Microbiology News : May 2020

AFYS3G Offers a Unique Solution for the Ultimate Traceability of Labware

31 May 2020 | ClinicalOtherPharmaceuticalMicrobiome

AFYS3G has a unique way to guarantee the absolute traceability of your laboratory consumables: laser-based marking systems. more...
ATP-bioluminescence Sensilux Food Safety
Rapid microbial detection methods have never been easier to perform and analyze. BC launches its Sensilux® Assay Manager v3.0 software to facilitate the task of lab technicians. more...
MAT PBMCs Pyrogen Lonza
Lonza and Sanquin partner for commercialization of specialized MAT reagents for accurate and reliable in vitro pyrogen testing. This will facilitate global access to the sustainable, highly sensitive methodology for in vitro pyrogen testing essential for the safety of parenteral pharmaceuticals. more...

NEOGEN: Your Trusted Food Safety Partner

29 May 2020 | Food & Beverage

Neogen Food Safety
For over 30 years we have been a trusted partner to the food industry, developing and supplying diagnostic kits and expert services to determine the quality and safety of food. more...

Why is Ireland Ranked So Highly for Food Safety?

29 May 2020 | Food & Beverage

Food Microbiology for safe food
FSAI CEO Dr Pamela Byrne, discusses with rapidmicrobiology the FSAI's involvement in international food safety affairs, preparing for a COVID-19-like crisis in the food industry, and how vetting data they capture and process is fundamental in risk management and the country's preparedness. ​ more...
Salmonella quiz
How well do you Really know Salmonella?  Take our quiz and find out! more...
ProGnosis Symmetric Technology
Symmetric technology: An innovative lateral flow method that quantifies mycotoxins in grains, cereals, and milk. The tests demonstrate high accuracy & increased sensitivity. Excellent results in FAPAS & AIA proficiency tests. Validated by ILVO. more...
microbiology media ISO and BAM
How do labs to keep up with latest re-formulations of ISO and FDA BAM microbiology media? In this interview with Holger Schoenenbruecher, Strategic Marketing Director Food and Beverage at Merck Life Science, we discuss how Merck supports users to stay compliant to latest regulations. more...
Rambach Agar CHROMagar Salmonella
In 1989, Dr Alain Rambach successfully developed and commercialized the first chromogenic media for detection and identification of Salmonella spp.: Rambach Agar. more...
Merck PyroMAT Pyrogen Parenteral
How suitable is the cell line-based Monocyte Activation Test for pyrogen detection?
New Application Note: Detection of various non-endotoxin pyrogens or TLR ligands with the PyroMAT® system. Free Download. more...
MicroVal
Validation of rapid microbiological methods is vital when choosing the right kit for your food or beverage testing. In this special interview with members of the MicroVal committee, we learn what MicroVal validation means and how it compares to AOAC, AFNOR and NordVal. more...
Baker Containment Enclosures
Baker continues to develop specialised walk in and reach in clean air enclosures ideal for vaccine developers, making innovative use of robotic technology for drug discovery, high-throughput screening, and high-volume sample management. more...
Food Sampling Dippers
Make food sampling and transportation safe and easy with the Wheaton® polystyrene dipper range. Sterile, individually wrapped leak-free polystyrene screw cap containers with a snappable handle.   more...
Hamilton Titan Manage Storage
Hamilton Storage and Titan's Management software are now connected, giving users a single interface to control multiple automated storage systems. Making searching for samples easier,  enhanced real-time monitoring and allowing complete history printout for auditing. more...
automated environmental monitoring
Removing the human element in the microbiology laboratory - remote monitoring system means on-site access is minimised more...
Cherwell EM Media Annex 1
Cherwell Laboratories has increased the breadth of its range of stainless-steel prepared media accessories for use within cleanroom environmental monitoring (EM) programmes, in response to customer demand and an EU GMP Annex 1 revision to protect agar plates and prevent spoiled samples. more...
when and how to test for endotoxin in vaccines
This article describes how the endotoxin testing requirements for all drug products must be applied during development of vaccines. These tests help ensure the release of safe and effective therapeutics, including those targeting COVID-19 disease. more...
LAL reagents from FUJIFILM Wako Chemicals
With over a century of combined research experience, FUJIFILM and Wako Chemicals U.S.A. continue the development of products that can improve human health and protect the environment. See the complete line of Wako LAL products at wakopyrostar.com more...
Promicol ATP Food Safety
Rapid microbial detection methods, can avoid product release delays, provide financial benefits to food producers, and ensure safe food for the consumer. Promicol's ATP bioluminescence method is used on a variety of food types & returns results in under 40 mins using pre-enriched samples. more...
Automated Microbial Detection Platform Growth Direct
Learn how Rapid Micro Biosystems is expanding to meet the growing demand for their automated microbial detection platform Growth Direct™. See the system and discover how to eliminate 60% of the steps of manual testing methods, accelerate time to results and prevent human error in the QC lab. more...
Puritan COVID Flock Swabs
Puritan’s 'FDA Preferred' HydraFlock® and PurFlock Ultra® swabs are highly sophisticated diagnostic tools. Their tips, handles and materials are ideally suited for COVID-19 testing. Puritan's foam and polyester swabs are also FDA listed as substitutes for flock. more...
easySpiral Pro Milk
INTERSCIENCE have launched the easySpiral Pro Milk automatic plater bringing fast, and reliable, qualitative analyses to the Dairy Industry. more...

