Microbiology News : pharmaceutical, Dec 2020

Three Surface Tests for SARS-CoV-2 Receive AOAC Validation

22 Dec 2020 | Food & BeverageClinicalPharmaceutical

Surface Tests for SARS-CoV-2 AOAC validated
bioMérieux's VERIPRO SARS-CoV-2 assay, the PathogenDx EnviroX-Rv assay and the COVID-19 Indoor Test™ by Phylagen are the first three surface tests to receive AOAC Certificate of Validation under its Emergency Response Validation process.  more...

Red One™ Platform for Instantaneous Detection of Microorganisms in Waters and Pharmaceuticals

15 Dec 2020 | Food & BeverageWaterPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Rapid method for Bioburden in waters and pharmaceuticals
The newly launched Red One™ is an innovative, fully automated solution for waters and pharmaceuticals, able to detect the presence of low numbers of micro-organisms in raw materials or finished products in 10 minutes. more...
Emma Millburn Director of Sales at Cherwell Laboratories
Emma Millburn brings a wealth of experience in strategic planning to a newly created leadership role at Cherwell Laboratories.

SGL Introduces a Pre-Poured Burkholderia cepacia Agar 90mm Plate Compliant with USP <60>

08 Dec 2020 | ClinicalPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Burkholderia cepacia selective agar
Burkholderia cepacia (BCC) is one of the contaminants most frequently encountered in sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products.  SGL’s BCC selective media meets the requirements of USP chapter <60> and offers improved isolation of BCC. more...
Paperless Microbiological QC
The Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre will be using Lonza’s MODA-EM™ for paperless management of a wealth of microbiological data - reinforcing data integrity compliance, real-time access to data, and providing fast input necessary to make informed decisions. more...

Trust NSI, a Leader in ISO-Certified Secondary Reference Standards

03 Dec 2020 | Food & BeveragePharmaceutical

NSI ISO certified secondary reference standards for routine quality control purposes
NSI Lab Solutions, an ISO Guide 34 accredited manufacturer of USP secondary reference materials, provides pure, high-quality secondary standards when the use of primary reference-standard material to validate analytical results is not an option.  more...
SARS-CoV-2 Genomes
Codex DNA now offers 10 SARS-CoV-2 synthetic genomes. The full-length genomes, genome derivatives, and replicons with reporters can be used to generate recombinant viruses and pseudotyped virus particles for vaccine, drug and diagnostic development.  more...