Microbiology News : Mar 2019

ECCMID 2019
ECCMID, as the world’s premier Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases event, ECCMID once again brings together experts to present their latest findings to an audience of over 12,000 delegates. This rapidmicrobiology.com special focus features what's on at this years ECCMID show. more...
Puritan Medical Products
Looking for a flock swab to collect and reliably transport DNA, or a transport media device with an NP swab that will work with your automated platform?  Perhaps a surface testing swab for use in your facility? You'll find what you need at Puritan. more...
NG-Test® CARBA 5
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) infections are increasing worldwide and 700 000 people die each year globally.  Fight at your level with a rapid and effective detection of carbapenemases with this unique and new test. more...
molecular diagnostic solutions
Stop by Mobidiag at ECCMID booth (#1.62, Hall 3) to discover our proprietary diagnostic solutions, Amplidiag® and Novodiag® and how these can provide fast, accurate and accessible results for the diagnosis of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance. more...
VirClia Monotest
VirClia® is the first fully automated, self-contained monotest, multiparameter CLIA system.  It provides the widest panel for infectious diseases testing where all assays are compatible with each other, and all can be treated as one. more...
1st Rapid Release of ATMPs
Contaminated ATMPs pose life-threatening risks for immunocompromised patients. Microbial release test results prior to treatment are essential. Now available for PCR-based bacteria and mycoplasma detection, the highest specificity and more control. more...
Whitley A25 Workstation
Considering changing from using jars to using an anaerobic workstation?  Now available from Don Whitley Scientific, one of the most compact workstations yet – the Whitley A25 Workstation. more...
ChromaZona
ChromaZona is an IVD certified instrument for automated AST & microbial ID in the clinical lab.  It comes complete with eAST, MIC Strip & Chromogenic ID software, enabling you to generate objective, consistent AST & identification data quickly & efficiently. more...
Mycofast®
ELITech has built a solid reputation in providing manual tests in the fields of urogenital mycoplasma diagnosis. The latest Mycofast® RevolutioN 2 and RevolutioN ATB+ include a number of major innovations that enhance flexibility and ease of use. more...
Fecal Swabs
A study being presented at ECCMID demonstrates that using Fecal Transwab® as the collection device improved the sensitivity of a leading multiplex based test for enteric pathogens. more...
QC Controls for Molecular Syndromic Tests
Microbiologics offers over 900 strains in a variety of formats for assay and diagnostic system validation/verification, routine QC, proficiency testing and more. Visit booth 1.101 to learn how we can simplify testing in your lab. more...
Fecal Transport Swab Nucelic Acid Free
Extraneous nucleic acid contaminants in traditional Cary-Blair transports can potentially cause erroneous false-positive results for Vibrio and Yersinia species in molecular diagnostic assays. more...
Contact Plates
Corning® Gosselin™ contact dishes are ideal for microorganism detection and for testing the effectiveness of cleaning and disinfection on a flat surface. more...
The revogene™ device is an automated and stand-alone device, testing single-use proprietary microfluidic cartridges, called PIEs, with fluorescence-based real-time polymerase chain reaction technology to deliver an accurate diagnosis. more...
Microbiome data from two recurrent Clostridioides difficile Phase 2 clinical studies was presented at the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2019 more...
Currently, data reported to GLASS is based on detection of phenotypic resistance, these methods do not provide any direct information about the mechanism(s) of resistance. It may be worth considering supplementing these with molecular diagnostics for AMRto confirm and track resistance mechanisms. more...
WHO will expand partnerships to increase research, innovation and availability of new and improved global influenza tools to benefit all countries.  At the same time WHO will work closely with countries to improve their capacities to prevent and control influenza. more...
Alinity m will allow labs to meet the growing demand for infectious disease testing by offering increased efficiency and market-leading speed and accuracy, this new technology presents one of the most significant advancements seen in the molecular diagnostics field in decades.
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Microbiology Insider

26 Mar 2019 | F&BCPV

Microbiology Insider
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woman drinking water
Coliforms and E. coli are tested as indicators of drinking water quality. This testing procedure is outlined in the ISO 9308-1 regulation method, updated in 2014 and recently amended in 2016.  more...
Solus One
With new product launches, growing sales volumes and increased market penetration, 2018 was a record year for Solus who are delighted to announce investment in their UK facility. more...
Micronics novel tube shape allows researchers to start using high volume samples in automated systems. more...
A leading Animal Healthcare company has made significant time and cost savings through implementation of a SupaPore 16FPW microfiltration system for bioburden control on its 100m3 batch production of an enzyme added to chicken feed. more...
The Promega Water-Glo™ System detects all live microbes in freshwater, seawater or wastewater, delivering results in minutes, can measure up to 96 samples at once. more...
Food Safety Merieux NutriSciences Blue Paper 2019

rapidmicrobiology.com discusses with Etienne Casal from Mérieux NutriSciences the latest trends in food safety. Find an infographic of most notified hazard categories in 2018 and how to get the 2019 Blue Paper.

