Microbiology News : Jan 2020

Low Retention GripTips
INTEGRA Biosciences’ innovative pipetting solutions are the perfect partner for magnetic purification protocols more...
In partnership with Sartorius, Alpha Laboratories now brings you a choice of, internationally recognised, expert pipette calibration services that you can trust and rely on.  more...
Priorclave are exhibiting at this year’s Medlab exhibition in Dubai from 3rd to 6th February 2020.  Find out why you should visit their stand.  more...
best products for microbiology testing
A better way to take sterility testing samples from single use containers, PathogenDx technology may soon be applied to food pathogen detection, SAS air sampler for operating theatres, MIC strip for Ampicillin-sulbactam, why flow cytometry is so good for probiotics. more...
new Short Needle Sterility Testing Device
Sterility testing for cartridges can pose a risk. Increase safety with our new short needle device.  Improve dexterity and security when piercing cartridges, or soft single-use plastic containers with our new short 20 mm length needle. Watch our video! more...
BC equipment
Sensilux® offers a range of kits and products, for quality control in the food industry, based on ATP-bioluminescence. With tailored control software and sampling automation solutions Sensilux® brings you the highest quality at the most competitive price. more...
Hull University Teaching NHS Trust
Operating theatres demand enhanced microbiological monitoring and infection control.  Hull University Teaching NHS Trust have selected SAS Super air samplers, from Cherwell Laboratories.  more...
MicroVal has approved the issuing of its first certificate for a Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) detection method, based on the validation of bioMérieux GENE-UP EHEC. more...
MIC Test Strip
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Ampicillin*-Sulbactam (2/1) 0.016-256* MTS (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Ampicillin-sulbactam. more...
Ziath has announced that it will launch a revolutionary web-based 2D-barcoded tube identification product - Datapaq 5 at SLAS 2020 in San Diego, USA. more...
Campden BRI BRCGS
A new clause has been introduced by BRCGS requiring food packaging manufacturers to implement microbiological environmental monitoring. In this informative document, Campden BRI provides guidance in meeting the new criteria, best sampling procedures and the services they offer.  more...
rapidmicrobiology will be publishing a special focus on Microbial Identification, make sure your products or services are included. more...
PathogenDx Workflow
PathogenDx is an ultra-fast pathogen test that will only identify and quantify live cells and currently in routine use in the emerging cannabis testing industry. CEO Milan Patel talks to rapidmicrobiology on how this disruptive technology can revolutionize the food safety testing industry.  more...
QxP's Virtuosi® is an interactive GMP learning tool, beta-tested and adopted by the UK GMP Compliance Body for the pharmaceutical industry. Created at QxP by 25 experts in Microbiology and VR tech among others and independently reviewed by former FDA expert. more...
Applied BioCode has received FDA 510(k) clearance on the BioCode Respiratory Pathogen Panel (RPP) for use on its high-throughput multiplex BioCode MDx-3000 molecular diagnostic system.  more...
Microbiology Product News Updates
Solve PCR positive, culture negative food samples, new formulations of enrichment media, MALDI-TOF identification is it for your lab? more...
Plate counts are not the best way to count probiotics
Flow cytometry beats the traditional plate count  when it comes to probiotics, reports Marco Pane, R&D manager of Probiotical, a manufacturer of probiotics. more...
Mavidon, the medical device manufacturer, has informed all of its customers, hospitals and clinics to stop using and quarantine all of its products immediately because of possible contamination with Burkholderia cepacia more...
Disposable plastics for microbiology samples
Scilabware is pleased to offer the Ramboldi range of single use plastic products for use in general microbiology and life science applications. Specifically aimed at customers within the healthcare sector we offer a range of sterile products suitable for the management of patient samples. more...
Bio-Rad Rapid Listeria
During the 2017 Listeria outbreak in South Africa, Bio-Rad provided Microchem Lab Services (MLS) support with their wide-range of prepared Listeria media. Ilse Liedemann, Microbiology Lab manager at MLS, gives a first-hand account on the vital support from Bio-Rad in those challenging times.  more...
First Light Diagnostics has announced the authorization of additional funding from BARDA of $4.3 million to develop its MultiPath™ platform. This additional funding from the US Government's biomedical research grant authority given to First Light Diagnostics brings the total... more...