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New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: Bioperfectus gain approval in Germany to sell self-test kits; MIP Diagnostics's nano-molecularly-imprinted-polymers adapted for use in 2-minute antigen test, and a saliva-based antigen test is validated for detecting all known variants.  more...
Bioperfectus Rapid Antigen Test for COVID-19
The Bioperfectus Novel Corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) Ag Rapid Test Kit has been added to the EU's common list of rapid antigen tests for use within the European Union. The test has also been validated for the detection of common SARS-CoV-2 variants.  more...
Bioperfectus Rapid Antigen self-test for COVID-19
Bioperfectus has announced that their Novel Corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) Ag Rapid Test Kit (self-test) has received the approval of BfArM. This approval means that they can sell the self-test kit in Germany for direct pathogen detection of SARS-CoV-2.  more...
Based on Specific Diagnostics' unique, patented metabolomic signature technology, the REVEAL Rapid AST system provides actionable results for bloodstream infections (in an average of 5 hours) directly from positive blood culture. more...
BIOMIC V3 Rapid AST from Giles Scientific
BIOMIC V3 provides automated reading, interpreting, and expert review of EUCAST rapid AST (RAST) and CLSI direct from positive blood culture bottles for selected organisms. more...

Win a VIAFLO Electronic Pipette and More From INTEGRA

07 Jul 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Win an INTEGRA VIAFLO electronic pipette
Find out how you can win one of 20 INTEGRA Biosciences multichannel pipettes and increase your lab productivity. more...
Culture on selective agar
BCSA medium to detect the B. cepacia complex is a new addition to Merck’s powdered NutriSelect® prime culture media that offer compliance with pharmaceutical standards, and QC based on the Growth Promotion Test acc. to USP. more...
Copan will showcase their clinical microbiology expertise at ECCMID
Copan will participate in ECCMID 2021 with a flash session exploring its latest releases and an integrated symposium on molecular biology lab automation, held by Dr. Paolo Gaibani and chaired by Professor David Hawkes. more...
SARS-CoV-2 Testing
This week: New RT-qPCR genotyping kit detects delta and other VOCs; VITROS automated antigen test matches gold-standard in study; NIH finds regular antigen testing is just as good as PCR; and a FDA-EUA antibody test validated for oral-fluid. more...

Cherwell Reaches Custom Cleanroom Product Development Milestone

30 Jun 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalVeterinary

Steve Brimble Cherwell
In recognition of the importance of bespoke product development to Cherwell’s offering, the Company has promoted Steven Brimble to the newly created role of Director of Quality and Technology, with a core focus on product innovation and continual improvement.

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Clinical Medical testing products and ECCMID 2021
In the run-up to next month's virtual European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), rapidmicrobiology will focus on diagnostics and products in the area of clinical microbiology.  more...
Variants and Neutralizing Antibodies for SARSCoV2
Sino Biological has recently launched the new SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) spike protein Indian B.1.617, U.K. B.1.1.7 and Brazilian P.1 variants along with a panel of corresponding neutralizing antibodies for variant neutralization and characterization. more...
New Products for SARS-CoV-2 COVID 19 Testing
This week: Molecularly imprinted polymers outperform antibodies in rapid antigen tests; CRISPR-Licensing; Extraction-free saliva qPCR and Mexico gives EUA to Sorrento Therapeutics for its SARS-CoV-2 antigen test. more...
Full automation of urine culture
The Urine Culture Application as used with the BD Kiestra™ lab automation incubation and imaging system can eliminate no growth and non-significant growth plates transforming the way a lab does urine culture analysis. more...
Liofilchem Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing AST
Liofilchem produces MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), antibiotic discs, ready-to-use agar dilution panels, ComASP® compact broth microdilution panels, rapid NP® tests and chromogenic media for antimicrobial susceptibility testing and resistance mechanisms detection. more...

Cherry Picking 2D Barcoded Sample Tubes

24 Jun 2021 | Food & BeverageClinicalMicrobiome

Mohawk semi-automated tube selector is a productive and versatile tool for cherry picking tubes from multiple racks. more...
Transport Swabs for Viruses
Puritan UniTranz-RT® universal transport medium is the most reliable choice for the collection, preservation, and transport of viruses, chlamydia, mycoplasma, and ureaplasma specimens at room temperature (RT). more...
New Products for COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 Testing
This week: IDEXX RT-qPCR Test for water quality standards set by EU for wastewater surveillance; World's largest recombinant viral antigen catalog includes exclusive coronavirus catalog; PCR panel detects important mutations; FDA grant EUA for clever swab Antigen Test. more...
Sino Biological supplier of biological components
This video shows how Sino Biologicals work to provide life scientists with high quality, competitive priced research products and services, including recombinant proteins, antibodies ready for expression genes, and cell culture media together with comprehensive cro services.  more...
Peni Cylinders and Dispenser for Antibiotic Potency Assays
The Peni Cylinder Dispenser from Giles Scientific Inc includes a hopper that holds 300+ stainless steel peni cylinders (flat face or beveled edge) and can dispense 4 or 6 peni cylinders with a single pull of the lever. Peni cylinders are accurately dropped onto 90-100mm round plates. more...
Resources for the development of black fungus assay
Fapon Biotech calls for cooperation with academic and industry partners in developing mucormycosis diagnostic tests by sharing the abilities of upstream raw material development platforms and downstream reagent application platforms.  more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: New NGS Panel for new and emerging VOCs; Lepu Medical issue statement on FDA Class I recall and Indonesia now has a COVID-19 testing and green certificate platform launched.  more...
AOAC approved Tests for Yeasts and Molds in Cannabis
AOAC INTERNATIONAL has announced that 6 test kits for enumeration of yeasts and molds in dried cannabis flower were granted Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) status under the AOAC Research Institute’s (RI) Emergency Response Validation Process (ERV). more...
WESAIL COVID-19 Ag Test Kit
WESAIL COVID-19 Ag Test Kit (self-testing) not only provides results in as little as 15 minutes but is effective in detecting wild-type viruses and 30+ variants. Contact us now for pharmacy and IVD channel distribution opportunities.  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...
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...
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...

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...







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