Microbiology Insider

19 May 2020 | Food & Beverage

Microbiology Insider
Don’t miss out: Catch our Insider Magazine for the latest news on microbiology testing including our featured article on spoilage and indicator organisms, alternative methods to reduce your testing time, and much more. Get your free copy today! more...
MIC test strip
Liofilchem has received clearance from the FDA to market in the United States the Lefamulin 0.016-256 MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), a quantitative assay for determining the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of Lefamulin. more...
Chromogenic media Serratia marcescens
Serratia marcescens are implicated in nosocomial infections. Continuous surveillance demands effective recovery of clinical isolates and environmental samples.  CHROMagar™ has developed CHROMagar Serratia, the first chromogenic medium designed specifically to detect Serratia marcescens. more...
How to test for SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater
The Innovaprep white paper describes how the Concentrating Pipette (CP) Select™ can be used to concentrate SARS-CoV-2 virus from wastewater, detecting at very low concentrations from about 10 copies per 100 mls. of influent to 120 copies per 100 liters of effluent. more...
Sensitive Mycotoxin ELISA
New and improved Hygiena Aflatoxin M1 Ultra ELISA has broadest and most sensitive detection range and least cross reactivity with short detection time that is verified by third party validation. more...
Legiolert AFNOR validated Legionella test
Legiolert offers easy, rapid and accurate detection of Legionella pneumophila with confirmed results within 7 days. more...

iQ-Check Free DNA Removal Solution for Legionella

12 May 2020 | Food & BeverageWaterOther

IQCheckWater
Free DNA from dead or lysed cells can produce unconfirmed positive results when quantifying Legionella by PCR but when Bio-Rad's iQ-Check Free DNA Removal Solution (FDRS) is applied to the Aquadien DNA Extraction protocol, a 2.5 log reduction in signal from Free DNA can be achieved. more...

Bio-Rad’s Complete Solution for Legionella Testing

12 May 2020 | WaterPharmaceutical

BIORADIQCHECK
Bio-Rad provides a complete range of products for the detection and the quantification of Legionella: Learn more! more...
Bobcat
Evidence exists that SARS-COV-2 travels in aerosols and without a proactive monitoring program in place, there is a risk to public health. Innovaprep provides suitable portable devices that can rapidly detect pathogens at low levels in air, liquid and surfaces in the community. more...
LegioEZ
C4 Hydro's Legio EZ product range can rapidly detect and quantify all serogroups of cultivable Legionella pneumophila in water samples using patented and award-winning technology. This easy to use test is a mobile laboratory and can provide fast and reliable data on treatment efficiency. more...