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Microbiology News: Mar 2022

IUL Celebrates 35 Years in Business

31 Mar 2022 | Pharmaceutical

IUL logo against a background of microbiology instruments
As IUL celebrates 35 years of providing safe and reliable instruments for the automation of microbiological control, we learn how IUL applied its expertise to new divisions in the fields of In-vitro diagnostics for human health and veterinary care. more...
BIOFIRE Mycoplasma
BIOFIRE® Mycoplasma is the fastest and easiest test to protect your products from Mycoplasma contamination that can be done by anyone, anywhere at any time. The result: reliable quality decisions to secure manufacturing. more...
BioCode MDx 3000
Hardy Diagnostics announces it is the exclusive U.S. distribution partner of the automated, high throughput, multiplex molecular diagnostic system developed by Applied BioCode more...
Simplify your Listeria testing with BioRads detection solutions
Bio-Rad offers a complete solution that simplifies your Listeria testing options for faster, more comprehensive results. more...
Supplier and customer collaborating on the development of a microbial workflow solution
In this interview with Philippe Rivat, Director of Strategic and Emerging Technologies at Merck, we learn about the company’s projects to introduce automation & robotics into microbiological quality control. more...
Food quality assurance professional in food processing area with cartoon food pathogens
In this rapidmicrobiology special focus, we highlight products designed to help implement an effective and compliant environmental monitoring programme in food production facilities, from swabs to PCR. Browse through to find the product most suited to your requirements. more...
Pharmaceutical microbiologist working in isolator cabinet with cartoon microbial contaminants
This rapidmicrobiology special focus showcases some products that are designed to help achieve an effective and compliant environmental monitoring programme within the pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing sector. more...

In Today's World of Short Supply, Product Safety is Top Priority

28 Mar 2022 | Food & BeveragePharmaceutical

Puritan specimen collection devices for environmental monitoring
Today, with costs rising and many items in short supply, every raw material and every finished good is valuable. Monitor to be sure your efforts to deliver the best products aren't derailed by quality issues related to microbial contamination. more...

Staphylococcal Enterotoxin Antigens

28 Mar 2022 | Pharmaceutical

Staphylococcal Enterotoxin Antigens
Creative Diagnostics launches a range of natural and recombinant staphylococcal enterotoxin antigens for research use. more...
Accupoint
Hygiene monitoring is at the core of every food safety programme. A good hygiene monitoring programme can highlight problems before products are manufactured. Stopping these issues early not only protects public health, but also protects brand integrity. more...
SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test
Expanded IDEXX SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR wastewater test kit provides validated matrix recovery control and human faecal measurement more...
Recombinant Flu Antigen Products
Sino Biological has recently launched recombinant HA, NA, and NP proteins for 2022-2023 influenza vaccine strains, adding to its comprehensive collection of influenza antigens from all WHO-recommended vaccine strains in recent years. more...
Sino and AInnocence
Sino Biological will partner with Ainnocence and add the San Jose company's cutting-edge artificial intelligence-based prediction technology to its current antibody development CRO services offering. more...
Webinar about GMP regulations
Pharmaceutical regulatory bodies expect manufacturers to adhere to strict guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). But What exactly is GMP? more...
Omicron pseudotyped lentiviruses and spike neutralizing antibodies
New to the AMSBIO range are recombinant proteins, easy-to-perform assay kits, Omicron pseudotyped lentiviruses and spike neutralizing antibodies for use in functional assays to block SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and ACE2 binding. more...
Pipetting Robot
INTEGRA Biosciences’ ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot is helping the Arbovirus Testing Lab at the New Hampshire Public Health Laboratories in Concord, USA, to streamline sample pooling for West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis virus testing. more...
gold colloid and gold Nanoshells
Solutions to meet your performance, quality, cost, and scale requirements more...

Why Use PCR for Testing Gluten?

21 Mar 2022 | Food & Beverage

qPCR testing R-Biopharm
Gluten is the general name for the proteins in wheat, barley, rye, and triticale. Since PCR detects DNA or RNA – not protein, the question remains: How can you use qPCR in gluten analysis? qPCR can help you to confirm your results and identify the source of contamination. more...
Condalab Culture Media
Have you ever had to reject a batch due to microbiological contamination? Thanks to Condalab, you can efficiently monitor production plants, clean rooms and cleaning protocols, preventing potential contamination sources more...
RapiScreen Kits
Traditional testing methods take multiple days, if not weeks, to determine if beverages are contaminated with microorganisms. Streamline testing by using the Innovate System to detect contamination in as little as 24 hours. more...

