Microbiology News : Mar 2019

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...
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...

Microbiology Insider

12 Mar 2019 | F&BCPV

Microbiology Insider
Download your free copy of our latest Insider Magazine today – available online now! 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...