Microbiology News : Apr 2013

Library update for Mycobacteria, workflow optimization tools - MALDI Biotyper Pilot™, MALDI Biotyper Galaxy™ and novel MSBL software for MALDI-based functional resistance testing. more...
Video showing how the novel GreenLight oxygen depletion method works to enumerate microbes in food, package and pharmaceutical samples. more...
At ASM this year, Merck Millipore will showcase the new EZ-product family, a complete integrated solution to streamline microbial workflows in quality assurance and quality control laboratories. more...
Life Technologies partners with Ridom to make automated bacterial typing on the Ion Personal Genome Machine sequencer available to any lab. more...

Quick & Simple Microplate Sealer

29 Apr 2013 | F&BCOP

The MicroSeal from Porvair Sciences is a manual microplate heat sealer designed to be compact, easy-to-use and offers great performance all at an affordable list price. more...
NCIMB are collaborating with the Organic Resource Agency to investigate potential of transferring molecular monitoring techniques to the production of energy from wastes and other renewable sources using AD. more...
Captivate™ O121, for the detection and isolation of Escherichia coli O121, a non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) more...
VIAFLO multichannel reagent reservoirs are both economically and environmentally friendly because users can reuse the reservoir base and dispose of the reservoir inserts. more...
Luminex Corp. have FDA clearance for innovative multiplexing instrument with simultaneous testing for greater than 90% of bacterial, viral, and parasitic causes of infectious gastroenteritis in a single molecular test. more...

bioMérieux Launches TEMPO® AC

22 Apr 2013 | F&BO

A new automated test which enumerates total flora in food products and environmental samples in 24 hours will help agri-food laboratories to save time and release their product faster. more...
Range of stainless steel contact plate and petri dish carriers constructed with no fixings or difficult corners to facilitate cleaning and autoclaving to meet cleanroom specifications more...
ImmBio are using a Synbiosis ProtoCOL 3 to count thousands of small colonies of Neisseria meningitidis plated out post Serum Bactericidal Assay (SBA), determining efficacy of new vaccines against bacterial meningitis. more...
Antimicrobial Test Labs test presence of viruses before and after treatment with antimicrobials using infection and damage to mammalian host cells, rather than growth of bacterial or fungal colonies on agar plates. more...
Marshfield Food Safety, LLC has adopted the Roka Bioscience Atlas System, a fully automated molecular system for Salmonella and Listeria detection for efficient, streamlined food safety testing. more...
INTERSCIENCE FlexiPump range for easy serial dispensing of liquids - culture media, diluents etc. any volume from 50 μl to 99L. more...
charles river AXcess
Axcess™ System, combines the Bruker MALDI Biotyper system with the Accugenix® microbial database providing rapid, accurate microbial identifications for environmental monitoring applications. more...
For easy automated colony counting, Scan colony counters count 1000 colonies in 1 sec with 98% precision, system comes with 23 pre-set media. more...
Website includes a resource centre to help identify how the Stomacher® may be used, user guides and technical data are available for download, with useful videos demonstrating various routine protocols. more...
Lonza's QC Testing Solutions e-Newsletter provides the latest information about endotoxin products, services and industry-leading software, as well as rapid mycoplasma detection products and services. more...
Granulated media compacts fine particles into small, uniform granules reducing dust generation, dispersion, and the risk of inhalation of hazardous or toxic substances. more...
New microbiology testing service means that medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare manufacturers will be able to get all their testing done by one supplier. more...

Safe Flame Sterilization

08 Apr 2013 | F&BCOP

INTEGRA FIREBOY Safety Bunsen Burners ensure high safety by eliminating the risk of gas leaking and explosion inherent in using alcohol burners, gas cookers and traditional Bunsen burners. more...
University of Tennessee Pharmaceutical Sciences Department will start using Azbil BioVigilant's IMD-A® 300-series of rapid microbial monitoring systems in their state-of-the-art aseptic filling facility. more...
State-of-the-art centre will offer a full suite of capabilities including cell culture, purification, analytical solutions, protein characterization and microbiological tools. more...

ISOLUTE® Myco SPE Columns

08 Apr 2013 | F&B

Developed for use together with LC-MS/MS analysis the selective clean up enables robust, reliable quantitation of mycotoxins without compromising analytical data quality. more...
Streamline your workflow with Merck Millipore's EZ-Fit™ Manifold, EZ-Pak® Dispenser Curve, EZ-Stream™ Pump and EZ-Fluo™ Rapid Detection System. more...
Offering substantial saving over buying products individually the new Micronic starterpacks are ideal for smaller companies that would like to start using 2D coded tubes for sample storage. more...
Researchers from the Università degli Studi di Udine (Italy) demonstrated the feasibility of viable PCR in wine making, by monitoring viable populations of Oenococcus oeni more...
Newly expanded space will be used for in vitro toxicology, sterility and bioburden testing for medical device manufacturers. more...
Newly organized business is dedicated to delivering premier ingredients and advanced diagnostics that help food companies deliver safer, healthier and more nutritious food. more...