Microbiology News : pharmaceutical

Microbiologics reliable test ready control panels
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach for determining when to QC molecular multiplex assays or for choosing which targets to test. Follow these best practices from experienced CAP auditor, Joslyn Pribble, to create a QC plan that’s right for your lab. more...
Specimen Collection Swabs from Puritan
You’ve been there before – you reach for a swab and find you are getting very low. Now is the time to stock up, before flu season is on your doorstep. Choose Puritan's US made specimen collection devices for reliable collection. Here's why.   more...
Vyon® offers excellent inherent properties for medical and healthcare products. It’s venting capability allows closed environments to breathe whilst maintaining optimal bacterial resistance is a highly desireable and key property in a wide range of medical and pharmaceutical applications. more...
Expand cGMP production area with this modular, expandable solution. more...
Sartorius rapid detection system for cellular therapeutics
Cellular therapies have delivered great clinical promise but demand rapid sterility testing technologies suitable for biotherapeutics.  A study evaluated the bacterial detection capability of a novel, rapid qPCR based detection system.  Results have been summarized as a poster, free to download. more...
MWE Transport Swabs
Medical Wire & Equipment explain how to select the right transport swab this flu season.  more...
Liofilchem MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Doxycyline (DXT)
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Doxycyline 0.016-256 MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Doxycyline.
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The Virtuosi® educational platform uses the power of virtual reality to engage employee learning by creating interactive educational experiences on the proper principles of aseptic technique.  more...
How to do Environmental Monitoring in Production
What's the fastest way to get a swab result? What's the best way to get a contact plate result? When is it time to change your media supplier? Find the answers to these and other issues by browsing our rapidmicrobiology special focus on EM. more...
How to Change Media Supplier in cGMP lab
No one wants contaminated plates in their cleanrooms. Derek Lancashire, BD’s Global Platform Director of Industrial Microbiology discusses with rapidmicrobiology when is it time to consider changing supplier and how to go about it. more...
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EnSURE™ Touch Monitoring System
EnSURE™ Touch is an advanced monitoring system that collects, analyses and reports from multiple quality tests such as ATP, microorganisms, and enzymes. Featuring a 5-inch touch screen, wireless sync technology, cloud-based software, and the ability to conduct a wide range of tests.  more...
High Quality Culture Media
Designed especially for microbial monitoring of cleanrooms, isolators and associated controlled environments, TSA and SDA Aircheck® and Surfacecheck® plates from SGL are ideal for use in passive/active air sampling and other environmental monitoring procedures. more...
BD BBL sterile Isolator cleanroom media
BBL™ IC-XT packs are gamma irradiated sterile plated media for environmental microbiology applications providing dependable and reliable outcomes for testing in critical environments. more...
Shoreline Biome tools for characterizing microbiome populations down to the strain level, are now available outside the US via international distributors, using new e-commerce website. more...
Surface Monitoring Solutions from Liofilchem
Surface monitoring is essential for minimizing the risk of microbial contamination. Liofilchem offers several solutions to improve the safety of the surfaces, such as Contact Plates, Contact Slides, Contam Swabs, ESC Swabs and Clean Test. more...
Timothy and Virginia Templett
The largest employer in the county of Maine, Puritan Medical Products and a sister company, Hardwood Products Co., combined employ 550.  A global leader in specimen collection devices Puritan Medical Products, who are celebrating their centenary, feature in the latest edition of Mainebiz. more...
Californian lab share facilities, Bonneville Labs and Lab Launch adopt LabTwin to give their residents the helping hand they need with an AI-powered digital assistant to eliminate time-consuming manual note-taking and help them automatically structure their data. more...
LUNA family of automated cell counters
The LUNA™ family of automated cell counters from Logos Biosystems has received the SelectScience® Gold Seal of Quality more...
Incubation time and temperature for EM
A common question in microbial EM testing relates to incubation strategy and media choice. Single temperature or serial? If serial, low to high or vice versa? One media, TSA, or two, TSA and SDA? Learn more about your options and their implications. more...
Hamilton Robotics have designed a completely hands-free liquid handler for 96 and 384 microplates pipetting that a person of any skill level can use. more...
Pipetting in the microbiology laboratory
Preventing contamination in pipetting is paramount to achieving reliable results.  Understand the three main causes of contamination from pipetting and learn how you can avoid them. more...
Whitley WASP Touch
The Whitley WASP Touch is a fundamentally different spiral plater with an integral vacuum waste system. Consistently producing high quality plates which are easy to read and interpret, the WASP Touch eliminates the need for costly and time-consuming serial dilutions and saves valuable bench space. more...
Petri Dishes for Automated systems
Thermo Fisher Scientific concentrated on Furry Animal’s allergens, re-inventing the petri dish and cloud support for your QC at this year’s AACC. more...
Pipetting PCR Master Mix
Pipetting technique can influence qPCR assay results. PCR Master mix is routinely used during qPCR set-up but can be challenging to pipette accurately. Sartorius has determined the best techniques for pipetting Master mix in qPCR assays. more...
TSC Hygiene Monitoring Kits
Technical Service Consultants Ltd [TSC] manufacture a varied range of swabs and sponges in different formats and with different solutions to meet all of your environmental swabbing needs 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...
Automate preparation of selective media - blood, charcoal, chocolate agar
In this exclusive interview with rapidmicrobiology, Dr Ursula Leuthold, global product manager, media preparation devices at INTEGRA Biosciences, explains how their MEDIACLAVE media sterilizer, MEDIAJET Petri dish filler and DOSE IT peri­staltic pump, help prepare high quality, selective agar. 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...
MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Gentamicin (CN)
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Gentamicin 0.016-256 MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Gentamicin. more...