Microbiology News : Mar 2018

RapidFinder Salmonella Multiplex PCR Workflow features simple sample preparation and results in as few as 16 hours from raw, ready-to-eat and ready to reheat poultry and pork, as well as production environment samples. more...
Biospectrix does not require culturing and identifies a broad range of bacteria in < 1 hour directly from the patient sample and has been granted FDA Breakthrough Device Designation. more...

Preliminary Program Set for IAFP 2018

27 Mar 2018 | Food & Beverage

Attendance at annual IAFP meeting 2018 is expected to exceed 3,600 of the top industry, academic and government food safety professionals. more...
Listeria testing without enrichment
Detecting all species of Listeria, including L. monocytogenes in environmental samples in under 60 mins without need for enrichment means companies no longer have to grow potentially dangerous pathogens on-site. more...

3M Introduces New Molecular Method for Campylobacter

23 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageOther

3M Molecular test for Campylobacter in Poultry
3M’s new assay and simplified enrichment broth makes testing process significantly faster than alternatives a streamlined protocol for Campylobacter and Salmonella means the system is able to perform up to 96 tests of multiple types in one 60-minute run. more...

Examine Priorclave's Latest Autoclave Functionality at ACHEMA

22 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalVeterinary

Best autoclave for energy efficency
The Priorclave QCS EH100, a 100 litre laboratory autoclave has a horizontal cylindrical chamber with a diameter larger than most, with space to sterilise both small and taller than usual items, without investing in larger, heavier more costly rectangular autoclaves. more...
Listeria test for food contact surfaces
SwabSURE ListeriaP offers easy to use and easy to read chromogenic detection of pathogenic Listeria from food contact and other environmental surfaces. Campden BRI validated, ISO 18593 compliant, all reagents are ready-to-use with neutralising buffer included. more...

Top Marks for Cherwell’s Redipor® Prepared Microbial Media Products

21 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageWaterOtherPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Cherwell Ready to use Media
Recent customer satisfaction survey has affirmed that the vast majority would recommend Cherwell and its Redipor® microbiological media products to a colleague. Redipor Prepared Media price list, are now available to download from Cherwell’s website. more...
A cell line developed by BTI that for the first time is free of a certain type of insect virus that has been an issue for these cells in the past. more...
Aerobiology Laboratory Assoc., Inc. now has the capability to begin Legionella testing using the qPCR method, this is a new service that allows a rapid molecular method used to detect and quantitate Legionella pneumophila and Legionella species in potable and non-potable water. more...
Veriflow Legionella has passed CDC proficiency testing at CDC ELITE laboratories. more...

LIMS Solutions Specifically Built for Pharma, Food and Diagnostics

20 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageClinicalPharmaceutical

Easiest LIMS to implement is package already purpose-built for your industry whether it is pharma, food & beverage, oil & gas, or diagnostics. more...
The SCIEX method for Allergen Screening uses liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) to analyze a range of food products (both raw and baked goods) by detecting several unique signature peptides that are specific to each allergen. more...
The Silaris™ test Influenza A&B Test was designed by Mesa Biotech and uses an economical, PCR testing stage specially designed for POC infectious disease identification. more...

Rapid Mycoplasma Kit Qualified for Cell Therapy In-house QC

16 Mar 2018 | ClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

In-house Mycoplasma Testing
Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network describes time savings and cost benefits of qualifying the Roche CustomBiotech MycoTOOL PCR Mycoplasma Detection Kit for in-house rapid mycoplasma testing of an investigational cell therapy product. more...

Reliable and Efficient Lab Autoclaves at Analytica 2018

08 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalVeterinaryCosmetic/Personal Care

Reliable autoclaves on show at Analytica
Visit the Priorclave stand at Analytica and see their comprehensive laboratory autoclave range that includes benchtop, top and front loading autoclaves, pass-through, power-door and stackable machined. more...

Autoclave Manufacturer Priorclave Celebrates 30 Years

08 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalVeterinaryCosmetic/Personal Care

Priorclave range laboratory autoclaves
Priorclave celebrates 30 years in the design, manufacture and world-wide supply of an extensive range of laboratory and research grade autoclaves. more...
S agona on XLD agar
The strain of S.agona isolated from baby milk, produces atypical colonies on XLD, false negative reporting can be (could have been?) prevented by using Rambach™ agar or CHROMagar™ Salmonella Plus as the second selective media. more...

Listeria Detection Made Easy

06 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageOther

Bio-Rad range of chromogenic media for Listeria
There is no need for confusion about what method to use for Listeria food and environmental testing. The answer is here — Bio-Rad offers a complete solution that simplifies your Listeria testing options for faster, more comprehensive results. more...

BioVision's New Microbiology Staining Kits!

06 Mar 2018 | ClinicalOtherPharmaceutical

Biovision's special staining kits are intended for use in the histological visualization of organisms, cell types, structures in tissue sections, cell smears etc. These kits play a critical role is tissue or cell-based diagnosis or research. more...
Lonza Global Endotoxin Testing Summit
The theme of Lonza's Endotoxin summit will be "Feel the Pulse of Endotoxin Detection and Impact Its Future" and will, once again, bring together specialists from across the endotoxin testing community to explore the key topics affecting their work. more...
In-house Mycoplasma Testing
Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network describes time savings and cost benefits of qualifying the Roche CustomBiotech MycoTOOL PCR Mycoplasma Detection Kit for in-house rapid mycoplasma testing of an investigational cell therapy product. more...

Rapid Detection Methods for Salmonella in Foods

02 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageOther

Salmonella growing on SS agar
Dr. Suzanne Jordan, Molecular Methods Manager at Campden BRI discusses what rapid methods are available for detection and confirmation of Salmonella in foods. more...

INTEGRA Offers Hands-free Multichannel Pipetting

01 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalVeterinaryCosmetic/Personal Care

Hands-free Multichannel Pipetting from INTEGRA
From plate filling and reagent addition to serial dilutions, the ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot eliminates the influence of human error and inter-operator variability on pipetting, leading to better reproducibility. more...

Salmonella Testing - Fast, Convenient and Accurate

01 Mar 2018 | Food & BeverageOther

InSite Salmonella
Hygiena InSite is a complete self-contained Salmonella test that gives presumptive positive result after activation and incubation. Ideal for food contact surfaces, processing equipment and general environmental samples. more...