Latest Microbiology News

Icosagen SARS-CoV-2 Neutralization test
Icosagen's SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Ab ELISA kit can determine the duration and efficacy of antibody immunity and allows medical facilities to select highly neutralizing blood serums of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 disease, which then can be used to treat critically ill patients. more...
immunoSEQ T-MAP COVID T cell test
Adaptive Technologies' immunoSEQ® T-MAP™ COVID tool to measure T-cell immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine was used in a study evaluting the J&J vaccine's effectiveness in protecting against variants.  more...
Semi quantitative score card to measure COVID-19 immunity
Abingdon Health plc announces the launch, initially for research use only (RUO), of a score-card product available alongside the AbC-19™ rapid test, which provides a semi-quantitative result to indicate the strength of antibody response and possible immunity. more...
Lateral Flow Assay
Developed by ProGnosis Biotech the Rapid Test 2019-nCoV Total Ig demonstrated 98,75% sensitivity and 100% specificity for total antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in the latest clinical performance study. more...
SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing antibody test
EKF Diagnostics' FDA-EUA and CE-IVD marked Kantaro COVID-SeroKlir SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody test kit determine both the presence and specific quantities of human IgG antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.  more...
Minimum inhibitory concentration testing

INTEGRA’s liquid handling product range meets the needs of early phase drug discovery by offering high throughput processing of routine pipetting tasks - such as serial dilutions and plate inoculation - without compromising on precision and reproducibility.

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Photo of peaches with text about rapid microbial detection in fruit juice
NEOGEN®’s Soleris® NF-OSB vial offers sensitive detection of aciduric microorganisms in less than 48 hours. As well as providing fast, automated results, the test has been validated according to ISO16140-2 to ensure you can test with confidence. more...
Rapid IgM and IgG Lateral Flow Test COVID 19
The Novel Corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) IgM/IgG Rapid Test Kit from Bioperfectus is an in vitro lateral flow diagnostic test used for the detection of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) IgM and IgG antibodies. It is easy-to-use and provides results in 10-15 minutes.  more...
COVID-19 antibody test from Tigsun that detects IgG and IgM
Tigsun COVID-19 Combo IgM and IgG Rapid Test is an immunochromatographic assay for rapid, qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG antibodies in human whole blood, serum, and plasma samples. Results in 15 minutes. more...
MeMed Key platform
MeMed has announced its bacterial and viral biomarker test has been given US FDA clearance. The test runs on a POC platform and measures and computationally integrates the levels of 3 immune system proteins: TRAIL, IP-10, and CRP, providing a result within 15 minutes. more...
Taqpath COVID-19 assays
Thermo Fisher's new eight gene target RT-qPCR test for COVID-19 diagnosis has obtained CE-marking. The test, which is claimed to be variant-proof against current and future mutations, returns results in 3 hours.  more...
CDC facts about novel foods causing foodborne illnesses and outbreaks
The CDC has published a report on new foods responsible for foodborne illnesses and outbreaks. Twenty-eight novel foods have been identified with Salmonella and STEC as the most common disease-causing agents.  more...

Fast, Accurate, Portable Legionella Testing Solutions

17 Sep 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterPharmaceutical

Legionella testing using qPCR
Legionella testing is essential for commercial and industrial water systems as cases of Legionnaires’ disease rise across the globe. LuminUltra’s Legionella testing solutions empower you to identify, quantify, and verify treatment procedures on-site. more...

New Solutions to Streamline Food Testing

15 Sep 2021 | Food & Beverage

Environmental sampling in food production environments
3M UK has introduced new solutions for food safety professionals:  the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced and 3M™ Environmental Scrub Sampler with 10 mL Wide Spectrum. Both solutions will help enable professionals to streamline the testing process. more...
SARS-CoV-2 Immunity testing
EUROIMMUN offers a powerful trio of tests for analysis of SARS-CoV-2 immune responses, encompassing quantitative measurement of anti-S1/RBD antibodies, detection of neutralising antibodies targeting S1/RBD, and analysis of SARS-CoV-2-reactive T cells. more...