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Fully automated, Redberry technology detects single cells and also micro-colonies at very early stages of growth. Using advanced image treatment techniques, the patented system tracks and analyzes the assimilation of staining agents by the targeted cells. more...
eBook
Cherwell Laboratories, eBook entitled, “Failure is not an option: Why sterility testing is so important” is now available to download from Cherwell’s website. A user's guide to regulatory expectations, the testing process, what to do in the event of test failure and more. more...
APAS Independence
APAS Independence is the first automated culture plate reader. A breakthrough in AI technology, able to not just image, but read 200 plates per hour, provide accurate reproducible results and fast track your workflow. more...
The BIOMIC V3 is an open access platform to Improve the speed, accuracy and standardization of reading MIC's from your current system - Etest, AST, M.I.C.E., Diffusion disks and 96-well Microtiter. more...
Cubis® II: The New Generation of Modular Premium Balances
The Cubis® II is the first balance to support all the requirements to achieve CFR part 11 and EU annex 11 compliance in a paperless manner, eliminating the possibility of process data or signature falsification. Ensuring an authenticated electronic record from data acquisition to analysis. more...
ProtoCOL 3 colony counter, facilitates rapid production of accurate, consistent, count and ratio data from Ames test plates and is ideal for use in regulated toxicology testing laboratories. more...
Logix Smart ZDC test uses a single-step reverse transcriptase real-time PCR to identify and differentiate between the viral RNA of Zika, dengue (all 4 serotypes), and chikungunya, which can be difficult to distinguish by symptoms. more...
PCR ELISA Lateral Flow Tests for Allergens in Foods
New developments in the food industry bring new challenges for allergen management programmes, discover the latest risks here. more...
Allergen Testing Solutions for Foods
For over 25 years Neogen Europe has been a trusted partner for food manufacturers and testing laboratories providing an established range of allergen testing solutions, however we are much more than just a manufacturer of kits. more...
Detect Allergens in Processed Foods
Food Safety Experts co-founder Rob Kooijmans, highlights some key points that food companies need to know in order to ensure their allergen testing delivers accurate results. more...
Make sure your allergen testing scheme is the best it can be
Food Manufacturers must ensure the safety of their products and effective allergen management is therefore essential, but what products and services are available to help meet the challenge? more...
BioFront Elisa Kit
The MonoTrace Soy ELISA provides a rapid, highly sensitive and specific method for the detection or quantification of soy within a wide range of food matrices. Check if your matrix of interest has been validated for cross reactivity and recovery.
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Allergen Testing in Foods - qPCR and ELISA Kits
Do you require faster results, high throughput solutions, standardized operating procedures, or are you starting your own testing lab from scratch? BIOTECON Diagnostics is the one stop shop for all your allergen testing needs!
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Latest Food Safety Alerts - SAFETY HUD
Discover SAFETY HUD, the new solution launched by Mérieux NutriSciences to support the risk assessment of food products.  In particular, you will know how to keep up to date about alerts and products recalls in relation to allergens, with possible impact on your markets.
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No hassle compliance
Reliable cleanroom monitoring leads to reduced product waste, improved yield, product quality and increased profits.  TSI Facility Monitoring Software (FMS) makes it easy. more...
Integra Assist Plus
The ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot, offers streamlined, cost-effective pipetting workflows to suit most budgets.  ASSIST PLUS can be programmed either directly on the pipette or remotely from a PC, and includes the latest VIALAB software for straightforward set-up of more complex workflows. more...
allergen testing
RSSL can provide you with the complete allergen management solution in food manufacture and retail.  We offer a rapid-turnaround, reliable and comprehensive food allergen testing service to help you meet food labelling requirements, ensuring consumer safety and protecting your brand reputation. more...
Using Tecan's Fluent Laboratory Automation workstation for aliquoting samples for the QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus diagnostic test for tuberculosis, will reduce errors and variability between runs. more...

The Loop Genomics’ platform will allow AnimalBiome to provide an affordable microbiome test identifying the presence and relative abundance of bacterial groups, giving veterinarians insights to guide dietary, supplement and other lifestyle changes. 

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Detachin™ provides rapid, gentle, and effective detachment of a wide variety of adherent cells, including primary cells, from all commercially available tissue culture plasticware. more...
PathogenDx have a new brand identity, new logo and new products aimed at expanding from pathogen testing in the cannabis industry to other areas of food and agriculture. more...
Pyrogen detection without animal testing
Testing for endotoxins? Don’t underestimate the risk of non-endotoxin pyrogen contamination.  Make the move to the monocyte activation test and detect both endotoxin and non-endotoxin pyrogens in one in vitro test.  Get higher sensitivity without using animal-based methods. Discover more...

Swabs – Past to the Present

05 Mar 2019 | F&BCP

Development of the Swab from Past to Present
As Puritan Medical Products celebrates 100 years of manufacturing swabs, this review takes through how swabs have changed through the years from cotton tip to today's sophisticated range of flocked technology to meet today's needs of molecular investigations. more...
Endotoxin LAL Pyrogen Testing
Showcasing products and services for pyrogen and endotoxin testing for parenterals and implantable medical devices. Includes LAL assays, plus the horseshoe crab free - recombinant Factor C (rFC) and rabbit free Monocyte Activation Test (MAT) approaches, more...
Don Whitley Receives Honourary Doctorate in 2009
The directors of Don Whitley Scientific Limited are very sad to announce that Dr Don Whitley, founder and chairman of Don Whitley Scientific Limited, died on Thursday, 28 February 2019 after a short illness.
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Amplidiag® is a family of diagnostic tests for mid to high-volume screening of gastrointestinal pathogens and antibiotic resistances. more...
Recently published study found the Karius Test proved to be highly accurate, with greater than 95 percent analytical sensitivity for organisms contributing as little as 50 fragments of cfDNA per microliter of plasma, and greater than 99.99 percent analytical specificity per pathogen.   more...
The Manual Information Marking System Lambda8 engraves labware with a laser to guarantee that markings are definite. more...
Water for Injection
This article looks at three case studies outlining the risk that endotoxin poses to poorly maintained pharmaceutical water systems. more...
The unique Micronic Recapper is set to a precise torque value to ensure that screw caps are optimally tightened onto tubes.  This mechanism reduces human errors and safeguards sample integrity for long-term sample storage. more...
ENDONEXT™
bioMérieux endotoxin detection assays and services are at the frontier of endotoxin testing with recombinant technology more...



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