Microbiology News : pharmaceutical, Nov 2019

Using Whitley workstation to grow clostridia
How could a Whitley Workstation become an asset in the field of gut microbiome research? In this video, Dr David Kirk talks about how workstations are used in the creation of Clostridium-assisted drug delivery platforms.
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Bobcat Air Sampler
Easily achieve same-shift microbial air sampling results with InnovaPrep’s small, portable Bobcat an air sampler that can combine high-efficiency collection with rapid molecular methods such as PCR. more...
Pinpoint Scientific, specialist product designers and manufacturers of environmental monitoring solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries, have secured further investment to aid the development of their ImpactAir® range of environmental monitoring solutions. more...
The new building houses GMP production areas for viral and protein products and client-specific technologies, as well as associated laboratory and administration areas. more...
Alcami Corporation, a CMDO based in South Carolina, will now be providing rapid sterility testing from their North Carolina advanced analytical testing technology centre. Using the Miiliflex® rapid sterility test, results are available in 5 days.  more...
FDA has issued a warning letter to Torrent Pharma Inc after an inspection at its rectal suppositories and nasal and oral solutions manufacturing plant. The investigator's report found an inadequate water system with adverse levels of Burkholderia cepacia.  more...
Porvair Sciences have developed a highly reproducible filtered pipette tip with an excellent edge finish that always provides an optimum fit into the pipette tip enabling labs to routinely achieve superior liquid handling and dispensing. more...
Torrey Pines Scientific has a new web site featuring its complete range of chilling/heating laboratory equipment. Offering precise temperature control products for the biotech, pharmaceutical, environmental and other types of laboratories. more...
Detect Aspergillus in Cannabis
Bio-Rad launches iQ-Check Aspergillus Real-Time PCR kit, a fast PCR alternative for detection of Aspergillus in cannabis and cannabis-infused products.
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Triple Aspirating Head Microbial Air Sampler
A recent study indicates that using an air sampler with 3 aspirating heads, such TRIO.BAS TRIO, can deliver more accurate results vs a single head for monitoring airborne microbial detection in cleanrooms and isolators. more...
Outstanding dedication to quality, science and customer service helped Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) secure Best Contract Research Organisation (CRO) at this year's Oxford Bioscience Network (OBN) Awards. more...
Condalab continues to make history as it launches its new corporate identity and website and welcomes plant refurbishment. more...
VIAFLO 384 channel electronic pipette
INTEGRA’s range of pipetting products offers a variety of solutions to improve productivity and reduce errors for workflows - including 384 well formats. more...
Make your microbiology lab more ecofriendly with the Priorclave QCS autoclave range with effective use of power and water plus superb operator safety standards, the QCS100 is one of the safest and most efficient autoclaves available worldwide. more...
Microbiome Identification Services
“If you don’t like bacteria, you’re on the wrong planet.  This is the planet of the bacteria.” so said Stewart Brand or was it Craig Venter? Either way, browse through our latest special focus on identifying the microbiome. more...
MIC Test Strip Imipenem
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market, in the United States, the Imipenem 0.016-256 MTS (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Imipenem. more...
TTP Labtech Ltd. has released a newer version of the low-volume Mosquito Genomics pipetting instrument. New features include improved user experience with new protocol wizards and enhanced cooling, to name a few.  more...
Next Generation Sequencing Service from Eurofins
rapidmicrobiology asks Dr. Thomas Brefort, Business Unit Manager for NGS at Eurofins Genomics, and one of the Managing Directors of Eurofins' sequencing division, about the impact that the NovaSeq6000 has had on their NGS services and what the future of this technology looks like. more...
Cherwell Laboratories, specialist suppliers of environmental monitoring and process validation solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Roger as Engineering Manager and part of Cherwell’s management team.  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...
Validation of RMM Bioburden results
Rapid Micro Biosystems breaks down how to successfully use the TR80 framework and ALCOA/ALCOA+ that helps to support the FDA’s agency stated efforts to improve drug quality through vigilant oversight of data integrity and good manufacturing practice. more...