Microbiology News : water, May 2020

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...
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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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...





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