Clinical Microbiology News - page 55
DIATHERIX laboratory service has a new Tem-PCR panel available for diagnosis of Rhinosinusitis. Results are typically reported the same day the specimen arrives at their laboratory.
Meridian Bioscience, Inc., has received FDA clearance for a new molecular diagnostic test for Group A Streptococcus on the illumigene® platform.
NCIMB, the company that manages the UK's National Collection of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria is celebrating 30 years as an IDA (International Depository Authority) under the Budapest Treaty.
GenIUL has licensing agreement with Qiagen for the production and sales of Propidium monoazide (PMA) which provides an effective solution to the problem of detecting dead cells in PCR assays.
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The first molecular test to enable reporting of pathogen identification at the same time as Gram stain results from positive blood cultures.
EnteroPluri-Test is a complete identification system, manufactured by Liofilchem, for the identification of Enterobacteriaceae, made of a transparent plastic carrier, divided in 12 sections containing different biochemical tests, and a metal
Puritan Diagnostics LLC, announced that they have received a Canadian patent and have completed examination and will soon be receiving a U.S. patent for their high performance HydraFlock® swab.
From September 2012, TSC's new Protect Multipurpose and Protect Select range will save customers 70% freezer space with a re-design of its packaging using a new moisture resistant, fibreboard freezer box.
Hardy Diagnostics has developed a new selective culture medium - Arcanobacterium Selective Agar for the isolation and detection of Arcanobacterium haemolyticum
The BC-GP test notably expands Nanosphere's infectious disease test capabilities to include fast detection of bacteria that can cause deadly bloodstream infections, an increasingly recognized health threat.
The kit will be comprised of PathGEN Dx's proprietary reagents, an automated software package, and a contract manufactured GeneChip® microarray from Affymetrix.
Synbiosis announce its ProtoCOL 3 automated colony counter is being used at one of Europe's largest children's health research facilities, the UCL ICH to rapidly assess the effectiveness of novel vaccines.
The VACUSIP from INTEGRA provides an ideal benchtop solution for the safe aspiration and disposal of small volumes of liquid waste in clinical, molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology labs.
Sigma-Virocult® from Medical Wire is the ideal device for H3N2v variant seasonal influenza A virus (with the influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 M gene).
Microbiology company Lab M is taking advantage of the additional manufacturing capability created by its move in June to new HQ in Heywood, Greater Manchester, UK.
Public Health Wales is using Luminex's CE marked xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP) for outbreak investigation activities during Olympic and Paralympic training and events taking place in Wales.
The Quidel Molecular Direct C. difficile Tox A/B assay kit includes an extraction-free, three-step sample preparation process that requires no heat step, no timed step, and no centrifugation as an added benefit.
The CoolCLAVE from AMSBIO is effective in sterilizing and deodorizing lightly contaminated pipettes, pipette tips, gloves, plates, small instruments, and even personal items such as keys and glasses.
New generation MEDIACLAVE 10/30 systems now provide the feature of digitally signed log files as a safeguard against tampering with downloaded files. Complies with FDA (21CFR Part 11) and EU (GMP Annex 11).