Microbiology News : clinical, Nov 2019

Bobcat Air Sampler
Easily achieve same-shift microbial air sampling results with InnovaPrep’s small, portable Bobcat an air sampler that can combine high-efficiency collection with rapid molecular methods such as PCR. more...
Microbial Cell Counter
How does the QUANTOM Tx Microbial Cell Counter compare with common bacterial detection and quantification methods?  Logos Biosystems have prepared an Application Note to help you find out.
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Mobidiag has made exclusive agreements with importers in Poland, Ukraine, Israel and Romania to facilitate the distribution of their rapid parasite ID and gastro-intestinal pathogen platforms Novodiag® and Amplidiag®. more...
Patent uses single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the ribosomal DNA of sepsis organisms to identify Gram postive and Gram negatives in whole blood in one hour. more...
T2 Biosystems receives CE-IVD mark for its T2Resistance Panel™, a diagnostics test which detects 13 of the most serious antibiotic-resistance genes in whole blood specimens in under 5 hours.  more...
Vela Diagnostics have received FDA De Novo authorization for its Sentosa® SQ HIV-1 Genotyping Assay. The NGS platform detects drug-resistance mutations in the virus' Pol gene and provides results in 2 days. more...
Porvair Sciences have developed a highly reproducible filtered pipette tip with an excellent edge finish that always provides an optimum fit into the pipette tip enabling labs to routinely achieve superior liquid handling and dispensing. more...
As part of AMR week, the EU funded AMR Dx Global project is asking stakeholders for information (anonymous) on their own interaction with AMR rapid diagnostics with the aim of improving its current state across the continent.  more...
Compeition to design AMR Symbol
EU-JAMRAI launches, during the celebration of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) in Stockholm, a design contest to find the symbol that best represents the global threat of antibiotic resistance. Prize includes 2000 Euros! more...
NG-Test CARBA 5 is a time-saving and cost-efficient method for the detection and differentiation of the five most common carbapenemases (KPC, OXA-48-like, VIM, IMP, and NDM) from bacterial culture. more...
CDC release ‘Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States’ report classifying five superbugs, based on their clinical impact as “urgent threats” that require urgent and aggressive action to be taken to protect the public from these drug-resistant organisms. more...
Make your microbiology lab more ecofriendly with the Priorclave QCS autoclave range with effective use of power and water plus superb operator safety standards, the QCS100 is one of the safest and most efficient autoclaves available worldwide. more...
ChromaCode, the next-generation diagnostics company, have launched a highly multiplexed real-time PCR assay, the HDPCR™ Multi-Drug Resistance Panel.  more...
NxGen MDx have launched their Urogenital Pathogen tests that includes tests for vaginosis, urinary tract infections and Group B streptococcus. The tests utilize real-time PCR technology to give a turnaround time of 24 hours.  more...
Clinical Microbiomics
Clinical Microbiomics A/S is the world´s leading provider of advanced microbiome analysis covering the entire workflow from extracting DNA, sequencing, profiling and biostatistics linking the microbiome to relevant clinical parameters. 
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1test1
The French start-up Luxia Scientific provides 1test1™, a diagnostic kit for the loss of gut microbial diversity for people with gut disorders or wishing to check their health, through the identification of bacterial dysbiosis. more...
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Beckman Coulter and Dascaena come together in US Government backed partnership to develop a next-generation algorthim to predict the onset of sepsis using data collected from a widely used hematology analyzer. more...
Bristish biotech start-up Sense Biodetection limit have raised £12.3million from venture capital and the UK Goverment's Innovation fund to develop it's portfolio of machine-free, point of care molecular tests  more...
Becton, Dickonson and Company  with Check-Point Healthcare B.V have received US FDA 510(k) clearance for the BD Max™ Check-Points CPO assay. A molecular based assay that can detect the five most common carbapenemase genes in only two and a half hours from a patients sample. more...