Microbiology News : clinical, Jun 2021

New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: New NGS Panel for new and emerging VOCs; Lepu Medical issue statement on FDA Class I recall and Indonesia now has a COVID-19 testing and green certificate platform launched.  more...
AOAC approved Tests for Yeasts and Molds in Cannabis
AOAC INTERNATIONAL has announced that 6 test kits for enumeration of yeasts and molds in dried cannabis flower were granted Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) status under the AOAC Research Institute’s (RI) Emergency Response Validation Process (ERV). more...
WESAIL COVID-19 Ag Test Kit
WESAIL COVID-19 Ag Test Kit (self-testing) not only provides results in as little as 15 minutes but is effective in detecting wild-type viruses and 30+ variants. Contact us now for pharmacy and IVD channel distribution opportunities.  more...
Test for SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19
This week: Learn more on how to test wastewater for SARS-CoV-2; Roche receive CE-marking for rapid nasal self-test and the Kantaro Biosciences IgG test for SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is now available in Canada after approval by its national health agency.  more...
Medical Wire Sigma Universal Transport Medium
∑-VCM™ can be stored and transported at ambient temperature and is compatible with both culture and molecular methods of detection, offering exceptional convenience with a choice of fill volume, vial size, swab type and a 12 month shelf life. more...
Legionella cells
Underpinned by patented technology, BioProbe Diagnostics has developed Bio LP-1, a rapid and highly sensitive qPCR test, that detects and identifies multiple Legionella species in record time. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: FDA says STOP using Lepu Medical's rapid test; WHO create naming system for VOI and VOCs and also set up new shared biobank for viruses; and Qorvo, a pioneer in telecommunications, moves into rapid diagnostics with an FDA-EUA radio-frequency sensors to detect SARS-CoV-2. more...