Microbiology News : Jul 2019

Beer
Do you want to test beer, wine or juices for beverage spoilers?  R-Biopharm offer a wide range of qPCR kits for fast and specific screening and detection of microbiological spoilage organisms in beverages. more...
Azlon® plasticware
How long reusable plasticware lasts depends on how well you treat it! Follow these guidelines to keep your Azlon® product in the best possible condition. more...
Medtech giant BD have succeeded in attaining CE –IVD certification for their molecular HPV assay Onclarity™ which detects all high risk genotypes. more...
Automated reading of dry film plates can eliminate subjective reading differences between technicians and store results for future reference. more...
T2 has entered into exclusive distribution agreements covering five new markets: Estonia, Greece, Ireland, Saudi Arabia and South Africa. more...
Using a lateral flow strip, the 3M Coconut Protein Rapid Kit is a reliable method for detecting coconut proteins in select food and environmental samples at concentrations as low as 2 ppm. more...
Read through the latest rapid microbiology products for food safety testing more...
USDA FDA ISO compliant detection of listeria
Listeria is a serious pathogen that could strongly harm consumer safety, so prevention is crucial. The testing workflow for food producers is regulated by international standards to ensure most accurate results. more...
Automate preparation of selective media - blood, charcoal, chocolate agar
In this exclusive interview with rapidmicrobiology, Dr Ursula Leuthold, global product manager, media preparation devices at INTEGRA Biosciences, explains how their MEDIACLAVE media sterilizer, MEDIAJET Petri dish filler and DOSE IT peri­staltic pump, help prepare high quality, selective agar. more...
Clear Labs' NGS-based food safety platform provides information on serotypes strains or whole genome sequences. Clear Safety, the company’s flagship product, includes a software component, which enables users to visualize contamination incidents on maps of their food plants. more...
Only a four hour wait from submitting sample to precise antibiotic prescription, First Light Diagnostics aims to end the rise of superbugs with MultiPath™. more...
Interested in finding out the sources of your microbiome? We have what you need! Tweets Eran Halperin the creator of a new Microbial Source Tracker (MST), FEAST, which is 300 times faster than any other MST. more...
Lateral flow Coconut in food and waters
The AgraStrip® Allergen rapid testing portfolio, the largest commercially available, is expanding again. Romer Labs is introducing the AgraStrip® Coconut test kit, which detects coconut in foods, beverages and rinse waters and on surfaces at an LOD of 10 ppm. more...
The Micronic Push Cap Capper CP400 offers a cost effective way of applying uniform pressure to push caps in an entire 96 tubes rack in only a single action. more...
MTS™ (MIC Test Strip) Gentamicin (CN)
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Gentamicin 0.016-256 MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Gentamicin. more...
ProKlenz FOAM Cleaner is particularly effective against fats, oils, and organic soils for use on large manufacturing equipment. ProKlenz RESTORE Cleaner removes rouge on product equipment at low temperatures and concentrations. more...
From start to finish the Cas9 ELISA can be performed in ~3 hours, making this assay incredibly efficient and convenient for the end user as compared to most other methodologies more...
pre-packaged salad
A recent study conducted by the Max Rubner Institute (MRI) in Karlsruhe, Germany, has reaffirmed that prepacked salads are often contaminated with microorganisms.  In this interesting article find out the results and how R-Biopharm can help you detect pathogenic microorganisms in food. more...
Eurofins USA
Eurofins scientific presentation topics include Microbiological Method Verification in Food Manufacturing; Protecting Probiotics; Flow Cytometry; Applications of DNA Sequencing in Food Microbiology; BAX® System 24E Genus Listeria PCR v. the Bacgene Listeria spp. Visit us at booth 233! more...
Difference between validation and verification of RMM
Are your food microbiology methods ‘Fit Enough’ for purpose? in this special rapidmicrobiology interview Dr Wallace Morgan and Dr David Legan, who will both be presenting on this topic at the IAFP 2019 explain what's involved in validation and verification. more...
The new 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - STEC Gene Screen (stx and eae) is able to rapidly detect the genes for Shiga toxin types 1 and 2, as well as eae. Whilst the STEC Gene Screen (stx) detects only Shiga toxin genes, allowing food microbiology labs greater choice. more...
E. coli STEC VirX and SerO real-time PCR
iQ-Check E. coli O157:H7 and iQ-Check STEC VirX and SerO assays were modified to include 375 g test samples with single enrichment in Buffered Peptone Water for both Salmonella and pathogenic E.coli plus use of the iQ-Check Free DNA Removal Solution. more...
VeraTest Biotin can determine biotin levels and, using targeted nanomagnetic beads, capture and remove biotin from a sample. VeraBind Biotin is a proprietary monoclonal antibody that can be used by diagnostic manufacturers to convert existing assays to be biotin-interference free. more...
 

