Microbiology News : Jan 2012

Turbo Mode Enhances High Throughput Petri Dish Filling

31 Jan 2012 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

Enabling labs to fill up to 1100 Petri dishes / hour or deep dishes with high volumes of media (up to 60ml / dish) the MEDIAJET Turbo mode enhances both productivity and operational flexibility. more...

Latest Priorclave Bench-top Autoclave - 60 Litre Capacity

26 Jan 2012 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalVeterinary

Bench-Top Autoclave
As a dedicated design and manufacturing centre for autoclaves, Priorclave has created one of the largest ranges of standard steam sterilisers, from compact bench-top front loading to free-standing top-loading and high capacity front-loading autoclaves as well as thru' wall double entry machines. more...

Lab M Culture Media Supports Comprehensive Food Testing

24 Jan 2012 | Food & BeverageOther

Microbiology specialists Lab M provide an extensive portfolio of culture media products capable of supporting a comprehensive food hygiene programme. more...

STARLIMS LIMS Technology to be Installed in FDA Testing Laboratories

23 Jan 2012 | Food & BeverageOtherPharmaceutical

As part of the agency´s initiative to enhance FDA testing laboratories. software will be used to manage complex processes and the analysis of the vast amounts of information generated by FDA laboratories. more...
In a single automated test, the Verigene BC-S test provides detection of Staphylococcus aureus , Staphylococcus epidermidis , and the mecA gene. more...
After only 6 minutes, Reveal Q+ for Zearalenone delivers precise results ranging from 50 to 1200 parts per billion (ppb) of zearalenone in corn and wheat. more...

New Orbital Shakers for Sensitive Culture Applications

16 Jan 2012 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

The Thermo Scientific MaxQ High Performance (HP) Orbital Digital Shakers consist of open air and incubated bench-top models and incubated or refrigerated floor models. more...

Shaking Incubators Now with IQ/OQ

16 Jan 2012 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceutical

Stuart's SI500 combined shaker/incubator and the SI505 model for microtitre plates are now available with IQ/OQ documentation, meeting the requirements of customers in regulated industries. more...
The EnSURE hygiene quality monitoring system manufactured by Hygiena International Ltd has been assessed as suitable for use in breweries by The Campden BRI Instrument Assessment Service. more...
Test detects the C. difficile common antigen glutamate dehydrogenase (or GDH). This assay has already been successfully launched and accepted in global markets as an excellent screening option for C. difficile . more...
MicroSEQ® Listeria spp. and MicroSEQ® Listeria monocytogenes assays, molecular tests designed to quickly and accurately detect the presence or absence of this food-borne pathogen. more...

Protect Celebrates 30 Years of Successful Preservation of Microorganisms

09 Jan 2012 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

Developed in 1981 by Technical Service Consultants Limited, the original low temperature bead storage system is ideal for long term maintenance of stock and quality control microorganisms. more...

US Patent Office Grants COPAN Invention of Flocked Swabs

07 Jan 2012 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

This grant, deriving from a very thorough and careful examination, strengthens COPAN's patent portfolio around the world for its flocked swab invention. more...
Microbiologists in the Robert Mondavi Research Institute (RMI) are using the ProtoCOL to look for, and count colonies of bacteria associated with food poisoning on a wide range of media and plate types. more...
Details of the key growth characteristics of individual microorganisms and microbial groups are explained in a series of one-page summaries. more...