Microbiology News : water

Bugbox Calculator: Compare Bugbox to Anaerobic Jars

20 Apr 2021 | WaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalMicrobiome

Which is cheaper anaerobic jars or a workstation
Can your laboratory afford to keep using jars? Try our comparison tool.  more...
Molecular Testing for SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19 Variants
This special focus on 'Molecular Testing of SARS-CoV-2 Variants' includes featured products from suppliers around the world, who can provide you with reagents, equipment, and test kits allowing you to optimize your COVID-19 testing workflow. more...
Wastewater Testing for Monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 Variants
Zymo Research is now offering community-wide SARS-CoV-2 detection and variant tracking with the Environ COVID-19 Wastewater Testing Service. The new service allows tracking of viral variants & vaccine resistance with a single sample. more...
SARS-CoV-2 virus
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis Eurofins GeneScan Technologies GmbH has developed a comprehensive SARS-CoV-2 solution as well as the highly specific VIRType RT-PCRs for the detection of the main variants of concern. more...
Thermal Block for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater sampling
New EC guidelines for SARS-CoV-2 surveillance in wastewaters recommend a standardized approach for sampling, measurement & analysis. LVM Thermal Solutions offers thermal blocks that ensure thermal stability and homogenous temperature during sampling.  more...

RollBag® - A New Wire Free Range of Sterile Sampling Bags

16 Mar 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal CareMicrobiome

Wire Free Range of Sterile Sampling Bags
RollBag® is made from robust PolySilk® with a sticker closure specially designed for sampling any liquid or solid sample, for the food, medical, animal health or environmental industries. Wire-free makes for easier disposal. more...
Detecting Legionella - one experts experience
In this episode on Legionella testing, we have Ray Petrisek, a principal investigator in the discovery of Legionella in the ‘70s, who gives advice on testing and sampling for Legionella and the limitations and advantages of test kits in today’s market. more...

Autoclave Deodorant for a Great Lab Atmosphere

05 Mar 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterPharmaceuticalVeterinaryCosmetic/Personal Care

Autoclave deodorant
INTERSCIENCE has launched its new Anabac® Natural autoclave deodorants with 100 % natural origin fragrances. These new fragrances, with ECOCERT certified perfume (according to the Cosmos-Standard) are compatible with all autoclaves and provide a nice perfume in the lab. more...
Heterotrophic plate counts
IDEXX has launched EasyDisc™, a new method to obtain heterotrophic plate counts (HPCs) in water. No agar preparation needed, and requiring less than one minute of hands-on time to process a sample. more...
Solutions for microbiological water testing
This special focus on 'Microbiological Testing of Water' showcases the latest technologies for routine water testing, including tests for SARS in wastewater, Clostridia, Legionella, plus QC reference strains, proficiency testing scheme, a podcast and webinar! more...

Legionella, A Waterborne Risk

22 Feb 2021 | WaterPharmaceutical

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...
Ready to use BCYE GVPC media for Legionella
SGL is one of the largest providers of pre-poured microbiological culture media for all applications in water testing, from the estimation of total viable counts right through to the highly sensitive detection of waterborne contamination and specific isolation of L. pneumophila. more...

The Tasty Tech That Ensures QC in Beer Brewing

18 Feb 2021 | Food & BeverageWater

Sartorius solutions for brewing quality control
Breweries, whether they are large or small, share a common need for quality control (QC) to ensure the consistency and safety of end products. Both subjective and objective QC tests and evaluations can be performed throughout the brewing process. more...
Automated Colony counters for water testing
Drastically reduce your water testing result times with the MICA Chromogenic and MICA Fluorescence microcolony counters. This rapid method's AI technology and unmatched optical resolution optimize ISO methods in water pathogen testing. more...
Red One instantaneous automated total viable counts in waters
Red One™ is a rapid, automated and easy solution to count viable micro-organisms (TVC) in waters (from 1ml to 100mL).  It showed unprecedented results in terms of sensitivity and repeatability compared to ATP monitoring or flow cytometry. more...
Clostridium perfringens
An innovative chromogenic medium to detect and identify C. perfringens in water samples and its smart advantages over the traditional TSC and m-CP agars. more...
Pall genedisc legionella
Pall® GeneDisc® technology provides a maximum flexibility for testing strategies to rapidly assess contamination level of their working environment, raw material, in-process samples and final products with AOAC and NF VALIDATION certified methods more...
Proficiency testing samples for SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater by nucleic acid amplification
It is essential that laboratories monitoring SARS-CoV-2 levels in wastewater ensure their methods and results are reliable and accurate.  LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing offers a new sample for the detection and quantification of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater by nucleic acid amplification testing. more...
Reference strains and QC formats for the microbiological testing of water
Microbiologics simplifies water testing QC with the strains you need, available in a variety of easy-to-use formats. more...
InnovaPrep Concentrating Pipette for liquid samples in water testing
Pre-analytical steps account for 70% of the labor & time required for sample analysis & significantly affect the quality of your results. The InnovaPrep method provides sample enrichment, inhibitor removal & repeatable results faster, easier, and better all in a tiny benchtop footprint. more...
Rapid PCR for Legionella
Detect and quantify all Legionella including the most harmful species L. pneumophila and L. pn serogroup 1 in a single PCR test. Water samples are analysed within 4 hours, colonies within 1 hr. more...
PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater
Water Research Foundation study data confirm repeatability and consistency of detection of IDEXX SARS-CoV-2 wastewater tests. The study showed the IDEXX Water SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test to outperform most methods in terms of detection. more...
membrane filters for legionella detection and enumeration
Comparison studies indicate that the use of black PES membrane filters for recovery of Legionella bacteria in water samples gives more accurate results and greater recovery performance than the other materials tested.  more...

Special Focus on Artificial Intelligence and Automation

19 Jan 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal CareMicrobiome

Automate your microbiology laboratory
This special focus on Artificial Intelligence and Automation brings you the latest Industry/Quality 4.0 technologies designed to make human-robot collaboration easy, to improve productivity and deliver cost-savings for your microbiology lab.  more...

Integra's Electronic Pipettes Make Your Lab Life Easier

18 Jan 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalVeterinaryCosmetic/Personal CareMicrobiome

Voyager adjustable spacing electronic pipette screen
It takes just minutes to find out about the intelligent features of the lightweight VIAFLO electronic pipette and VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipette by viewing INTEGRA's short video tutorials. more...

Certablue Automated Rapid Microbiology for Every Laboratory

14 Jan 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterPharmaceutical

Automated rapid microbiology for every laboratory
Determine if microorganisms are present with the Certablue method.  The autoscanner and Certablue vials provide both a microbial detection system and a culture medium with suitable nutritional, selective, and environmental conditions for the rapid detection of microorganisms. more...
MICA Counter and Analyzer
The DIAMIDEX MICA (Microcolony Counter & Analyzer) combines traditional Pasteurian microbiology with new artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to enable rapid detection, identification & enumeration of targeted microorganisms. more...
Micrology Laboratories, LLC has changed its name to Roth Bioscience, LLC.  The name change reflects a reorganization of the company after an acquisition of limited assets took place in June 2019. more...
food safety webinars
Scientists with responsibility for the microbial testing of food, water and cannabis will want to view these Bio-Rad free on-demand webinars. 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...