Download Bio-Rad's Most Popular Reference Guides

14 Sep 2021 | Food & BeverageWater

BioRad Reference Guides for Food and Water testing
Download Bio-Rad's most popular reference guides for valuable information on food and water testing using chromogenic media and quality indicators. more...
Merck Readybag BPW Culture Medium
Can you save time and costs in microbial testing using convenient BPW media pouches? Read the study by Merck. more...
Alicyclobacillus detection
A simple and very robust rRNA in situ hybridization test system with live/dead cell differentiation enables the fast and accurate detection or identification of all Alicyclobacillus spoilage species in beverages. more...
Recombinant SARS-CoV-2 antigens for vaccine research
Sino Biological has developed 200+ recombinant SARS-CoV-2 variants, covering Lambda, Delta, and more Variants of Concern (VOCs) and Variants of Interest (VOIs), which can be used to evaluate the efficacy of the antibodies and vaccination. more...

More INTEGRA GripTip Options now Available in Environmentally Friendly ECO Racks

09 Sep 2021 | Food & BeverageClinicalPharmaceutical

INTEGRA GripTip
Additional GripTip options now available. ECO Racks contain 60% less plastic, while maintaining the high standards that customers expect from INTEGRA products, they can also be paired with the company’s one-of-a-kind, reusable PopTop Base for the most convenient pipetting experience. more...
Cherwell Impact Air Range
Cherwell Laboratories will be offering practical advice on the new EU GMP Annex 1 requirements for continuous environmental monitoring and highlighting new developments in its ImpactAir® range at the 2021 Cleanroom Technology conference. more...
MALDI-Link Middleware with BIOMIC V3
The BIOMIC V3 Microbiology System and MALDI-TOF Mass Spec Systems including the Maldi Biotyper (Bruker) and VITEK MS (bioMerieux) provide a complete ID-AST solution for the microbiology lab. more...

CertaBlue™ Professional Rapid Microbiology For Every Laboratory

08 Sep 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterCosmetic/Personal Care

MCS CertaBlue
CertaBlue is based on rapid detection of several metabolic processes that take place within the growing organism. The system can detect color changes through highly sensitive optical sensors. more...

Track, Trace, and Trend with Integrity - a rapidmicrobiology Special Focus

07 Sep 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterPharmaceutical

Track Trace and Trend with Integrity
Use this rapidmicrobiology special focus on 'Track, Trace, and Trend with Integrity' to explore solutions for your lab to reduce the risk of non-compliance with industry standards. more...
Neutralizing antibodies for COVID-19 vaccine potency and immunity studies
Fapon Biotech's COVID-19 neutralizing antibodies (NAbs) can be used in array of assays used to determine vaccine potency and antibody detection. These reagents have demonstrated high affinity, sensitivity and specificity in several verification studies.  more...
Colored Strep A colonies on a HardyCHROM chromogenic agar
Identification is easy with Hardy Diagnostics HardyCHROM™ Group A Strep Agar. This new chromogenic medium allows for an easy-to-read and straight forward selective cultivation and differential isolation of Group A Streptococcus (S. pyogenes) or GAS. more...
Cloud-based platform for clincial testing labs
PreciseMDX has introduced a cloud-based solution for clinical testing labs designed to eliminate complexity for all users, from scheduling and check-in to coordinating on-site or at-home testing to results notification and reporting.  more...
Recombinant Antigens for SARS-CoV-2 variants
Creative Diagnostics' collection of SARS-CoV-2 recombinant antigens covers mutations in Spike proteins and Nucleocapsid proteins. The reagents can be used to evaluate the efficacy of antibodies and vaccination. more...

Data Integrity in the Microbiology Lab

03 Sep 2021 | PharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

data integrity in microbiology lab
Download this poster presentation to learn how the innovative use of custom LIMS software in the Pharmaceutical QC Lab reduces the risk of not complying with regulatory standards, BioTracker LIMS also includes several speciality modules to support DNA sequencing and MALDI-ToF identification. more...
MODA helps make better decisions for your environmental monitoring data
Lonza’s MODA® Solution can overcome the challenges of paper-based data capture methods by offering comprehensive analysis, and trend reporting tools, including dashboards and heat maps, enabling companies to make decisions in real time. more...