Microbiology News : clinical, Apr 2019

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...
bioMérieux diagnostics
Putting diagnostics at the heart of Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) programs is key to success. bioMérieux shares innovations at stand 1.3 and explores the topic at an Integrated Symposium on April 14th in Hall G. more...
EntericBio
Looking to implement a molecular enteric solution? Need a high throughput and rapid solution for the screening of CPE? Want to move to a first line PCR algorithm for Clostridium difficile?  EntericBio is a unique and proven RT-PCR solution.  more...
Vivalytic
Vivalytic – the universal platform for molecular laboratory diagnostics makes complex lab tests brilliantly simple. With Vivalytic, we have developed a new all-in-one solution.  more...