Microbiology News : pharmaceutical

Environmental monitoring in isolators
In this episode, Adele Gisselmann (Global Product Manager with Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany) describes the challenges of performing environmental monitoring in isolators, like manipulation with thick gloves and the effect of VHP, and explains how smart product design overcomes these challenges. more...
New Gas Controlled Hypoxia System
Join Baker Ruskinn and Dr. Krista Rantanen for an informative session on their new and innovative O2 controlled culture chamber. more...
Pyrostar ES-F Plate Endotoxin Testing
Designed for use with microplate readers, 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 perfect for testing large numbers of samples in one run. more...
Automated capping systems seals sample collection tubes
Designed in conjunction with healthcare professionals, the Novitain Capping Solution offers a rapid and economcial solution for automated capping of racked sample tubes and is compatible with automated pre-analytical systems. more...

NCIMB Announce Collaboration with German Distributor Doenitz Prolab

26 May 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalVeterinary

NCIMB’s range of microbial identification services, which includes GMP compliant, genotypic identification of bacteria and fungi is now available from German Distributor Doenitz Prolab more...
Acrylic scrub dot technology distrupts surface biofilms
An innovative solution for environmental microbial sampling applications, the acrylic scrub dot technology quickly and effectively disrupts biofilms and enhances sample collection, the sampler comes with or without a stick to easily access hard-to-reach spaces. more...
Sustainably produced using recombinant technology, PyroSmart NextGen™ reagent is a recombinant Cascade Reagent (rCR) and follows the same enzymatic cascade pathway as traditional naturally sourced reagents. more...
Molecular cell biology - automated incubator
The Thermo Scientific Cytomat 24 automated incubators and storage systems increase productivity and sample protection through the latest incubation technology, including an advanced shuttle system and automated decontamination routine. more...
Chromogenic media for Burkholderia cepacia complex
Formulated according to the USP guidelines Burkholderia Cepacia Selective Agar USP, from Liofilchem, is ideal to determine the absence of Burkholderia cepacia complex in pharmaceutical products. more...
RSSL has been named both Business of the Year and Employer of the Year 2021 at the Thames Valley Awards.  In this article, we learn what made world-leading contract research providers to the food and pharmaceutical sector RSSL stand out to the judges. more...
Pyrogen testing using the Monocyte Activation Test
In this episode, Laure Robert (Global Product Manager with Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany) emphasizes the importance of pyrogen testing with MAT as a final release test, gives reasons for geographical differences in MAT standardization, and describes how to implement MAT in the lab, step-by-step. more...
INTEGRA PIPETBOY
Why is PIPETBOY the ideal choice for faster cell culture workflows?  Whitney Ong, a chemistry graduate student at the University of Dallas explains.. more...

Rhinomed's New Rhinoswab - Confirms Superior Performance in Capture and Elution

14 May 2021 | ClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalMicrobiome

New data confirms that Rhinomed's patented Rhinoswab outperforms standard of care swabs in SARS-COV-2. more...
Scientist performs charles river bacterial endotoxin test
Charles River’s Endosafe® portfolio of FDA-licensed products for bacterial endotoxin testing is designed to increase data integrity compliance, reduce retest rates, and streamline manufacturing processes, allowing prompt, confident decisions. more...
Use of the monocyte activation test for pyrogen detection
Authored by Tim Sandle, BPL, and Laure Robert, Merck, this report considers risk contamination coming from non-endotoxin pyrogens (NEP). Risk assessment of NEP is discussed and advantages of the Monocyte Activation Test (MAT), as opposed to the Rabbit Pyrogen Test or the BET, are explored. more...
Lonzas Endotoxin and Pyrogen Testing Solutions
Modern QC testing includes traditional and sustainable methods that can be automated. Lonza’s expert support and complete testing portfolio provide your laboratory versatile solutions to meet your current and future pyrogen and endotoxin testing needs. more...
Testing for Endotoxins and Pyrogens
In this rapidmicrobiology special focus on 'Testing for Endotoxins and Pyrogens', suppliers of traditional testing products and new non-animal based ones showcase their portfolios and invite you to contact them today for that consultation. more...

