Microbiology News : Nov 2018

transform how you interpret and sort culture plates
PhenoMATRIX™ now in routine use at LABOSUD clinical laboratory in Montpellier, France, is an exclusive expert system module that promises to transform the way that microbiology labs interpret and sort culture plates. more...
ReadyPlate™ 55
Discover great convenience on a small scale with ReadyPlate™ 55 agar plates and the ReadyPlate™ 55 ready-to-use culture media kit. more...
Culture Media
Döhler provides a large variety of ready-to-use culture media under its DMD® brand for testing virtually all types of beverages. The quality of the media is tested in accordance with ISO 11133:2014 standard and listed globally in regulatory standards.  more...
Prepared microbiological culture media
Showcasing the RTU product ranges available from a number of different suppliers of prepared media - from RTU chromogenic media to ready to rehydrate in bags. Find out how to choose a media supplier and what validations are needed to introduce RTU into your lab. more...
petri dish
Liofilchem produces ISO 11133 complaint ready-to-use culture media in petri dish formats such as 90 mm, 140 mm, 60 mm (for water testing), 55 mm (Contact Plate), Easy Dry plates, tubes and bottles, bags, Dip-Slide and Contact Slide formats. more...
Ready to Use Media FDA/cGMP/GLP
bioTRADING Benelux B.V. manufactures Ready to Use Culture Media and animal blood products - aiming to achieve the highest degree of product quality processes, services are continuously improved and are also in line with international standards, FDA/cGMP/GLP guidelines and customer requirements. more...
How to validate Ready to Use Culture Media
In this exculsive interview with Barbara Gerten, Senior Scientist Traditional Microbiology with Merck KGaA, we discuss how to choose a prepared media supplier and what validations are needed to implement it into your lab accreditation scheme. more...
Chromogenic Media
Bio-Rad offers a complete range of Rapid Chromogenic Media with cost-effective labor-saving protocols to detect and enumerate microorganisms with a shorter time to results than classical methods. more...
APAS® (Automated Plate Assessment System
The APAS® (automated plate assessment system) Independence uses artificial intelligence technology for automated imaging, image analysis, interpretation and reporting of growth on microbiology culture plates after incubation. more...
In 2014 alone, it was estimated that labs discarded over 12 billion pounds of plastic—which doesn't include gloves, hazardous waste and packaging waste. Using the ACT labelling system, organizations and individuals can significantly reduce their environmental impact.  more...

HydroGienic® is a bulk high purity water distribution system to address problems and restrictions associated with existing systems in the pharmaceutical industry.


