Microbiology News : Apr 2018

HydroGienic® is a bulk pure water distribution
The HydroGienic® system utilises a central storage tank, with each area of the factory supplied through its own send and return PTFE hoses. These are connected through a specially designed "plug and play" manifold. more...
UTI panel covers 103 diagnostic targets - 443-patient multi-center study demonstrates overall weighted average sensitivity of 95.6% at an overall weighted average specificity of 99.3%. more...
New Sample Storage Tubes with Easy Automated and Visual Sample ID
An exceptional new sample storage tube range is introduced by Micronic, leader in sample storage innovation, to guarantee the complete traceability of samples. more...
BD Synapsys™ Microbiology Informatics Solution which provides laboratories with secure connectivity across instruments and locations will be amongst the new offerings shown at BD ECCMID booth #13. more...
New and Ready-to-use Plate Count Agar by Döhler
Döhler’s latest addition to its DMD® product portfolio is ready-to-use Plate Count Agar – for the quantitative detection of the total viable microorganism count. more...
R-Biopharm and ELITechGroup have agreed to cooperate in the development, production and marketing of Real-Time PCR reagents. more...
The BRUKER MALDI Biotyper CA system uses MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry in combination with a reference organism database. FDA findings indicated that the system can reliably identify C. auris 100 percent of the time. more...
Allergen Protein Testing
3M Food Safety adds 33 allergen specific lateral flow and ELISA test kits - designed to detect both processed and unprocessed allergen proteins in a variety of sample types including environmental swabs, rinse water and food products. more...
Microbial ID of 2,700 Species from positive blood cultures in 60-90 minutes, combined with functional testing of Cephalosporin- and Carbapenem-Resistance on MALDI Biotyper®, at Bruker ECCMID stand. more...
QIAstat-Dx
QIAstat-Dx enables accurate, fast, cost-effective and flexible syndromic testing with novel Sample to Insight solutions powered by QIAGEN chemistries. more...
Long-term storage and retrieval of bacterial and fungal cultures
For long-term storage and retrieval of bacterial and fungal cultures only Microbank™ guarantees up to 25 years of successful storage, now with barcoding, package includes barcode reader, data storage device and Microbank™ Assets Web Database. more...
Amplidiag® CarbaR+MCR is a cost-effective solution for high-volume screening directly from stool, rectal swabs and pure cultures for carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPO) and colistin-resistant Enterococci (CRE). more...
Combining qPCR and microarray technologies, Novodiag offers an all in one solution for on-demand targeted and syndromic testing. more...
Automating the Diagnosis of Urogenital Mycoplasma Infections
ELITech's new EM Smart-Reader brings automation to urogenital mycoplasma (Mycofast®), fungi and parasites diagnosis answering the modern needs of laboratories in terms of standardization and Quality Control management. more...
Special Focus - Whats on Show at ECCMID 2018
Browse the highlights from the exhibition at ECCMID 2018 in Madrid from bioMérieux, Bosch, Clever Culture, Check-Points, Microbiologics, Medical Wire, Qiagen, Vircell, CHROMagar........ more...
Discover solutions for infectious disease diagnostics and research at ECCMID 2018, join us at the QIAGEN booth #36 for expert talks every day! Space is limited so reserve your spot now. more...
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) have released their latest guide, ISPE Baseline® Guide: Sterile Product Manufacturing Facilities (Third Edition) . This publication provides guidance on engineering facets of designing new sterile products manufacturing facilities more...
Sartorius Sterility Testing Systems
Are you not yet using the Sartorius Sterility Testing Solution? If you need to adapt your documentation regarding your current sterility testing procedure, think about elegantly introducing benefits into your daily workflow. Think about Sartorius. more...
Visit bioMerieux, Italy during VTEC 2018, Florence
During VTEC 2018, Florence, there will be an opportunity to visit bioMérieux, Bagno a Ripoli where GENE-UP® technology, a unique and intuitive real-time PCR solution for pathogen detection is developed before being installed in laboratories worldwide. more...
Sigma MM™ - Specimen to Safe DNA/RNA in a Single Step!
MWE will be launching Sigma MM™, a powerful reagent based liquid medium that renders pathogenic material safe within seconds and ready for molecular analysis. Booth #108 more...
