Microbiology News : May 2015

QC standards for molecular assays
Microbiologics' Helix Elite™ Molecular Standards are used for validation, verification, proficiency testing and quality control of molecular instruments and assays. more...
QC Insider Toolbox - Lonza
Become a QC Insider™ and gain access to comprehensive online support tools for bacterial endotoxin testing from Lonza's QC experts. more...
automated liquid handling for 96 well plates
Octapharma reports how the INTEGRA VIAFLO 96, a handheld 96-channel electronic pipette has reduced the time taken to undertake PCR assays by more than 60%. more...
Copan Diagnostics
Colibri™ can work in-line with WASPLab™ or as a standalone workstation to automatically prepare AST and ID suspensions and seed MALDI-TOF target plates. more...
iNLABTEC Serial Dilution
The Inlabtec Serial Dilution System has helped LKS mbH cope with seasonal sample peaks, giving perfect serial dilutions with improved accuracy and precision. more...
Innovenn now offering microbiology & histology services from new state of the art labs using their leading human skin equivalent, Labskin. more...
cobas Strep A, the first molecular PCR test to deliver laboratory quality results in ~15 minutes, now available for use in physician offices and pharmacies. more...
CDC is collaborating with public health officials in several states and the FDA to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) infections. The investigation has not conclusively identified the source of this outbreak, but most ill people interviewed more...
POCARED Diagnostics, a leading in-vitro diagnostic and pre-analytical technologies manufacturer announces a breakthrough in real time identification of bacterial species and antibiotic resistance markers utilizing its proprietary technology in the P 1000. POCARED's P 1000™ is a rapid automated more...
POCARED’s™ SP is the first system that can perform both direct, automated Gram staining and sample concentration. more...
Depending on people’s lifestyle and diet the FSA estimates that campylobacter will affect up to one third of people during their lifetimes more...
The LPD Series pump has been developed to offer greater design flexibility and significant cost-savings to the medical and scientific industries as a result of its maintenance-free design. more...
"Good Operating Procedures for pH Sensors" explains step by step how to correctly use and maintain pH probes to give you greater performance and measurement accuracy. more...

COPAN Launches New Website

19 May 2015 | CO

Copan Website
The new re-designed website is constantly updated with related news, stories, product highlights, featured studies, events and education. more...
The Whitley H135 Hypoxystation is the tallest, widest, deepest workstation in the Whitley Range. This workstation provides precise environmental control whilst leaving plenty of room to work, incubate and conduct analysis. more...
H3N2 Influenza Virus RealPCR™ Test allows rapid, accurate and specific diagnosis IDEXX adds this new test to all Comprehensive Canine Respiratory Disease RealPCR™ panels in the US at no additional charge. more...
Application notes from Gilson describe how using positive displacement technology can help solve the issues of pipetting problem liquids including blood and viscous pharmaceuticals. more...
Microbiologics
Partnering with diagnostic and life science technology manufacturers to develop customized QC controls - live and inactivated cultures, synthetic nucleic acids and genome extracts. more...
ISO 11133:2014 Compliant media
Lab M products are now compliant with the latest industry standards ISO 11133:2014, which apply to all types of media formulation for high quality results and batch-to-batch media consistency. more...
Fecal Swab
FecalSwab™ converts solid or semi-solid fecal specimens into a phase suitable for fully automatic specimen processors. more...
The PathogINDICAtor™ assay is a novel test based on qPCR designed to accurately detect microbial contamination in medical Cannabis plant material. more...
Cherwell Laboratories announce the appointment of Martyn Young as Operations Director. more...
Puritan Flocked Swabs
Puritan’s HydraFlock® and PurFlock Ultra® flocked swabs, with over 11 patents worldwide are designed for superior sample collection and elution. It’s because of our proprietary flocking process, which creates a unique 3D microstructure. more...
International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) will present awards recognizing excellence in food safety to the following organizations and individuals at IAFP 2015, July 25–28 in Portland, Oregon. more...
The ProtoCOL3 software can quickly and easily measure zones around antibiotic discs and then automatically predict antibiotic resistance from the results. more...
Lab M Listeria
If you’re looking for Listeria, Lab M can help with wide range of solutions from enrichment broths to confirmation, regardless of method or lab size. The whole range can be viewed in single flyer including the new Listeria Express Enrichment broth. more...
For general use in fluorescence applications the CoolLED pE-300 white unit available from Alpha Labs is a safer alternative to a high-pressure mercury or meta-halide light source. more...
The ‘Mast Uri® System’ - an innovative, semi-automated laboratory solution for the microbiological analysis of urine samples wins BioHub Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Award at the Medilink UK Awards. more...
Differentiate 3 Vibrios on one plate
HardyCHROM™ Vibrio is the only media that can differentiate V. vulnificus from V. parahaemolyticus and V. cholerae for use with food and environmental samples. more...
Prior Scientific offers a range of highly reliable, high performance LED illumination sources for brightfield and fluorescence microscopy. Application note on single and multi-band testing. more...
MicroScan Microbiology solutions from Beckman Coulter provides full automation for the clinical microbiology laboratory, including identification and sensitivity testing. more...
Using a unique, single cartridge system that are cost- and time-effective, the DxN VERIS reduces wastage and consumable costs with short run times. more...
Download Eppendorf's app containing their complete catalogue, programmable laboratory timer and a codon translator along with a variety of calculators for routine laboratory applications. more...
Throat Swab Collection
Easy to follow infographic shows the correct way to take a throat swab using Puritan’s HydraFlock® flock swab and Opti-Swab™ Liquid Amies Transport System. more...
Eppendorf Tubes® now cover the entire volume range from 0.5 mL to 50 mL, sterile and pyrogen-free, but they are also free from DNases and RNases as well as human and bacterial DNA. more...
Dupont/Eurofins
Eurofins will be providing the analytical testing services as part of DuPont's Detect+Protect offering to the food industry. more...
Rapid Micro Biosystems has raised financing to expand commercial and manufacturing operations globally for the Growth DirectTM System. more...
Rapid Yeast & Mold Count Plate from 3M can detect yeast and mould in food samples in 48 hours. more...