Microbiology News : Jun 2018

The new eAST software now has all the 2018 EUCAST breakpoint values, accurately generates and analyses data for clinical use and antibiotic research more...
Pyrogen detection no longer requires animal testing
Did you know that current regulations recommend replacing the Rabbit Pyrogen Test with in vitro tests such as the Monocyte Activation Test (MAT)? Find out how the new ready-to-use PyroMAT™ kit can help you to perform MAT in your lab. more...
BAX Real-Time PCR Assays for Salmonella and E.coli O157
AFNOR has granted extensions to cover 10 BAX® System PCR assays for Salmonella, E. coli O157:H7, L. monocytogenes and Genus Listeria . See list of BAX System Real-Time and traditional assays meeting ISO 16140-2 and AFNOR standards. more...
Guidance is a commercially available molecular diagnostic test that detects 42 microbial organisms associated with chronic urologic infections, determines antibiotic sensitivity, and identifies the resistance genes to determine the susceptibility of the infection to antibiotics considered for treatment. more...
Replace the Petri dish
Experts in the food microbiology testing market, Strategic Consultants, Inc. report that around 50% of global microbiological testing is still done on traditional media. But that doesn't mean everyone is filling plates with agar. more...
Screw Cap Ultra is the latest addition to the range of caps for tubes with an internal thread that Micronic offers to seal tubes. The design of the cap is optimized for automated and manual handling. more...
The in precisionFDA CFSAN Pathogen Detection Challenge, CosmosID took the lead in strain identification by correctly identifying the highest number of culture negative and spiked-in samples and overall outperforming other contenders in strain-level detection and identification of microbes in metagenomic samples. more...
BioFront offers a comprehensive food allergen testing platform that includes rapid test kits for nuts, dairy, crustacea, gluten, soy, seeds etc. Rapid test kits are also available for veterinary drug residues and mycotoxins. Visit IAFP booth #428. more...
Plate Count Agar
Döhler’s first Plant-Based, Plate Count Agar (PCA) is a standardised and ready-to-use culture medium for the rapid and reliable quantitative detection of total viable microorganism count. more...
Simplify pathogen testing. One enrichment, one protocol, one multiplex PCR kit. Simplify workflow, inventory, logistics, labor, training, lab footprint, & regulatory. more...
New Polypropylene Multichannel Reagent Reservoirs
INTEGRA has expanded its popular reagent reservoir product family to include polypropylene reservoirs with enhanced chemical compatibility. more...
Change Pathogen and Allergen detection program
Whether it’s pathogen or allergen detection, environmental or product testing, we know that your food and feed safety needs come first. Learn how these companies made the change to Romer Labs. more...
BenchMark™, BoosterShot™, StrainView™, and Core Analysis™ platforms provide fast and information-rich characterizations of microbial diversity and function, paired with machine learning and expert analytics. more...
Find specimen transport packaging to comply with the UN3373 regulation for transport of category B biological materials such as human or animal samples of blood, urine, faeces or tissue for diagnostic, research or clinical trials purposes. more...
Hygiena launches new selective media for Listeria, Salmonella
Actero™ Elite Enrichment Media for the BAX® System reduces sample handling, improves throughput and time to results. Together with the BAX® System it can provide environmental detection results in 22 hours for Listeria and 16 hours for Salmonella. more...
The Tecta-PDS automated microbial detection system, Tecta-B16, is the only US EPA approved automated method for drinking water compliance testing and provides the fastest time to detect while also being the easiest test to conduct. more...
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Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Ceftazidime-avibactam (CZA) MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) for determining MIC against C. freundii, E. cloacae, E. coli, K. oxytoca, K. pneumonia, P. mirabilis, P. aeruginosa. more...
Sartorius Mirosart
Contaminated ATMPs pose life-threatening risks for immunocompromised patients who need rapid QC results prior treatment. For PCR-based Mycoplasma detection a unique combination of highest specificity and more control with less pipetting is available. more...
A135 HEPA Workstation
The new Whitley A135 HEPA from Don Whitley Scientific delivers efficient, cost effective anaerobic incubation conditions for routine and research laboratories. more...
