Microbiology News : clinical, Mar 2019

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...