Microbiology News : water

Test wastewater for SARS COV 2 with qpcr kit by IDEXX
Testing untreated wastewater can show prevalence of COVID-19 in communities and the new IDEXX Water SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR test is a ready-to-use kit, validated in wastewater, that eliminates routine tasks and accelerates testing efforts.  more...
rapid microbiology methods for water and beverages
What’s new for microbial monitoring of beverages?  Find out the latest updates, for the detection and identification of spoilage organisms, in this rapidmicrobiology special focus on rapid methods for drink and water processors. more...
IDEXX rapid colour change tests for bottled water for 250ml
IDEXX Water offers rapid, reliable, accurate and simple tests for microbial contamination in bottled water, ensuring quality for customers. The tests require less than 1 minute of hands-on time, and definitive results are available after 24 hours. more...
blue book legionella pneumophila cooling rapid water UK
Legiolert® is a rapid culture-based test method for the detection of Legionella pneumophila, which is 7 days faster than traditional methods. It is now a recommended method in the UK’s Standing Committee of Analysts “blue book” for testing in waters and environmental samples.  more...
legionella pneumophila fast culturable detection ISO 11731
MICA Legionella is the latest innovative solution from DIAMIDEX. Based on culture, it detects culturable Legionella pneumophila providing results in CFU in 48 hours for all water samples offering an unmatched sensitivity and specificity on the market. more...
Tests for Legionella in Water
Thermo Fisher Scientific continue to invest in meeting the needs of laboratories testing for Legionella in water with an upgraded portfolio including an improved, ISO-compliant, GVPC agar and new qPCR products for rapid detection and enumeration.  
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IDEXX Pseudalert pseudomonas aeruginosa quanti tray
Study finds IDEXX's Pseudalert® MPN method of detecting P. aeruginosa to be more efficient than ISO membrane filtration culture-based method. Simple to use and can accurately detect P. aeruginosa at low levels, even with high background flora, giving confirmed results within 24 hours. more...
Latest in COVID 19 Diagnostics
This week: Rapid antigen test remains top performer under WHO/FIND evaluation, PrimeStore MTM dual sampling device for SARS-CoV-2 & Influenza is launched, 5-regions on SARS-CoV-2 detected with FDA-EUA qPCR Kit, and Novatec's ELISA IgA & IgG kit receives recognition in Europe.  more...
micronic 1400 microlitre round bottom tube
These Dutch-designed round-bottomed tubes suit all your sample preparation requirements, including homogenization. Manufactured in Class 7 cleanroom environment, these 1.4 ml tubes can be autoclaved clean and resist many organic solvents routinely used with them.  more...
Video about Baker Ruskinn Workstations
Baker Ruskinn anaerobic and microaerophilic workstations have been developed with the user in mind with a host of features to help you deliver consistent results. more...
Swabs for Diagnostics
Sigma Transwab® & Transwab® - best for bacteriology, Transwab® - the best gel swab, Sigma Transwab® - best for automated platforms, Fecal Transwab® - best for enterics, Sigma Virocult® - best for viruses, Sigma VCM - best universal /multi-purpose. more...
Pace labs sars wastewater
Monitoring water samples collected from wastewater treatment facilities for coronavirus RNA, can provide data on the prevalance of COVID-19 within a community, track the spread of the virus and alert communities to a rise in RNA levels before clinical diagnosis. more...
Legionella Testing Kit
Hydrosense’s ultra-fast Legionella pneumophila SG1 test spots serious problems, fast. It creates immediate calls to action, quicker remedial solutions and mitigates the risk of potentially devastating Legionella outbreaks and public health impacts. more...
microproof legionella Biotecon
BIOTECON Diagnostics’ microproof® Legionella Quantification LyoKit – implementing the right safety measures post lockdown. more...
VIRSeek COVID Environment
In answer to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, caused by SARS-CoV-2, Eurofins GeneScan Technologies GmbH has developed two real-time RT-PCR kits enabling the screening and identification of SARS-CoV-2 in surface samples. more...
How to test for SARS-CoV-2 in wastwater
The Innovaprep white paper describes how the Concentrating Pipette (CP) Select™ can be used to concentrate SARS-CoV-2 virus from wastewater, detecting at very low concentrations from about 10 copies per 100 mls. of influent to 120 copies per 100 liters of effluent. 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...
Legiolert AFNOR validated Legionella test
Legiolert offers easy, rapid and accurate detection of Legionella pneumophila with confirmed results within 7 days. more...
Rapid Tests for Legionella in Water
Legionella growth in stagnated water in buildings closed due to COVID-19 may require labs to gear up for increased Legionella testing, this rapidmicrobiology special focus brings you the latest updates from suppliers of rapid Legionella tests and ISO 11731:2017 Legionella media. more...
IQCheckWater
Free DNA from dead or lysed cells can produce unconfirmed positive results when quantifying Legionella by PCR but when Bio-Rad's iQ-Check Free DNA Removal Solution (FDRS) is applied to the Aquadien DNA Extraction protocol, a 2.5 log reduction in signal from Free DNA can be achieved. more...
BIORADIQCHECK
Bio-Rad provides a complete range of products for the detection and the quantification of Legionella: Learn more! more...
Bobcat
Evidence exists that SARS-COV-2 travels in aerosols and without a proactive monitoring program in place, there is a risk to public health. Innovaprep provides suitable portable devices that can rapidly detect pathogens at low levels in air, liquid and surfaces in the community. more...
LegioEZ
C4 Hydro's Legio EZ product range can rapidly detect and quantify all serogroups of cultivable Legionella pneumophila in water samples using patented and award-winning technology. This easy to use test is a mobile laboratory and can provide fast and reliable data on treatment efficiency. 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...
GeneDisc
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...
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...
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...
New range of chromogenic media
CondaChrome® is a new range of dehydrated chromogenic media for applications including E.coli and Coliforms, Enterococcus, Pseudomonas, Vibrio and Salmonella in food, water and cosmetics industries. Condalab has over 60 years of experience in making culture media and exports around the world. more...