Microbiology News : clinical, Dec 2018

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...
QC panels for Group A Streps and Respiratory Assays
The Group A Streptococcus (GAS) Control Panel and Respiratory (21 Targets) Control Panel include convenient features such as multiplexed pellets, swabs that mimic patient sample processing and room temperature storage. more...
96/384 Multichannel electroic pipette
Process samples 5 times faster!  Alex Figueiredo, PhD student at University of Zurich, is conducting experimental evolution on bacteria.  Here he explains how INTEGRA's VIAFLO 96/384 multichannel pipette speeds up the laborious process. more...
Designed for use on the LIAISON MDX instrument, the new test enables the direct detection of Group B Streptococcus DNA. more...
The Native Antigen Company has launched a series of ground-breaking immunoassays for Zika virus, offering researchers in academia, public health and drug discovery the capability to work with unprecedented levels of specificity and sensitivity. more...
SeraCare’s global customer base includes in-vitro diagnostics assay developers and manufacturers, clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and proficiency providers. more...