Microbiology News : clinical

Baker Ruskinn Bugbox anaerobic & microaerophilic workstations
Looking at ways to increase productivity?  The Bugbox 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! 
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Cherwell Labs Product Range
Cherwell Laboratories specialists in cleanroom microbiology solutions for the pharmaceutical, healthcare and related industries, will be attending Cleanroom Technology Conference 2019 more...
Microbiology Automation
Increasing pressure on labs to improve efficency and traceability of results is driving the move to full and semi-automated systems, in this rapidmicrobiology special focus we highlight systems and approaches that will improve your lab's workflow. more...
Meridian will be getting GenePOC’s state-of-the art revogene™ molecular diagnostics platform, which offers sample to result testing for single tests, as well as flexible multiplexing capability. more...
Rheonix NGS OnePrep™ solution
The Rheonix NGS OnePrep™ solution is capable of producing NGS-ready libraries from raw samples in less than 5 hours using the automated Encompass Optimum™ workstation. more...
The zoonotic diseases of most concern in the U.S. are: Zoonotic influenza, Salmonellosis, West Nile virus, Plague, Emerging coronaviruses (e.g., severe acute respiratory syndrome and Middle East respiratory syndrome), Rabies, Brucellosis, Lyme disease more...
With the current standard of real-time qPCR, only one virus can be detected per test. GPS-Transplant is one comprehensive test able to detect the most common viral infections among transplant patients - Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein–Barr virus (EBV), BK virus (BKV) and human adenovirus. more...
Assay is capable of detecting a wide variety of non-seasonal influenza A viruses and positively identifying them as “non-seasonal”, including subtypes with recognized pandemic potential such as H7N9 and H5N1. more...
APAS Independence
APAS Independence is the first automated culture plate reader. A breakthrough in AI technology, able to not just image, but interpret 200 plates per hour, provide accurate reproducible results and fast track your workflow. more...
Wasp Lab
WASP®DT is an open platform, modular instrument, and the only one in its field that addresses all aspects of automated Microbiology specimen processing: planting and streaking, Gram slide preparation and enrichment broth inoculation, to name a few.  more...
Aspergillus Test System
The new IMMY sōna Aspergillus Galactomannan Lateral Flow Assay is now available in the UK exclusively from Alpha Laboratories Ltd. more...
ACT is the first environmental impact factor label for laboratory products, developed by the non-profit My Green Lab. ACT—which stands for accountability, consistency, and transparency—is designed to provide critical information on the environmental impact of laboratory products.  more...
Endolysins have three distinct features: they can target only unwanted bacteria while preserving the microbiome, they can kill antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria plus emergence of resistance against endolysins is not expected. more...
LabTwin records and automatically transcribes voice notes so scientists can keep eyes and hands on experiments. more...
Octagonal PET Storage Bottles with 31 mm tamper-evident cap
Corning® Gosselin™ octagonal PET storage bottles are available in 125ml to 1litre and either sterile or non sterile. more...
Liofilchem MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Levofloxacin (LEV)
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Levofloxacin 0.002-32 MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Levofloxacin. more...
QuantStudio 6 and 7 Pro Real-Time PCR Systems, capabilities include facial authentication, voice commands, radio-frequency identification (RFID)-enabled plate scanning, and quick access to service and support with a single touch. more...
The first and only platform that allows researchers to develop models with customized microbiota profiles and then expand to produce study cohorts with similar microbiomes via natural mating, all while monitored with extensive quality controls.  more...
Hygiena technologies
Keeping equipment, fixtures and surfaces clean in operating suites and other healthcare locations is a critical control point. Hygiena technologies provide easy-to-use, and internationally verified tests for cleanliness effectiveness, the first step toward infection control.  more...
Ask Dave?
Dave Albury, CEO InnovaPrep provides an overview of public heath applications using the InnovaPrep concentrating pipette more...
 Latest improvements include expansion of reference library for broader species identification by MALDI Biotyper, increased microbial ID from positive blood cultures with improved Sepsityper™ kit, easier subtyping for hospital hygiene and infection control with improved IR Biotyper.
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QuickMIC™  is a novel high-throughput lab-on-chip test for rapid phenotypic antibiotic susceptibility testing directly from positive blood cultures. more...
For the  detection  and  differentiation of the blaKPC, blaNDM, blaVIM, blaOXA-48-like, and blaIMP gene sequences associated with carbapenem-non-susceptibility. more...
In a new report, ECDC proposes to prioritise the implementation of WGS depending on disease and public health application. Download pdf report. more...
Initially focused on Unyvero Pneumonia Applications, the mechanisms of resistance, antimicrobial drug classes affected by these mechanisms, prevalence of such markers in different bacterial pathogens and, most importantly, the accuracy of the markers in predicting resistance to these drugs. more...
Timeline of Investments in Microbiome
Microbiome Invest 2019 promotes partnerships and showcases the latest innovation in the microbiome field, this infographic highlights the key money movements for this sector in 2018. more...
MTS™-SAS – Synergy Application System
MTS-SAS combines the reliability of MIC Test Strip with patented tools to facilitate and standardize a critical assay such as the in-vitro combination of antibiotics. more...
Easy carbapenemase detection
MAST® CARBA PAcE is a simple, cost effective solution providing fast results within 10 minutes, with 48 tests per kit it’s ideal for screening purposes, and supporting effective infection prevention and control. No special equipment is required.
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Specific’s Reveal™ AST system provides phenotypic antibiotic susceptibility results in an average of 4 hours direct from positive blood culture or isolates. more...
COPAN’s PhenoMATRIX™
Never touch a negative plate again with COPAN’s PhenoMATRIX™ suite of algorithms more...