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Gluten Free Beer
For anyone suffering from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, beer has long been off-limits. Fortunately, this has changed recently and more and more breweries offer gluten-free beer. But manufacture is complex. Here’s how to master the challenges. more...
Goat
Promicol have invented a completely new way of ATP bioluminescence measurement which enables analysis of goat and sheep milk. more...
Corning Life Sciences Sample Preparation Solutions
Corning Life Sciences high-speed dispensing system diluter and power enhancement process blender help you to prepare your food samples in the most efficient and comfortable way. more...
Cherwell's exhibition stand
Meet Cherwell's team of cleanroom microbiology experts, in Nottingham, at Pharmig's 26th annual conference. more...
Baker Ruskinn Bugbox anaerobic & microaerophilic workstations
Looking at ways to increase productivity?  The Bugbox 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! 
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"Magic Lid" - Forceps-free, Effortless Transfer of Membrane Filters”
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.  more...
The BD Phoenix™ CPO detect test, phenotypically detects CPOs and can provide the Ambler classification of the enzyme produced to help inform clinicians in appropriate therapy selection. more...
Neogen solution's for environmental surface monitoring
Neogen offers a comprehensive solution for environmental surface testing including our innovative Listeria Right Now and AccuPoint Advanced testing systems.  more...
real heroes don't need superpowers
Contaminated ATMPs pose life-threatening risks for immunocompromised patients.  For PCR-based bacteria and mycoplasma detection a unique combination of highest specificity and more control is now available.  Sartorius are delighted to introduce their new qPCR Kit, detecting bacteria within 3 hours. more...
UltraSnap Surface ATP Test
This certification is one of only two ATP validations worldwide, demonstrating the accuracy and sensitivity of the UltraSnap™ in detecting very low levels of ATP on stainless steel surfaces in five food matrices, such as would be found in a food processing facility. more...
The BIOFIRE® FILMARRAY® Pneumonia Panel identifies 33 targets in sputum (including endotracheal aspirate) and bronchoalveolar lavage (including mini-BAL) sample types. The target list includes: 18 bacteria, 8 viruses and 7 antimicrobial resistance genes. more...
iQ-Check real-time PCR pathogen detection
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) select Bio-Rad Laboratories iQ-Check real-time PCR pathogen detection test kits and the iQ-Check Prep Automation System. more...
Environmental Surface Testing Checklist
A new guide from Puritan will give you a checklist of items you need for environmental surface testing in food processing plus blog posts and videos on food safety and surface monitoring. more...
rapidmicrobiology Media Kit 2019
Of interest to anyone involved in marketing microbiology products to routine test labs, make sure your brand and products are included on the rapidmicrobiology website and newsletter in 2019. Request your media kit 2019 here. more...
INTEGRA - Award Winning Pipettes
Frost & Sullivan’s conducted extensive research using key benchmarking criteria across two main areas – visionary impact and performance, and customer impact – to compare companies in the industry, and found that INTEGRA surpassed the competition. more...
AMR Gene Panel family of rapid diagnostics tests has been designed to detect and identify multidrugresistant bacterial pathogens in urine and bacterial isolates in approximately two hours. more...
Panther Fusion® Bordetella assay has received CE mark in Europe the assay accurately detects and differentiates Bordetella pertussis and parapertussis, ensuring the appropriate antibiotic treatmentis selected. more...
Petri Dish
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Penicillin G more...
Blender Bags with Reclosable Sticker
INTERSCIENCE’s Pipet & Roll filter bag is a great solution for handling samples for food pathogen testing, with built-in closure and easy pipette access via a reclosable sticker. more...
Animal free alternative to endotoxin testing
The recombinant Factor C (rFC) Assay has been used for endotoxin testing of Eli Lilly’s Emgality™ (galcanezumab), this is the first drug approved by the FDA to have been released using this method instead of traditional Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) - based methods. more...
NGS Detection of Antibiotic Resistance
Since time is of the essence with AMR, next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies are increasingly being used to predict antibiotic resistance of bacteria. Labs such as Macrogen Corp are using NGS to process and decode the entire human genome in as little as 24 hours. more...
Hygiena solutions for Surface Monitoring
Hygiena’s ATP-based surface monitoring is part of its advanced technologies and design. The company also provides PCR-based pathogen detection, DNA fingerprint molecular characterization, allergen tests, environmental collection devices, and more.  more...
MWE Transport Swabs
MWE’s NRS II Transwab® and Polywipe™ products can already be used in surface monitoring programmes based on the new ISO 18593:2018. Diluents and neutralisers are fully compliant. more...
Solus One
Introducing Solus One for the next day detection of Listeria spp. from environmental surfaces and Salmonella in food and environmental surfaces. Solus One assays provide a next day negative or a presumptive positive result from a single enrichment step. more...
World Bioproducts Solutions for Environmental Monitoring
Get accurate results for your environmental monitoring program using innovative sample collection devices that improve the recovery of microorganisms from a variety of surfaces. more...
TSA
Liofilchem produces ready-to-use culture media in Contact Plate and Contact Slide formats, a range of swabs for microbial detection and transportation including Contam Swab, ESC (Easy Surface Checking) Swab and Clean Test, a rapid chemical test. more...
Pall GeneDisc
Pall® GeneDisc® technology provides  maximum flexibility for testing strategies to rapidly assess contamination level of their working environment, raw material, in-process samples and final products with AOAC and NF VALIDATION certified methods more...
Microbiological Monitoring of Surfaces in Production Areas
Latest products for microbiological monitoring of surfaces in controlled environments and food processing areas: new TSA ICR contact plates with LTHThio, Environmental Surface Check List, ISO 18593:2018 compliant swabs, fast Listeria and Salmonella tests. more...
GMO Salmon Detection Kit
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies’ innovative “GMOIdent Accelerated Growth Salmon” kit allows the detection of gene modified salmon in food and feed. more...
Baker Ruskinn Bugbox anaerobic & microaerophilic workstations
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...
The Clear Safety platform is comprised of the most advanced NGS technology, robust bioinformatics, and the world’s largest molecular database. In addition to Clear Safety, Clear Labs platform supports testing for authenticity, GMO, and microbiome testing. more...
ICR Contact Plates
With the new TSA ICR contact plates with LTHThio, we’ve got you covered for all  your surface and personnel monitoring challenges. This media offers excellent growth properties for aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms even in the presence of sanitizer residues. more...
Solus One Listeria Testing
Q laboratories has chosen to implement Solus One Listeria testing protocol into their microbiology service offerings. Solus One Listeria is a highly efficient assay for next day detection of Listeria spp. in environmental samples. more...
How do you package your send-away pathology samples?  The Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations require patient specimens and other biological samples to be transported according to UN3373 Biological Substance Category B, P650 Packaging Instruction.  more...
Win an INTEGRA VOYAGER Adjustable Tip Spacing Pipette
Would you also like to reformat samples faster and more efficiently? Enter the INTEGRA prize draw for the chance to win a VOYAGER pipette with adjustable tip spacing and process your samples up to 12 times faster! more...
Test for Enteros in poultry processing facilities using Charm Sciences' Peel Plate® EB Microbial Test - can be done onsite with fast, clear, easily understood results. Validated for use with either neutralizing buffered peptone water (nBPW) or buffered peptone water.  more...
The 2017 outbreak of Listeriosis in South Africa was the worst ever recorded. more...
Immunoassay detection of 5 antibiotic resistant phenotypes
Identifiy OXA-48-like, OXA-163, KPC, NDM and VIM carbapenemase phenotypes from cultures, with results in 15 minutes with immunoassay cassettes more sensitive than PCR. more...
Reference Guide Testing for Indicator Organisms and Food Pathogens
Download Bio-Rad's comprehensive guide to methods for food quality indicators and food pathogens, includes summary table of validations obtained for alternative methods - iQ-Check Real-Time PCR and RAPID’Chromogenic media. more...
High Quality Culture Media
Designed especially for microbial monitoring of cleanrooms, isolators and associated controlled environments, TSA and SDA Aircheck® and Surfacecheck® plates from SGL are ideal for use in passive/active air sampling and other environmental monitoring procedures. more...