Microbiology News : Sep 2012

Romer Labs - Platinum Sponsor of WMF meets IUPAC 2012

25 Sep 2012 | Food & BeverageVeterinary

Romer Labs announce that it is the main sponsor of this years' leading mycotoxin conference - the 'World Mycotoxin Forum meets IUPAC' in Rotterdam. more...
FDA has chosen Illumina's MiSeq sequencing systems and reagents for conducting whole genome analysis on produce and produce-related environmental Salmonella and shigatoxigenic E. coli isolates. more...
The new DuPont™ BAX® System real-time PCR assay for Salmonella enables food companies to make faster product release decisions, saving inventory costs and extending product shelf life. more...

Effective Options for E. coli O157 Culture

25 Sep 2012 | Food & BeverageWater

The Lab M (now Neogen Culture Media) range includes enrichment media such as Buffered Peptone Water used with VCC Selective Supplement and O157 Broth MTSB (modified Tryptone Soy Broth). more...
The launch of 23 new PCR controls reinforces our commitment to the molecular diagnosis of infectious diseases. more...
DIATHERIX laboratory service has a new Tem-PCR panel available for diagnosis of Rhinosinusitis. Results are typically reported the same day the specimen arrives at their laboratory. more...
Meridian Bioscience, Inc., has received FDA clearance for a new molecular diagnostic test for Group A Streptococcus on the illumigene® platform. more...

NCIMB Chalks up 30 Years of Microbial Patent Deposit Expertise

24 Sep 2012 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

NCIMB Culture repository
NCIMB, the company that manages the UK's National Collection of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria is celebrating 30 years as an IDA (International Depository Authority) under the Budapest Treaty. more...

Novatek International Contribute to PDA Publication on Environmental Monitoring

24 Sep 2012 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

This series is an edited volume with contributions from world experts. It provides readers with unique contributions related to current research and the future of Environmental Monitoring. more...
This allows companies to use the NeoSEEK system to comply with the USDA's recent regulation requiring testing of raw beef trim for six new STEC serogroups, in addition to the previously regulated STEC, E. coli O157:H7. more...
The first molecular test to enable reporting of pathogen identification at the same time as Gram stain results from positive blood cultures. more...

Pipette Tips That Never Leak or Fall Off

17 Sep 2012 | Food & BeverageOtherPharmaceutical

INTEGRA has designed GripTip pipette tips which, in tandem with VIAFLO pipettes, create a unique system that ensures your pipette tip will never loosen, leak or fall off again. more...
Along with good housekeeping/maintenance practices, 2nd Generation ATP testing can be used to monitor and control total biomass at levels where the risk of growing L. pneumophila in a water system becomes minimal or nil. more...
Using two unique, innovative technologies - isothermal DNA amplification and bioluminescence detection, the 3M™ Molecular Detection System is a fundamentally different pathogen detection method. more...

Smoking out Listeria

11 Sep 2012 | Food & Beverage

A survey conducted by the Food Standards Agency in Scotland suggest that certain stages in smoked fish processing plants appear to be more vulnerable than others to persistent colonisation by Listeria monocytogenes. more...
bioMérieux have launched the VITEK® MS (21CFR Part 11 Compliant) which provides microorganism identification in minutes with its specifically developed pharmaceutical database. more...
Easy manual identification enterobacteriaceae
EnteroPluri- Test is a complete identification system, manufactured by Liofilchem, for the identification of Enterobacteriaceae, made of a transparent plastic carrier, divided in 12 sections containing different biochemical tests, and a metal stick for picking the pure colonies and inoculating more...
Puritan Diagnostics LLC, announced that they have received a Canadian patent and have completed examination and will soon be receiving a U.S. patent for their high performance HydraFlock® swab. more...
Merck Millipore's ICR Settle Plates for critical cleanrooms and isolators in transparent, H2O2-impermeable triple-barrier packaging. Also available - Long Incubation (LI) Settle Plates for less critical cleanrooms. more...

Free up Freezer Space for Microbes

04 Sep 2012 | Clinical

From September 2012, TSC's new Protect Multipurpose and Protect Select range will save customers 70% freezer space with a re-design of its packaging using a new moisture resistant, fibreboard freezer box. more...
Pathatrix® Auto System delivers faster time-to-results, fewer false positives & reduces food pathogen detection costs. more...
Hardy Diagnostics has developed a new selective culture medium - Arcanobacterium Selective Agar for the isolation and detection of Arcanobacterium haemolyticum more...