Microbiology News : water

ISO 9308-1 Ecoli and Coliforms in water
Coliforms and E. coli are tested as indicators of drinking water quality. This testing procedure is outlined in the ISO 9308-1 regulation method, updated in 2014 and recently amended in 2016.  more...
With applications for food pathogens, water and biopharmaceutical indicator organisms. The Pall Genedisc system uses an all in one cartridge that comes complete with ready to use reagents, automated barcode reading determines the protocol - press the button and go! more...
Milliflex Oasis system
Merck, the vibrant science and technology company, announced the launch of the latest innovation in pharmaceutical bioburden and water testing with the new Milliflex® Oasis system. more...
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Microbiology Product News Updates - 28 Jan 2020
It's microbial identification special focus week on rapidmicrobiology, there's a lot about MALDI-TOF plus our expert knowledge quiz. Also, Primerdesign have developed a genesig RT-qPCR kit for the novel coronavirus strain 2019-CoV available now for pre-order - RUO licensing. more...
Enterobacteriaceae on plate
Special focus on microbial identification, explore contract identification providers, proficiency tests ID, how a water lab implemented MALDI-TOF, plus summaries of recent identification seminar, plus take our quiz - are you a MALDI expert? more...
MBT Target Bruker

In this article, Matthew Jones, Technical Development Manager at Welsh Water, explores all aspects of introducing MALDI-TOF into a UK water company; from procurement to validation and accreditation to standardisation and his on-going work with SCA to establish a MALDI-TOF Blue Book. 

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MALDI TOF Quiz are you an expert
Take our quiz and find out if you're 'Mighty at MALDI!' more...
NCIMB Isolate on Plate
NCIMB offers fast turnaround on microbial identification. Discounted rates are available for large numbers of samples. We identify both bacteria and fungi at our Aberdeen laboratories. more...
Cost Cases for MALDI-ToF identification
A rapidmicrobiology.com report on the recent SCI event 'Rapid Confirmation Using MALDI-TOF III', presentations are summarised to convey how each presenter has advanced into this new era of real-time food and water microbiology after implementing MALDI-TOF technology in their laboratories. more...
Save money and reduce plastic laboratory waste by sterilizing reusable stainless steel inoculation loops, the SteriMax is an infrared loop sterilizer, giving high-speed annealing and sterilizing without flame. more...
Microbial Cell Counter
How does the QUANTOM Tx Microbial Cell Counter compare with common bacterial detection and quantification methods?  Logos Biosystems have prepared an Application Note to help you find out.
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Condalab continues to make history as it launches its new corporate identity and website and welcomes plant refurbishment. more...
Make your microbiology lab more ecofriendly with the Priorclave QCS autoclave range with effective use of power and water plus superb operator safety standards, the QCS100 is one of the safest and most efficient autoclaves available worldwide. more...
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water sample collection bottle
The Corning® Gosselin water sample collection bottle is designed to meet water sample collection requirements of the United States EPA and Health Canada and will neutralize up to 15 mg/L of free chlorine in water samples. more...
Honeyman High Purity Water Systems

Pharmaceutical water specialists, Honeyman Group, expand manufacturing facilities in the North East committing to a £1 million investment over 3 years.

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The Tecta-PDS portable lab wins over the International Triathlon Union (ITU) after its accurate rapid water testing for E.coli and Enterococci at the Olympic Triathlon qualifiers in Tokyo.

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Source BioScience have invested €585,000 in a new microbiology and sterility testing lab at Tramore along with an increased storage capacity planned for the future giving customers faster turnaround times on results and cutting distribution costs.  more...
DrySyn range offers a clean, safe alternative to oil baths and heating mantles which both reduces costs in purchasing and disposal of oil, and offers a reduction in energy consumption.  more...
Timothy and Virginia Templett
The largest employer in the county of Maine, Puritan Medical Products and a sister company, Hardwood Products Co., combined employ 550.  A global leader in specimen collection devices Puritan Medical Products, who are celebrating their centenary, feature in the latest edition of Mainebiz. more...
Hamilton Robotics have designed a completely hands-free liquid handler for 96 and 384 microplates pipetting that a person of any skill level can use. more...
Pipetting in the microbiology laboratory
Preventing contamination in pipetting is paramount to achieving reliable results.  Understand the three main causes of contamination from pipetting and learn how you can avoid them. more...
Legiolert, the IDEXX culture test for enumeration of Legionella pneumophila in water, has won Water Europe’s coveted 2019 Water Innovation Award in the Water Technology & Infrastructure category. more...
Troubleshooting Microbiology Culture Media
At Neogen, we offer a full range of training and support tools to help you build knowledge and skills within your own lab. View our resource videos to see simple tips for troubleshooting culture media handling and preparation that could help you avoid or solve any potential issues in your lab. more...
Legionella pneumophila Testing
AFNOR-certified Legiolert® is a rapid method for the detection of Legionella pneumophila - the primary causative agent of Legionnaires’ disease - in hot and cold sanitary water and cooling tower water, giving confirmed results within 7 days. more...
concentrating pipette
InnovaPrep products enable rapid concentration of viruses from larger liquid volumes than other methods allow thereby providing the highest concentration factors possible - faster, easier, better. No centrifugation required. more...
GeneCount qPCR services, testing equipment, and kits - allows users to rapidly screen for specific microbes or groups of microbes. GeneCount NGS services - Identifies nearly all types of microbes present, along with an insight into what good or harm they may be causing. more...
How to increase autoclave capacity with limited space - the Astell Duaclave has two chambers one on top of the other that can operate separately on different sterilization cycles. more...