Microbiology News : Jul 2018

Vela add 6 FDA approved products on a medium multiplexing platform and microbiology know-how enabling our customers to benefit from a new sample-to-result solution cost-efficiently in near patient care setting; adds a manufacturing and R&D site in Salt Lake City, UT, United States. more...
Azithromycin MIC strip
Liofilchem has received FDA clearance to market in the USA, the Azithromycin (AZM) MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the MIC of azithromycin against Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant isolates). more...
QC panels for common molecular assays
The eight new panels, for verification and routine quality control of common molecular assays are designed to mimic patient sample processing, include convenient features such as pellets and swabs pre-pooled with multiple strains and room temperature storage. more...
Avoid food scandals: safe solutions for food
Food safety goes far beyond the visible. Changing regulations and complex processes can lead to delayed product releases. Learn more about safe solutions for food testing. more...
Listeria in Frozen Vegetables
Dr Kathie Grant who leads the UK’s national reference laboratory for L. monocytogenes discusses with rapidmicrobiology how whole genome sequencing helped to pinpoint the source of contamination as Greenyard frozen vegetables produced in Hungary. more...
COPAN Swab Rinse Kits
Rapid, simple, cost efficient system to assess microbial presence on surfaces and equipment. more...
RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes AOAC PTM
Are you testing for Listeria monocytogenes in your production environment? RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes from Romer Labs® is fast, convenient, scalable and AOAC Performance Tested℠. more...
Rheonix, Inc. launches the Listeria PatternAlert™ assay, a breakthrough method to rapidly characterize Listeria strains direct from enrichment. The method helps food producers identify Listeria harborage sites and trace back sources of contamination. more...
Testing for Listeria in Food environment
SwabSURE ListeriaP is a self-contained test for the presumptive detection of pathogenic Listeria from the environment and food contact surfaces. After incubation, a colour change indicates presence of L. monocytogenes or L. ivanovii. more...
ESK® kits for detection of Listeria
Listeria is everywhere. When present in your food, beverage or pharma operation, it can sicken your staff, or worse yet, your customers - resulting in recalls, shut downs, and loss of revenue. Don't take a chance - test now, test often. more...
Campden Listeria identification service
Julie Archer, Microbiology Analytical Services Manager at Campden BRI describes how their validated MALDI-TOF based Listeria identification service prevents unnecessary actions from false positives by delivering an ID in just 15 minutes. more...
Three new reference strains have been added to the NCIMB collection. more...
Simplify Your Listeria Workflow
Neogen’s range of validated rapid and conventional testing solutions can simplify the Listeria workflow of your microbiological testing laboratory. Find out more about our complete range of traditional and rapid methods. more...
Eurofins GeneScan
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies’ innovative BACGene Listeria Multiplex Real-Time PCR kit detects L. spp. and L. monocytogenes simultaneously in less than 21 hours. Our other PCR kits detect the two separately and our ELISA kit offers a screening. more...
The Solana molecular diagnostic instrument FDA cleared for qualitative detection and differentiation of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis nucleic acids isolated from nasopharyngeal swab specimens more...
CoPrimer™ design platform means that primer-dimers, the often-occurring phenomenon that leads to false positives in these types of diagnostics, are virtually eliminated. more...
Baker Ruskinn Bugbox
This calculator works out the true costs in materials and labor for Anaerobic or Microaerophilic Jars/Packs and compares it to the costs of buying and running a Baker Ruskinn incubated anaerobic or microaerophilic workstation. Compare today! more...
PCR for Detection of Vibrio in Seafoods
The iQ-Check Vibrio Real-Time PCR Kit detects the three main Vibrio species (V. cholerae, V. parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus) in raw or undercooked seafood, faster and more accurately than other existing methods. more...
CLSI guideline includes information on sequencing DNA targets of cultured isolates, provides a quantitative metric for perceiving microbial diversity, and can serve as the basis to identify microorganisms. more...
The Matrix Gemini Environmental Monitoring solution provides a solid framework to drive food safety/HACCP compliance across an entire food processing plant. Early warning of food contamination avoids costly product recalls costing millions of dollars. more...
