Microbiology News : clinical

The BIOMIC V3 is an open access platform to Improve the speed, accuracy and standardization of reading MIC's from your current system - Etest, AST, M.I.C.E., Diffusion disks and 96-well Microtiter. more...
Logix Smart ZDC test uses a single-step reverse transcriptase real-time PCR to identify and differentiate between the viral RNA of Zika, dengue (all 4 serotypes), and chikungunya, which can be difficult to distinguish by symptoms. more...

Microbiology Insider

12 Mar 2019 | F&BCPV

Microbiology Insider
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Using Tecan's Fluent Laboratory Automation workstation for aliquoting samples for the QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus diagnostic test for tuberculosis, will reduce errors and variability between runs. more...

Swabs – Past to the Present

05 Mar 2019 | F&BCP

Development of the Swab from Past to Present
As Puritan Medical Products celebrates 100 years of manufacturing swabs, this review takes through how swabs have changed through the years from cotton tip to today's sophisticated range of flocked technology to meet today's needs of molecular investigations. more...
Endotoxin LAL Pyrogen Testing
Showcasing products and services for pyrogen and endotoxin testing for parenterals and implantable medical devices. Includes LAL assays, plus the horseshoe crab free - recombinant Factor C (rFC) and rabbit free Monocyte Activation Test (MAT) approaches, more...
Don Whitley Receives Honourary Doctorate in 2009
The directors of Don Whitley Scientific Limited are very sad to announce that Dr Don Whitley, founder and chairman of Don Whitley Scientific Limited, died on Thursday, 28 February 2019 after a short illness.
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Amplidiag® is a family of diagnostic tests for mid to high-volume screening of gastrointestinal pathogens and antibiotic resistances. more...
Recently published study found the Karius Test proved to be highly accurate, with greater than 95 percent analytical sensitivity for organisms contributing as little as 50 fragments of cfDNA per microliter of plasma, and greater than 99.99 percent analytical specificity per pathogen.   more...
The unique Micronic Recapper is set to a precise torque value to ensure that screw caps are optimally tightened onto tubes.  This mechanism reduces human errors and safeguards sample integrity for long-term sample storage. more...
petri dish
Corning offers a line of consumables, including Petri dishes, inoculating loops, and spreaders for a beginning-to-end solution for quality testing labs across industry segments. more...
The Determine HBsAg 2 provides rapid and accurate results of one's HBV status with an analytical sensitivity of 0.1 IU/mL, it's a visually read, qualitative immunoassay for the detection of HBsAg in serum, plasma or whole blood. more...
QIAGEN has received an exclusive license to develop and commercialize general bioinformatics offerings and services for AMR research based on Ares Genetics’ database on the genetics of antimicrobial resistance, ARESdb, as well as on the ARES bioinformatics AMR toolbox and AREStools. more...
A new YouTube channel from the BIVDA will include new videos, interviews and much more. more...
NG-Test® CARBA 5
NG-Test® CARBA 5, is used to detect and characterise the five main carbapenemases which are the molecules secreted by the bacteria inhibiting the action of the carbapenem class of antibiotics, considered as last resort drugs.  more...
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...
polypropylene centrifuge tubes
Corning offers a full line of disposable, premium quality conical centrifuge tubes manufactured from high quality, ultra-clear resins. more...