Microbiology News : pharmaceutical

The RSSL mycoplasma testing service for manufacturers of biologic medicines such as ATMPs, spent cell culture media samples need to be received at RSSL labs by 9.30 am for result by 5pm same day. more...
A new book has been published – “Biocontamination Control for Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare” by written Tim Sandle. more...
WIN a VIAFLO 96/384 to Supercharge Your Microplate Pipetting!
Integra Biosciences is offering labs the chance to win a VIAFLO 96/384 pipette.  All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is fill out a short questionnaire. more...
The new Micronic Rack Reader DR500 complete with in-house designed Micronic Code Reader Software is optimized for rapid and accurate sample identification. more...

Microbiology Insider

15 Jan 2019 | F&BCPV

Microbiology Insider
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Astell's latest 36-page brochure is now available in print and download, includes explanation of important options for choosing an autoclave - cooling, vacuum and direct steam. more...

LabElite DeCapper SL is compatible with labware in 96-, 48-, and 24-format tube racks, with internal or external threads, such as microtubes, cryovials, and speciality tubes, from all major labware manufacturers.

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How accurate is BIOBALL
In this review, Brendan Tindall, Global Solutions Manager shows how bioMerieux have “Redefined Quantitative Microbiological Quality Control” to deliver precise and accurate inocula with every aliquot of BIOBALL® MultiShot 550 Batches. more...
Automated Bacterial Endotoxin Testing (BET)
Replace your manual, error-prone endotoxin testing with a fully automated solution - PyroTec™ PRO reduces re-test rates, offers cost savings compared to cartridge based systems, aligns with FDA's PAT initiative, Data Integrity requirements and US Pharmacopeia BET guidance. more...
At the end of each cycle the controller automatically instigates load drying – where filtered air is circulated through the chamber by an efficient air pump, rapidly evaporating moisture within the load to leave the contents condensate free. more...
The next step in sterility testing
With expertise in sterility testing going back over 40 years Merck continuously strives to make sterility testing safer and easier. Merck’s latest Steritest™ NEO filtration device —the 4th generation—offers improved ergonomics, reliability, convenience and increased safety. more...
Sample collection
Corning Life Sciences offers a complete range of sample collection products for microbiology and chemical analysis: cutlery, blender bags, containers and bottles. more...
This low-foaming product removes a wide range of process residues from fermentation by-products to silicone-based emulsions and lubricants and is ideal for use in CIP and COP applications. An extensive support package is available to meet your validation objectives. more...
BACGene Legionella Multiplex kit
The BACGene Legionella Multiplex kit is a real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous confirmation and identification of Legionella spp., Legionella pneumophila and Legionella pneumophila subsp. pneumophila SG1 from presumptive positive colonies. more...
MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Eravacycline
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Eravacycline, a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Eravacycline against certain Gram-negative bacteria and Gram-positive bacteria. more...
96/384 Multichannel electroic pipette
Process samples 5 times faster!  Alex Figueiredo, PhD student at University of Zurich, is conducting experimental evolution on bacteria.  Here he explains how INTEGRA's VIAFLO 96/384 multichannel pipette speeds up the laborious process. more...
Viaflo pipetting system
A great intermediate between a handheld pipette and a robot - HCS Pharma explain the benefits of working with INTEGRA's VIAFLO 96 electronic multi-channel pipetting system with their cell culture system. more...
The Native Antigen Company has launched a series of ground-breaking immunoassays for Zika virus, offering researchers in academia, public health and drug discovery the capability to work with unprecedented levels of specificity and sensitivity. more...
Prepared microbiological culture media
Showcasing the RTU product ranges available from a number of different suppliers of prepared media - from RTU chromogenic media to ready to rehydrate in bags. Find out how to choose a media supplier and what validations are needed to introduce RTU into your lab. more...
petri dish
Liofilchem produces ISO 11133 complaint ready-to-use culture media in petri dish formats such as 90 mm, 140 mm, 60 mm (for water testing), 55 mm (Contact Plate), Easy Dry plates, tubes and bottles, bags, Dip-Slide and Contact Slide formats. more...
Ready to Use Media FDA/cGMP/GLP
bioTRADING Benelux B.V. manufactures Ready to Use Culture Media and animal blood products - aiming to achieve the highest degree of product quality processes, services are continuously improved and are also in line with international standards, FDA/cGMP/GLP guidelines and customer requirements. more...
How to validate Ready to Use Culture Media
In this exculsive interview with Barbara Gerten, Senior Scientist Traditional Microbiology with Merck KGaA, we discuss how to choose a prepared media supplier and what validations are needed to implement it into your lab accreditation scheme. more...
APAS® (Automated Plate Assessment System
The APAS® (automated plate assessment system) Independence uses artificial intelligence technology for automated imaging, image analysis, interpretation and reporting of growth on microbiology culture plates after incubation. more...
In 2014 alone, it was estimated that labs discarded over 12 billion pounds of plastic—which doesn't include gloves, hazardous waste and packaging waste. Using the ACT labelling system, organizations and individuals can significantly reduce their environmental impact.  more...

HydroGienic® is a bulk high purity water distribution system to address problems and restrictions associated with existing systems in the pharmaceutical industry.


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Cherwell's exhibition stand
Meet Cherwell's team of cleanroom microbiology experts, in Nottingham, at Pharmig's 26th annual conference. more...
Baker Ruskinn Bugbox anaerobic & microaerophilic workstations
Looking at ways to increase productivity?  The Bugbox calculator works out the true costs in materials and labor for Anaerobic or Microaerophilic Jars/Packs and compares it to the costs of buying and running a Baker Ruskinn incubated anaerobic or microaerophilic workstation. Compare today! 
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"Magic Lid" - Forceps-free, Effortless Transfer of Membrane Filters”
The Microsart® @media 'magic lid' is an advanced system for touch-free membrane transfer onto agar plates without using forceps, specially designed for Microbial Limit Testing of non-sterile pharmaceutical and biotech products.  more...
Neogen solution's for environmental surface monitoring
Neogen offers a comprehensive solution for environmental surface testing including our innovative Listeria Right Now and AccuPoint Advanced testing systems.  more...
real heroes don't need superpowers
Contaminated ATMPs pose life-threatening risks for immunocompromised patients.  For PCR-based bacteria and mycoplasma detection a unique combination of highest specificity and more control is now available.  Sartorius are delighted to introduce their new qPCR Kit, detecting bacteria within 3 hours. more...