ScanStation®, a Special Milestone: 50 Units Installed in Laboratories Worldwide!

07 May 2021 | Food & BeveragePharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Automated colony counting with faster results
ScanStation® provides automatic colony counting with unequalled accuracy as colonies are detected before clustering or covering can occur. Now 50 major companies have been convinced that real-time bacterial monitoring is the next step for efficient microbiological analyses. more...
PT scheme for Pharma Labs
BIPEA offers three PT programs - Purified water for pharma applications: Endotoxins and TOC in purified water, Residual solvents in excipient: Ethylene oxide and Dioxane in Polyethylene glycol, Microbiology of pharmaceutical process water: total viable aerobic count in water. more...
Fujifilm Wako LAL reagents and supplies
With over a century of combined research experience, FUJIFILM and Wako Chemicals U.S.A. continue the development of products that can improve human health and protect the environment. See the complete line of Wako LAL products at wakopyrostar.com more...
Monocyte Activation Testing for Parenterals
Successful Monocyte Activation Testing (MAT) of all parenteral pharmaceuticals, biologicals and medical devices; market leading assay sensitivity (LoD 0.004 EU/ml); 2,500 vials per PBMC batch; successful LER effect curbing; worldwide GMP certified MAT services. more...

INTEGRA Introduces its Portable 96 Channel Pipette at the Most Affordable Price

26 Apr 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Best price pipetter for 96 wells
Improve productivity for virtually any microplate-based liquid handling task with the MINI 96 portable electronic pipette, which is ultra-compact, and the most affordable electronic 96 channel pipette on the market - available in four-volume ranges. more...

Cherwell Announces Additions to ImpactAir Range of Microbial Air Monitors 

23 Apr 2021 | Food & BeverageClinicalPharmaceutical

ImpactAir microbial air monitor ranges support new EU GMP Annex 1 requirements for continuous EM
Cherwell Laboratories has introduced new models to the ImpactAir range of microbial air monitors that it distributes from Pinpoint Scientific. They are designed to be used in high-grade areas within the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and specialist food industries. more...

Bugbox Calculator: Compare Bugbox to Anaerobic Jars

20 Apr 2021 | WaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalMicrobiome

Which is cheaper anaerobic jars or a workstation
Can your laboratory afford to keep using jars? Try our comparison tool.  more...
Membrane filtration using a manifold
Calculate your potential time and labor cost savings if you switch from the manifold filtration method to the new Milliflex Oasis® system - simply download the productivity check tool and enter your current values. more...
Best way to automate endotoxin testing
The PyroTec® PRO Solution is now compatible with Lonza’s PYROGENT®-5000 Turbidimetric LAL Assay, Kinetic-QCL® Chromogenic LAL Assay, and the PyroGene® Recombinant Factor C Assay, expanding the options available for streamlined, automated endotoxin testing. more...
Scientists working in a controlled environment
In this 10 minute short talk, Dr. Anne-Grit Klees, Global Product Manager, Environmental Monitoring at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, discusses the new standard (EN 17141) for active air sampling. more...
Autof MS 1000
The Autof MS 1000 provides high-speed identification and taxonomical classification of bacteria, yeasts, and filamentous fungi based on proteomic fingerprinting, with a database of approximately 5,000 species of microorganisms. more...
USP 922 Water Activity Method
Novasina water activity meters are specially designed for the unique requirements of pharmaceutical testing labs, with an emphasis on accuracy and 21 CFR part 11 compliance plus meeting the new USP <922> requirements.  more...
Real-Time Environmental Monitoring in Cleanrooms and Isolators
The BioTrak® Real-Time Viable Particle Counter, provides information on when contamination excursions occur, as they happen - respond to an event right away by segregating potentially contaminated products and immediately locating the source of potential contamination. more...