Microbiology News : pharmaceutical

eBook
Cherwell Laboratories, eBook entitled, “Failure is not an option: Why sterility testing is so important” is now available to download from Cherwell’s website. A user's guide to regulatory expectations, the testing process, what to do in the event of test failure and more. more...
Cubis® II: The New Generation of Modular Premium Balances
The Cubis® II is the first balance to support all the requirements to achieve CFR part 11 and EU annex 11 compliance in a paperless manner, eliminating the possibility of process data or signature falsification. Ensuring an authenticated electronic record from data acquisition to analysis. more...
ProtoCOL 3 colony counter, facilitates rapid production of accurate, consistent, count and ratio data from Ames test plates and is ideal for use in regulated toxicology testing laboratories. more...
No hassle compliance
Reliable cleanroom monitoring leads to reduced product waste, improved yield, product quality and increased profits.  TSI Facility Monitoring Software (FMS) makes it easy. more...

Microbiology Insider

12 Mar 2019 | F&BCPV

Microbiology Insider
Download your free copy of our latest Insider Magazine today – available online now! more...
Integra Assist Plus
The ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot, offers streamlined, cost-effective pipetting workflows to suit most budgets.  ASSIST PLUS can be programmed either directly on the pipette or remotely from a PC, and includes the latest VIALAB software for straightforward set-up of more complex workflows. more...
Pyrogen detection without animal testing
Testing for endotoxins? Don’t underestimate the risk of non-endotoxin pyrogen contamination.  Make the move to the monocyte activation test and detect both endotoxin and non-endotoxin pyrogens in one in vitro test.  Get higher sensitivity without using animal-based methods. Discover more...

Swabs – Past to the Present

05 Mar 2019 | F&BCP

Development of the Swab from Past to Present
As Puritan Medical Products celebrates 100 years of manufacturing swabs, this review takes through how swabs have changed through the years from cotton tip to today's sophisticated range of flocked technology to meet today's needs of molecular investigations. more...
Endotoxin LAL Pyrogen Testing
Showcasing products and services for pyrogen and endotoxin testing for parenterals and implantable medical devices. Includes LAL assays, plus the horseshoe crab free - recombinant Factor C (rFC) and rabbit free Monocyte Activation Test (MAT) approaches, more...
Water for Injection
This article looks at three case studies outlining the risk that endotoxin poses to poorly maintained pharmaceutical water systems. more...
The unique Micronic Recapper is set to a precise torque value to ensure that screw caps are optimally tightened onto tubes.  This mechanism reduces human errors and safeguards sample integrity for long-term sample storage. more...
ENDONEXT™
bioMérieux endotoxin detection assays and services are at the frontier of endotoxin testing with recombinant technology more...
Pyrogene™
Lonza’s PyroGene™ recombinant Factor C Assay does not rely on lysate derived from horseshoe crabs and has proven equivalency to LAL-based methods. Therefore, companies can feel confident in implementing rFC methods in their QC testing labs.
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endotoxin detection
Charles River’s 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.
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petri dish
Corning offers a line of consumables, including Petri dishes, inoculating loops, and spreaders for a beginning-to-end solution for quality testing labs across industry segments. more...
Hamilton’s Microlab® STARlet automated liquid handler can run the SenSATIVAx® DNA Purification Kit which purifies cannabis and microbial DNA from any matrix, and the qPCR-based PathoSEEK® Microbial Safety Testing Platform, the only microbial testing method validated on cannabis. more...
horseshoe crab
Bacterial Endotoxin Testing has many applications: Finished product and raw material QC release, the calculation of endotoxin limits for ingredients and resolution of out-of-specification results.  Here’s how Honeyman can help you assure compliance. more...
The Andrew Alliance Pipette+ system comprises several components that communicate with one another: electronic single and multichannel pipettes, an intelligent stand, and novel cloud-based software. more...
The PureFocus 850 is able to precisely and consistently focus on your samples when the other systems fall short. Applications include materials, life sciences and semi conductor sectors. more...
24-Well Pipetting for Cell Culture
New 24-channel pipetting heads for handheld electronic pipettes allow plate filling, reagent addition or sample transfers to be performed in a single step, enabling quicker and more accurate pipetting for cell cultures. more...
Application Note
The PyroMAT™ system offers a robust and sensitive solution for pyrogen detection supported by international regulations and guidelines to reduce animal consumption for pyrogen tests. more...
Identifying root cause, track and trace microbial strains
A special focus on products and services to help track and trace the source of microbial contamination in food, pharma and biotech production.  more...
100 years!

Puritan Medical Products, a Guilford, Maine-based global manufacturer of single-use products will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019

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Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC) species
The Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC) species are a group of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria which have been shown in recent years to be of concern for patients, and as such, for manufacturers of drugs and health care products that contribute to patient health. more...
Delivering Confidence for your Cleanroom
Cherwell's new website features easier navigation for environmental monitoring and sterilisation process validation product information with expert advice. more...
TRACKMAN Connected is an all-in-one kit that connects the bench via a Samsung Galaxy tablet preloaded with the app PipettePilot, which tracks and registers all actions done in an experiment in real time, and PipetteScope, which displays pipette activity and helps keep pipettes calibrated. more...
Biomillenia's microbiome culture collection service, based on its proprietary microbiome-on-a-chip technology platform can identify previously uncultured bacteria, Biomillenia is able to build a highly diverse culture collection from single cells from any natural sample. more...
inoculating a petri dish
When investigating the source of contamination, it is useful to identify whether isolates of the same species are in fact the same strain.  NCIMB’s strain-typing service uses a highly reproducible sequence-based technique.   more...
Balancing fast turnaround time with need for processing consistency across worldwide sites, LabConnect’s global sample processing network (GSPN) for immuno-oncology and cell gene therapies delivers high-quality and expeditious sample processing. more...
Pharmaceutical Water
Honeyman Group have pleasure in inviting you to attend the extremely popular Pharmaceutical Water Systems training course at the state of the art Bristol-Myers Squibb facility in Dublin, Ireland.    more...