Microbiology News : May 2013

LuminUltra announce a newly formed sales partnership with HACH Company (Loveland, Colorado) for the resale of LuminUltra's rapid and complete microbiological monitoring solutions. more...

Flow Cytometry Technique Checks Drinking Water Quality

27 May 2013 | Food & BeverageWater

Added to the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health's Food Codex as a recommended technique, bacterial contamination in drinking water to be characterised in less than 15 minutes. more...

Arcolectric Offer Range of Electrical Switches with BioCote Coating

27 May 2013 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

A range of switches and covers with built in BioCote antimicrobial technology, providing integral protection from a wide range of micro-organisms. more...
With category II containment capabilities, the Pathogen Pilot Plant (DirtyLab) provides an environment that directly replicates a food production area. more...
Mycotoxins in grain and feed can be safely and rapidly tested without the use of ethanol and methanol. Testing can now be safely moved from a laboratory setting to proactive testing on raw ingredients more...

TSC Swab Sampling Kits - for those Hard to Reach Places

27 May 2013 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

Enviroscreen Swab Sampling Kits contain a 15cm (6 inch) flexible swab designed to assist food operators comply with EU regulation no. 2073/2005. more...

Proven Autoclave Design a Long Runner

27 May 2013 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalVeterinary

Top loading autoclave
Top-loading laboratory autoclaves are the longest serving stalwarts of the Priorclave steam steriliser range, a 100 litre model being the first produced and to leave the company's factory in 1988 when it started trading, and through dedicated service and support many of these early models can more...

Three-port Hypoxystation Launched

14 May 2013 | Other

The Whitley H45 Hypoxystation controls oxygen, carbon dioxide, temperature and humidity, two sleeved ports on a removable front plus one patented Instant Access Port. more...

New aCOLyte 3, Affordable, Automated Colony Counter

14 May 2013 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

Low-cost automated colony counter, designed for a rapid count of pour, spread and spiral plates, plates reads of up to 90mm in seconds, generating precise plate count results up to ten times faster than manual counts. more...
Point-of-care diagnostic test enables rapid detection of deadly Lassa viral hemorrhagic fever and related bioterrorism threat. more...
Novel method to enrich microbial genomic DNA for more affordable microbiome next generation DNA sequencing. more...
Romer Labs® has developed a new AgraQuant® ELISA test kit for T2 & HT2-toxin which has high cross reactivity between both toxins (>90%). Calibrants used in this test kit are from 25 to 500 ppb sum of T-2 and HT-2 toxin. more...

Online Tool Checks Automated Workflow Before Installation

07 May 2013 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

Thermo Scientific iAutomate™, free on-line tool designed to reduce the time associated with configuring and trialling an automation set-up - video demonstration available. more...

Ultra Compact 0.50ml Tube Saves Valuable Storage Space

07 May 2013 | Food & BeverageClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

The ultra-compact design of the Octygen tubes at just 25.6mm tall to deliver 475µl working volume uses only 60% of the space that competitive 0.50ml 96-well format screw cap tubes use to store the same volume. more...
The Hunter® system is a real-time PCR platform providing rapid, affordable, accurate detection of pathogens, Listeria Species Kit certified for the id of Listeria species in foods and environmental surfaces. more...
Merck Millipore have introduced an easy-to-use airborne particle counter designed to reduce cleanroom certification and monitoring costs while minimizing the likelihood of human sampling errors. more...
The DuPont™ BAX® System assay for detecting Salmonella is the first method to undergo a new approval process by AOAC INTERNATIONAL utilizing expert review panels. more...