Latest Microbiology News

WIN a VIAFLO 96/384 to Supercharge Your Microplate Pipetting!
Integra Biosciences is offering labs the chance to win a VIAFLO 96/384 pipette.  All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is fill out a short questionnaire. more...
The new Micronic Rack Reader DR500 complete with in-house designed Micronic Code Reader Software is optimized for rapid and accurate sample identification. more...
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In this informative special focus manufacturers of cosmetic and personal care products can learn about solutions for microbial testing. more...

Microbiology Insider

15 Jan 2019 | F&BCPV

Microbiology Insider
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Astell's latest 36-page brochure is now available in print and download, includes explanation of important options for choosing an autoclave - cooling, vacuum and direct steam. more...

LabElite DeCapper SL is compatible with labware in 96-, 48-, and 24-format tube racks, with internal or external threads, such as microtubes, cryovials, and speciality tubes, from all major labware manufacturers.

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Increasingly in the USA, multinational food producers are adopting Enterobacteriaceae testing over coliform testing as the globally recognized regulation. MicroVal/AOAC certification of Peel Plate EB recognizes that the easier and faster Peel Plate method has the accuracy of ISO methods. more...
How accurate is BIOBALL
In this review, Brendan Tindall, Global Solutions Manager shows how bioMerieux have “Redefined Quantitative Microbiological Quality Control” to deliver precise and accurate inocula with every aliquot of BIOBALL® MultiShot 550 Batches. more...
SY-LAB solutions for rapid microbiological testing of personal care products
Combined testing using the BacTrac 4300 technology for TMAC and Y+M  and the RiboFlow®  biomolecular lateral flow assay for E. coli, P. aeruginosa, S. aureus and C. albicans can facilitate and speed up cosmetic testing significantly. more...
Microbiological Testing of Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
Since cosmetics and personal care products are FDA-regulated, manufacturers are held accountable for the safety and quality of their products. Charles River offers microbial solutions to help the consumer care industry comply with best practices for QC. more...
dispensing of body care product into jar
Liofilchem produces TAT Broth, EUGON Broth LT100, Tryptic Soy Broth + Capitol 4 and other culture media customizable in formulation, volume and packaging formats, for cosmetic / personal care microbiology. more...
Automated Bacterial Endotoxin Testing (BET)
Replace your manual, error-prone endotoxin testing with a fully automated solution - PyroTec™ PRO reduces re-test rates, offers cost savings compared to cartridge based systems, aligns with FDA's PAT initiative, Data Integrity requirements and US Pharmacopeia BET guidance. more...
At the end of each cycle the controller automatically instigates load drying – where filtered air is circulated through the chamber by an efficient air pump, rapidly evaporating moisture within the load to leave the contents condensate free. more...
The next step in sterility testing
With expertise in sterility testing going back over 40 years Merck continuously strives to make sterility testing safer and easier. Merck’s latest Steritest™ NEO filtration device —the 4th generation—offers improved ergonomics, reliability, convenience and increased safety. more...
Sample collection
Corning Life Sciences offers a complete range of sample collection products for microbiology and chemical analysis: cutlery, blender bags, containers and bottles. more...
Virostat's new rabbit monoclonal antibody to Aspergillus species recognizes numerous Aspergillus species and is reactive with all strains of Aspergillus fumigatus tested. It functions well in IFA, IHC and self-pairs in ELISA, applications include use in ELISA and lateral flow immunoassays. more...
This low-foaming product removes a wide range of process residues from fermentation by-products to silicone-based emulsions and lubricants and is ideal for use in CIP and COP applications. An extensive support package is available to meet your validation objectives. more...
BACGene Legionella Multiplex kit
The BACGene Legionella Multiplex kit is a real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous confirmation and identification of Legionella spp., Legionella pneumophila and Legionella pneumophila subsp. pneumophila SG1 from presumptive positive colonies. more...
Oculyze BB 2.0, a quality German made hardware/software combination, enables breweries to determine viability and concentration of their yeast in less than a minute. It is compact, weighing under 200 g and can easily fit within the palm of a brewer's hand. more...
First of an expanding menu of tests these new molecular kits have been developed to provide quantitative detection of viral DNA extracted from blood plasma and urine (BKV kit), or blood plasma and whole blood (EBV kit) from immunocompromised patients. more...
Listeria test rubber, ceramic tile and plastic surfaces
Original AOAC approval for Listeria Right Now was achieved in August 2018 for use with samples obtained from stainless steel and sealed concrete surfaces. The test kit has now also been certified by the AOAC for use with samples obtained from rubber, ceramic tile and plastic surfaces. more...
Now with FDA clearance, the BD MAX  enteric viral panel is designed for targeted detection of the viral cause of infectious diarrhea symptoms in all care settings and can detect norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, human astrovirus, and sapovirus with results in less than 3.5 hours. more...
QC panels for Group A Streps and Respiratory Assays
The Group A Streptococcus (GAS) Control Panel and Respiratory (21 Targets) Control Panel include convenient features such as multiplexed pellets, swabs that mimic patient sample processing and room temperature storage. more...
MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Eravacycline
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Eravacycline, a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Eravacycline against certain Gram-negative bacteria and Gram-positive bacteria. more...
96/384 Multichannel electroic pipette
Process samples 5 times faster!  Alex Figueiredo, PhD student at University of Zurich, is conducting experimental evolution on bacteria.  Here he explains how INTEGRA's VIAFLO 96/384 multichannel pipette speeds up the laborious process. more...
Viaflo pipetting system
A great intermediate between a handheld pipette and a robot - HCS Pharma explain the benefits of working with INTEGRA's VIAFLO 96 electronic multi-channel pipetting system with their cell culture system. more...
Compare Ribotyping vs WGS
This white paper published by Hygiena International explores ribotyping as a powerful, cost-effective and labor saving addition to any microbial analysis and could provide a valuable alternative to a WGS laboratory as an important component of an overall food safety plan. more...
Rapid Camplyobacter Test AOAC PTM
The 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - Campylobacter is for the rapid and specific detection of Campylobacter in enriched food and environmental samples. Ready-to-use, pre-dispensed reagents provide convenience and minimize the chance of human error. more...

The Clear Safety is the only automated and intelligent NGS platform purpose-built for food safety testing, currently Clear Safety supports high-volume testing for the detection of Salmonella enterica and Salmonella bongori in select foods and environmental surfaces.

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Designed for use on the LIAISON MDX instrument, the new test enables the direct detection of Group B Streptococcus DNA. more...