Microbiology News : pharmaceutical

Steritest solution for sterility testing
Want to know how the Steritest™ system has been invented? Read the fabulous story of its invention to discover why and when it has been invented, and what were the challenges at this time. more...
Pathoquest Viral Safety Testing
PathoQuest signs agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to join Consortium on Adventitious Agent Contamination in Biomanufacturing (CAACB) as viral safety expert.
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CE-marked SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody test
Beckman Coulter has announced CE-marking for its quantitative SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibody test. The assay is designed to detect antibodies to the spike protein of SARS CoV-2, which is the design of the vaccines on the market today. more...
Environmental Monitoring in Pharmaceutical manufacturing
In this episode, Andy Whittard (MD at Cherwell Laboratories) and Gethin Jones (MD at Pinpoint Scientific) lend their expertise to environmental monitoring in pharmaceutical manufacturing with a particular focus on changes to continuous monitoring in the proposed Annex I.  more...
Automate your microbiology laboratory
This special focus on Artificial Intelligence and Automation brings you the latest Industry/Quality 4.0 technologies designed to make human-robot collaboration easy, to improve productivity and deliver cost-savings for your microbiology lab.  more...
EU GMP Annex I Changes in Microbial Monitoring
In this episode, Anne Klees and Adele Gisselmann (Global Product Managers with Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany) unravel the New GMP Annex I (Draft 2020) and explain what effect its changes and new sections will have on environmental microbial monitoring. more...
Voyager adjustable spacing electronic pipette screen
It takes just minutes to find out about the intelligent features of the lightweight VIAFLO electronic pipette and VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipette by viewing INTEGRA's short video tutorials. more...
Automation in endotoxin testing
In this article, we explore the efficiencies gained by automating the bacterial endotoxins tests with Lonza’s PyroTec™ PRO Robotic Solution integrated with WinKQCL™ Endotoxin Detection Software. more...
Automated rapid microbiology for every laboratory
Determine if microorganisms are present with the Certablue method.  The autoscanner and Certablue vials provide both a microbial detection system and a culture medium with suitable nutritional, selective, and environmental conditions for the rapid detection of microorganisms. more...
Plate and count in seconds
Are you a small, medium, or large laboratory? Even with a low throughput, automation is a reality. Now you can automate your microbiology lab, increase productivity, and reduce errors. Learn about IUL’s instruments and plate and count in seconds! more...
Rapid automation in the QC Micro Lab
Rapid automation is becoming a gold standard in standardizing and streamlining QC micro lab EM, bioburden, and water testing. Growth Direct system is the leader in rapid automation allowing labs to eliminate inefficiencies, optimize their processes, and make decisions faster. more...
Validation of MAS-100 Air Samplers - MBV
MBV Ltd announces the renewal of its distribution agreement with Merck KGaA for market-leading MAS-100 air samplers for the next five years. more...
LIMS for ISO 17025
Autoscribe Informatics' new white paper examines the role of LIMS in supporting ISO 17025 accreditation. The white paper explores how a LIMS can play a key role in achieving, maintaining, and benefiting from ISO 17025 accreditation. more...
Surface Tests for SARS-CoV-2 AOAC validated
bioMérieux's VERIPRO SARS-CoV-2 assay, the PathogenDx EnviroX-Rv assay and the COVID-19 Indoor Test™ by Phylagen are the first three surface tests to receive AOAC Certificate of Validation under its Emergency Response Validation process.  more...
Rapid method for Bioburden in waters and pharmaceuticals
The newly launched Red One™ is an innovative, fully automated solution for waters and pharmaceuticals, able to detect the presence of low numbers of micro-organisms in raw materials or finished products in 10 minutes. more...
Emma Millburn Director of Sales at Cherwell Laboratories
Emma Millburn brings a wealth of experience in strategic planning to a newly created leadership role at Cherwell Laboratories.
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Burkholderia cepacia selective agar
Burkholderia cepacia (BCC) is one of the contaminants most frequently encountered in sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products.  SGL’s BCC selective media meets the requirements of USP chapter <60> and offers improved isolation of BCC. more...
Paperless Microbiological QC
The Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre will be using Lonza’s MODA-EM™ for paperless management of a wealth of microbiological data - reinforcing data integrity compliance, real-time access to data, and providing fast input necessary to make informed decisions. more...
NSI ISO certified secondary reference standards for routine quality control purposes
NSI Lab Solutions, an ISO Guide 34 accredited manufacturer of USP secondary reference materials, provides pure, high-quality secondary standards when the use of primary reference-standard material to validate analytical results is not an option.  more...
SARS-CoV-2 Genomes
Codex DNA now offers 10 SARS-CoV-2 synthetic genomes. The full-length genomes, genome derivatives, and replicons with reporters can be used to generate recombinant viruses and pseudotyped virus particles for vaccine, drug and diagnostic development.  more...
Marketing Microbiology Products
rapidmicrobiology.com is the marketing solution for global microbiology brands - uniquely focused on connecting buyers of routine microbiology laboratory products with suppliers.Get your 2021 campaign started now and enjoy the benefits. more...
HEPA filter for OT-2 robot
Opentrons' robotics have enabled high-throughput COVID-19 testing during the pandemic, and a new HEPA filtration unit for their OT-2 robot decreases the risk of contamination for sensitive wet lab applications like PCR and DNA / RNA amplification without need for a cleanroom. more...

ACT Gives Priorclave Green Credentials

24 Nov 2020 | F&BWCPCCM

Autoclaves
Accountability, consistency and transparency; the ACT program has given one of it's first eco-labels to Priorclave's cylindrcal chambers research-grade autoclaves for its efficiency in water use and energy.  more...
The Steritest system has made the sterility test reliable
In 1975, the Steritest™ system made the sterility test reliable. Read the fabulous story of its invention to discover why and when it was invented, and what were the challenges at this time. Happy Birthday, Steritest™ system  more...
Viral safety testing for biologics ATMPs and vaccines
Charles River and Pathoquest are to establish a new rapid viral safety testing lab for biologics, notably advanced therapeutic medicinal products (ATMPs) and vaccines. The new NGS-based lab will be constructed on Charles River's site in Wayne, PA. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: A subgenomic RNA test that detects only viable SARS-CoV-2 material; new lateral-flow antibody test development service; several case-studies on the benefits of SARS-CoV-2 surveillance in wastewater and the first rapid antigen surface test.  more...
Designed to improve efficiency, the AFYS3G Recapper for Screw Cap Tubes can be used as a stand-alone instrument or be simply integrated into a fully automated laboratory environment. more...
Antibody pairs for SARS CoV 2 antigen lateral flow development
Creative Diagnostics' portfolio now includes a range of products for SARS-CoV-2 lateral flow assay development and production. These include nucleoprotein antibody pairs and slim-design buffer tubes that reduce amount of buffer needed, thus increasing antigen concentration.  more...
Plair, the Swiss manufacturer of instruments for real-time bioaerosol monitoring, and MBV, the Swiss global leader in viable air sampling, jointly announce the start of a strategic partnership. more...
Webinar EU GMP Annex 1 and its impact on aseptic manufacturing
Register for our webinar “Roadmap to compliance” and learn from our experts how to set up a risk-based environmental monitoring. more...







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