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The Tecta-PDS automated microbial detection system, Tecta-B16, is the only US EPA approved automated method for drinking water compliance testing and provides the fastest time to detect while also being the easiest test to conduct.
This calculator works out the true costs in materials and labor for Anaerobic or Microaerophilic Jars/Packs and compares it to the costs of buying and running a Baker Ruskinn incubated anaerobic or microaerophilic workstation. Compare today!
Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections linked to Romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona have resulted in five deaths, so far, and hundreds sickened. Here, rapidmicrobiology finds out from Dr. Rachel Noble how a molecular test for generic E. coli might be part of the solution.
AquaSpark™ molecules are 3,000 times brighter than standard commercially available products and form the basis of NEMIS Technologies diagnostic kits.
The rqmicro product line has been complemented with new Legionella pneumophila kits and R&D kits for other pathogens.
Speedy Breedy has been successfully reviewed by the US Pharmacopoeia under their Technology Review.
The Priorclave QCS EH100, a 100 litre laboratory autoclave has a horizontal cylindrical chamber with a diameter larger than most, with space to sterilise both small and taller than usual items, without investing in larger, heavier more costly rectangular autoclaves.
Recent customer satisfaction survey has affirmed that the vast majority would recommend Cherwell and its Redipor® microbiological media products to a colleague. Redipor Prepared Media price list, are now available to download from Cherwell’s website.
Aerobiology Laboratory Assoc., Inc. now has the capability to begin Legionella testing using the qPCR method, this is a new service that allows a rapid molecular method used to detect and quantitate Legionella pneumophila and Legionella species in potable and non-potable water.
Veriflow Legionella has passed CDC proficiency testing at CDC ELITE laboratories.
Visit the Priorclave stand at Analytica and see their comprehensive laboratory autoclave range that includes benchtop, top and front loading autoclaves, pass-through, power-door and stackable machined.
Priorclave celebrates 30 years in the design, manufacture and world-wide supply of an extensive range of laboratory and research grade autoclaves.
From plate filling and reagent addition to serial dilutions, the ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot eliminates the influence of human error and inter-operator variability on pipetting, leading to better reproducibility.
Improving Artel's present services to meet clients' growing needs, ACS is an ISO 17025:2005 licensed agency that offers licensed liquid managing calibrations and in depth certifications that satisfy all regulatory criteria and assist pass audits.
Sartorius Microsart® range addresses the most common problems of membrane filtration, improving workflow and increasing reliability of results.
With no hinged door, Astell Scientific range of circular chamber autoclaves have improved access whilst needing a reduced amount of floor space.
The Priorclave QCS EH100 was the subject of a lot of interest at the recent Medlab exhibition. This 100 litre laboratory autoclave offers increased versatility for labs wanting to sterilise both small and taller than usual items.
Tablet with microplate app and electronic pipette are first Internet of Things devices in the Gilson Connect Family.
A reagent powder is added to a standard 100ml water sample and then incubated for 18 hours in the case of presence/absence determination. Presence of E. coli and total coliforms is indicated by the sample turning yellow, and fluorescence indicating the presence of E. coli.
A new multiplex real-time-RT-PCR test for virus detection in food and bottled water gives simultaneous, qualitative detection and differentiation of Hepatitis A virus, norovirus (from genogroups I & II) with a process control, bacteriophage MS2.