Fast, Accurate QC Microorganisms from Microbiologics
Microbiologics offers over 900 strains in a variety of formats for assay and instrumentation validation/verification, routine QC, proficiency testing and more. Visit booth 120 to learn how we can simplify testing in your lab. more...
Simultaneously detect Shiga Toxin producing E. coli (including serotype O157:H7), Salmonella species, and Listeria monocytogenes in a single enrichment in 24 hours. more...
FDA-cleared microbroth dilution plates provide true minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) results, facilitating more targeted patient therapy. more...
MycoSEQ Mycoplasma Detection Method can accelerate production timelines for manufacturers of cell and gene therapies, biotherapeutics, vaccines and other cell-culture-based modalities. more...
Chromogenic media for antibiotic resistance detection
CHROMagar offers the widest range of chromogenic media, all available in dehydrated format, including a family specially designed for the detection of drug and multi-drug resistant bacteria. Come visit us at ECCMID 2018 - Booth #152 and find out about our latest products. more...
APAS Independence - The first automated culture plate reader
APAS Independence is the first automated culture plate reader. A breakthrough in AI technology, it can read 200 plates per hour, provides accurate reproducible results and removes the negative or non significant plates out of your workflow. Booth #1A. more...
Vivalytic is a universal platform for molecular diagnostics that will allow you to test a wide variety of samples and to perform fully automated analytical procedures. Visit us at booth #30. more...
Innovative Diagnostics in Microbiology: Real- World Impact on Patients
bioMérieux will be showcasing their extensive offer in Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS). Experience how the power of diagnostics can help optimize antibiotic therapy – initiation, optimization and discontinuation. Booth #3. more...
Best way to count live probiotic bacteria
The Inlabtec TA12 offers labs performing 10-fold sample dilutions, with up to twelve steps, a unique protocol that requires virtually no work preparation or setup time thereby realizing unmatched ergonomic, economic and ecological benefits. more...
Early 2018 Check-Points has obtained CE-IVD registration for its BD MAX™ Check-Points CPO assay for the fully automated BD MAX™ System, detecting the five worldwide most prevalent carbapenemase genes in less than 2.5 hours. Visit us at booth #20B. more...
For the next few weeks we will be running a special feature focusing on what's happening at this year's ECCMID tradeshow and we'd like to tell our website visitors about what's going be displayed on your stand. more...
Externally threaded tubes for sample storage eliminates the possibility of the sample coming into contact with the screw thread, greatly reducing the chance of cross-contamination while improving sample integrity. more...
Vircell specialises in diagnostic solutions for human infectious diseases. Come to ECCMID booth #18A to learn more about our products and the latest additions to VirClia® catalogue. We will be doing demos on the VirClia® systems, don’t miss out! more...
easier liquid handling with INTEGRA range of pipettes
By engaging with its customers, INTEGRA understands the challenges faced by today’s laboratories, bringing novel products – such as the VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipette, GripTips and the ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot – to the market year after year. more...
How will Changes to Annex 1 Effect Your Disinfection Processes?
Denise Irving, Senior Microbiology Consultant, Honeyman Group reviews the recent enhanced requirements for disinfection and the factors to consider during risk assessments of disinfection processes in the manufacture of sterile medicinal products. more...
PDArecommends that EMA completely revises Section 8.84 of the draft on the pre-use, post-sterilization integrity test (PUPSIT) for sterilizing filters. more...
ID Genomics (IDG) have announced the discovery of a nationwide rise in the levels of a drug-resistant ‘superbug’ - Escherichia coli strain ST1193. “Our analysis is the first notification of E. coli ST1193’s pandemic rise in the last six years. We are witnessing a seven-fold increase more...
Pre-filled blending bags
Just add water and blend! This new filter bag comes pre-dosed with dehydrated media, allowing a 2-in-1 process that ends time consuming media preparation. The dehydrated media dissolves in the bag as the sample is blended. more...
Fast identification of Listeria colonies
Microgen’s new Rap-ID L. mono™ can differentiate between L. monocytogenes and L. ivanovii colonies grown on chromogenic media within 4 hours. more...