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wastewater testing for SARS CoV 2 covid 19 coronavirus
LuminUltra has proudly announced an innovative rapid on-site testing solution for SARS-CoV-2 detection in wastewater, which was developed in collaboration with Dalhousie University and Halifax Water.  more...
borosilicate pharmaceutical glass vials for vaccine packaging
DWK will begin manufacturing vials that will be used by the UK’s Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC) and its partners to ensure finished vaccines can be quickly transported to front line health services when they are available. more...
making microbiology green
How replace and reuse practices in one lab resulted in 1670 tubes and 1300 loops being saved during a four-week period, a 43-kilogram reduction in waste. With £400 cost savings in plastic tubes, inoculation loops and cuvettes. more...
Digital calibration MAS-100 air samplers
MBV AG has launched the MAS-100 Regulus® digital anemometer for compliant calibration and adjustment of the air flow of MAS-100 microbial air samplers. more...
fast rack thawing as stand alone or for robotic liquid handler workstation
SPL Guard claims to have developed the "fastest rack thawing solution on the market". The SPL Guard Florida is said to be 60% faster than other instruments on the market and can thaw up to 10 racks in as little as 9 minutes with consistent rate and temperature guaranteeing sample integrity.  more...
Porvair pipette filter tips
Porvair Sciences have announced details of an independent study carried out on its proprietary filter tips, showing them to have greater than 99% Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE). The pipette tips are fully compliant with FDA, USP Class VI and EU Pharmacopoeia regulations. more...
Eppendorf Adjustable Spacing Pipette
The Eppendorf Move It® is an adjustable space pipette making liquid transfers between tubes to 96 or 386 well plates, easier and safer. more...
New England Scientific Associates (NESA) has partnered with Allentown, LLC. for exclusive representation in the New England & upstate New York areas. more...
automated microbiology Soleris
The Soleris NG system provides accurate and rapid microbiological answers in a complete system approach. The system features 32-vial incubating drawers integrated with a secure software package, and each ready-to-use vial rapidly and independently detects the presence or absence of microorganisms. more...
Campden BRI Phi6 virus SARS CoV 2 Surrogate Cleaning
Campden BRI has developed a new test using a SARS-CoV-2 surrogate virus to assess the effectiveness of disinfection operations. Campden BRI can test sanitisers and other cleaning products in its UK laboratories, and can also test and advise on the effectiveness of cleaning practices. more...
With the CXT 353, researchers can work more safely and efficiently with samples containing infectious viruses like COVID-19. more...
AFYS3G has a unique way to guarantee the absolute traceability of your laboratory consumables: laser-based marking systems. more...
The robust Push Cap Decapper CP620 from Micronic enables labs tasked with opening multiple sample storage tubes to achieve significant productivity gains. more...
IQCheckWater
Free DNA from dead or lysed cells can produce unconfirmed positive results when quantifying Legionella by PCR but when Bio-Rad's iQ-Check Free DNA Removal Solution (FDRS) is applied to the Aquadien DNA Extraction protocol, a 2.5 log reduction in signal from Free DNA can be achieved. more...
500ml Bottle Easier for BSL Working
The low squat design, wide mouth and 45º angled base of the bottle allows for much easier pipetting in the confined space of a biosafety cabinet or clean hood and minimises the risk of contamination. The space-saving bottle shape is also perfect for storage in a fridge or warming bath. more...
COV10CLIT
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has set up Ireland's COVID-19 National Logistics Forum Resources Database in an effort to allow stakeholders advertise space available and for these resources to be used to their maximum potential.  more...
AirBio Duo
With dual heads, and bluetooth connectivity, the TRIO.BASmicrobial air sampler from Orum International is ideally suited for applications where a large number of tests are performed in different environments whilst meeting quality standards and QM/GMP. more...
Four new strains have been added to the NCIMB culture collection - the UK's National Collection of Industrial Food and Marine Bacteria. more...
Ziath has announced that it will launch a revolutionary web-based 2D-barcoded tube identification product - Datapaq 5 at SLAS 2020 in San Diego, USA. more...
Biodata has announced a record-breaking third quarter and attribute this to Labguru; their web-based platform electronic notebook that allows laboratories to become more automated for storage and organisation and to design experiments and workflows. more...
2020 media pack available now
Find out why leading microbiology manufacturers advertise with rapidmicrobiology.com.  Download our 2020 media kit today. more...
 A molecular diagnostics start-up company has secured a contract with the US Department of Defence to develop CRISPR-based technology that can identify biothreats ultra fast with ultra sensitivity. more...
Block out aerosol and liquid contaminants with Porvair Sciences new range of Liquid Handling Pipette Tip Filters, fully compliant with FDA, USP Class VI and European Pharmacopoeia statutory regulations as well as being free from heavy metals.   more...
DrySyn range offers a clean, safe alternative to oil baths and heating mantles which both reduces costs in purchasing and disposal of oil, and offers a reduction in energy consumption.  more...

Data integrity is now ensured with Labguru's new realtime inline editing app - removing the need to leave the system to work on another software platform and then transfer the work back which creates the potential for human error plus taking up additional time.

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MiDOG® offers new next-generation DNA sequencing-based microbial diagnostic urine tests to veterinarians for companion animal more...
Azlon plasticware
How long reusable plasticware lasts depends on how well you treat it! Follow these guidelines to keep your Azlon® product in the best possible condition. more...
The Micronic Push Cap Capper CP400 offers a cost effective way of applying uniform pressure to push caps in an entire 96 tubes rack in only a single action. more...
From start to finish the Cas9 ELISA can be performed in ~3 hours, making this assay incredibly efficient and convenient for the end user as compared to most other methodologies more...
integra multi channel pipette
Researchers at the University of North Texas are using INTEGRA’s VIAFLO 96 electronic pipette to increase the throughput of their ELISA, Luminex and flow cytometry workflows, as well as to improve the reproducibility of their results.  more...