Microbiology News : Jun 2019

Rapid Real-time PCR Mycoplasma Detection Kit for Testing ATMPs
Immunocompromised patients need rapid QC results prior to treatment in order to avoid the life-threatening risks posed by contaminated ATMPs. A unique combination of high specificity and greater control with less pipetting is available for PCR-based Mycoplasma detection. more...
Spices
Solus Scientific are currently leading the way with alternative methods for testing Salmonella in herbs, spices and flavourings.  Solus One Salmonella immunoassay requires only four minor variations on a single protocol for all matrices, including herbs, spices and flavourings. more...
reading the MIC
The new AD Fosfomycin 0.25-256 is the first and only (international patent pending) ready-to-use commercially available kit for performing the agar dilution antimicrobial susceptibility testing, in compliance with the CLSI and EUCAST standards more...
Alverno Laboratory Team
Alverno Laboratories have validated CHROMagar™ COLOREX™ Strep A chromogenic medium using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital detection to pre-assess Throat Strep Screens in COPAN's WASPLab™. more...
Campden BRI, one of the world’s most respected food research and science organisations, is 100 years old this year.  Five hundred delegates from across the food and drink industry attended the annual Campden BRI Day conference marking the occasion. more...
The top 9 food retailers publish January - March 2019 campylobacter results for fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens. more...
This additional service provides the whole lab and cleanroom with rapid disinfection, eliminating cross contamination, leaving no residue or toxicity, and is safe on electronic equipment. Ideally suited for biological safety cabinets, fume cupboards, microscopes and even the actual autoclave.  more...
Microlab STAR automated workstation will be optimized for the ADAP (Antibody Detection by Agglutination PCR) assay technology. more...
Two patients who received fecal microbiota for transplantation went on to develop invasive infections caused by ESBL-producing E. coli. The donor stool and resulting FMT had not been tested for ESBL-producing gram-negative organisms prior to use. more...
Listeria Kit
A new multiplex real-time-PCR test for the simultaneous detection of Listeria monocytogenes and the food relevant Listeria species  more...
AeroTrak-Plus Remote Airborne Particle Counter
TSI introduces a new range of AeroTrak®+ Remote Airborne Particle Counters (APCs) for monitoring manufacturing cleanrooms. TSI is so confident about the performance of the new laser technology inside, that all models are covered by an industry-exclusive standard 5 year laser warranty.   more...
New packaging for Tecan Pure Liquid Handling (LiHa) disposable clear tips now contains 45 percent less plastic than the current Tecan Pure blister packs, making labs greener and saving on storage space. more...
Testa Analytical Solutions e.K. reports on how a BI-200SM light scattering goniometer has been used to help assess the antimicrobial properties of silver and copper nanoparticles. more...
campylobacter
Fragile, oxygen sensitive and unable to grow at fridge temperature, but still Campylobacter is the major cause of food poisoning. Browse through our rapidmicrobiology special focus to learn about the latest advances in the detection of Campylobacter in food and food processing areas. more...
Campylobacter food poisoning
A recent report found that <30% of the public are aware of Campylobacter as a cause of foodborne illness, while 98% are familiar with Salmonella. Here, EFSA Chief Scientist Marta Hugas discusses why this might be and the differences between outbreaks. more...
Real time PCR
Learn more about Campylobacter detection in food samples with the Bio-Rad complete solution.  more...
The LM20 Microfluidizer is a digitally controlled high pressure homogeniser performance optimised for small volumes. It maintains identical sample processing conditions, reliably producing the desired results. more...
testing kit
Microgen bioproducts Campylobacter is rapid test for the identification and confirmation of enteropathogenic, thermophilic Campylobacter grown on selective media, rapid identification within 2 minutes. more...
raw chicken
Liofilchem produces ready-to-use culture media in petri dishes, tube and bottles, dehydrated culture media with selective supplements and latex tests for isolating and identifying Campylobacter spp. more...
BAX® System Q7
Campylobacter incidences are increasing and PCR testing can identify pathogens in your facility in a day. The BAX® System Q7 shortens your time to results and gets you the reliable data to make cleaning decisions. more...
culture media for campylobacter
With new and emerging methods of detection, it’s important to ensure quality from start to finish. Neogen Culture Media’s range of reliable, high quality microbiological culture media for the isolation and detection of Campylobacter helps to support food manufacturers and commercial labs more...
Campylobacter Detection in raw chicken
Julie Archer, Microbiology Group Manager, Campden BRI shares her knowledge of Campylobacter.  Campden BRI is experienced in the isolation, enumeration, confirmation and identification of isolates of Campylobacter from foods, giving an accurate and speedy turnaround of results. more...
Following a successful three year long pilot which saw 300 participants using the product across different research sites, Labguru is available to all 15,000 of Inserm's staff based within its 14 thematic institutes. more...
AOAC Approved Listeria Test for Swabs and Sponges
Bio-Rad is pleased to announce that the iQ-Check Listeria spp. (090701) method modification was evaluated and approved by the AOAC Research lnstitute Performance Tested MethodsSM program on April 26, 2019.   more...
Novodiag® platform combines real-time PCR and microarray technologies, for fully automated, direct detection of infectious diseases, including AMR from samples placed in a disposable cartridge. With comprehensive screening of multiple or single pathogens within approximately one hour. more...
Offering two new MabyRab™ Rabbit Monoclonal Antibodies that are specific for Mycobacteria LAM and are reactive with all strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis tested. They offer new tools for TB research and potential for rapid detection of this scourge. more...
SpeeDx is Cepheid's first Trusted Reagent Manufacturer - the SpeeDx ResistancePlus® MG test runs on the GeneXpert system using Cepheid's easy-to-use cartridge. more...
Pharmaceutical Net Pro software is the next generation in cleanroom data management, automated data collection, management and reporting. more...
Chromogenic media for Campylobacter
With positive results available after 24 hours, CHROMagar™ Campylobacter medium suppresses the growth of competitive flora whilst Campylobacter species appear as distinctive red colonies, media is suitable for food testing laboratories.
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How to increase autoclave capacity with limited space - the Astell Duaclave has two chambers one on top of the other that can operate separately on different sterilization cycles. more...
Guide is a professionally reviewed advisory resource for pharmaceutical manufacturers and engineers to use in navigating the complex data that defines the global regulatory expectations for data integrity. more...
EnSURE™ Touch Monitoring System
The EnSURE Touch is a next-generation monitoring system that collects, analyzes and reports data from multiple quality tests such as ATP, microorganisms, and enzymes, providing necessary data for audit and risk management. more...
An automated reading and incubation system is now available in Europe for AST by broth microdilution, it has an expanded capacity of up to 100 Sensititre plates in a limited footprint that makes it possible to process more tests at one time while conserving valuable bench space. more...
This diagnostic ELISA test kit contains all the necessary reagents and controls to perform the assay and obtain results in about four hours. Additional testing is required to confirm positive results from this assay. more...
FebriDx® is a rapid, inoffice POC test that incorporates a built-in safety lancet to obtain a fingerstick blood sample, rotating blood collection and transfer system, and integrated push-button buffer activation, to provide clinicians with a rapid assessment of acute respiratory infection (ARI). more...
How to Assess Pyrogenic Risk - webinar
Performing an endotoxin test for product release may not be enough to ensure patient safety, the monocyte activation test performed with the PyroMAT™ System detects both endotoxin and non-endotoxin pyrogens. Watch our Webinar to learn more. more...