Microbiology News : pharmaceutical, Feb 2021

Andy Whittard
Leading UK-based manufacturer of prepared media and supplier of microbial monitoring equipment Cherwell Laboratories is 50 years old.  They plan to mark the occasion with various, events, competitions, and activities to mark the occasion. Find out how you can join in their fun celebrations. more...
Air sampler for viruses
Smiths Detection has reported that its BioFlash® Biological Identifier can detect SARS-CoV-2 in the air following tests conducted by the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID). 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...
Biological Indicators
Liofilchem® provides a wide range of biological indicators for the steam, ethylene oxide, dry heat, hydrogen peroxide and irradiation sterilization processes.  Here we learn about the features and benefits of STRIP Control GST E6. more...
rapid surface testing for SARS Cov 2 the coronavirus that causes Covid 19
Buyers guide for SARS-CoV-2 surface testing kits highlighting the risk of infection from touching surfaces contaminated with the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. It provides a list of suppliers of surface testing kits allowing direct contact for quotes/info. more...
New Products for COVID-19 Testing
This week: New test method & buyer's guide for SARS-CoV-2 surface testing; viral load indicator can assist triaging, RT-PCR test from MultiplexDX proves its specificity for British variant during screening in Slovenia & Sonanano's rapid antigen test gets approval.  more...
INTEGRA Voyager Electronic Pipette
Find out why INTEGRA’s VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipette and VIAFLO lightweight electronic pipette are the perfect lab companions for agricultural research into microbial evolution. more...
UKAS Calibration Accreditation for PMT GB Ltd
PMT (GB) Ltd has achieved UKAS accreditation for the calibration of particle counters and air samplers at their Malvern based laboratory and at customer premises. more...
Hand Wash Gel Dispenser
Detect microorganisms in gel-based hand wash up to 3x faster. Read an application note on how the EZ-Fluo™ System can reduce the time for reliable bioburden testing of gel-based hand washes to a third of the time needed for traditional plating methods. more...
Guide to the maintenance of microorganisms
NCIMB’s culture collection curator, Dr Samantha Law, has written a light-hearted guide to best practice in microorganism maintenance. It highlights basic steps you can take to make sure that you really know the strains you are working with. more...
Download whitepaper
Primary Containment for most biological laboratories starts with the Biosafety Cabinet (BSC). Download the latest white paper on multiple users in a BSC. more...
Compare recombinant Factor C with LAL endotoxin test
This whitepaper compares the performance of LAL reagents with rFC, and shows the evidence supporting the 10 reasons to choose recombinant horseshoe crab Factor C (rFC) for your bacterial endotoxin testing. more...
EU GMP Annex I Changes in Microbial Monitoring
In this episode, Anne Klees and Adele Gisselmann (Global Product Managers with Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany) unravel the New GMP Annex I (Draft 2020) and explain what effect its changes and new sections will have on environmental microbial monitoring. more...
New ebook on growth promotion testing
Cherwell Laboratories have a new ebook titled: "Growth Promotion Testing: A Guide to Good Practices". It is intended for anyone involved in growth promotion testing of microbiological media, particularly focusing on pharmaceutical and sterile medical device industry applications. more...







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