Microbiology News : clinical, Jan 2020

Vials of NATtrol™ S. aureus (MRSA). controls are supplied in a purified protein matrix that mimics the composition of a true clinical specimen. more...
Microbiology Product News Updates - 28 Jan 2020
It's microbial identification special focus week on rapidmicrobiology, there's a lot about MALDI-TOF plus our expert knowledge quiz. Also, Primerdesign have developed a genesig RT-qPCR kit for the novel coronavirus strain 2019-CoV available now for pre-order - RUO licensing. more...
Enterobacteriaceae on plate
Special focus on microbial identification, explore contract identification providers, proficiency tests ID, how a water lab implemented MALDI-TOF, plus summaries of recent identification seminar, plus take our quiz - are you a MALDI expert? more...
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Jessica Rayser (Product Manager) and Morgan McCarraher (Associate) at Charles River Microbial Solutions talk to rapidmicrobiology.com on why Accugenix® Microbial Identification Service stands out from the rest and how they can help meet your regulatory requirements. more...
Meridian Biosciences has announced there has been a huge demand for their Lyo-Ready 1-Step RT-qPCR Mix in screening patients for the Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).  more...
Primerdesign have developed a genesig RT-qPCR kit for the novel coronavirus strain 2019-CoV. The kit will be made officially available as of next week with the facility to pre-order now.  more...
Noscendo's CE-certified DISQVER sequencing and bioinformatics platform has been adopted by a One Health Working Group in the University Hospital Bonn. This collaboration aims to speed up the identification of pathogens and resistances to improve antibiotic treatment and hygiene measures. more...
MALDI TOF Quiz are you an expert
Take our quiz and find out if you're 'Mighty at MALDI!' more...
Latest products for your microbiology lab
New ATP test kit supplying globally, easier pipetting protocols using magnetic beads to clean up nucleic acid preparations, new BRCGS environmental monitoring standards for food packaging manufacturers, GENE-UP EHEC gains MicroVal validation. more...
The BIOFIRE® Blood Culture Identification 2 (BCID2) panel includes several additional pathogens, an expanded list of antimicrobial resistance genes, and many revised targets compared to the existing BIOFIRE® BCID Panel. more...
NCIMB Isolate on Plate
NCIMB offers fast turnaround on microbial identification. Discounted rates are available for large numbers of samples. We identify both bacteria and fungi at our Aberdeen laboratories. more...
A novel coronavirus has the potential to spread in China with the upcoming New Year's celebrations. Chinese Authorities report that transmission is not sustained and mild symptoms are most likely. However immunocompromised people are on high-risk in this highly polluted region.  more...
Roche has received CE marking for their Adenovirus test,  their fourth instalment in their critical transplant testing menu. The test will allow health professionals to establish if a transplant recipient is at risk of developing severe illness from an adenovirus infection. more...
Brandtech Scientific have launched an inductive charging stand to work with its BRAND® HandyStep® touch and HandyStep® touch S repeating pipettes.  more...
Fagron Inc. a pharmaceutical compounding company has voluntarily recalled over 30 lots of a topical anaesthetic after the FDA identified Bacillus fortis/Geobacillus toebii, Bacillus spp, and Bacillus circulans as contaminants in a non-sterile ingredient packaged with the anaesthetic. more...
Hull University Teaching NHS Trust
Operating theatres demand enhanced microbiological monitoring and infection control.  Hull University Teaching NHS Trust have selected SAS Super air samplers, from Cherwell Laboratories.  more...
best products for microbiology testing
A better way to take sterility testing samples from single use containers, PathogenDx technology may soon be applied to food pathogen detection, SAS air sampler for operating theatres, MIC strip for Ampicillin-sulbactam, why flow cytometry is so good for probiotics. more...
MIC Test Strip
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Ampicillin*-Sulbactam (2/1) 0.016-256* MTS (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Ampicillin-sulbactam. more...
Applied BioCode has received FDA 510(k) clearance on the BioCode Respiratory Pathogen Panel (RPP) for use on its high-throughput multiplex BioCode MDx-3000 molecular diagnostic system.  more...
Microbiology Product News Updates
Solve PCR positive, culture negative food samples, new formulations of enrichment media, MALDI-TOF identification is it for your lab? more...
Mavidon, the medical device manufacturer, has informed all of its customers, hospitals and clinics to stop using and quarantine all of its products immediately because of possible contamination with Burkholderia cepacia more...
Disposable plastics for microbiology samples
Scilabware is pleased to offer the Ramboldi range of single use plastic products for use in general microbiology and life science applications. Specifically aimed at customers within the healthcare sector we offer a range of sterile products suitable for the management of patient samples. more...
First Light Diagnostics has announced the authorization of additional funding from BARDA of $4.3 million to develop its MultiPath™ platform. This additional funding from the US Government's biomedical research grant authority given to First Light Diagnostics brings the total... more...