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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...
Fujifilm Wako Data Integrity for Endotoxin Testing
In this article by Latoya Mayfield, LAL Technical Specialist for FUJIFILM Wako Chemicals U.S.A. Corporation, we find out if the absence of data integrity software is affecting the assurance of gel clot assays in bacterial endotoxin testing. more...
Pyrostar ES-F Plate Endotoxin Testing
FUIJIFILM Wako's Pyrostar ES-F Plate has the same reliable endotoxin specific formulation as the other products in the ES-F series and is designed for use with microplate readers. more...
blue book legionella pneumophila cooling rapid water UK
Legiolert® is a rapid culture-based test method for the detection of Legionella pneumophila, which is 7 days faster than traditional methods. It is now a recommended method in the UK’s Standing Committee of Analysts “blue book” for testing in waters and environmental samples.  more...

NCIMB Marks 70 Years

24 Aug 2020 | F&BP

With thousands of strains isolated by scientists around the food NCIMB are proud of their culture collection. more...
nox 18 SY Lab easiest high sample anaerobic jar
Small footprint – high sample capacity - nox.18 - the new square jar - making anaerobic incubation much simpler! more...
Biochromato RAPID cell culture 96 well plate evaporation
BioChromato Inc. has introduced a gamma sterilized version of its popular RAPID Slit Seal for scientists looking to eliminate solvent evaporation from samples when culturing cells in 96-well microplates. The new seal avoids chance of contamination and offers a reduction in costs with consumables. more...
Redipor Prepared Media
The launch of Cherwell's new online support hub ensures all Redipor microbiological media customers receive quality support for their environmental monitoring, sterility testing and process validation applications, whatever their location.  more...
Vacusafe Aspiration System
Laboratories can achieve stringent biosafety level guidelines, for handling contaminated solutions, using INTEGRA’S VACUSAFE system. more...
This weeks COVID 19 Updates
Here you will find a round-up of the latest updates in COVID-19 diagnostics, testing kits, qPCR and intrumentation. more...
IDEXX Pseudalert pseudomonas aeruginosa quanti tray
Study finds IDEXX's Pseudalert® MPN method of detecting P. aeruginosa to be more efficient than ISO membrane filtration culture-based method. Simple to use and can accurately detect P. aeruginosa at low levels, even with high background flora, giving confirmed results within 24 hours. more...
New England Scientific Associates (NESA) has partnered with Allentown, LLC. for exclusive representation in the New England & upstate New York areas. more...
Don Whitley Aspirator
The Whitley AsPROvac makes it easy to aspirate and dispose of biological liquid waste quickly and safely. more...
micronic 1400 microlitre round bottom tube
These Dutch-designed round-bottomed tubes suit all your sample preparation requirements, including homogenization. Manufactured in Class 7 cleanroom environment, these 1.4 ml tubes can be autoclaved clean and resist many organic solvents routinely used with them.  more...
LANEXO Laboratory informatics
Merck's LANEXO™ laboratory information managment system digitally captures data in real-time improving reliability and traceability of compliance documentation and is a first to use radio-frequency identifcation labels which auto-register open and expiry dates.  more...
Video about Baker Ruskinn Workstations
Baker Ruskinn anaerobic and microaerophilic workstations have been developed with the user in mind with a host of features to help you deliver consistent results. more...
BioFire Mycoplasma bioMerieux
bioMérieux announce the launch of BIOFIRE® MYCOPLASMA, a rapid, fully-automated test, which can be used outside the lab by anyone after simple training. This innovative instrument is much faster than traditional culture-based and PCR methods, with results in just one hour. 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...
Horseshoe Crabs
In this article by Dr. James Cooper PHARMD we learn how the biomedical industry is the strongest advocate for the protection and preservation of the horseshoe crab. more...
Don Whitley A20 Workstation
Time to step up from using anaerobic jars to using an anaerobic workstation? The A20 is compact, incredibly efficient and cheaper to operate than it is to use jars. more...
Charles River LAL rFC endotoxin testing pyrogen
LAL manufacturers prepare for the increase in endotoxin tests needed for the worldwide release of COVID-19 vaccine, but can the LAL supply chain and horseshoe crab population cope? Is it now time to make rFC mainstream? Foster Jordan at Charles River, shares his opinion in this podcast. more...
Latest in COVID 19 Diagnostics
This week: Air sampling for SARS-CoV-2 the causative agent of COVID-19, Cepheid's four-in-one SARS-CoV-2/FluA/FluB/RSV test, ddPCR plus antibody testing and swabs for virology. more...
Microgenetics Smart Control Environmental Monitoring
​Microgenetics' newly released 'whitepaper' shows how legacy methods can fall short in maintaining ALCOA+ principles of data integrity, that their Smart Control solution can efficiently perform plus offering machine learning tools that can uncover hidden trends in your data.  more...
Swabs from MWE for the best results
Capture, maintain and release - that's all a swab has to do but there are a range of different swab materials and different transport systems. Browse through some of the options in our rapidmicrobiology special focus on swabs, covering applications in clinical and food sectors. more...
Swabs for Diagnostics
Sigma Transwab® & Transwab® - best for bacteriology, Transwab® - the best gel swab, Sigma Transwab® - best for automated platforms, Fecal Transwab® - best for enterics, Sigma Virocult® - best for viruses, Sigma VCM - best universal /multi-purpose. more...
Swabs for sample collection and transportation
Alpha Laboratories has the expertise to respond to unique requirements and can help you choose the right swab to preserve your sample and protect your staff.  more...