Clinical Microbiology News - page 52
Lab M has appointed Tim Down, a microbiologist who has worked in the water industry for many years, as Operations Manager at the company's headquarters in Heywood, Greater Manchester, UK.
Susceptibility testing with Etest® Ceftaroline provides a broad, 15 two-fold dilution, minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) range of 0.002 to 32 µg/mL. The MICs provided by Etest® are intended to help guide optimal antibiotic therapy.
On-site products include F.A.S.T. Species Identification kits, which are simple yet robust qualitative tests with a limit of detection of 1%.
Kits and reagents for the detection of more than 250 plant pathogens are available in range of formats to suit all testing requirements, standard ELISA testing and rapid methods.
To aid in the development of diagnostic tools that can rapidly and accurately identify these superbugs, ATCC now offers five clinical strains of drug-resistant bacteria known to produce NDM-1.
Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) a global contract research organization has strengthened its central laboratory testing services in infectious diseases.
The Univo Electric Decapper DC480 is the latest addition to Micronic's 'blue-white' line of productive sample handling equipment, compatible with all Micronic tubes (up to 1.40ml) and tubes and caps of other brands.
From AdvanDx, the QuickFISH range significantly advances time-to-result and ease-of-use Staphylococcus QuickFISH and Enterococcus QuickFISH assays have FDA clearance and CE mark.
Standardise your molecular assays for parasitic diseases such as malaria, with a new range of synthetic controls from Alpha Laboratories that provide stable, consistent, safe and abundant material.
Synbiosis ProtoCOL 3 rapid automated colony counter has been shown to perform with the same accuracy as manual colony counting for enumerating 10 different types of microbial colonies on a range of agar plates.
Designed as an option for use with Priorclave's versatile range of top-loading autoclaves is a new electric hoist called Loadlite. By adding this to vertical chamber steam sterilisers it makes light work of lowering/raising heavy awkward objects
From Condalab, the ENTEROTEST ID identifies Enterobacteriaceae using six biochemical reactions and motility all in one single tube.
A third-generation ELISA uses 22F inhibition to improve assay specificity, particularly at low antibody concentrations, can be recommended as a reference method
Part of TSC's successful Enviroscreen Range, Sponge sampling kits have the advantage of being able to cover large surface areas, enabling the user to obtain very accurate quantitative and qualitative results.
Easy to use, pre-loaded Excel workbook produces, test prices and other workload indicators for all the major path tests
The multiplexed nucleic acid test panel simultaneously tests for over 90% of bacterial, viral, and parasitic causes of infectious gastroenteritis
SpeciSafe™ provides a unique, internally bonded super absorbent lining within a single piece shock resistant container, can be placed directly in a padded envelope or bag, ready for posting.
Uses novel loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP), overcoming the limitations of culture, by detecting all VTEC strains expressing vtx1 and vtx2.
Despite high seasonal flu levels, COPAN has plenty of UTM and it continues to work to ensure uninterrupted supply. Rely on COPAN's UTM - don't be fooled by similar products that need to be revalidated.
Peak reporting levels of flu in the US has brought an industry-wide shortage of UTM-RT products, but Puritan Medical Products UTM-RT product line is available, in stock and orders can be shipped in 24 hours or less.