Microbiology News : Jul 2015

It will provide a more comprehensive, highly efficient, workflow solution for all patient sample management. more...
Poultry Boot Swab Kits Salmonella
Sampling kit for monitoring Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry housing consists of pre-moistened swab, overboots, gloves and sampling bag. more...
New Cherwell Website
Offers improved interactivity for tablets and smartphones: includes FAQ, downloadable content, glossary and more more...
The new model warms up 80% faster than the current model, can process more trays without interruption and offers easy access for quick cleaning. more...
The GeneXpert® Omni at 1 kg weight and battery operated is the world's most portable molecular diagnostics system enabling unprecedented access to the high quality PCR-based cartridge assays. more...
Neogen Corporation have announced the development of a detection and identification technology that provides DNA-specific test results for pathogenic serotypes of Salmonella . Neogen’s new NeoSeek™ pathogen DNA identification method for Salmonella can provide genomic-based serotypes (e.g., more...
Corgenix Medical Corporation, the U.S. based operation of ORGENTEC Diagnostika, is presenting several scientific abstracts at the 2015 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta. On July 28 in the AACC Clinical Studies/Outcomes session, Corgenix will present more...
biomerieux TEMPO
With participation from NCIMS-approved laboratories, performance samples were tested with TEMPO® AC and TEMPO® CC tests against culture methods on films and standard plate methods. more...
DuPont BAX X5 for food pathogens
The new BAX® System X5 instrument is the latest addition to the award-winning BAX® System family, it's smaller lightweight construction provides greater testing flexibility. more...
Listeria and L.mono - next generation assay
Using a standard enrichment medium, the next generation assays for Listeria and Listeria monocytogenes provide a faster time-to-result after as little as 24 hours of enrichment, with 30 percent faster workflow. more...
New Insterprep ® range ensures fast, efficient sample preparation for microbiological analysis – samples can be prepared in under 1 minute Insterprep’s pre-weighed and sterile granulated media is instantly soluble, enabling extremely fast preparation times. The Insterprep media bag more...
The BBI Group has developed in collaboration with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and licensed, through technology transfer company Ploughshare Innovations, a rapid test for Ebola. The assay, which is in the process of being verified to allow EUA submission, will be used to more...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the winners of the 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge, a prize competition to advance breakthrough ideas on how to find disease-causing organisms in food – especially Salmonella in fresh produce. The key objective of the FDA challenge was to explore more...
Whitley H135 Hypoxystation
An easy to use oxygen calibration system for Whitley Workstations. The sensor is not removed during calibration ensuring that a stable environment is maintained during the calibration routine. more...
The MIT 1000 can identify pathogenic bacteria and complete an identification test, after culturing, in minutes. more...
The Thermo Scientific Sensititre ID/AST System is now the first to offer oritavancin on IVD-labeled microbroth dilution susceptibility plates. more...
Through a successful partnership with the Special Bacteriology Reference Laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an advanced software solution that enables global public health laboratories to directly access the CDC’s more...
The Atlas Listeria Environmental Detection Assay has received AOAC certifications, co-developed with the food industry, the assay is specifically designed to meet the unique challenges of Listeria Environmental testing. more...
The UK government has introduced a new networking initiative to help tackle food fraud, website aims to raise awareness of the tools available to check for mislabelling and food fraud and to ensure that the UK has access to a resilient network of testing laboratories. more...
Manufacturers of sterile drug  products devote significant resources on programs to control microbial  contamination in their products/processes. Bioburden and biofilm management is a  significant aspect of microbial control strategies. Persistent bioburden and biofilm problems have been more...
Mérieux NutriSciences has established a presence for the first time in Israel, by acquiring Milouda & Migal Laboratories. With this acquisition, Mérieux NutriSciences continues to consolidate its position as the premier international leader in food safety and strengthens its presence in the more...
Study shows how the Atlas® RNA detection system from Roka can be used in a limits-based testing approach to detect Salmonella in poultry within one working shift. more...
Neogen's ANSR test using isothermal amplification gives results in 10 mins following a single step enrichment for Listeria more...
Microbial Air Samplers for Aseptic Production
Recent incidence of vials contaminated with fungus produced at the PDS and administered to 6 clinical trial patients illustrates the importance of active microbial air monitoring in critical production environments. more...
At IAFP booth #523, Seward will be launching a new range of instant sterile preparation media products and showing the Stomacher® 4500 BAM specifically designed for stomaching large composite 375g samples for Salmonella testing. more...
Find the Solutions to Your Food Safety Challenges with Pall Corporation at IAFP 2015
Pall Corporation will present their full solutions to be your partner for brand protection at booth #619 at the 2015 IAFP, Portland, GeneDisc®, Sentino® and filtration solutions. more...
Merger provides OpGen with a family of FDA approved and CE marked rapid molecular tests for use with the company's Acuitas® MDRO Gene tests and bioinformatics for multi-drug resistant organisms. more...
Company Secures More than 40 Evaluations since Launch more...
Rapid Ebola detection indicates that the CDx platform technology is well suited for Medical Device Applications. more...
3rd Annual Global Survey by Campden BRI and Alchemy in partnership with BRC, SGS, SQF, TSI identifies the needs, effectiveness and challenges of food safety training in the industry. more...
PIPETGIRL pipette controller
The PIPETGIRL Is designed for use with all commercially available glass and plastic serological pipettes in the volume range 1 - 100 ml., comes with a 3-year extended warranty. more...
Soleris UHT results 72hr
Based on detecting changes in carbon dioxide levels, this study evaluated Neogen's Soleris® NF-TVC medium vial for sterility testing of UHT milk. more...
Amplification microbead
Manufacturers of optical immunoassays can develop a new generation of ultra sensitive and specific tests by incorporating Guanine's universal amplification and quantification platform. more...
BD KiestraTM system combines magnetic bead inoculation, advanced robotics, imaging and ground breaking process improvements to lab tests that were previously performed manually. more...
Charles River Laboratories have bought Celsis for $212 million. The Celsis ATP based systems for non-sterile applications fit in well with Charles Rivers cytometric PTS-Micro™ for sterile biopharmaceuticals. more...
Test and improve your pipetting skills at the Artel pipetting challenge which will be held again at this year's AACC Clinical Lab Expo. more...
Accelerate Diagnostics' ID/AST system uses a proprietary culture-free process, with both genomic and phenotypic detection technologies, now CE marked. more...
Achieve anaerobic, microaerophilic, and capnophilic environments within minutes in anaerobic jars that are easy to carry, lightweight yet durable, stackable, and easily nestle inside incubators. more...
New Forensic Swab Products
Puritan have introduced 6 new products, specifically designed for forensic and DNA collection. The new forensics swabs will be valuable additions to the highly popular DNA Controlled, Cap-Shure™, and Popule® lines. more...
For in-depth characterization and culture optimization of microorganisms for industrial biotech applications, TWB and Hamilton have developed a unique and custom made microbial culture robot. more...
Study groups to establish guidelines on forensic microbiology sampling and instigate early detection of animal-human disease transmission across Europe. more...
Front loading 320L capacity autoclave Priorclave Q63
The Priorclave Q63, 320 litre front loading capacity autoclave gives labs a real opportunity to acquire a more economically priced cylindrical chamber design rather than investing in a large rectangular chamber steam steriliser. more...
The Stomacher® 4500 BAM can stomach up to 4500ml volumes and is designed for use in Salmonella testing of large pooled food samples where 375g are added to 3375mL Buffered Peptone Water. more...