Microbiology News : clinical

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...
Pipetting in the microbiology laboratory
Preventing contamination in pipetting is paramount to achieving reliable results.  Understand the three main causes of contamination from pipetting and learn how you can avoid them. more...
Alifax have claimed prowess of their i-dOne Fourier Transform infrared microbial identifier which will be able to give you species information in one minute from an isolated colony or liquid culture pellet. more...
Petri Dishes for Automated systems
Thermo Fisher Scientific concentrated on Furry Animal’s allergens, re-inventing the petri dish and cloud support for your QC at this year’s AACC. more...
The western blot/immunoblot step used in the specificity stage of Lyme disease diagnosis has been replaced by ZEUS Scientific with a faster ELISA step. more...
MiDOG® offers new next-generation DNA sequencing-based microbial diagnostic urine tests to veterinarians for companion animal more...
A rapid molecular quantitative assay for Cytomegalovirus and the Epstein Barr Virus has been launched in Europe by NeuMoDx for use during organ transplantation. more...
Mesa Biotech showcase their new RSV nucleic acid amplification test at this year’s AACC meeting. The PCR testing platform is to be used at point of care testing. more...
Azlon® plasticware
How long reusable plasticware lasts depends on how well you treat it! Follow these guidelines to keep your Azlon® product in the best possible condition. more...
Medtech giant BD have succeeded in attaining CE –IVD certification for their molecular HPV assay Onclarity™ which detects all high risk genotypes. more...
T2 has entered into exclusive distribution agreements covering five new markets: Estonia, Greece, Ireland, Saudi Arabia and South Africa. more...
Only a four hour wait from submitting sample to precise antibiotic prescription, First Light Diagnostics aims to end the rise of superbugs with MultiPath™. more...
The Micronic Push Cap Capper CP400 offers a cost effective way of applying uniform pressure to push caps in an entire 96 tubes rack in only a single action. more...
From start to finish the Cas9 ELISA can be performed in ~3 hours, making this assay incredibly efficient and convenient for the end user as compared to most other methodologies more...
VeraTest Biotin can determine biotin levels and, using targeted nanomagnetic beads, capture and remove biotin from a sample. VeraBind Biotin is a proprietary monoclonal antibody that can be used by diagnostic manufacturers to convert existing assays to be biotin-interference free. more...
 

ChLIA-based tests for detection of antibodies against Borrelia and Epstein-Barr Virus now available on EUROIMMUN RA Analyzer 10 System

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concentrating pipette
InnovaPrep products enable rapid concentration of viruses from larger liquid volumes than other methods allow thereby providing the highest concentration factors possible - faster, easier, better. No centrifugation required. more...
integra multi channel pipette
Researchers at the University of North Texas are using INTEGRA’s VIAFLO 96 electronic pipette to increase the throughput of their ELISA, Luminex and flow cytometry workflows, as well as to improve the reproducibility of their results.  more...
Videos will see how simple the MultiPath™ Platform is to use plus gain an understanding of the underlying technology that delivers pathogen identification in 30 minutes and antibiotic susceptibility test (AST) results in 4 hours. more...
Sensititre System offers one of the widest, most up-to-date selections of antimicrobials for MDR infections. In addition to the new standard formats, labs can also create their own custom AST plates from a selection of over 300 antimicrobials, including eravacycline, omadacycline and plazomicin. more...
The BioCode® MDx-3000 system offers the high volume laboratory an alternative to high cost, single use, cartridge-based molecular test systems.  more...
Innovaprep Concentrating Pipette Select
The CP Select is an automated sample prep instrument for liquids. It improves the sensitivity for any analytical method whether molecular or culture based providing a clean & concentrated sample input. Reduce your costs by reducing labor, time to market, recalls, and incidences of harm. more...
The test is performed using a small (10µL) drop of fingertip blood and provides quantitative results in approximately 15 minutes when used with the company’s handheld DPP Micro Reader. more...
NeuMoDx™ molecular offers solutions that integrate the entire molecular diagnostic process – from extraction to detection or ‘sample to result’ – with the first result available in approximately one hour. more...
Achieving 97% sensitivity and 87% specificity, the empiriSTAT-UTI, is the first in a series of in vitro tests developed to increase the speed and accuracy of identifying bacterial infections from both urine and blood. more...
The ARIES® MRSA Assay is a real-time, qPCR-based, in vitro diagnostic test for the direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) DNA from nasal swabs in patients at risk for nasal colonization. Now submitted for FDA clearance. more...
ViroStat has just released a set of new monoclonal antibodies to Gardnerella vaginalis. These specific antibodies do not cross react with other agents including Chlamydia, Candida albicans and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. more...
iCubate’s rapid multiplex assays provide reliable test results for common bacterial causes of bloodstream infections as well as the detection of major antibiotic resistance gene markers directly from a positive blood culture, providing results within 3-4.5 hours. more...
The iQue3 is designed to provide fully automated processing and analysis for flow cytometry workflows, taking you from samples to actionable answers faster than ever before. more...