Microbiology News : Jun 2021

MOPS Buffered Listeria Enrichment Broth

30 Jun 2021 | Food & Beverage

Buffered Listeria Enrichment Broth from Liofilchem
MOPS acid-buffered Listeria enrichment broth is a selective liquid medium used for the isolation and identification of Listeria monocytogenes from food, i.e. red meat, poultry, egg products, and fish, and environmental samples, according to the USDA-FSIS method. more...
Biotecnica announce the launch of a new line of low endotoxin peptones that do not require ultrafiltration. EndoLow® Peptones are a new generation of peptones developed to meet the needs of the biopharmaceutical industry for the production of medications, vaccines, and diagnostic products. more...

Cherwell Reaches Custom Cleanroom Product Development Milestone

30 Jun 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalVeterinary

Steve Brimble Cherwell
In recognition of the importance of bespoke product development to Cherwell’s offering, the Company has promoted Steven Brimble to the newly created role of Director of Quality and Technology, with a core focus on product innovation and continual improvement.

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Clinical Medical testing products and ECCMID 2021
In the run-up to next month's virtual European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), rapidmicrobiology will focus on diagnostics and products in the area of clinical microbiology.  more...
Variants and Neutralizing Antibodies for SARSCoV2
Sino Biological has recently launched the new SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) spike protein Indian B.1.617, U.K. B.1.1.7 and Brazilian P.1 variants along with a panel of corresponding neutralizing antibodies for variant neutralization and characterization. more...
Spoilage in soft drinks
Quality Control solutions by Sartorius help you to focus on consumer safety and to maintain product integrity. Discover in this process flow chart the different steps in the soft drinks workflow and get to know the variety of applications and solutions Sartorius offers for testing your process. more...
Colonies on an Agar Plate
Bio-Rad’s RAPID'E.coli ™2 Agar for water testing has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for testing treated and untreated drinking water for Escherichia coli (E. coli) and total coliforms. more...

5 New Features of the Whitley GMP Workstation

28 Jun 2021 | Pharmaceutical

Don Whitley Scientific GMP Workstation
Don Whitley Scientific GMP compliant workstations combine strict anaerobic conditions with sterile laminar airflow, or strict hypoxic conditions with sterile laminar flow. They also make use of physical isolation and positive operating pressure to maximise sample protection. more...
New Products for SARS-CoV-2 COVID 19 Testing
This week: Molecularly imprinted polymers outperform antibodies in rapid antigen tests; CRISPR-Licensing; Extraction-free saliva qPCR and Mexico gives EUA to Sorrento Therapeutics for its SARS-CoV-2 antigen test. more...
Full automation of urine culture
The Urine Culture Application as used with the BD Kiestra™ lab automation incubation and imaging system can eliminate no growth and non-significant growth plates transforming the way a lab does urine culture analysis. more...
Autoclavable Stomacher Bag
Seward has launched the first paddle blender bag that can also be autoclaved. The new bags can reduce the amount of plastic waste by 50%, as well as saving time and cost. more...
Liofilchem Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing AST
Liofilchem produces MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), antibiotic discs, ready-to-use agar dilution panels, ComASP® compact broth microdilution panels, rapid NP® tests and chromogenic media for antimicrobial susceptibility testing and resistance mechanisms detection. more...

Cherry Picking 2D Barcoded Sample Tubes

24 Jun 2021 | Food & BeverageClinicalMicrobiome

Mohawk semi-automated tube selector is a productive and versatile tool for cherry picking tubes from multiple racks. more...
rqmicro COUNT testing equipment
Legionella contamination in water can cause severe lung infections. Current methods are not reliable and sensitive enough to manage water systems effectively. The rqmicro method enables operators to detect Legionella and total bacteria load within 2 hours. more...
Transport Swabs for Viruses
Puritan UniTranz-RT® universal transport medium is the most reliable choice for the collection, preservation, and transport of viruses, chlamydia, mycoplasma, and ureaplasma specimens at room temperature (RT). more...

