Microbiology News : pharmaceutical, Apr 2020

500ml Bottle Easier for BSL Working
The low squat design, wide mouth and 45º angled base of the bottle allows for much easier pipetting in the confined space of a biosafety cabinet or clean hood and minimises the risk of contamination. The space-saving bottle shape is also perfect for storage in a fridge or warming bath. more...
LegionellaAgar
Legionella species are Gram-negative bacilli. They reside in surface and drinking water and are usually transmitted to humans in aerosols causing destructive alveolar inflammation. Liofilchem offers several solutions to detect Legionella in water.  more...
SureFast
COVID-19 has shut down many businesses, leaving buildings closed and water stagnant in systems allowing Legionella to multiply. Regular water analyses for Legionella must be performed under EU rules and r-biopharm's SureFast® PCR solution returns results in just a few hours. more...
Sentino
Support your lab with adaptable, high-quality tools to suit the needs of the user. The Pall Laboratory range of compact equipment and gamma-sterilised membranes are designed to be flexible and portable, thus able to meet the demands of in-field testing of Legionella. more...
Assist Plus
Find out how INTEGRA can help laboratories prepare RT-PCR plates for SARS-CoV-2 detection with the ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot together with a VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipette. more...
Contact Plates
The workflow does not always allow for the transfer of environmental samples, immediately to QC, for incubation. Therefore, the samples may be pre-stored at ambient room temperature or in refrigerators until the official incubation is started. more...
rqmicroCOUNT
rqmicro AG will soon launch its latest instrument, the rqmicro.COUNT, to overcome the current issues of Legionella analysis and to make reliable, standardized and rapid quantification of intact Legionella on-site a true possibility.  more...
CytoSMART
CytoSMART Technologies is to donate 100 mini live-cell imaging systems to researchers in high containment labs worldwide. The Lux2 live-cell imager provides researchers with remote video access of their cell-cultures in BSL–3+ labs so they can evaluate their status. more...
The Baker Company has partnered with Lucid Scientific, a manufacturer of the most sensitive and accurate optical oxygen sensors available, to distribute its novel product line in North America. more...
Rapid Legionella detection in Water
Validated by AOAC-RI, LEGIPID® is an easy-to-use, non growth based, test for 1-hour quantification of Legionella species. LEGIPID® is more specific and more sensitive than traditional culture methods and it reduces time, cost and labour over traditional culturing methods. more...
Advertising packages on rapidmicrobiology
Choose between a standard or a premium advertising package for your next new product launch, even if you are not exactly sure of the launch date or if you need to change the schedule at the last minute. more...
AMSSterilizer
AMSBIO's compact sterilizers use a mixture of ozone and UV to kill pathogenic organisms, including viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Ozone scrubbing technology enables the devices to convert ozone gas back to oxygen, giving you maximum protection against pathogens with minimum effort and zero risks. more...
LabguruCOVID19
BioData's Labguru Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) is now free for academic laboratories, non-profit organizations and small start-ups laboratories that are working on treatments or vaccines for COVID-19.   more...
workstation
Baker Ruskinn, a global leader and supplier of anaerobic and modified atmosphere solutions for microbiology and tissue/cell culture applications, are delighted to announce a new partnership with Labtech commencing 1st April 2020. more...
Creative Diagnostics launches high-quality plant pathogens antibodies for use in ELISA or related immunoassays. more...
GermFree, has begun building its mobile and modular high-containments laboratories to areas performing COVID-19 research. The turn-key  units are BSL-3+ and designed to withstand harsh conditions, as was shown in its involvement in the MERS outbreak. more...
BIOMIC® V3 digital imaging system for automating the reading and interpretation of AST and ID tests is now updated to reflect CLSI and EUCAST guidelines. more...