes, learn why Hygiena's Innovate system offers the ideal microbiological testing solution. more...

CHROMagar™ Solution for Mastitis Diagnosis

20 Apr 2021 | Food & Beverage

CHROMagar chromogenic media for mastitis diagnosis
CHROMagar™ has developed three chromogenic formulations with a very high level of differentiation allowing the detection of most important groups of bacteria found in the Mastitis infections: Gram-negative bacteria, Staphylococci and Streptococci. more...

Bugbox Calculator: Compare Bugbox to Anaerobic Jars

20 Apr 2021 | WaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalMicrobiome

Which is cheaper anaerobic jars or a workstation
Can your laboratory afford to keep using jars? Try our comparison tool.  more...
SY-LAB AMP 6000
A new highly selective and sensitive chromogenic media for the enumeration of butyric acid-forming clostridia has now been made available for rapid microbiological testing of milk and cheese. more...
Rapid Microbial ATP Detection in Dairy
The Promicol System is a comprehensive overall solution enabling a rapid detection of microbial contamination in finished UHT & ESL dairy products allowing early identification of process failure and faster product release.  more...
BC Sensilux system
Analysis of microbial contamination in finished dairy products is made fast, sensitive, and reliable with the bioluminescence Sensilux® system. A complete solution including automated sampling, and full technical support. more...
GeneDisc Rapid Microbiology System
Food quality control is paramount when it comes to consumer safety. In a competitive market, we recognize the need for early detection of foodborne pathogens. Helping to maintain rigorous quality control procedures, the GeneDisc® Rapid Microbiology System offers peace of mind to food industries. more...







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