Microbiology News : Jun 2012

Based on HTI's Robotic Workstations BIOTECON Diagnostics will exclusively distribute worldwide their own automation solution for the food sector, the foodproof® RoboPrep X-Tract powered by HTI”. more...
Charm Sciences announce that the ROSA® FAST Aflatoxin Quantitative Test Kit has approval from the USDA's Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) for the detection of aflatoxin in feed and grain*. more...
Microgen Bioproducts has extended the company's range of rapid immunochromatographic tests by releasing Helicoscreen for the rapid and direct detection of H. pylori antigen from faecal samples. more...
Integrated disposable cartridge containing all necessary reagents and an inexpensive bench-top analyzer that executes the assay, interprets the results and provides electronic output to the clinician. more...
Celsis Rapid Detection has installed rapid release screening systems at 500+ facilites demonstrating a growth-based, rapid screening method can be just as effective as traditional microbiological methods. more...
The new bi-layer laminated film wrap, designed for automated packaging, minimises product handling and enhances product security, as well as reducing the potential for failures from manual heat-sealing. more...
Chromogenic media
The development of chromogenic substrates - a combination of dye and specific enzyme substrates - was a milestone in the development of modern culture media. The Principle Chromogenic substrates are colorless and they are stable against pH shift and autoclaving. Only the characteristic more...
New B. cereus Selective Agar BACARA in FDA BAM
AES CHEMUNEX, a bioMérieux Company is pleased to announce that the FDA BAM (Bacteriological Analytical Manual) Bacillus Chapter 14 has been updated with the inclusion of BACARA™ method for the detection and enumeration of Bacillus cereus in food samples. BACARA™ is a proprietary chromogenic more...
Romer Labs, a leading global food-safety diagnostic company, has unveiled its new website, available at www.romerlabs.com. more...
Reveal® Q+ for Fumonisin delivers precise results ranging from 0.3 to 6 parts per million (ppm) of fumonisin after only 6 minutes. more...
COPAN is announcing a strategic partnership with INPECO for the connection of its track system FlexLab 3.6 for continuous feeding of standardized tube specimens to COPAN's WASP®: Walk-Away Specimen Processor. more...
The BAX® System STEC suite is comparable to the FSIS reference method MLG 5B.01 for detecting top Shiga toxin-producing strains of E. coli (STEC). more...
All S-Test kits will now have a shelf life of 9 months from date of manufacture. The S-test is for the screening of blood samples for the presence of haemoglobin S which is associated with sickle cell trait. more...
Cepheid announce that the GeneXpert Infinity-80 has been initially cleared in conjunction with Cepheid's Xpert Flu test. more...
New quantitative lateral flow test for aflatoxin that requires only a water-based solution for extraction - completely eliminating the need for methanol or ethanol in the extraction process. more...
Bruker announced an exclusive framework agreement with Duzen in the area of molecular microbial identification based on MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. more...
Unique, simple and productive, the device will bring dilution automation within the reach of every lab. more...
HALIA is a new middleware for clinical chemistry, microbiology and molecular biology labs. more...
Total automation of gravimetric dilutions and liquid dispensing. A great weight range encompass of 2400 g with a sample weight precision of 0.01g. more...
Lab M's move into new global headquarters, represents the most significant investment in the microbiology company's 40 + year history. more...