Quality Control Starter Guide for Breweries

22 Jun 2021 | Food & Beverage

Beer quality control testing
Do you want to start a lab, but have no idea where to start? There are many directions you can go. Luckily, getting started doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. more...
New Products for COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 Testing
This week: IDEXX RT-qPCR Test for water quality standards set by EU for wastewater surveillance; World's largest recombinant viral antigen catalog includes exclusive coronavirus catalog; PCR panel detects important mutations; FDA grant EUA for clever swab Antigen Test. more...
Sino Biological supplier of biological components
This video shows how Sino Biologicals work to provide life scientists with high quality, competitive priced research products and services, including recombinant proteins, antibodies ready for expression genes, and cell culture media together with comprehensive cro services.  more...
Membrane filtration equipment
A comparison shows that single-use funnels for membrane filtration outperform reusable ones not only regarding convenience, flexibility, accuracy and repeatability of results, but often also on total costs, environmental impact and staff safety. more...
IDEXX SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Test
IDEXX has announced that its Water SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test meets the quality standards listed by the European Commission in its recommendation for national wastewater surveillance systems for SARS-CoV-2, that member states are strongly encouraged to have in place before 1 October 2021.  more...
Peni Cylinders and Dispenser for Antibiotic Potency Assays
The Peni Cylinder Dispenser from Giles Scientific Inc includes a hopper that holds 300+ stainless steel peni cylinders (flat face or beveled edge) and can dispense 4 or 6 peni cylinders with a single pull of the lever. Peni cylinders are accurately dropped onto 90-100mm round plates. more...
Resources for the development of black fungus assay
Fapon Biotech calls for cooperation with academic and industry partners in developing mucormycosis diagnostic tests by sharing the abilities of upstream raw material development platforms and downstream reagent application platforms.  more...
Pyrostar ES-F Plate Endotoxin Testing
Designed for use with microplate readers, FUJIFILM Wako's Pyrostar ES-F Plate has the same reliable endotoxin specific formulation as the other products in the ES-F series and is perfect for testing large numbers of samples in one run. more...

Process Flow Chart for Your Beer Process

15 Jun 2021 | Food & Beverage

Microbial testing of Beer
Discover in this process flow chart the different steps in the beer workflow and get to know the variety of applications and solutions Sartorius offers for testing your brewing process. more...
Environmental monitoring in isolators
In this episode, Adele Gisselmann (Global Product Manager with Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany) describes the challenges of performing environmental monitoring in isolators, like manipulation with thick gloves and the effect of VHP, and explains how smart product design overcomes these challenges. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: New NGS Panel for new and emerging VOCs; Lepu Medical issue statement on FDA Class I recall and Indonesia now has a COVID-19 testing and green certificate platform launched.  more...
Cutaneous skin lesions associated with leishmaniosis
HORIBA UK Limited announces that it is to host an online CPD meeting focusing on ‘Exotic Parasites – The Importance of Testing in The Imported Dog’. more...
AOAC approved Tests for Yeasts and Molds in Cannabis
AOAC INTERNATIONAL has announced that 6 test kits for enumeration of yeasts and molds in dried cannabis flower were granted Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) status under the AOAC Research Institute’s (RI) Emergency Response Validation Process (ERV). more...
New Gas Controlled Hypoxia System
Join Baker Ruskinn and Dr. Krista Rantanen for an informative session on their new and innovative O2 controlled culture chamber. more...
WESAIL COVID-19 Ag Test Kit
WESAIL COVID-19 Ag Test Kit (self-testing) not only provides results in as little as 15 minutes but is effective in detecting wild-type viruses and 30+ variants. Contact us now for pharmacy and IVD channel distribution opportunities.  more...
Chromogenic media for Histophilus somni Pasteurella multocida and Mannheimia haemolytica
For veterinary diagnostic use, CHROMagarTM Pasteurella is the first and only chromogenic media to differentiate Pasteurellaceae from other environmental flora, after just overnight incubation Pasteurellaceae appear as distinctive mauve colonies. more...
Medium for the detection of enterobacteriaceae
Liofilchem Glucose OF Medium is a semi-solid medium for the identification of gram-negative bacteria based on their ability to oxidize or ferment glucose. more...
Test for SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19
This week: Learn more on how to test wastewater for SARS-CoV-2; Roche receive CE-marking for rapid nasal self-test and the Kantaro Biosciences IgG test for SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is now available in Canada after approval by its national health agency.  more...
Testing for SARS in wastewater
Wastewater surveillance testing for SARS-CoV-2 and variants, offers rapid, non-invasive insight into the health of communities, workplaces and other institutions. Join us Thursday, June 17 at 1:30 p.m. ET to learn why it matters, how it works and how to get started. more...
Medical Wire Sigma Universal Transport Medium
∑-VCM™ can be stored and transported at ambient temperature and is compatible with both culture and molecular methods of detection, offering exceptional convenience with a choice of fill volume, vial size, swab type and a 12 month shelf life. more...
Legionella cells
Underpinned by patented technology, BioProbe Diagnostics has developed Bio LP-1, a rapid and highly sensitive qPCR test, that detects and identifies multiple Legionella species in record time. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: FDA says STOP using Lepu Medical's rapid test; WHO create naming system for VOI and VOCs and also set up new shared biobank for viruses; and Qorvo, a pioneer in telecommunications, moves into rapid diagnostics with an FDA-EUA radio-frequency sensors to detect SARS-CoV-2. more...