Beer SpoilerAlert™ assay and Encompass Optimum™ workstation enable next-day detection of spoilage organisms and hop resistance genes for brewers more...
ASSIST PLUS
Integra's ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot puts automated pipetting within reach of virtually every lab. One lucky scientist has the chance to win their very own ASSIST PLUS. more...
PanNAT STEC Test is performed in a disposable microfluidics-enabled cartridge and is a qualitative, in vitro nucleic acid amplification-based test that simultaneously detects and differentiates the stx1 and stx2 Shiga toxins and E.coli O157. more...
At ASM Microbe 2018, Bruker improved IR Biotyper™ system for fast, routine and cost-effective strain typing for hospital infection control and earlier detection of outbreaks and FDA clearance for Candida auris identification with the MALDI Biotyper® to support better diagnostics and monitoring in critically ill patients. more...
TDNexlabs LIS (Laboratory Information System) is a software solution fully dedicated to microbiology, offering customizable analytical protocols and workflows for a real paperless microbiology system. more...
Monocyte Activation Test (MAT) Pyrogen Testing
Pyrogen Detection: Want to stop using animal based methods and get higher sensitivity? more...
Bacterial Endotoxin Test - Charles River
As the most sensitive and robust assay available, LAL has transformed from a qualitative gel-clot assay to a 15-minute quantitative assay available right on the production floor. See how you can achieve more consistency and reliability in your BET results with Charles River. more...
This code of practice is of value to any industry or process where single gas cylinders are in use, such as laboratories as well as industrial, scientific and academic environments more...
BAT Culture Media
BAT Culture Media & Guaiacol Detection Kit – Complete solution for the detection of off-flavour-causing Alicyclobacillus spp. in juice more...
Astell Scientific has added a new lifting hoist to the options available on its main top-loading circular section autoclave range. more...
New laboratory in Newcastle, UK environmental monitoring, offers contract service testing for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries including - sample analysis, water testing, microbiological identification analysis, component testing and growth promotion testing. more...
ENDONEXT - Endotoxin Testing Made Faster, Easier and Ecologically Friendly
ENDOZYME® II GO is the latest member of bioMérieux’s ENDONEXT™ range of endotoxin detection assays based on sustainable recombinant horseshoe crab Factor C (rFC). The new assay was developed with focus on two important needs: efficiency and consistency. more...
3M Clean Trace Hygiene Monitoring System
A third party evaluation study of ATP detection systems for hygiene monitoring found the 3M™ Clean-Trace™ Hygiene Monitoring and Management System was the only one to provide stable and consistent results across time and temperature. more...
For anyone working with the manufacture of injectable pharmaceuticals, water, food, cosmetics, dialysis, PET tracers and others, PYROSTAR™ES-F is MUST to insure safe, accurate, and highly reproducible results to support all aspects of your quality testing needs. more...
Innosieve’s MuScan™ Instrument and Sieve-ID® Total Viable Count Kit offer a non-growth-based bioburden testing approach that enables a single sample to be analyzed within one hour from collection; and up to six samples can be analyzed within two hours. more...
COPAN’s new Collaborative Robot
Launching at ASM Microbe 2018, COPAN’s Collaborative Robot automatically manages many manual microbiology processes such as processing traditional fiber swabs, positive blood culture bottles, tissues, wound aspirates, and sterile body fluids. more...
Sartorius Sterisart
Sterility testing can be challenging during validation and in routine testing. Sartorius offer customized, specific solutions which reduce the risk of a false positive result and save time. more...
Real time incubator and colony counter - large capacity
INTERSCIENCE’s ScanStation is a revolution for microbiological analyses : it detects and counts colonies as soon as they appear, now available with larger capacity able to incubate and read up to 200 Petri dishes. more...
The rapid GO version of ENDOZYME® II features GOPLATE™— a microplate pre-filled with required standard curve and positive product control concentrations (PPC). Eliminates manual preparation of standard dilutions and PPCs Over 50% reduction in handling time, reduces risk of error, with easy automation. more...