Clinical Microbiology News - page 8
COPAN have installed the 60th WASPLab™, a fully automated specimen processor and work-up system for microbiology, which comprises robotic culture and incubation of specimens, digital imaging and artificial intelligence to assist interpretation and reporting of patient results.
Delafloxacin is the eighth in a long series of MIC Test Strips to be approved by the FDA, following recent approval of the Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam, Meropenem, Ceftazidime, Telavancin and Tedizolid strips.
Standard centrifuge tubes do not provide a reliable barrier against CO2 and even during short term dry ice storage can result in acidification of samples. The new ProtectR® tubes prevent costly damage to molecular and cellular solutions.
The INTEGRA Clear Advantage™ family now includes disposable, sterile, clear polystyrene reagent reservoir inserts. With clearly visible volume graduations, the inserts sit securely within a sturdy, SBS-format, reusable base.
TSC sampling sponges for monitoring surface hygiene come pre-moistened with a unique neutraliser to prevent inhibition from residual disinfectants and sanitisers. Presented in an all-in-one, ready to use kit complete with plastic gloves and sponge.
SGL is a UK based manufacturer dedicated to serving microbiology laboratories across all sectors with prepared culture media and associated products for microbiology. To mark its 25 year anniversary SGL launches its new look branding and new website.
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SpeciSafe packs provide a shock resistant protective casing for primary containers ensuring compliance to UN3373 standards when used with 95kPa vials.
EMLab P&K offers laboratory and planning services to Medicare certified healthcare facilities who are building and instituting water management plans in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ recent memorandum.
Laboratories are better able to customize assay designs, improve test availability and control costs with access to commercially developed molecular reagents.
BioTek announces the launch of its new microplate reader and washer duo, the 800 TS and 50 TS.
Rainin’s calibration service helps ensure accurate, precise pipetting however many pipettes and protocols your lab has.
SuperSnap™ offers simple and dependable detection of ATP, a common component of all body fluids and bacteria. With results in 15 secs, this quick testing process highlights whether the initial cleaning steps have been effective.
IDbyDNA and ARUP Laboratories have announced a strategic partnership to develop and commercialize novel next-generation sequencing (NGS) infectious disease tests that are more comprehensive, more sensitive, and more accurate than conventional
With more than 15,000 distinct strains, VITEK MS provides the microbiology lab with the most comprehensive Mass Spectrometry database to improve clinical decision-making for infectious diseases.
Yaskawa Motoman’s process automation systems are engineered to collect and analyze specimen processing data. Multiple connectivity and configurability options facilitate data exchange across information systems and ensure compatibility with future IT architecture.
The new thermal printer will be rolled out across the entire Priorclave range of laboratory autoclaves such as benchtop, top loading and all front loading designs including those with cylindrical and rectangular chambers, double-door models and stackable units.
Tedizolid is the seventh in a long series of MIC Test Strip items to be approved by the FDA, following recent approval of the Vancomycin, Dalbavancin, Ceftolozane-tazobactam, Meropenem, Ceftazidime and Telavancin strips.
PulseNet has helped CDC and public health officials identify a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to use of the bacterium in clinical, commercial and teaching microbiology laboratories.
Using the BD Kiestra™ ReadA™ compact’s intelligent incubation and imaging device with high-throughput robotics to perform time series imaging, plates with no significant growth can be automatically released for disposal and the results reported to the customer’s compatible laboratory information system (LIS).