High Volume Listeria Testing for Environmental Samples - Fast Results One Enrichment
A highly efficient assay for the next day detection of Listeria spp. in environmental samples. Solus One Listeria provides a negative or a presumptive positive result from a single enrichment step in under 25 hours. more...
Simplify Diagnosis of Invasive Aspergillosis
The new IMMY sōna Aspergillus Galactomannan Lateral Flow Assay for qualitative detection of Aspergillus Galactomannan in serum and BAL samples has easy to use format and rapid 30 minute test time, now available in the UK exclusively from Alpha Laboratories Ltd. more...
Astell Scientific provides a solution to water consumption in its range of small capacity front loading sterilizers. more...
AVM® – Döhler’s Linden Grain medium
AVM® (Aseptic Validation Medium) is synonymous with reliable and easy-to-use culture media for the detection of beverage-spoiling bacteria, yeasts and moulds when validating aseptic filling lines. more...
Guide to Environmental Monitoring Compliant with new EU GMP Annex 1
Cherwell have prepared a guide that addresses and summarises the key changes proposed to EU GMP Annex 1, to help the end user interpret the new guidelines and to create and implement a robust environmental monitoring regime for their cleanroom, whatever the size of their facility. more...
Micronic Screw Cap Recapper can be used as a stand-alone instrument or be simply integrated into a fully automated laboratory environment. This makes the screw cap recapper ideal for high throughput workflows and to relieve researchers from repetitive manual labor. more...
Experts in developing chromogenic media meet in Italy
Dr. RAMBACH who designed Rambach agar for Salmonella detection, Dr. AGOSTI and Pr. OTTAVIANI who designed the ALOA formulation for L. monocytogenes, recently collaborated to develop CHROMagar™ Enterobacteria, a chromogenic alternative to VRBG. more...
ViroStat has released a set of new Monoclonal Antibodies to Astrovirus. These antibodies are specific to the major capsid protein of the virus and form pairs for detecting this antigen. more...
DuPont’s PCR genotyping assays will identify probiotics at the strain level in both raw materials and finished products. more...
The Thermo Scientific Sensititre ID/AST System is the first to offer delafloxacin and meropenem/vaborbactam on IVD-labeled, microbroth dilution susceptibility plates. more...
Clear Safety is the first end-to-end NGS-based food safety platform for high-volume routine pathogen testing, decreasing the chance of recalls by reducing false negative and false positive rates by two orders of magnitude compared to any other platform on the market. more...
Monitor - air, humidity, temperature
Advanced, reliable, and user-friendly monitoring software for immediate access to critical facility monitoring systems data such as airborne particle counters (multiple manufacturers), temperature, humidity, differential pressure and air velocity. more...
3M Molecular Detection System for Food Pathogens
After evaluating other commercially available methods, the USDA FSIS has chosen the 3M™ Molecular Detection System to be the primary method for the detection of Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes and E. coli O157 (inc O157). more...
Rapid Detection Methods for Beer Spoilage Organisms
Whilst beer is relatively microbiologically stable, spoilage microorganisms can be problematic. What methods can brewers employ to detect these microorganisms? Karin Pawlowsky, microbiology manager, Campden BRI shares her knowledge of rapid microbiology methods in brewing. more...
MALDI Biotyper certified by MicroVal for fast and reliable routine confirmation of foodborne pathogenic bacteria under ISO/DIS 16140-6 uses a standardized workflow for any microbial isolate confirmation and identification in food microbiology. more...
Dohler Beer Spoilage Kits
NBB® – Ready-to-use culture media allow fast and reliable detection of beer spoiling microorganisms, such as lactobacilli, pectinatus and megasphera, in all samples arising in breweries. more...
Fifth Edition Industrial Microbiology Markets Report - Strategic Consulting
Industrial Microbiology Market Report, 5th Edition (IMMR-5) characterizes the worldwide growth in industrial microbiology markets including market size, growth rates, specifics on where and how testing occurs - report prospectus available for download. more...
