Microbiology News : Aug 2019

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EnSURE Touch Monitoring System
EnSURE™ Touch is an advanced monitoring system that collects, analyses and reports from multiple quality tests such as ATP, microorganisms, and enzymes. Featuring a 5-inch touch screen, wireless sync technology, cloud-based software, and the ability to conduct a wide range of tests.  more...
Listeria Right Now
Neogen’s Listeria Right Now™ environmental monitoring tool is a rapid, easy to use test for the detection of Listeria in less than 60 minutes, with no enrichment required.  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...
BD BBL sterile Isolator cleanroom media
BBL™ IC-XT packs are gamma irradiated sterile plated media for environmental microbiology applications providing dependable and reliable outcomes for testing in critical environments. more...
Environmental Listeria Without Enrichment
Neogen’s Listeria Right Now™ environmental monitoring tool is a rapid, easy to use test for the detection of Listeria in less than 60 minutes, with no enrichment required. more...
Shoreline Biome tools for characterizing microbiome populations down to the strain level, are now available outside the US via international distributors, using new e-commerce website. more...
Laboratories now have the most flexible, moderate complexity high throughput testing solution on the market today for combination CT/NG and TV/MG testing. more...
Surface Monitoring Solutions from Liofilchem
Surface monitoring is essential for minimizing the risk of microbial contamination. Liofilchem offers several solutions to improve the safety of the surfaces, such as Contact Plates, Contact Slides, Contam Swabs, ESC Swabs and Clean Test. more...
Timothy and Virginia Templett
The largest employer in the county of Maine, Puritan Medical Products and a sister company, Hardwood Products Co., combined employ 550.  A global leader in specimen collection devices Puritan Medical Products, who are celebrating their centenary, feature in the latest edition of Mainebiz. more...
Californian lab share facilities, Bonneville Labs and Lab Launch adopt LabTwin to give their residents the helping hand they need with an AI-powered digital assistant to eliminate time-consuming manual note-taking and help them automatically structure their data. more...
LUNA family of automated cell counters
The LUNA™ family of automated cell counters from Logos Biosystems has received the SelectScience® Gold Seal of Quality more...
One enrichment for Salmonella Listeria and E coli O157
The Solus One™ range provides rapid results for environmental and food pathogen testing, with negative and presumptive positive results in one day using only one enrichment step. more...
New Enrichment Media for Salmonella Listeria E coli
The patented Actero™ Elite Enrichment Media represents optimized formulations that delivers single-step enrichment, faster “time-to-results” and targeted specificity from environmental and food samples. Actero™ Elite is "Always Easy. Always Right." more...
Incubation time and temperature for EM
A common question in microbial EM testing relates to incubation strategy and media choice. Single temperature or serial? If serial, low to high or vice versa? One media, TSA, or two, TSA and SDA? Learn more about your options and their implications. more...
Available now in the EU is the Accelerate Phenotest™ BC kit that can give identity of bloodstream infection pathogens and AST results all in one day. more...
Hamilton Robotics have designed a completely hands-free liquid handler for 96 and 384 microplates pipetting that a person of any skill level can use. more...
Pipetting in the microbiology laboratory
Preventing contamination in pipetting is paramount to achieving reliable results.  Understand the three main causes of contamination from pipetting and learn how you can avoid them. more...
Whitley WASP Touch
The Whitley WASP Touch is a fundamentally different spiral plater with an integral vacuum waste system. Consistently producing high quality plates which are easy to read and interpret, the WASP Touch eliminates the need for costly and time-consuming serial dilutions and saves valuable bench space. more...
Alifax have claimed prowess of their i-dOne Fourier Transform infrared microbial identifier which will be able to give you species information in one minute from an isolated colony or liquid culture pellet. more...
Petri Dishes for Automated systems
Thermo Fisher Scientific concentrated on Furry Animal’s allergens, re-inventing the petri dish and cloud support for your QC at this year’s AACC. more...
The western blot/immunoblot step used in the specificity stage of Lyme disease diagnosis has been replaced by ZEUS Scientific with a faster ELISA step. more...
Legiolert, the IDEXX culture test for enumeration of Legionella pneumophila in water, has won Water Europe’s coveted 2019 Water Innovation Award in the Water Technology & Infrastructure category. more...
Pipetting PCR Master Mix
Pipetting technique can influence qPCR assay results. PCR Master mix is routinely used during qPCR set-up but can be challenging to pipette accurately. Sartorius has determined the best techniques for pipetting Master mix in qPCR assays. more...
TSC Hygiene Monitoring Kits
Technical Service Consultants Ltd [TSC] manufacture a varied range of swabs and sponges in different formats and with different solutions to meet all of your environmental swabbing needs more...
Troubleshooting Microbiology Culture Media
At Neogen, we offer a full range of training and support tools to help you build knowledge and skills within your own lab. View our resource videos to see simple tips for troubleshooting culture media handling and preparation that could help you avoid or solve any potential issues in your lab. more...
MiDOG® offers new next-generation DNA sequencing-based microbial diagnostic urine tests to veterinarians for companion animal more...
A simple but smart pill built by 3-D printing that relies on the natural laws of physics aims to collect full GI microbiota profile of humans.  more...
A rapid molecular quantitative assay for Cytomegalovirus and the Epstein Barr Virus has been launched in Europe by NeuMoDx for use during organ transplantation. more...
Mesa Biotech showcase their new RSV nucleic acid amplification test at this year’s AACC meeting. The PCR testing platform is to be used at point of care testing. more...
hepatitis A detect food viruses
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies’ new VIRSeek Solution is a comprehensive workflow covering all steps from RNA extraction to real-time RT-PCR for the detection of norovirus genogroups I & II and hepatitis A virus, which is crucial for food safety.  more...