Microbiology News : clinical

The Sofia 2 Lyme FIA uses a bi-directional test strip format to detect both IgM and IgG antibodies to B. burgdorferi from a single finger-stick whole blood sample. more...
Micronic expands their range of ‘Hybrid’ tubes by introducing two innovative tubes that provide a better alternative to traditional cryo tubes, guaranteeing sample traceability, optimizing working volume and increasing overall sample storage efficiency.  more...
Commonly referred to as superbugs, the ESKAPE pathogens (Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterobacter spp.) more...
  Asustainable alternative for ‘end of life’ temperature control packaging waste. more...
ViroStat has released a new Monoclonal Antibody to the Rickettsiae LPS. It is reactive with all members of the spotted fever group of Rickettsiae. It does not cross react with the typhus group (R. typhi or R. prowazekii). more...
A2LA provided CLIP Accreditation to the US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense. more...
Air Sampling
Continuous air monitoring in grade A and B areas should be undertaken for the full duration of critical processing to ensure product safety. 30-year-proven Gelatine Air Monitoring Filters offer the solution.
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This new module enables biobanks to publish their collections of transferable biological specimens online, gain visibility and foster international scientific collaboration. more...
Genetic Signatures will be supplying EasyScreen Respiratory Pathogen Detection Kits for up to 1,000 tests per day during peak flu season. more...
Hain Diagnostics will become Bruker-Hain Diagnostics with David and Tobias Hain continuing as managing directors. more...
GLP pipette compliance
INTEGRA pipettes help meet GLP requirements with built-in calibration alarms and pre-programable standard functions – such as repeat dispensing and serial dilutions, or create custom programs so your SOPs is built directly into the pipette!
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The IVDR affects R&D for In vitro Diagnostics: More clinical studies are needed to get a CE certification. More testing requires more samples. The problem: How to get more samples in less time? 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...
Latest microbiology video selection
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Baker Ruskinn Bugbox
This calculator works out the true costs in materials and labor for Anaerobic or Microaerophilic Jars/Packs and compares it to the costs of buying and running a Baker Ruskinn incubated anaerobic or microaerophilic workstation. Compare today! more...
CLSI guideline includes information on sequencing DNA targets of cultured isolates, provides a quantitative metric for perceiving microbial diversity, and can serve as the basis to identify microorganisms. more...
Simplify Diagnosis of Invasive Aspergillosis
The new IMMY sōna Aspergillus Galactomannan Lateral Flow Assay for qualitative detection of Aspergillus Galactomannan in serum and BAL samples has easy to use format and rapid 30 minute test time, now available in the UK exclusively from Alpha Laboratories Ltd. more...
Astell Scientific provides a solution to water consumption in its range of small capacity front loading sterilizers. more...