EnviroPRO™ RT-PCR assay capable of multiplex detection of Listeria and Salmonella species in same assay tube has received AOAC PTM and will be launched at 2018 IAFP conference. more...
Smart Incubators and AI for Food Microbiology
The CYCLONE AUTO-PREP™ fully automates the traditional pour plate method for TVCs on liquid samples, with optional Smart Incubators and the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for automatic colony counting and colony recognition. more...
Neogen Culture Media
Acumedia and Lab M products are being combined and rebranded as Neogen Culture Media, the product line supports compliance with global reference methods (such as ISO, BAM, and MLG ) across multiple industries, with a particular focus on food safety testing. more...
Cherwell - cleanroom microbiology solutions provider
Quality management system ISO9001:2015 affirms that Cherwell is operating to stringent QA and manufacturing standards, enabling its pharmaceutical customers to have complete confidence in the company’s range of cleanroom microbiology products. more...
Bio-Rad
Bio-Rad's RAPID’B.cereus is the first chromogenic medium to detect and enumerate all pathogenic Bacillus cereus in food samples. The media achieves an ideal balance between selectivity and sensitivity. more...
Browse new and existing products for food microbiology on show at IAFP 2018. Includes new B. cereus chromogenic agar, next day Listeria from swabs, allergen test kits, simpler sample prep with less plastic waste, track and identify Listeria strains from enrichment broth and more. more...
Listeria PatternAlert detects molecular patterns in 6 hrs. directly from positive enriched sample, no need for an isolate. Each result can be matched against PatternAlert database to identify their pattern matches across locations and time. more...
Bio-Rad
With our world-class expertise in microbiology and state-of-the-art products, we provide you with the very best, which you've come to expect from Bio-Rad. Explore what we have to offer and see how Bio-Rad is committed to keeping your customers safe more...
Good sample preparation is critical for dependable results. The Seward Stomacher 400 EVO draws from the company’s long-standing commitment to quality, reliability and performance with a sleek and durable design, supported by a 3-year warranty. more...
New environmental sample collection tools for food processing / packing facilities, improving recovery and viability of microorganisms to support accurate detection or enumeration in the laboratory. World Bioproducts Booth # 409 more...
Actero™ Improves the accuracy and cost of your food safety testing. FoodChek Systems Inc. develops and provides cutting edge food safety solutions for the enrichment of foodborne and environmental pathogens, especially for problem matrices. Booth #832. more...
Puritan Enviromax
Puritan’s US made line of specimen collection and transport devices for environmental sampling assures your lab of consistent and reliable results. See features and benefits here, and visit with us at IAFP booth #1109 to learn more and request samples. more...
With technology moving so rapidly, a new microbiology lab diagnosis of infectious disease guide from IDSA and ASM helps health care providers know what test to order and when. The guide underscores the importance of careful and correct collection and management of blood, urine, skin or other tissue specimens. more...
The new DEC™ Duodenoscope represents a breakthrough in infection prevention for biliopancreatic endoscopy procedures, addressing the need for single-use endoscopy products. PENTAX Medical hosted lecture series on reducing risk of infection in ERCP procedures is now online. more...
Microbiologics
Microbiologics is the leading provider of QC microorganisms for food laboratories. We offer custom controls and over 900 strains in a variety of formats including qualitative, quantitative, GFP, and Certified Reference Materials (CRM). more...
The CP Select is an automated sample prep instrument for liquids. It improves the sensitivity for any analytical method with a clean & concentrated sample input. Replacing incubation and centrifugation steps makes sample prep faster, easier, & better. more...
Discover BAGSYSTEM from INTERSCIENCE
INTERSCIENCE provides full equipment for safe analysis, from solid sample preparation to final bacterial enumeration and results - lab homogenizers, sterile filter bags, gravimetric dilutors, automatic platers, automatic colony counters and various lab tools. more...
Seward and INLABTEC Food Microbiology Sample Prep
See how the new Stomacher 400 EVO and iNLABTEC Serial Dilution system can streamline your laboratory sample preparation and reduce single use plastics. Seward and iNLABTEC will be presenting together for the first time at IAFP 2018 Booth #324 . more...