Microbiology News : pharmaceutical, Jan 2019

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...
polypropylene centrifuge tubes
Corning offers a full line of disposable, premium quality conical centrifuge tubes manufactured from high quality, ultra-clear resins. more...
Researchers from the Host-Microbiota Interactions Laboratory at the Wellcome Sanger Institute have added 20 strains, isolated from human faecal samples, to NCIMB’s reference collection. more...
Priorclave autoclaves and sterilisers
Priorclave invite you to visit their stand at Medlab Dubai and find out about their autoclaves and sterilisers including a QCS EH100 front loading autoclave and the compact C60 top loading steriliser.   more...
Same Day Mycoplasma for ATMPs
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...
The new Micronic Rack Reader DR500 complete with in-house designed Micronic Code Reader Software is optimized for rapid and accurate sample identification. more...
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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endotoxin testing
What are endotoxins and what methods are available for their detection? more...
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...