Microbiology News : Jul 2021

Pall Microbiology QC Filtration product line
In this interview with Kacey Pouliot (Global Product Manager, PALL), she discusses the membrane filtration method's popularity, how user-friendly design of filtration systems can avoid contamination and what makes a high-performance membrane.  more...
IDEXX Legiolert Compared to ISO 11731 method
A study carried out by a PHL in Spain which compared IDEXX Legiolert® with the ISO 11731 method found that the IDEXX test detected more positives and was more sensitive than the ISO method for the detection and enumeration of Legionella pneumophila. more...
Low Retention GripTips
ECO Racks contain 60% less plastic, while maintaining the high standards that customers expect from INTEGRA products, they can also be paired with the company’s one-of-a-kind, reusable PopTop Base for the most convenient pipetting experience. more...
Rapid Microbiology using oxygen sensor
This article explores how oxygen sensors can be used for rapid microbiology testing and when used in the Greenlight™ system can offer substantial advantages for commercial sterility testing, both in terms of speed and sensitivity. more...
RapidChek Total Protein
Detect the food residues that your cleaning programme missed in 30 seconds with RapidChek™ Total Protein. But don’t take our word for it! Get your free sample now and find out how fast cleaning verification can be. more...
Ready to rehydrate dry film plates Compact Dry
CompactDry® is a ready-to-use test method for easy microbiological testing in food and water laboratories, validated by international organisations including AOAC, MicroVal and NordVal. more...
Tecta PDS rapid automated water test for e coli enterococcus and total faecal coliforms
In this episode, our guest Tim Adams from Tecta-PDS talks about the success of the Tecta B16, the world's only approved portable rapid automated test for water, and explains how its user-friendly design and testing capabilities are knocking everything else out of the water. more...
rqmicro Legionella pneumophilia is an AOAC PTM
With the Legionella pneumophila (L.p.) SG1 DETECT Kit rqmicro AG presents a new, externally validated technology for environmental monitoring of L.p. SG1 with faster time to result resolution and a high sensitivity of single-cell counting. more...
Colonies of E coli on R CARD
Take two minutes to watch this short video and find out why R-CARD™ makes the detection and enumeration of targeted organisms easy in one test. more...
Bactiscan
Identifying clusters of bacteria and biofilms instantaneously on a surface has never been easier. Following the successful launch of Bactiscan in July 2020, EIT International is releasing the next generation BactiscanPRO which incorporates stills and video capture capability.  more...
Toxinometer and QC8
The Toxinometer® ET-7000 is a kinetic incubating tube reader that can perform all three LAL testing methodologies. With the Toximaster® QC8 software program, this system offers excellent audit trail capabilities and robust data processing functions. more...
TECTA-PDS Open-Water Testing Provider
2021 Tokyo Olympics knows that when every second counts, TECTA-PDS is the only solution to keeping you safe. more...
Applied Food Diagnostics Total QC-qPCR
Our a new breakthrough qPCR diagnostic product line, Total QC-qPCR, simultaneously detects the target food pathogens along with the reporter-labeled quality control strain. more...
Seward has launched the first paddle blender bag that can also be autoclaved. By avoiding the need for double-bagging, trials have shown that the new bags can reduce the amount of plastic waste by 50%, as well as saving time and cost. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: Bioperfectus gain approval in Germany to sell self-test kits; MIP Diagnostics's nano-molecularly-imprinted-polymers adapted for use in 2-minute antigen test, and a saliva-based antigen test is validated for detecting all known variants.  more...
TECTA-PDS Tokyo 2021
Fast. Simple. Effective. Tokyo 2021 Olympics trusting TECTA-PDS for water testing. more...
Bioperfectus Rapid Antigen Test for COVID-19
The Bioperfectus Novel Corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) Ag Rapid Test Kit has been added to the EU's common list of rapid antigen tests for use within the European Union. The test has also been validated for the detection of common SARS-CoV-2 variants.  more...
Bioperfectus Rapid Antigen self-test for COVID-19
Bioperfectus has announced that their Novel Corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) Ag Rapid Test Kit (self-test) has received the approval of BfArM. This approval means that they can sell the self-test kit in Germany for direct pathogen detection of SARS-CoV-2.  more...
Interscience Plate and Count System
With Plate & count and the Spiral method, increase your analysis capabilities: without intermediate dilutions, perform standardized automatic plating with a counting range from 100 to 1 x 107 CFU/mL on 1 single Petri dish & then get full automatic, traceable colony counts. more...
BioRad food safety solutions will be showcased at IAFP 2021
Drop by Bio-Rad’s booth 318, for a meet and greet and learn all about our newest offerings in food pathogen diagnostics. more...
Copan at IAFP
At IAFP 2021, Copan's team of experts will be available to talk about Cyclone™ and SRK®, the company's solutions for microbiology quality control testing in the industry. more...

