Food Microbiology News - page 52
Point-of-care diagnostic test enables rapid detection of deadly Lassa viral hemorrhagic fever and related bioterrorism threat.
Romer Labs® has developed a new AgraQuant® ELISA test kit for T2 & HT2-toxin which has high cross reactivity between both toxins (>90%). Calibrants used in this test kit are from 25 to 500 ppb sum of T-2 and HT-2 toxin.
Thermo Scientific iAutomate™, free on-line tool designed to reduce the time associated with configuring and trialling an automation set-up - video demonstration available.
The ultra-compact design of the Octygen tubes at just 25.6mm tall to deliver 475µl working volume uses only 60% of the space that competitive 0.50ml 96-well format screw cap tubes use to store the same volume.
The Hunter® system is a real-time PCR platform providing rapid, affordable, accurate detection of pathogens, Listeria Species Kit certified for the id of Listeria species in foods and environmental surfaces.
The DuPont BAX® System assay for detecting Salmonella is the first method to undergo a new approval process by AOAC INTERNATIONAL utilizing expert review panels.
Library update for Mycobacteria, workflow optimization tools - MALDI Biotyper Pilot, MALDI Biotyper Galaxy and novel MSBL software for MALDI-based functional resistance testing.
Video showing how the novel GreenLight oxygen depletion method works to enumerate microbes in food, package and pharmaceutical samples.
At ASM this year, Merck Millipore will showcase the new EZ-product family, a complete integrated solution to streamline microbial workflows in quality assurance and quality control laboratories.
Life Technologies partners with Ridom to make automated bacterial typing on the Ion Personal Genome Machine sequencer available to any lab.
The MicroSeal from Porvair Sciences is a manual microplate heat sealer designed to be compact, easy-to-use and offers great performance all at an affordable list price.
Captivate O121, for the detection and isolation of Escherichia coli O121, a non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC)
VIAFLO multichannel reagent reservoirs are both economically and environmentally friendly because users can reuse the reservoir base and dispose of the reservoir inserts.
A new automated test which enumerates total flora in food products and environmental samples in 24 hours will help agri-food laboratories to save time and release their product faster.
Antimicrobial Test Labs test presence of viruses before and after treatment with antimicrobials using infection and damage to mammalian host cells, rather than growth of bacterial or fungal colonies on agar plates.
Marshfield Food Safety, LLC has adopted the Roka Bioscience Atlas System, a fully automated molecular system for Salmonella and Listeria detection for efficient, streamlined food safety testing.
INTERSCIENCE FlexiPump range for easy serial dispensing of liquids - culture media, diluents etc. any volume from 50 μl to 99L.
For easy automated colony counting, Scan colony counters count 1000 colonies in 1 sec with 98% precision, system comes with 23 pre-set media.
Website includes a resource centre to help identify how the Stomacher® may be used, user guides and technical data are available for download, with useful videos demonstrating various routine protocols.
Granulated media compacts fine particles into small, uniform granules reducing dust generation, dispersion, and the risk of inhalation of hazardous or toxic substances.