Latest Microbiology News

New standards for food safety have been issued by BRC Gloabl Standards. more...
Hygiena adds Celsis Innovate™ System and RapiScreen™ assays to its ATP-based product offerings for food safety applications. more...
Ellingson will lead initiatives to expand the company’s B2B partnerships more...
The audience for this guide includes in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assay vendors, laboratory professionals, and anyone else that is mapping laboratory catalogs or individual tests within the fields of microbiology and infectious diseases to LOINC. more...
The DxM MicroScan WalkAway solution is designed to keep laboratories at the forefront of bacterial identification and susceptibility testing with proven detection of emerging resistance to the toughest pathogens. more...
‘Reduce, reuse and recycle’ is regularly repeated advice to reduce a laboratories impact on the environment, but the methods to reuse and recycle things are not always clear. more...
Divided reagent reservoirs with lowest dead volume on the market
Integra has expanded its Clear AdvantageTM product family to include a divided reservoir, offering 5 and 10 ml volumes side-by-side, while still using their standard 25 ml reusable, sturdy base.  A pipetting experience with less reagent and plastic waste, and the lowest dead volume on the market. more...
Microbiome Therapeutics Innovation Group (MTIG) are involved in promoting microbiome therapeutics and microbiome based products. more...
Hygiena acquires Biomedal Diagnostics
Biomedal range includes more than 20 specific allergen tests available as a sensitive ELISA or a simple dipstick format that can be easily used to verify cleaning and test finished products, as well as GlutenTox Pro for gluten detection for gluten free food manufacturers more...
The Galileo™ AMR cloud-based proprietary software provides precise AMR annotations, quick and reliable results, an intuitive user interface that does not require bioinformatics expertise, and detailed, easy-to-understand diagrams. more...
SOLUS opens office in USA
Solus Pathogen Testing Systems offer food testing laboratories a highly efficient method for the detection of Salmonella, Listeria and E. coli O157 in food and environmental samples. Results available in: 36 hours (Salmonella) 44 hours (Listeria) 18 hours (E.coli O157). more...
Priorclave autoclaves with WiFi
With Bee Live Wi-Fi laboratory staff can remotely monitor autoclave sterilising parameters during the processing cycle. Bee Live also allows authorised personnel a facility to alter, re-set programmed parameters and provide diagnostics for servicing. more...
Campden Listeria identification service
Avoid product recalls from Listeria using the latest tools for environmental monitoring and detection of Listeria in food processing environment and finished product. more...
NBB® PCR Broth
The ready-to-use NBB®PCR Broth allows reliable, fast and universal enrichment for PCR or real-time PCR detection from all samples in the brewing process. more...
Vela add 6 FDA approved products on a medium multiplexing platform and microbiology know-how enabling our customers to benefit from a new sample-to-result solution cost-efficiently in near patient care setting; adds a manufacturing and R&D site in Salt Lake City, UT, United States. more...
Azithromycin MIC strip
Liofilchem has received FDA clearance to market in the USA, the Azithromycin (AZM) MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the MIC of azithromycin against Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant isolates). more...
QC panels for common molecular assays
The eight new panels, for verification and routine quality control of common molecular assays are designed to mimic patient sample processing, include convenient features such as pellets and swabs pre-pooled with multiple strains and room temperature storage. more...
Avoid food scandals: safe solutions for food
Food safety goes far beyond the visible. Changing regulations and complex processes can lead to delayed product releases. Learn more about safe solutions for food testing. more...
Listeria in Frozen Vegetables
Dr Kathie Grant who leads the UK’s national reference laboratory for L. monocytogenes discusses with rapidmicrobiology how whole genome sequencing helped to pinpoint the source of contamination as Greenyard frozen vegetables produced in Hungary. more...
COPAN Swab Rinse Kits
Rapid, simple, cost efficient system to assess microbial presence on surfaces and equipment. more...
RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes AOAC PTM
Are you testing for Listeria monocytogenes in your production environment? RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes from Romer Labs® is fast, convenient, scalable and AOAC Performance Tested℠. more...
Rheonix, Inc. launches the Listeria PatternAlert™ assay, a breakthrough method to rapidly characterize Listeria strains direct from enrichment. The method helps food producers identify Listeria harborage sites and trace back sources of contamination. more...
Testing for Listeria in Food environment
SwabSURE ListeriaP is a self-contained test for the presumptive detection of pathogenic Listeria from the environment and food contact surfaces. After incubation, a colour change indicates presence of L. monocytogenes or L. ivanovii. more...
ESK® kits for detection of Listeria
Listeria is everywhere. When present in your food, beverage or pharma operation, it can sicken your staff, or worse yet, your customers - resulting in recalls, shut downs, and loss of revenue. Don't take a chance - test now, test often. more...
Campden Listeria identification service
Julie Archer, Microbiology Analytical Services Manager at Campden BRI describes how their validated MALDI-TOF based Listeria identification service prevents unnecessary actions from false positives by delivering an ID in just 15 minutes. more...
Three new reference strains have been added to the NCIMB collection. more...
Simplify Your Listeria Workflow
Neogen’s range of validated rapid and conventional testing solutions can simplify the Listeria workflow of your microbiological testing laboratory. Find out more about our complete range of traditional and rapid methods. more...
Eurofins GeneScan
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies’ innovative BACGene Listeria Multiplex Real-Time PCR kit detects L. spp. and L. monocytogenes simultaneously in less than 21 hours. Our other PCR kits detect the two separately and our ELISA kit offers a screening. more...
The Solana molecular diagnostic instrument FDA cleared for qualitative detection and differentiation of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis nucleic acids isolated from nasopharyngeal swab specimens more...
CoPrimer™ design platform means that primer-dimers, the often-occurring phenomenon that leads to false positives in these types of diagnostics, are virtually eliminated. more...