Microbiology News : pharmaceutical

environmental monitoring mobile lab service
Food manufacturers can now call on a rapid response on-site mobile lab to help pinpoint harborage sites and contamination issues within the facility. The lab can be on-site within hours, with the capability to process of more than 100 swabs an hour with results in 4 hours.   more...
multi organism cocktail certified reference material
NSI Lab Solutions’ blended microorganism pellet, an ISO Guide 34 certified reference material (CRM), provides reliability and excellent lot homogeneity, as well as significant cost savings over the use of single microorganism pellets. more...
sars cov 2 vaccine covid 19 vaccine from sinopharm cnbg
Now taking pre-orders for COVID-19 vaccine, Pacific Providence are worldwide representatives and distributors for the CNBG/Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, released under emergency use with delivery planned for the end of 2020.  more...
sars cov 2 immunoassay kits for research
Creative Diagnostics introduces SARS-CoV-2 immunoassay kits for direct detection of SARS-CoV-2 antigens and antibodies. This kit is for Research Use Only (RUO). more...
The PYROSTAR® range, which provides 3 highly sensitive assays; Gel Clot Assay (GCA), Kinetic Turbidimetric Assay (KTA) and Kinetic Colorimetric Assay (KCA), for use with the ET-7000 toxinometer is now available in the UK from Alpha Laboratories Ltd.
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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...
viable air samplers in high-grade cleanrooms
In this webinar, expert Dr Anne-Grit Klees covers the essential points of air sampling units for use in your high-grade cleanrooms, along with requirements for prevention of cross-contamination. more...
media fill tests or aseptic process simulations tutorial
This short tutorial guides you through the requirements for aseptic manufacturers when selecting media for media fill tests or aseptic process simulations. Also included are examples of products for aseptic process simulations. more...
EN 17141 and ISO 14698 standard for biocontamination control webinar
This short webinar highlights the implications of the new standard EN 17141 for active air sampling as well as the selection and validation of culture-based active air sampling devices. Furthermore, there is a focus on efficiency tests and the effects from the new standard.  more...
Microbiologics EZ Accu Shot is ideal for Growth Promotion Testing
EZ-Accu Shot™ is the simplest way to meet USP/Ph. Eur./JP requirements for Growth Promotion Testing. Ready to use without dilutions, EZ-Accu Shot™ delivers 10-100 CFU per 0.1 ml for unmatched reliability and convenience.
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visit Charles River at this years PDA Microbiology
At this year's PDA Conference find out how Charles River can support your microbial QC with their detection platform for rapid sterility, tools for microbial identification and strain typing, and solutions for endotoxin testing. more...
Microbial QC Solutions from Charles River
Browse this rapidmicrobiology special focus bringing you the latest updates from the trade exhibition at the PDA Microbiology virtual conference. There's still time to register to attend this and the rapid microbiological methods workshop. more...
down whitepaper QC lab optimization
In this whitepaper, author David Jones, Ph.D. explains how pharmaceutical manufacturers can create future-ready labs that use technology to overcome myriad challenges and why embracing innovation is imperative for organizations that want to remain competitive in the 21st century. more...
Automation of the BET method improves precision and accuracy
Combining both recombinant Factor C and Robotics error-proofs and future-proofs BET assay execution in your laboratory, and helps comply with the “3 R” principles (replacement, reduction, refinement of animal use).  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...
Snap Stick inoculating swab stick
Inoculate, label, and incubate pure bacterial cultures easily with a Snap-Stick from NSI Lab Solutions, Inc., an inoculating swab stick containing a water-soluble microorganism pellet for qualitative analysis of a variety of microbial strains. more...
ANSM authorize pharmaceutical establishment status to pathoquest
Pathoquest has obtained the administrative authorization of Pharmaceutical Establishment from the French Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament (ANSM) for its biological drug testing activities by NGS and is the first company in French to do so.  more...
Lonza animal free monocyte activation test MAT Pyrocell used for in vitro pyrogen testing
Lonza has released PyroCellMAT System, a new Monocyte Activation Test for in vitro pyrogen testing in US and European markets. The test does not use experimental animals and is comprised of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells.  more...
endotoxin quiz
What's the difference between endotoxins and pyrogens? How do you test for endotoxins vs pyrogens? Take the rapidmicrobiology quiz and see if you know! more...
Vacusafe Aspiration System
Laboratories can achieve stringent biosafety level guidelines, for handling contaminated solutions, using INTEGRA’S VACUSAFE system. more...
Management platform for content data and regulation
A platform that manages regulated business processes, content and data across core areas is popular amongst vaccine developers. The CARA Life Sciences Platform, by Generis, enables companies to greatly reduce development and submission cycles and focus on stringent health regulations.  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...
Lawrence Whittard
Cherwell Laboratories bids sad farewell to its founder who passed away on 10th September, aged 83. more...
Which neutralizers to use in EM plates
USP <797> advises that neutralisers should be contained within culture media for cleanroom environmental monitoring but why is that and with so many different kinds to choose from which one should you use? Cherwell Laboratories brings you this guide to neutralisers. more...
Unit Dose B subtilis CRM
Skip the tedium of lab culturing viable microorganism suspensions for routine assays with Unit Dose CRM, small water-soluble, flash-dissolving pellets with a certified concentration of traceable microorganisms in a ready-to-use format. more...
short survey to identify areas to improve your microbiology lab efficiency
The first step for creating your optimal QC micro lab is to assess your current lab environment and the ways in which it may be underperforming.
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report about the importance of the LAL assay in COVID 19 vaccine development
Endotoxin contamination poses risks for COVID-19 vaccine research, with the LAL assay possibly offering the best option for testing most types of vaccines in terms of cost, sensitivity, and accuracy.  This downloadable report considers the role of the LAL Assay in vaccine development. 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 products for COVID 19 Testing
In this week’s COVID-19 updates: swabs and transport media, improved yield and quality of viral RNA, FDA-EUA  for new antigen test, testing for SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A & B and RSV, and a SARS-CoV-2 kit that does not need RNA extraction kits. more...
Oasis bioburden
In this interview, Michel van Musschenbroek, Merck, discusses with rapidmicrobiology the Milliflex Oasis® system for bioburden testing and how building relationships with customers can encourage feedback to improve products and is the driving force behind the company's innovations.   more...