Microbiology News : Sep 2015

How It Works Guide: Safety Bunsen Burner

30 Sep 2015 | F&BWCOPVCC

Safety Bunsen Burner for Microbiology Labs
The ‘How-It-Works’ guide and ‘SimpleShow’ format video explains the operation and safety features of INTEGRA's FIREBOY Safety Bunsen Burner, more...
Microbiology prepared media guide
SGL issues new 2015/16 Microbiology Product guide, a comprehensive guide to its Prepared Culture Media range as well as other associated products for microbiology. more...
Wide range of Autoclaves at Medica
A clear side panel on Priorclave's QCS EH100 steam steriliser will allow MEDICA visitors to see the clean, structure lines of the build that has helped Priorclave gain a global presence for delivering durable and reliable autoclaves. more...
SP Scientific has introduced a new range of Hotpack Undercounter and Doublestack Glassware Washers that are engineered for productive, reliable and energy efficient operation. Technological developments allow the new washers to deliver enhanced drying performance from an upgraded dual fan more...
BeadCORE fish and meat sampler
The BeadCORE sampling device makes taking a 40mg sample of food or tissue simple, standardized and reproducible. more...
Copan TrainingTuesday
With flu season fast approaching, follow #TrainingTuesday on Twitter and Facebook for the latest training on proper specimen collection, starting with nasopharyngeal sampling. more...
Science Group plc has taken over Leatherhead Food International who will from now on operate as Leatherhead Research Ltd. more...
Porton Down labs are re-locating to the old GSK site in Harlow, Essex as part of an £350 million investment in new state of the art facilities. more...
MWE Logo
Medical Wire inventors of the world’s first commercially produced transport swab will be celebrating 40 years of Transwab at this year’s IBMS. more...
Society of General Microbiology is now renamed as the Microbiology Society. more...
A new short and engaging SimpleShow’ format video* from INTEGRA introduces and explains the unique features and benefits of their Multichannel Pipette Reagent Reservoirs. more...
Campden and SGS are teaming up to provide food industry training courses internationally, delivered locally and in the appropriate language. more...
Faster Salmonella enrichment with less medai
Faster enrichment times with smaller volumes of media - DuPont™ BAX® System for Salmonella is now AOAC-RI approved to use FoodChek™ Actero™ Salmonella enrichment media. more...
The product consists of a powder, which is added to a standard 100ml water sample and then incubated for 18 hours in the case of presence/absence determination, after incubation. coliforms are indicated by a yellow colour and fluorescence indicates the presence of E. coli. more...
Cherwell Laboratories are pleased to announce the appointment of Harshad Joshi as Quality Manager. Harshad holds over 20 years’ experience as an industrial Microbiologist. more...
Software Automatically Analyses AST Plates to Give SIR Category
By automating measuring and analysis of antibiotic inhibition zones, the new Synbiosis mASTer (measuring Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing easily and rapidly) software makes the process more objective and less error prone. more...
Using immuno magnetic particles the Legipid® Legionella water test is the only AOAC RI approved rapid test for Legionella in water. more...
CE marked for routine diagnostics for HBV DNA and HDV RNA - RoboGene® HBV DNA Quantification Kit 2.0 and the RoboGene® HDV RNA Quantification Kit 2.0. more...
BINDER have introduced the world's only thermoelectric cooling incubator with 170 liters of interior volume, giving an even temperature distribution even when fully loaded. more...

Advances in Automated Colony Counting

15 Sep 2015 | F&BWCOPVCC

INTERSCIENCE Scan® range of colony counters are now available in the UK from automated imaging experts eikonix Ltd. more...
Automated rapid microbial testing
The technology automates incubation, detection and result reporting steps for bioburden, environmental monitoring and sterility testing - within a single instrument. more...
RP Flex is a single panel that addresses the full spectrum of respiratory testing needs in a cost-effective manner. One platform, one comprehensive panel with the flexibility to use and pay for only what you need. more...
Exhibit at FoodMicro 2016
FoodMicro 2016, Dublin will attract microbiology experts from academia, the food industry and regulatory agencies, discover exhibition and sponsorship opportunities. more...
The H101F flat top motorised stage from Prior Scientific is suitable for a wide range of upright microscopes and offers an unmatched combination of precision, reliability and convenience. more...
Enteric Bio
Delivering fast, same day results on faecal specimens, the EntericBio is simple to use needing no DNA extraction, no reagent preparation and no manual pipetting. more...
Micronic range of low profile screw caps for their 96-well format screw cap storage tubes (0.50ml, 0.75ml, 1.10ml, 1.40ml and 2.00ml) result in space savings of up to 33% more...
Prevent Inhibition in endotoxin assay
The Wako Limulus PS Single Test Kit removes endotoxin inhibitors so that even fat-soluble vitamins, oils and vaccines can be tested if they can be dissolved in ethanol. more...
HydraFlock - flocked swabs
Puritan's proprietary flocking process creates a specialized microstructure whose three dimensions have been shown to demonstrate superior absorption and elution. more...
Discover the Latest Swabs for Clinical Virology at ESCV
MWE is pleased to be exhibiting at the 18th Annual Meeting of the ESCV in Edinburgh, and will be featuring some key products which are used by virologists around the world. more...
The USA is one of the most important export destinations for UK food businesses. This isn't just a case of dispatching a product there instead of here: there are many differences to bear in mind, not least of which is very different labelling rules and a different attitude to product claims. On more...
Offering a unique testing package for hepatitis-B positive patients who are also infected with hepatitis delta more...
Copan ESwab™ Validation
As the demand for a simplified multipurpose specimen collection device grows, more labs are validating ESwab™ for use with molecular assays. more...
InterSytems to release next-generation laboratory business management system (LBMS) in early 2016. LBMS will not only communicate lab results electronically, but will also identify their derivation, including workflows, equipment, and personnel involved. more...
Bacterial and fungal reference materials in LENTICULE® disc format for use as controls in food, water, environmental and clinical microbiology laboratories more...
Eurofins Genomics Launches Accredited NGS services for bacterial community screening and microbiome profiling. more...
Analysis of food and clinical samples, providing molecular serotype and strain type for target pathogens in as few as five hours. more...
3M Listeria mononcytogenes
3M’s unique molecular test method shown to accurately detect Listeria monocytogenes within a variety of foods. more...

Advances in Sterility Testing

04 Sep 2015 | F&BWOPCC

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bioMérieux VIDAS®
bioMérieux will be pleased to discuss your veterinary diagnostic requirements during 2015 EVSSAR congress in Hannover this September. more...
The DxN VERIS Molecular Diagnostics System from Beckman Coulter offers automatic extraction, amplification and detection with true single sample random access allowing multiple assays to be run at the same time. more...
Spoilage organisms in Extended Shelf Life milk
The Greenlight system can detect very low numbers of potential spoilage organisms in Extended Shelf Life milk that other technologies may miss in less than 24 hours without in-carton incubation. more...

Neogen Buys Lab M

01 Sep 2015 | F&B

Neogen have added Lab M's dehydrated and prepared media to their existing Acumedia range for food and environmental microbiology. more...
Guide to hand held pipetting
A series of hints and tips to help you improve your handheld pipetting. Expert advice in areas including before you start, how to pipette and optimising pipetting performance. more...