Microbiology News : clinical

Based in microplates, SeLux Diagnostics uses a bacterial amplification method that does not affect cell growth and can take into account shape-changes that can occur in the presence of antibiotics. more...
MRSA
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Tetracycline, a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Tetracycline against S. aureus, A. baumanii, E.coli, K. pneumoniae, K. aerogenes, K. oxytoca. more...
SpeeDx ResistancePlus® and PlexPCR® tests are now available via AB ANALITICA in Italy and Immuno Diagnostic Oy in Finland . more...
VITEK MS database Expanded
Keep pace with emerging pathogens. FDA-cleared IVD database includes highly pathogenic Brucella species, Candida auris and Elizabethkingia anophelis, as well as differentiation within the Acinetobacter complex, amongst other benefits more...
The Andrew Alliance Pipette+ system comprises several components that communicate with one another: electronic single and multichannel pipettes, an intelligent stand, and novel cloud-based software. more...
The PureFocus 850 is able to precisely and consistently focus on your samples when the other systems fall short. Applications include materials, life sciences and semi conductor sectors. more...
CE-IVD marking of Novodiag® CarbaR+, the 3rd molecular test on the automated system Novodiag®, for detection of the main Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) and colistin resistance markers in one single test. more...
24-Well Pipetting for Cell Culture
New 24-channel pipetting heads for handheld electronic pipettes allow plate filling, reagent addition or sample transfers to be performed in a single step, enabling quicker and more accurate pipetting for cell cultures. more...
TRACKMAN Connected is an all-in-one kit that connects the bench via a Samsung Galaxy tablet preloaded with the app PipettePilot, which tracks and registers all actions done in an experiment in real time, and PipetteScope, which displays pipette activity and helps keep pipettes calibrated. more...
Acoustic liquid handling company, Labcyte has been acquired by Beckman Coulter. more...
Biomillenia's microbiome culture collection service, based on its proprietary microbiome-on-a-chip technology platform can identify previously uncultured bacteria, Biomillenia is able to build a highly diverse culture collection from single cells from any natural sample. more...
inoculating a petri dish
When investigating the source of contamination, it is useful to identify whether isolates of the same species are in fact the same strain.  NCIMB’s strain-typing service uses a highly reproducible sequence-based technique.   more...
Blood samples often need to be transported between clinic and laboratory. They are subject to Category B Biological Substances, UN3373 regulation. For transportation, they must be packaged according to the IATA DGR (air transport) or ADR (transport by road) Packing Instructions 650.  more...
Balancing fast turnaround time with need for processing consistency across worldwide sites, LabConnect’s global sample processing network (GSPN) for immuno-oncology and cell gene therapies delivers high-quality and expeditious sample processing. more...

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28 Jan 2019 | F&BCPV

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polypropylene centrifuge tubes
Corning offers a full line of disposable, premium quality conical centrifuge tubes manufactured from high quality, ultra-clear resins. more...
Connect all microbiology results into single software package
Rajeev Sehgal, Director of Informatics at BD describes how using a single, centralized informatics system with all instruments connected through one common middleware solution is key to expediating the clinical decision-making process. more...
Researchers from the Host-Microbiota Interactions Laboratory at the Wellcome Sanger Institute have added 20 strains, isolated from human faecal samples, to NCIMB’s reference collection. more...
Ares Genetics approach is based on high-resolution Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology in combination with a proprietary, artificial intelligence (AI) curated genetic pathogen and antibiotic resistance (AMR) reference database, ARESdb, for result interpretation. more...
ChromaCode’s HDPCR™ TBP panel is the first multiplex PCR test capable of detecting the most common tick-borne pathogens from whole blood specimens in under four hours - currently Research Use Only. more...
MIC test strip
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Omadacycline, a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Omadacycline against certain Gram-negative bacteria and Gram-positive bacteria. more...
WIN a VIAFLO 96/384 to Supercharge Your Microplate Pipetting!
Integra Biosciences is offering labs the chance to win a VIAFLO 96/384 pipette.  All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is fill out a short questionnaire. more...
The new Micronic Rack Reader DR500 complete with in-house designed Micronic Code Reader Software is optimized for rapid and accurate sample identification. more...
Astell's latest 36-page brochure is now available in print and download, includes explanation of important options for choosing an autoclave - cooling, vacuum and direct steam. more...

LabElite DeCapper SL is compatible with labware in 96-, 48-, and 24-format tube racks, with internal or external threads, such as microtubes, cryovials, and speciality tubes, from all major labware manufacturers.

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At the end of each cycle the controller automatically instigates load drying – where filtered air is circulated through the chamber by an efficient air pump, rapidly evaporating moisture within the load to leave the contents condensate free. more...
Virostat's new rabbit monoclonal antibody to Aspergillus species recognizes numerous Aspergillus species and is reactive with all strains of Aspergillus fumigatus tested. It functions well in IFA, IHC and self-pairs in ELISA, applications include use in ELISA and lateral flow immunoassays. more...
BACGene Legionella Multiplex kit
The BACGene Legionella Multiplex kit is a real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous confirmation and identification of Legionella spp., Legionella pneumophila and Legionella pneumophila subsp. pneumophila SG1 from presumptive positive colonies. more...
First of an expanding menu of tests these new molecular kits have been developed to provide quantitative detection of viral DNA extracted from blood plasma and urine (BKV kit), or blood plasma and whole blood (EBV kit) from immunocompromised patients. more...
Now with FDA clearance, the BD MAX  enteric viral panel is designed for targeted detection of the viral cause of infectious diarrhea symptoms in all care settings and can detect norovirus, rotavirus, adenovirus, human astrovirus, and sapovirus with results in less than 3.5 hours. more...