Special Focus on What's on Show at IAFP 2021

14 Jul 2021 | Food & Beverage

Special focus on IAFP and food safety
Browse this 'What's on Show at IAFP' special focus to plan your visit and discover the latest food safety solutions. more...
Petri dish with bright green fluorescent colonies
Microbiologics have expanded their line of green fluorescent protein marked microbial controls for food safety allowing laboratories to quickly and reliably differentiate QC cultures from contaminants. more...
Campden BRI Webinar on MicroVal Validation ISO 16140-2
Nissui Pharmaceutical offer the Nissui CompactDry™, a ready to use culture media plate certified by MicroVal according to ISO16140-2, as an alternative method. Find out in these short webinars exactly what that means for your method validation. more...
Automated in-field testing water for E coli and coliforms
Welcome to the safe world of TECTA technology, keeping participants, staff and athletes safe at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. more...
Rapid test for Listeria Monocytogenes
The Glauser family are delighted with the Nemis N-Light™ rapid test for Listeria monocytogenes which has facilitated the commercialisation of a new raw milk soft cheese. more...
SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Testing Solution
Wastewater epidemiology provides rapid, non-invasive insight into the health of large or targeted populations. LuminUltra’s COVID-19 wastewater testing solution is faster, cheaper and eliminates the need for additional specialized equipment. more...
Hygiena scoop innovation award at IAFP
Congratulations to Hygiena, recipients of IAFP's innovation award for the development of the, AOAC approved, SalQuant™ rapid pathogen enumeration system. more...
The PREvalence™ ddPCR® SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Quantification Kit includes all reagents needed to detect the virus in wastewater along with software for automated analysis. more...
Based on Specific Diagnostics' unique, patented metabolomic signature technology, the REVEAL Rapid AST system provides actionable results for bloodstream infections (in an average of 5 hours) directly from positive blood culture. more...
Rapid Micro Workshop hosted by Neogen
Watch our virtual workshop on-demand to hear about the latest microbiology advances, news, and trends from industry experts. Register today to learn about a range of topics including ISO 16140-3 method verification and the latest regulation changes. Find out more and register here. more...
Applied Food Diagnostics announces Alicyclobacillus (ACB) assays. ACB presence is a known source of spoilage & product loss in fruit products. Our ACB suite offers results in 90 mins. post-enrichment. more...
BIOMIC V3 Rapid AST from Giles Scientific
BIOMIC V3 provides automated reading, interpreting, and expert review of EUCAST rapid AST (RAST) and CLSI direct from positive blood culture bottles for selected organisms. more...

Win a VIAFLO Electronic Pipette and More From INTEGRA

07 Jul 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Win an INTEGRA VIAFLO electronic pipette
Find out how you can win one of 20 INTEGRA Biosciences multichannel pipettes and increase your lab productivity. more...

The Tasty Tech That Ensures QC in Beer Brewing

07 Jul 2021 | Food & BeverageWater

Sartorius solutions for brewing quality control
Breweries, whether they are large or small, share a common need for quality control (QC) to ensure the consistency and safety of end products. Both subjective and objective QC tests and evaluations can be performed throughout the brewing process. more...
Culture on selective agar
BCSA medium to detect the B. cepacia complex is a new addition to Merck’s powdered NutriSelect® prime culture media that offer compliance with pharmaceutical standards, and QC based on the Growth Promotion Test acc. to USP. more...
At its 170th session in June 2021, the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission took the decision to engage on a path that should ultimately lead to the complete replacement of the rabbit pyrogen test (RPT) in the Ph. Eur., within approximately 5 years. more...
Copan will showcase their clinical microbiology expertise at ECCMID
Copan will participate in ECCMID 2021 with a flash session exploring its latest releases and an integrated symposium on molecular biology lab automation, held by Dr. Paolo Gaibani and chaired by Professor David Hawkes. more...
SARS-CoV-2 Testing
This week: New RT-qPCR genotyping kit detects delta and other VOCs; VITROS automated antigen test matches gold-standard in study; NIH finds regular antigen testing is just as good as PCR; and a FDA-EUA antibody test validated for oral-fluid. more...
TECTA-PDS Testing for E coli and coliforms at Tokyo Olympics
TECTA-PDS has been chosen as the testing solution for the 2021 Tokyo Olympic open-water events. more...