ChLIA-based tests for detection of antibodies against Borrelia and Epstein-Barr Virus now available on EUROIMMUN RA Analyzer 10 System

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Legionella pneumophila Testing
AFNOR-certified Legiolert® is a rapid method for the detection of Legionella pneumophila - the primary causative agent of Legionnaires’ disease - in hot and cold sanitary water and cooling tower water, giving confirmed results within 7 days. more...
concentrating pipette
InnovaPrep products enable rapid concentration of viruses from larger liquid volumes than other methods allow thereby providing the highest concentration factors possible - faster, easier, better. No centrifugation required. more...
integra multi channel pipette
Researchers at the University of North Texas are using INTEGRA’s VIAFLO 96 electronic pipette to increase the throughput of their ELISA, Luminex and flow cytometry workflows, as well as to improve the reproducibility of their results.  more...
Videos will see how simple the MultiPath™ Platform is to use plus gain an understanding of the underlying technology that delivers pathogen identification in 30 minutes and antibiotic susceptibility test (AST) results in 4 hours. more...
Sensititre System offers one of the widest, most up-to-date selections of antimicrobials for MDR infections. In addition to the new standard formats, labs can also create their own custom AST plates from a selection of over 300 antimicrobials, including eravacycline, omadacycline and plazomicin. more...
SampleReady® Pre-Weigh Soluble Media Pouches
Media Preparation anxiety? SampleReady® Soluble Media Pouches is your solution. Gamma irradiated, just add sterile water and start testing.   more...
A recent paper in Angewandte Chemi describes NEMIS Technologies' research work, on ultra-sensitive chemiluminescence-based technology for the detection of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. more...
Bio-Rad new digital droplet PCR kit
Come check out our new dd-Check STEC kit and Digital PCR instruments at Booth 427. With our world-class expertise in microbiology and state-of-the-art products, we provide you with the very best, which you've come to expect from Bio-Rad. more...
Are you planning your visit to IAFP and need to know where to start? Or do you want to know what your missing?  This rapidmicrobiology Special Focus brings you the latest innovations in Microbial Food Safety. more...
Hygiena International Ltd
Hygiena’s announcements at IAFP include next-generation ATP monitoring - the EnSURE Touch; real-time PCR testing for foods including a more accurate method to quantify Salmonella in poultry; methods to ensure safety of Cannabis-infused foods; allergen detection; and an improved Listeria test. more...
MC Media Pads
Simplify your workflow one pad at a time with MilliporeSigma’s MC Media pads for routine testing of microbial contamination in your food and beverage products. Simply inoculate by adding your sample- no spreading required- then just incubate, and count!  IAFP 2019 Booth #555 more...
Green Fluorescent Protein Controls
Learn more about our test-ready Listeria innocua Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) controls designed as reliable surrogates to Listeria monocytogenes.  more...
E. Coli
In this interview with Professor Keith Warriner, food safety expert and Professor of Microbiology at the University of Guelph we learn some of the factors that shape the effectiveness of outbreak responses to E. coli O103 more...
The BioCode® MDx-3000 system offers the high volume laboratory an alternative to high cost, single use, cartridge-based molecular test systems.  more...
Innovaprep Concentrating Pipette Select
The CP Select is an automated sample prep instrument for liquids. It improves the sensitivity for any analytical method whether molecular or culture based providing a clean & concentrated sample input. Reduce your costs by reducing labor, time to market, recalls, and incidences of harm. more...
Solus Scientific Solutions Ltd. will showcase their AOAC certified Solus One Salmonella assay at this years IAFP Annual Meeting in Kentucky, 21-24th July 2019. Solus Scientific Solutions have developed a highly sensitive and specific test for Salmonella species in various matrices. more...
Hold samples for 72 hours
HiCap™ Neutralizing Broth improves the recovery of microorganism from surfaces, and unlike other collection solutions, it maintains the viability of stressed and injured cells for up to 72 hours after collection. ​ more...
easy way to prepare microbiology serial dilutions
The new Serial Diluter UA with an integrated, highly efficient bag mixer is universally suitable for preparing serial dilutions of all sample types including viscous, high-fat or sugar-containing samples such as cream, egg yolk, syrup, etc. for microbiological analysis. more...
Genedisc
Pall® GeneDisc® technology provides a maximum flexibility for testing strategies to rapidly assess contamination level of working environments, raw material, in-process samples and final products with AOAC and NF validation certified methods.  more...
The test is performed using a small (10µL) drop of fingertip blood and provides quantitative results in approximately 15 minutes when used with the company’s handheld DPP Micro Reader. more...
NeuMoDx™ molecular offers solutions that integrate the entire molecular diagnostic process – from extraction to detection or ‘sample to result’ – with the first result available in approximately one hour. more...
GeneCount qPCR services, testing equipment, and kits - allows users to rapidly screen for specific microbes or groups of microbes. GeneCount NGS services - Identifies nearly all types of microbes present, along with an insight into what good or harm they may be causing. more...
Achieving 97% sensitivity and 87% specificity, the empiriSTAT-UTI, is the first in a series of in vitro tests developed to increase the speed and accuracy of identifying bacterial infections from both urine and blood. more...
Corning® Storage Bottles
Corning polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles are available validated to USP Class VI, noncytotoxic, nonhemolytic, and nonpyrogenic more...
The ARIES® MRSA Assay is a real-time, qPCR-based, in vitro diagnostic test for the direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) DNA from nasal swabs in patients at risk for nasal colonization. Now submitted for FDA clearance. more...
ViroStat has just released a set of new monoclonal antibodies to Gardnerella vaginalis. These specific antibodies do not cross react with other agents including Chlamydia, Candida albicans and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. more...
New vessel is designed for gentle stirring and optimum growth of cell lines for cost-effective, scalable process development of cell and gene therapies. more...
iCubate’s rapid multiplex assays provide reliable test results for common bacterial causes of bloodstream infections as well as the detection of major antibiotic resistance gene markers directly from a positive blood culture, providing results within 3-4.5 hours. more...

Exhibiting at IAFP?

02 Jul 2019 | F&B

Bring visitors to your stand at IAFP with a free article in our special focus on "What's on Show?" at IAFP  more...