Latest Microbiology News

New Gas Controlled Hypoxia System
Join Baker Ruskinn and Dr. Krista Rantanen for an informative session on their new and innovative O2 controlled culture chamber. more...
Chromogenic media for Histophilus somni Pasteurella multocida and Mannheimia haemolytica
For veterinary diagnostic use, CHROMagarTM Pasteurella is the first and only chromogenci media to differentiate Pasteurellaceae from other environmental flora, after just overnight incubation Pasteurellaceae appear as distinctive mauve colonies. more...
Environmental monitoring in isolators
In this episode, Adele Gisselmann (Global Product Manager with Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany) describes the challenges of performing environmental monitoring in isolators, like manipulation with thick gloves and the effect of VHP, and explains how smart product design overcomes these challenges. more...
Pyrostar ES-F Plate Endotoxin Testing
Designed for use with microplate readers, FUIJIFILM Wako's Pyrostar ES-F Plate has the same reliable endotoxin specific formulation as the other products in the ES-F series and is perfect for testing large numbers of samples in one run. more...
Medium for the detection of enterobacteriaceae
Liofilchem Glucose OF Medium is a semi-solid medium for the identification of gram-negative bacteria based on their ability to oxidize or ferment glucose. more...
Test for SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19
This week: Learn more on how to test wastewater for SARS-CoV-2; Roche receive CE-marking for rapid nasal self-test and the Kantaro Biosciences IgG test for SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is now available in Canada after approval by its national health agency.  more...
Testing for SARS in wastewater
Wastewater surveillance testing for SARS-CoV-2 and variants, offers rapid, non-invasive insight into the health of communities, workplaces and other institutions. Join us Thursday, June 17 at 1:30 p.m. ET to learn why it matters, how it works and how to get started. more...
Medical Wire Sigma Universal Transport Medium
∑-VCM™ can be stored and transported at ambient temperature and is compatible with both culture and molecular methods of detection, offering exceptional convenience with a choice of fill volume, vial size, swab type and a 12 month shelf life. more...
Legionella cells
Underpinned by patented technology, BioProbe Diagnostics has developed Bio LP-1, a rapid and highly sensitive qPCR test, that detects and identifies multiple Legionella species in record time. more...
View this microbiology workshop from Neogen
Focusing on the latest microbiology advances, news, and trends, watch our on-demand virtual workshop to hear industry experts discuss a range of topics including how method validations are shaping the testing landscape, changing regulations, and alternative method verification. Find out more. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: FDA says STOP using Lepu Medical's rapid test; WHO create naming system for VOI and VOCs and also set up new shared biobank for viruses; and Qorvo, a pioneer in telecommunications, moves into rapid diagnostics with an FDA-EUA radio-frequency sensors to detect SARS-CoV-2. more...
Automated capping systems seals sample collection tubes
Designed in conjunction with healthcare professionals, the Novitain Capping Solution offers a rapid and economcial solution for automated capping of racked sample tubes and is compatible with automated pre-analytical systems. more...
a typical Gram negative staining F prausnitzii culture
Don Whitley Scientific’s in-house laboratory have performed culture, enumeration, and antibiotic susceptibility testing of various F. prausnitzii strains.   more...
Raw dough rolls
Campden BRI offers microbiological risk assessment and heat process validation services. Accredited testing for STEC is also available, more...

NCIMB Announce Collaboration with German Distributor Doenitz Prolab

26 May 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalVeterinary

NCIMB’s range of microbial identification services, which includes GMP compliant, genotypic identification of bacteria and fungi is now available from German Distributor Doenitz Prolab more...
Acrylic scrub dot technology distrupts surface biofilms
An innovative solution for environmental microbial sampling applications, the acrylic scrub dot technology quickly and effectively disrupts biofilms and enhances sample collection, the sampler comes with or without a stick to easily access hard-to-reach spaces. more...
Latest kits products services for SARS CoV 2
This week: detector of airborne SARS-CoV-2 found to work in real-world setting, Eurofins opens dedicated laboratory to test efficacy of virucides, AI powered literature search on SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV, and MERS-CoV. more...
Sustainably produced using recombinant technology, PyroSmart NextGen™ reagent is a recombinant Cascade Reagent (rCR) and follows the same enzymatic cascade pathway as traditional naturally sourced reagents. more...
Molecular cell biology - automated incubator
The Thermo Scientific Cytomat 24 automated incubators and storage systems increase productivity and sample protection through the latest incubation technology, including an advanced shuttle system and automated decontamination routine. more...
Chromogenic media for Burkholderia cepacia complex
Formulated according to the USP guidelines Burkholderia Cepacia Selective Agar USP, from Liofilchem, is ideal to determine the absence of Burkholderia cepacia complex in pharmaceutical products. more...
Automated screening of MRSA and urine plates
The APAS® Independence will perform screening of high-volume urine and MRSA specimens at HSL as part of their routine clinical practice and will sit alongside the lab’s existing automation solution, the BD Kiestra™ Total Lab Automation (TLA) solution. more...
Graphic shows presence or absence of coliforms confirmed same day
Potential microbial contamination can come from anywhere. That’s why it’s essential to have a robust sampling and environmental monitoring program. Rather than using traditional culture methods taking days, get results in the same shift using MicroSnap™ indicator organism tests. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: Zero-Contact Medical Station; CRISPR Licensing; Point-of-care Flu and SARS-CoV-2 combo rapid antigen test; Lateral-flow membrane manufacturer expands center of excellence to meet the demand of rapid COVID-19 test developers. more...
RSSL has been named both Business of the Year and Employer of the Year 2021 at the Thames Valley Awards.  In this article, we learn what made world-leading contract research providers to the food and pharmaceutical sector RSSL stand out to the judges. more...
BIOMIC V3 Digital Imaging System for Clinical Microbiology Test Interpretation
Giles Scientific has updated its BIOMIC V3 open system with the current 2021 CLSI and EUCAST guidelines. The BIOMIC V3 utilizes digital imaging to automate the reading and CLSI and EUCAST interpretation of clinical microbiology tests and QC from various manufacturers. more...
How to automate milk plate counts for payments
easySpiral Pro Milk is an automatic Petri dish plater. It allows plating of a sample of 100 to 1x107 CFU/mL on a single Petri dish, without prior serial dilutions, it's particularly suitable for the dairy industry, for analyzing raw materials and milk payment schemes.. more...
Pyrogen testing using the Monocyte Activation Test
In this episode, Laure Robert (Global Product Manager with Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany) emphasizes the importance of pyrogen testing with MAT as a final release test, gives reasons for geographical differences in MAT standardization, and describes how to implement MAT in the lab, step-by-step. more...
INTEGRA PIPETBOY
Why is PIPETBOY the ideal choice for faster cell culture workflows?  Whitney Ong, a chemistry graduate student at the University of Dallas explains.. more...
ShuttlePouch
Alpha Laboratories cost effective and user friendly specimen bio-pouch is a UN3373 complaint sample packing solution for individual 95kPa pressure differential certified blood or urine specimen tubes. more...

Rhinomed's New Rhinoswab - Confirms Superior Performance in Capture and Elution

14 May 2021 | ClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalMicrobiome

New data confirms that Rhinomed's patented Rhinoswab outperforms standard of care swabs in SARS-COV-2. more...