Microbiology News : Aug 2015

ATP Hygiene Monitoring Reduces Hospital Infection Rates
ATP monitoring can quickly identify contamination hotspots and improve cleanliness, offering large reductions in infection rates more...
Copan Eswab
COPAN’s ESwab™ tests well against the Gold Standard Transport System for maintenance of fastidious anaerobic bacteria viability more...
For concentration and isolation of shiga toxigenic E.coli O91 from food, Captivate™ immunomagnetic beads now includes O91, also available for O103, O104, O111, O121, O145, O157, O026, O45 serotypes. more...
With over 29,000 installed instruments offering 100 test parameters the VIDAS® is the most established automated immunoassay instrument, the new generation VIDAS® offers increased automation, traceability and security for greater productivity. more...
How to implement a program for controlling biorisk in the laboratory to prevent accidental release or exposure to pathogens. more...
Using a unique detection technology - surface enhanced resonance Raman spectroscopy (SERRS), the Fungiplex identifies 12 Candida and Aspergillus species in a single run. more...
The Brightfield LED has a 550 nanometre flip-in filter in the light path which reduces background fluorescence attributed to stray light. more...
Pre-poured Pinnacle™ Legionella plates
The two new Legionella media (Pinnacle™ Legionella GVPC and Legionella BCYE) are compliant to ISO 11133:2014 formulation and performance. more...
Geneius microID assists producers to precisely identify yeast, mould and bacterial contaminants within products and through the supply chain more...
Multiplexed real-time PCR analysis will enable simultaneous amplification of up to 20 target genes per tube in a single reaction more...
The VIAFLO Assist is flexible in the lab and can be used for multiple applications including Luminex, ELISAs, PCR, or any other plate based assays more...
The CDC/NARMS interactive tool allows review of the antibiotic resistance patterns of 4 major pathogens in the USA since 1996 more...
Listeria and L.mono - next generation assay
The 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 for Listeria and L. monocytogenes - 30% faster than before. more...
Inlabtec Serial Dilutor
Automate and improve the quality of serial dilutions allowing accurate plate counts with the Inlabtec Serial Diluter, practical template available for verification according to ISO/IEC 17025. more...
The MRSA assay was run on the Firefly Dx prototype system, which the company is developing to be a handheld, fully automated, lab quality, real-time device. more...
The BioPlex 2200 HIV Ag-Ab assay offers early detection of HIV by detecting HIV antigens and consequent early treatment of patients more...
VereVet can detect, differentiate and identify nine major poultry infectious disease agents in one sample using a single disposable biochip. more...
3M™ Laboratory Start-Up Package
Details the basic equipment needed to start microbiology testing for environmental and food/beverage samples plus example instructions from sample collection through sample preparation to results. more...
Transwabs® M40-A2 compliant
Dr Monika Stuczen, Medical Wire & Equipment Co will be giving a free to attend talk on CLSI M40-A2 compliance for transport swabs at this year's IBMS congress in Birmingham, UK. more...
Smarticles combine with the target species DNA causing the organism to produce luciferase - drug resistant organisms become detectable by luminescence measurement. more...
Outsource your endotoxin and sterility testing for parenterals to Gibraltar Laboratories located in New Jersey, USA, ISO 17025 certified, approved rapid microbiological methods are available. more...
Market report on the microbial identification market globally, information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast and key company profiles. more...
A study found that some Klebsiella isolates from meat products and patients with infections were nearly identical using genome sequencing more...
TwistDx announce the first viable alternative to PCR for every day lab work in over 30 years more...
altona Diagnostics Receives Emergency Use Authorization of RealStar® MERS CoV RT-PCR Kit U.S. more...
IAFP 2015 was another successful meeting for the International Association for Food Protection. more...
Interpreting Updates to USP
Microbiologics has created a list of frequently asked questions and answers to assist our customers in understanding the new USP guidelines. more...
Environmental Monitoring
Your guide to determining what to do with environmental isolates found in non-sterile manufacturing more...
Automatic colony counting and identification from chromogenic media
Automatic generation of accurate, objective microbial identification and colony counts. more...
The Lumen 200S minimises thermal drift and aids image stability in long term experiments, bulb life is approx. 10 times longer than of a conventional mercury bulb. more...
Eurofins launches new 'self service' sample booking for smaller food companies more...
Results from plates/slopes are available within hours. From product the turnaround time is 2.5 days. more...
The study had a good response with more than 150 participants from 28 countries comparing DON mycotoxin more...
This rapid and accurate test can provide definitive results in as little as 17 hours for environmental samples more...