Latest Microbiology News

Fast Testing Campylobacter and Salmonella in Poultry
Explore the NEW GeneDisc System offering the combo detection of Campylobacter & Salmonella in poultry plants. more...
SARS-CoV-2 Genomes
Codex DNA now offers 10 SARS-CoV-2 synthetic genomes. The full-length genomes, genome derivatives, and replicons with reporters can be used to generate recombinant viruses and pseudotyped virus particles for vaccine, drug and diagnostic development.  more...
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New products for SARS-CoV-2 the coronavirus that causes COVID-19
This week: Low-cost nanopore sequencing COVID-19 saliva-based test; informatics for public health reporting; rapid antigen test results in 15 minutes with dipstick method and Opentrons launch a new HEPA filter for its OT-2 Robot.  more...
PCR detection for STEC in food
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies has released the robust, economical and AOAC-PTMSM certified BACGene E. coli STEC Solution. This set of kits enables the detection of the Top7 STECs with PCR assays and IMS beads incorporated into two modular workflows. more...
HEPA filter for OT-2 robot
Opentrons' robotics have enabled high-throughput COVID-19 testing during the pandemic, and a new HEPA filtration unit for their OT-2 robot decreases the risk of contamination for sensitive wet lab applications like PCR and DNA / RNA amplification without need for a cleanroom. more...
Biologics testing
PathoQuest is expanding and upgrading its Paris' site with a €500K support from Paris Île-de-France Region. Next year will see them offering cutting-edge and high-capacity NGS QC testing services for rapid development and release of biologics at a GMP grade. more...
Rapid Antigen SARS-CoV-2 Test for Latin America
The government of Columbia has recently performed a clinical evaluation of the Edinburgh Genetics ActivXpress+ COVID-19 Antigen Complete Testing Kit with a sample size of over 140 samples. Results show a sensitivity of 90.60% and specificity of 100%. more...
Rapid Antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 the coronavirus that causes COVID-19
Developed in Europe by ProGnosis Biotech, the Rapid Test Ag 2019-nCov detects the SARS-CoV-2 antigen in nasopharyngeal swab specimens in 15 mins. High Sensitivity (95.56%) & Specificity (99.56%). The test has received a CE-IVD mark. more...
Nanopore sequencing diagnostic for SARS-CoV-2
Angstrom Bio has launched a nanopore sequencing saliva-based COVID-19 diagnostic that can provide low-cost, high-frequency and highly accurate testing to "nearly any organization". A SARS-CoV-2 and influenza test is also to be rolled out soon.   more...
Informatics solution for sars-cov-2 data
BD announces streamlined reporting capabilities for COVID-19 data through BD Synapsys™ 3.84 Informatics Solution that simplifies mandatory public health reporting for customers using BD Veritor™ and BD MAX™ systems. more...
Spoilage in soft drinks
Quality Control solutions by Sartorius help you to focus on consumer safety and to maintain product integrity. Discover in this process flow chart the different steps in the soft drinks workflow and get to know the variety of applications and solutions Sartorius offers for testing your process. more...
specific and sensitive multiplex detection of aspergillus
Biotecon has launched a fast and accurate method for simultaneous detection of four species of pathogenic Aspergillus: A. flavus, A. fumigatus, A. niger, A. terreus, in cannabis and cannabis-infused products. more...
automated microbial testing
We are proud to introduce to you the next generation of Soleris; our rapid, automated microbial testing platform for product safety and quality, offering fast and reliable detection of microorganisms. more...
Recombinant Spike Protein of Mink Strain
Sino Biological has launched a recombinant Y453F RBD protein, the mutation in SARS-CoV-2 that infected mink and workers at a farm in Denmark recently. This protein adds to Sino's large collection of proteins for antibody and vaccine research.  more...

