Microbiology News : water

Pall Microbiology QC Filtration product line
In this interview with Kacey Pouliot (Global Product Manager, PALL), she discusses the membrane filtration method's popularity, how user-friendly design of filtration systems can avoid contamination and what makes a high-performance membrane.  more...
IDEXX Legiolert Compared to ISO 11731 method
A study carried out by a PHL in Spain which compared IDEXX Legiolert® with the ISO 11731 method found that the IDEXX test detected more positives and was more sensitive than the ISO method for the detection and enumeration of Legionella pneumophila. more...
Tecta PDS rapid automated water test for e coli enterococcus and total faecal coliforms
In this episode, our guest Tim Adams from Tecta-PDS talks about the success of the Tecta B16, the world's only approved portable rapid automated test for water, and explains how its user-friendly design and testing capabilities are knocking everything else out of the water. more...
rqmicro Legionella pneumophilia is an AOAC PTM
With the Legionella pneumophila (L.p.) SG1 DETECT Kit rqmicro AG presents a new, externally validated technology for environmental monitoring of L.p. SG1 with faster time to result resolution and a high sensitivity of single-cell counting. more...
TECTA-PDS Open-Water Testing Provider
2021 Tokyo Olympics knows that when every second counts, TECTA-PDS is the only solution to keeping you safe. more...
TECTA-PDS Tokyo 2021
Fast. Simple. Effective. Tokyo 2021 Olympics trusting TECTA-PDS for water testing. more...
Campden BRI Webinar on MicroVal Validation ISO 16140-2
Nissui Pharmaceutical offer the Nissui CompactDry™, a ready to use culture media plate certified by MicroVal according to ISO16140-2, as an alternative method. Find out in these short webinars exactly what that means for your method validation. more...
Automated in-field testing water for E coli and coliforms
Welcome to the safe world of TECTA technology, keeping participants, staff and athletes safe at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. more...
SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Testing Solution
Wastewater epidemiology provides rapid, non-invasive insight into the health of large or targeted populations. LuminUltra’s COVID-19 wastewater testing solution is faster, cheaper and eliminates the need for additional specialized equipment. more...
The PREvalence™ ddPCR® SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Quantification Kit includes all reagents needed to detect the virus in wastewater along with software for automated analysis. more...

Win a VIAFLO Electronic Pipette and More From INTEGRA

07 Jul 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Win an INTEGRA VIAFLO electronic pipette
Find out how you can win one of 20 INTEGRA Biosciences multichannel pipettes and increase your lab productivity. more...

The Tasty Tech That Ensures QC in Beer Brewing

07 Jul 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...
TECTA-PDS Testing for E coli and coliforms at Tokyo Olympics
TECTA-PDS has been chosen as the testing solution for the 2021 Tokyo Olympic open-water events. more...

Cherwell Reaches Custom Cleanroom Product Development Milestone

30 Jun 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalVeterinary

Steve Brimble Cherwell
In recognition of the importance of bespoke product development to Cherwell’s offering, the Company has promoted Steven Brimble to the newly created role of Director of Quality and Technology, with a core focus on product innovation and continual improvement.

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Colonies on an Agar Plate
Bio-Rad’s RAPID'E.coli ™2 Agar for water testing has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for testing treated and untreated drinking water for Escherichia coli (E. coli) and total coliforms. more...
rqmicro COUNT testing equipment
Legionella contamination in water can cause severe lung infections. Current methods are not reliable and sensitive enough to manage water systems effectively. The rqmicro method enables operators to detect Legionella and total bacteria load within 2 hours. more...
New Products for COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 Testing
This week: IDEXX RT-qPCR Test for water quality standards set by EU for wastewater surveillance; World's largest recombinant viral antigen catalog includes exclusive coronavirus catalog; PCR panel detects important mutations; FDA grant EUA for clever swab Antigen Test. more...
IDEXX SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Test
IDEXX has announced that its Water SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test meets the quality standards listed by the European Commission in its recommendation for national wastewater surveillance systems for SARS-CoV-2, that member states are strongly encouraged to have in place before 1 October 2021.  more...
Testing for SARS in wastewater
Wastewater surveillance testing for SARS-CoV-2 and variants, offers rapid, non-invasive insight into the health of communities, workplaces and other institutions. Join us Thursday, June 17 at 1:30 p.m. ET to learn why it matters, how it works and how to get started. more...
Legionella cells
Underpinned by patented technology, BioProbe Diagnostics has developed Bio LP-1, a rapid and highly sensitive qPCR test, that detects and identifies multiple Legionella species in record time. more...

NCIMB Announce Collaboration with German Distributor Doenitz Prolab

26 May 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalVeterinary

NCIMB’s range of microbial identification services, which includes GMP compliant, genotypic identification of bacteria and fungi is now available from German Distributor Doenitz Prolab 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...

INTEGRA Introduces its Portable 96 Channel Pipette at the Most Affordable Price

26 Apr 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Best price pipetter for 96 wells
Improve productivity for virtually any microplate-based liquid handling task with the MINI 96 portable electronic pipette, which is ultra-compact, and the most affordable electronic 96 channel pipette on the market - available in four-volume ranges. more...

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...






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