Microbiology News : clinical

Selux Diagnostic’s rapid AST technology has received an $11.4 million boost from BARDA upon reaching the contract’s first milestone three months early. more...
The Luminex Corporation gives increased confidence in MRSA calls with an FDA approved nasal swab MRSA detection assay. more...
DiaSorin have announced the introduction of their VZV molecular-based diagnostic kit into the European market with an FDA 510 (k) clearance pending. more...
Block out aerosol and liquid contaminants with Porvair Sciences new range of Liquid Handling Pipette Tip Filters, fully compliant with FDA, USP Class VI and European Pharmacopoeia statutory regulations as well as being free from heavy metals.   more...
QC Controls for MTB-RIF
Microbiologics' positive and negative controls are designed to help laboratories deliver reliable MTB-RIF testing results, the positive control represents five common mutations to the rpoB gene associated with rifampicin-resistance. more...
DrySyn range offers a clean, safe alternative to oil baths and heating mantles which both reduces costs in purchasing and disposal of oil, and offers a reduction in energy consumption.  more...
Swabs and POC Kits for Flu Testing
From sample collection to diagnostic kits plus establishing a QC plan for your molecular multiplex assays - browse through our rapidmicrobiology flu testing special focus. more...
GeneXpert
The GeneXpert System provides an efficient and reliable means to accurately diagnose flu and RSV. This can benefit both turnaround times and patient management, while also helping to reduce the costs associated with winter outbreaks. more...

Data integrity is now ensured with Labguru's new realtime inline editing app - removing the need to leave the system to work on another software platform and then transfer the work back which creates the potential for human error plus taking up additional time.

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The APAS Independence reduces manual reading of non-significant plates for urine and MRSA testing which can account for up to 50 - 70% of lab specimens. more...
Specimen Collection Swabs from Puritan
You’ve been there before – you reach for a swab and find you are getting very low. Now is the time to stock up, before flu season is on your doorstep. Choose Puritan's US made specimen collection devices for reliable collection. Here's why.   more...
In addition to the 17-target BioCode® Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel, which gained FDA clearance in 2018, the BioCode® Respiratory Pathogen Panel will be the second of many syndromic multiplex panels to be commercialized on the BioCode® MDx-3000. more...
Copan s UTM collection device
This flu season, COPAN's UTM™ Universal Transport Media paired with COPAN’s FLOQSwabs™ are the optimal kit to provide specimen collections with high sensitivity in diagnostic lab testing for influenza and respiratory viruses, using culture, rapid antigen or molecular assays. more...
rapid detection of flu A B in moderately complex setting
The BD Veritor Plus Analyzer is a small footprint, point of care analyser for the rapid detection of Flu A and B in acute, non-acute and retail care settings. more...

Using NGS together with an algorithm to assess relevance, the DISQVER platform can detect blood borne pathogens including bacteria, fungi, DNA viruses and parasites; particulary pathogens that are difficult to cultivate.

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The EUROIMMUN Aspergillus Antigen ELISA assay detects galactomannoprotein in immunocompromised patients for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis. more...
Near-patient Mycoplasma genitalium and macrolide resistance testing is now available for sale in European Countries - ResistancePlus® MG FleXible more...
Using Techcyte's AI-augmented detection tool ARUP labs can quickly screen out negative fecal sample slides for presence of ova and parasites, so reducing operator fatigue. more...
Curetis and OpGen join forces to create a commercial-stage, transatlantic diagnostics company focusing on data-driven solutions for molecular microbiology. more...
With high sensitivity and specificity, plus insights for quantifying infections and identifying co-infections, QIAstat-Dx Gastrointestinal Panel provides differential detection of more than 20 bacterial, viral and parasitic pathogens implicated in gut infections. more...
Thermo Fisher partners with Cedars-Sinai’s physicians and clinical research scientists to provide clinical research laboratories with specific, selective, and sensitive liquid chromatography mass spectrometry-based workflows. more...
Products for Detction of Flu and Respiratory Viruses
Do you have products for the detection of Flu and other respiratory infections?  Get your product information in our special focus "Get Ready for Flu Season" more...
Shoreline Biome tools for characterizing microbiome populations down to the strain level, are now available outside the US via international distributors, using new e-commerce website. more...
Laboratories now have the most flexible, moderate complexity high throughput testing solution on the market today for combination CT/NG and TV/MG testing. more...
Surface Monitoring Solutions from Liofilchem
Surface monitoring is essential for minimizing the risk of microbial contamination. Liofilchem offers several solutions to improve the safety of the surfaces, such as Contact Plates, Contact Slides, Contam Swabs, ESC Swabs and Clean Test. more...
Timothy and Virginia Templett
The largest employer in the county of Maine, Puritan Medical Products and a sister company, Hardwood Products Co., combined employ 550.  A global leader in specimen collection devices Puritan Medical Products, who are celebrating their centenary, feature in the latest edition of Mainebiz. more...
Californian lab share facilities, Bonneville Labs and Lab Launch adopt LabTwin to give their residents the helping hand they need with an AI-powered digital assistant to eliminate time-consuming manual note-taking and help them automatically structure their data. more...
LUNA family of automated cell counters
The LUNA™ family of automated cell counters from Logos Biosystems has received the SelectScience® Gold Seal of Quality more...
Available now in the EU is the Accelerate Phenotest™ BC kit that can give identity of bloodstream infection pathogens and AST results all in one day. more...
Hamilton Robotics have designed a completely hands-free liquid handler for 96 and 384 microplates pipetting that a person of any skill level can use. more...