Microbiology News : Sep 2018

Innovaprep's new generation concentrating pipette select
The CP Select is a rapid concentration tool for contamination monitoring, improving sensitivity for molecular or culture based analysis methods. It replaces incubation and centrifugation steps making sample prep faster, easier, & better. more...
Coriolis Micro-Air Sampler
The Coriolis® is the ideal tool for the monitoring of specific pathogens (including toxins, virus, bacteria, molds, pollens, spores) in a low or a high airborne contaminated area, to overcome the traditional methods limits such as impaction. more...
Minicapt Microbial Air Sampler
EMS are offering customers the chance to trade In old active air monitors against a new Minicapt portable microbial sampler for collection of biocontamination samples throughout cleanrooms and clean air facilities. more...
BD's Advanced Bioprocessing business includes a technical services program with a variety of peptones that enhance cell culture media in biopharmaceutical applications is being sold to Thermo Fisher. more...
Air Sampler

Regulatory Standards request that the microbial content of the air is tested "At Rest" and "In Operation".  The TRIO.BAS DUO and TRIO from ORUM International Srl can help you comply as they can be specifically used for this purpose.

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By applying new metagenomics tools to analyze gut microbial DNA, the microbiome diagnostics platform will be able to detect precancerous colon plyyps and other types of gastrointestional diseases. more...
Supporting scientists through the collaborative development of next generation chromatography and mass spectrometry solutions in Pharma/Biopharma and Food/Beverage Industries. more...
DiaSorin and QIAGEN partnership is driving the conversion from existing skin test detection to a fully automated testing process and, at the same time, providing labs with the opportunity to lead the testing process with a complete, fast and robust fully-integrated solution. more...
LuminUltra have acquired InstantLabs the developer of the Hunter® Real-Time PCR system with a portfolio of AOAC-approved test kits for detection of foodborne pathogens and meat speciation. more...
Infographic - food allergy vs intolerance
Infographic from Romer Labs explains the difference between having a food allergy and a food intolerance. Download full infographic. more...
Using one enrichment, detect multiple pathogens in raw beef trim with a minimum enrichment time of 8 hours for E. coli O157:H7 detection, and 10 hours for Salmonella and non-O157 STEC detection, respectively. more...
The Sofia 2 Lyme FIA uses a bi-directional test strip format to detect both IgM and IgG antibodies to B. burgdorferi from a single finger-stick whole blood sample. more...
Micronic expands their range of ‘Hybrid’ tubes by introducing two innovative tubes that provide a better alternative to traditional cryo tubes, guaranteeing sample traceability, optimizing working volume and increasing overall sample storage efficiency.  more...
Commonly referred to as superbugs, the ESKAPE pathogens (Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterobacter spp.) more...
Monitor an instrument’s status from a distance through a smartphone – ideal for systems in a clean room, biosafety cabinet or remote location. more...
Detect Allergens in Processed Foods
Read about new challenges and methods in allergen testing – in the latest issue of Spot On from Romer Labs. more...
  Asustainable alternative for ‘end of life’ temperature control packaging waste. more...
Instant TVC on Meat Surfaces
Handheld fluorescence spectroscopy measurement of emitted light uses specific algorithms to measure charactistic wavelengths and intensities of surface bacteria compared to the meat matrix resulting in CFU/m2 result within 5 secs. more...
ViroStat has released a new Monoclonal Antibody to the Rickettsiae LPS. It is reactive with all members of the spotted fever group of Rickettsiae. It does not cross react with the typhus group (R. typhi or R. prowazekii). more...
Rapid Legionella Testing at Berlin Water Company
Legionnaire’s disease is on the increase in Europe. To prevent possible outbreaks, fast and cultivation-independent methods for Legionella in water samples are important. The laboratory of Berlin Water Company has validated rqmicro’s rapid test. more...
Pseudalert detects P. aeruginosa in 24 hours, less than half the time of other commercially available methods. It also has high sensitivity and specificity, requires no confirmation steps, and can be more easily used with water samples that have high levels of background flora. more...
PCR for Spoilage Yeast in Beverages
BIOTECON Diagnostics foodproof® Spoilage Yeast Detection 1 + 2 LyoKits are new real-time PCR tests for the detection of the most important spoilage yeasts in beer, alcoholic mixed beverages and soft drinks. more...
MIC Test Strip Plazomicin (PLZ)
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Plazomicin more...
Automated Endotoxin Solution
Consistent with the FDA’s Process Analytical Technology (PAT) initiative, Lonza is introducing a new generation of automated endotoxin detection driven by its market leading WinKQCL™ Endotoxin Detection Software. more...
GMP in Practice
If you're looking for an enhanced understanding of GMP in practice, James Vesper and Tim Sandle's new book 'GMP in Practice: Regulatory Expectations for the Pharmaceutical Industry', fifth edition, Revised and Expanded is a must-have for your reference collection. more...
With a new location in Australia, Charles River can now meet client demands for DNA sequencing and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry testing services with local access to the global Accugenix® ID database and convenient data trending tools. more...
A2LA provided CLIP Accreditation to the US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense. more...
Air Sampling
Continuous air monitoring in grade A and B areas should be undertaken for the full duration of critical processing to ensure product safety. 30-year-proven Gelatine Air Monitoring Filters offer the solution.
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