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AVM® Veg Powder – First Plant-based Linden Grain Medium

Vegetable based Linden Grain Medium For simple, flexible and reliable validation of aseptic filling lines, Döhler liquid Linden Grain Medium with Aseptic Validation Medium (AVM) veg eliminates potential contamination of lines with animal ingredients.
Posted: 2017-08-03 F

IDbyDNA and ARUP Laboratories to Develop NGS Tests

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
Posted: 2017-08-01 C

Cherwell Publishes Cleanroom Decontamination Guide

eBook on Cleanroom Decontamination Providing a quick guide on validation standards and regulations, this e-book includes an overview of cleanroom disinfectants; decontamination techniques; decontamination devices and systems that deliver quicker, safer cleanroom decontamination.
Posted: 2017-08-01 P

FDA Clears Identification of Mycobacteria, Nocardia and Moulds on VITEK® MS

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.
Posted: 2017-08-01 C

Robotic Track Based Aliquoter and Container Scanning System on Show at AACC

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.
Posted: 2017-08-01 C

Thermal Printer Gives Better Clarity on Autoclave Sterilisation Cycle

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.
Posted: 2017-07-31 C CP O P V

Lab M Expands µPREP™ Ready-to-Reconstitute Media Range

Lab M's µPREP media bags require no weighing, autoclaving or cooling to create 20L of sterile media (BPW, Lactose Broth and Half Fraser Broth), now with an increased reconstituted shelf life of five days.
Posted: 2017-07-31 F

FDA-Cleared Liofilchem MIC Test Strip (MTS™) Tedizolid (TZD)

FDA Cleared MIC Test Strip Tedizolid 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.
Posted: 2017-07-27 C

Beer Spoilage Testing and Results in the Same Shift

A new white paper and application note is available for beer spoilage monitoring.
Posted: 2017-07-27 F

Outbreak Highlights Risk of Salmonella Infection from Working in Microbiology Lab

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.
Posted: 2017-07-25 C O

Rules for Automated Urine Culture Screening Can be Customized

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).
Posted: 2017-07-25 C

When Science Becomes Art – Olympus Image of the Year Award

Be in with a chance to win a microscope by entering Olympus’ Image of the Year European Life Science Light Microscopy Award, judges are looking for artistic and visual aspects, scientific impact and microscope proficiency.
Posted: 2017-07-25 C CP F O P V

FDA Clearance for ARIES C. difficile Assay Detecting both Toxin A and B

The ARIES® C. difficile Assay detects both toxin A and toxin B, which may reduce the probability of a false negative result from strains that only produce toxin A.
Posted: 2017-07-25 C

Download Astell's New Autoclave Catalogue

The Astell catalogue covers all eight autoclave ranges from circular to square section, 33 litre benchtop up to 1200 litre pass-through, and including options for cooling, vacuum and direct steam amongst others.
Posted: 2017-07-24 C CP F O P V

Record Breaking International Audience at IAFP 2017

IAFP 2017’s program featured more than 1,000 presentations including 74 symposia, 14 roundtable sessions, 134 technical presentations, and 675 poster presentations. In the exhibit hall were representatives from 188 companies, including 42 new exhibitors.
Posted: 2017-07-24 F

New ISPE Guidance Document on Risk-Based Manufacture of Pharmaceuticals

ISPE Baseline® Guide: Risk-Based Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Products (Second Edition) provides a process that allows manufacturers to assess risk and determine where control strategies are necessary to meet acceptable limits for cross-contamination.
Posted: 2017-07-24 P

COPAN Diagnostics Inc. Showcasing PhenoMATRIX™ Smart Algorithms at AACC in San Diego

PhenoMATRIX - automated read, interpret and segregate bacterial cultures PhenoMATRIX™ is a sophisticated suite of algorithms that uses AI to automatically count and recognize organisms, giving microbiology labs the ability to read, interpret and segregate bacterial cultures.
Posted: 2017-07-24 C

Data Integrity for Endotoxin Testing – New FAQs Released to the QC Insider™ Toolbox

Data Integrity for Endotoxin Testing Lonza's new FAQ Tech Tip provides a detailed description of data integrity, its requirements and what they mean, as well as guidance for ensuring compliance in endotoxin testing.
Posted: 2017-07-24 P

DISHOP – Easy, Fast and Safe Online Ordering of DMD® Microbial Detection Solutions

Innovative media for beverage microbiology For ready-to-use culture media and rapid solutions for microbial detection in all major beverages like beer, non alcoholic beverages, juice, water and others, Döhler now offers online ordering with payments by credit card and PayPal.
Posted: 2017-07-24 F

New Rapid Yeast and Mold Test for Dairy Products

Rapid Yeast and Mold test for dairy The GreenLight® detection platform from MOCON allows dairies to release product (such as yogurt, soft cheese and cream) in approximately 18 hours with confidence that it does not contain yeast/mold spoilage organisms.
Posted: 2017-07-24 F

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