Microbiology News : Aug 2018

This new module enables biobanks to publish their collections of transferable biological specimens online, gain visibility and foster international scientific collaboration. more...
Genetic Signatures will be supplying EasyScreen Respiratory Pathogen Detection Kits for up to 1,000 tests per day during peak flu season. more...
Hain Diagnostics will become Bruker-Hain Diagnostics with David and Tobias Hain continuing as managing directors. more...
Conference on Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products ATMPs
ATMPs present new challenges in aseptic processing and contamination control at many different scales of processing, this PHSS conference will bring together experts in regulatory compliance, drug safety and production efficiency. more...
Automated serial dilutions - UKAS accreditated
Contract testing provider, 20/30 Labs Ltd. has received UKAS accreditation for use of Inlabtec's Serial Diluter in routine TVC sample processing, automating preparation of serial dilutions saves time on both media prep and sample preparation. more...

INTEGRA Simplifies Pipetting for GLP Environments

24 Aug 2018 | Food & BeverageClinicalPharmaceutical

GLP pipette compliance
INTEGRA pipettes help meet GLP requirements with built-in calibration alarms and pre-programable standard functions – such as repeat dispensing and serial dilutions, or create custom programs so your SOPs is built directly into the pipette!
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MALDI Bioptyper ID from chromogenic media
Using AOAC OMA and ISO 16140 approved workflows, Brukers’ MALDI Biotyper® can be used to confirm and identify presumptive isolates of Salmonella spp., Cronobacter spp., Listeria spp., and L. monocytogenes from Bio-Rad RAPID’chromogenic media.
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Listeria on swab without enrichment
Able to detect very low numbers of Listeria spp., including L. mono without enrichment, Neogen's Listeria Right Now gives an environmental Listeria result within one hour (sample to result). more...

The Distribution of Human Biospecimens and the New IVDR

23 Aug 2018 | ClinicalPharmaceutical

The IVDR affects R&D for In vitro Diagnostics: More clinical studies are needed to get a CE certification. More testing requires more samples. The problem: How to get more samples in less time? more...

New BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8

21 Aug 2018 | Food & Beverage

New standards for food safety have been issued by BRC Gloabl Standards. more...
Hygiena adds Celsis Innovate™ System and RapiScreen™ assays to its ATP-based product offerings for food safety applications. more...

Microbiologics Appoints Mark Ellingson as Director of Business Development

21 Aug 2018 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceutical

Ellingson will lead initiatives to expand the company’s B2B partnerships more...
The audience for this guide includes in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assay vendors, laboratory professionals, and anyone else that is mapping laboratory catalogs or individual tests within the fields of microbiology and infectious diseases to LOINC. more...

Some Microbiology Video Highlights

20 Aug 2018 | Clinical

Latest microbiology video selection
Catch the latest YouTube videos on microbiology stuff more...
The DxM MicroScan WalkAway solution is designed to keep laboratories at the forefront of bacterial identification and susceptibility testing with proven detection of emerging resistance to the toughest pathogens. more...

Lab Innovations Show to Focus on Making Labs More Sustainable

16 Aug 2018 | Food & BeverageClinicalPharmaceutical

‘Reduce, reuse and recycle’ is regularly repeated advice to reduce a laboratories impact on the environment, but the methods to reuse and recycle things are not always clear. more...
Divided reagent reservoirs with lowest dead volume on the market
Integra has expanded its Clear AdvantageTM product family to include a divided reservoir, offering 5 and 10 ml volumes side-by-side, while still using their standard 25 ml reusable, sturdy base.  A pipetting experience with less reagent and plastic waste, and the lowest dead volume on the market. more...
Microbiome Therapeutics Innovation Group (MTIG) are involved in promoting microbiome therapeutics and microbiome based products. more...
Sartorius
The Microsart® @media 'magic lid' is an advanced system for touch-free membrane transfer onto agar plates without using forceps, specially designed for Microbial Limit Testing of non-sterile pharmaceutical and biotech products. 
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Hygiena acquires Biomedal Diagnostics
Biomedal range includes more than 20 specific allergen tests available as a sensitive ELISA or a simple dipstick format that can be easily used to verify cleaning and test finished products, as well as GlutenTox Pro for gluten detection for gluten free food manufacturers more...
The Galileo™ AMR cloud-based proprietary software provides precise AMR annotations, quick and reliable results, an intuitive user interface that does not require bioinformatics expertise, and detailed, easy-to-understand diagrams. more...

Solus Scientific Opens Operations in the USA

03 Aug 2018 | Food & BeverageOther

SOLUS opens office in USA
Solus Pathogen Testing Systems offer food testing laboratories a highly efficient method for the detection of Salmonella, Listeria and E. coli O157 in food and environmental samples. Results available in: 36 hours (Salmonella) 44 hours (Listeria) 18 hours (E.coli O157). more...

Priorclave’s Autoclaves NOW Have Wi-Fi Connectivity

02 Aug 2018 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalVeterinaryCosmetic/Personal Care

Priorclave autoclaves with WiFi
With Bee Live Wi-Fi laboratory staff can remotely monitor autoclave sterilising parameters during the processing cycle. Bee Live also allows authorised personnel a facility to alter, re-set programmed parameters and provide diagnostics for servicing. more...

Tools to Avoid Product Recalls Due to Listeria

01 Aug 2018 | Food & BeverageOther

Campden Listeria identification service
Avoid product recalls from Listeria using the latest tools for environmental monitoring and detection of Listeria in food processing environment and finished product. more...
NBB PCR Broth
The ready-to-use NBB®PCR Broth allows reliable, fast and universal enrichment for PCR or real-time PCR detection from all samples in the brewing process. more...