ACT Gives Priorclave Green Credentials

24 Nov 2020 | F&BWCPCCM

Autoclaves
Accountability, consistency and transparency; the ACT program has given one of it's first eco-labels to Priorclave's cylindrcal chambers research-grade autoclaves for its efficiency in water use and energy.  more...
Promicol microbial ATP detection system
Read this case study to find out how the implementation and validation of the Promicol Bioluminescence method for the routine microbiological testing of liquid milk, and a range of other dairy products, has saved a large dairy company time and money. more...
New products for sars cov 2 the coronavirus that causes COVID-19
This week: New T-Cell detection test for previous SARS-CoV-2 infection is developed through Microsoft and biotech firm; ECDC say buffers not reliable for rapid antigen tests and FDA OK molecular-based SARS-CoV-2 test for at-home-testing. more...
EU ecdc recommends rapid antigen tests for covid 19
The ECDC has revised its recommendations for rapid antigen testing in a new document that provides independent evaluations of several rapid antigen tests on the market along with requirements labs must adhere to.  more...
Home testing for SARS-CoV-2
The US FDA has authorized the first prescription COVID-19 molecular test that can be performed entirely at-home. The test fits into the palm of your hand and uses real-time LAMP technology to give a result in just 11 minutes.  more...
CRISPR FELUDA SARS COV 2 Test for COVID 19 Diagnosis
Tata Group has begun distributing its Feluda COVID-19 test to labs across India. The CRISPR-based test utilizes a specially adapted Cas9 protein transcription, and a result is read on a dipstick placed into the CRISPR mixture after amplification of the viral material.  more...
Hygiena now offers a total of 12 allergen tests in their Alertox sticks portfolio
Hygiena is excited to launch Alertox® peanut and Alertox® walnut rapid tests which are designed for the detection of peanut and walnut antigens by the food processing industry in their food, kitchen, and production facilities. more...
The Steritest system has made the sterility test reliable
In 1975, the Steritest™ system made the sterility test reliable. Read the fabulous story of its invention to discover why and when it was invented, and what were the challenges at this time. Happy Birthday, Steritest™ system  more...
Point of care immunoassay development
Cytiva (Formerly GE Healthcare) has started a new diagnostic test development and support service for point-of-care diagnostic developers to increase speed to market of new tests through infrastructure, expertise and consultation for immunoassay development. more...
T-cell detection for covid 19 past infection
A new clinical diagnostic test that measures the T-cell response in SARS-CoV-2 infected individuals that can provide a complete picture of the duration of immunity to the virus following an infection or administration of a vaccine will be released this fall.  more...
PCR for Enteros in dairy - AOAC
Bio-Rad recently received AOAC International approval for its iQ-Check Enterobacteriaceae Real-Time PCR Detection Kit, this kit can detect Enterobacteriaceae including Cronobacter and Salmonella in dairy products and environmental samples at the processing plant. more...
New products for sars cov 2 the coronavirus that causes COVID-19
A new buyer's guide for rapid antigen/POC tests; German Airports automate testing workflow; Precision Genetics prefer Isohelix saliva collection device; ELISA test to measure antibody response for vaccine research and portable device analyzes swabs give positive results in 2 minutes.  more...
Rapid Antigen and Near Patient Testing for SARS CoV 2
This buyers guide summarizes the range of COVID-19 rapid tests available on the world market for near-patient, screening and serial testing at workplaces, airports and schools. It also gives details of each supplier and provides a means to contact them. ​ more...
ELISA Test for SARS Cov 2 IgG antibody to spike protein
EUROIMMUN has launched the Anti-SARS-CoV-2 QuantiVac™ ELISA (IgG) to quantify IgG antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 S1 antigen. The assay is CE-marked, and the company plans to file for US FDA-EUA. more...
Portable SARS CoV 2 Antigen test Takes Two Minutes for Positive
QIAGEN has begun distributing its QIAreach™ SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Test for use on digital eHub and eStick system developed by Ellume. The portable device can give a positive result in as little as 2 minutes and a negative in 15 minutes. more...