Highest Precision in Microbial Air Sampling With MAS-100 Air Samplers

21 Mar 2022 | Food & BeveragePharmaceutical

Microbial Air Samplers
For over 30 years, we have developed and produced high-quality microbial air samplers. Many years of expertise and Swiss perfection have made us the world market leader. Our mobile and installed instruments offer you precision, sampling efficiency and reliability. more...

Got a Lot on Your Plate? Simplify Your Environmental Monitoring.

21 Mar 2022 | PharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Test ready custom controls for environmental monitoring
Using your environmental isolate or targeted objectionable organism, we manufacture test-ready microbial controls quantitated for specific methods providing a complete solution to help you meet FDA, Pharmacopeia, and other regulations and guidelines. more...
ProGnosis Testing Kits
An article about the continuing contamination of mycotoxins in foods (e.g. grains, cereals, juice products) and how ProGnosis Biotech has developed a 5-minute quantitative testing approach for producers to rapidly tackle this prevailing problem. more...
CD Genomics can provide a wide range of services, such as genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, and epigenomics sequencing. more...
CD Genomics announces Microbial Transcriptomics solutions, which hold promise in uncovering novel ways to treat disease and improve human health. more...
World Bioproducts
Looking for microbiological sample collection devices built specifically to address the challenges faced by food manufacturers, learn how World Bioproducts can help. more...
Dairy Microbial testing
Testing during dairy processing is essential to identify microbial contamination before it becomes serious and expensive. Our microbial testing solutions provide fast, sensitive results to help reduce large scale contamination, expense and waste. more...
ScanStation
For the pharmaceutical industry, checking the air quality of sterile cleanrooms for the production of injectable sterile products is key to quality and productivity. More than 100 facilities are already equipped with ScanStation real-time incubator and colony counter for accelerated results. more...
CE Marked Veros COVID-19 delivers PCR quality testing in just minutes without the need for an instrument or reader, no external power supply required. more...

New Stackable Anaerobic 'Jar'

14 Mar 2022 | Laboratory Equipment

Whitley IncuBox
Don Whitley Scientific announce the launch of their rectangular, transparent and stackable anaerobic ‘jar’. The Whitley IncuBox is ideal for use with the Whitley Jar Gassing System or as a stand-alone system to use with gas generation sachets. more...
Triple Wrap Plates
Thermo Scientific™ Triple Wrap Plates are specifically engineered for environmental monitoring excellence in the pharmaceutical industry. The plates feature the latest in quality-assurance technology and are triple-wrapped and irradiated ready for use. more...
Sino New Subsidiaries
Sino Biological is pleased to announce the formation of two new operationally-focused subsidiaries in Taizhou and Suzhou further cementing its geographical footprint in China with the addition of the subsidiaries more...
Agar Listeria method
The new Bio-Rad validated Agar Listeria method offers a better time to result, optimized laboratory organization and an energy consumption saving protocol. more...
Ready prepared plates for EM
Lockable ready prepared plates by HiMedia, avoid accidental opening of plates to help you secure your environmental microbial monitoring results more...
SAS Daily Heads
SAS Daily Heads are a viable way to help reduce risk and ensure compliance to the new stringent risk management and contamination control strategy within the revised EU GMP Annex 1. These certified sterile disposable air sampler heads provide an alternative to reduce the risk of false positives. more...
ImpactAir-ISO-90
The ImpactAir-ISO-90 and ImpactAir-90 ranges helps users address continuous monitoring challenges presented by the new Annex 1. The modular design provides differing formats to suit specific deployment needs and challenges within your facilities. more...
Inactivation Medium for SARS-CoV-2
InhibiSURE Viral Inactivation Medium has a breakthrough formulation helping to reduce the risk of exposure using a non-hazardous formulation and leakproof format during transport and processing. more...
Legiolert Test
Legiolert® test, for the rapid detection of Legionella pneumophila, has been published “ASTM D8429-21: Standard Test Method for Legionella pneumophila in Water Samples Using Legiolert”. more...
How to Control Listeria in Food Production
This document considers how the food industry can attempt to control Listeria in the food production environment and, therefore, in food products. Includes methods for sampling and testing such as enrichment, plating media, confirmation and identification, antibody-based tests and molecular methods. more...
Baker PHO2X BOX
Baker’s PhO2x Box is a new, easy to use and economical Physoxia/Hypoxia system designed for in vitro cell culture experiments.  PhO2x Box comprises a Gas Controller (with both O2 and CO2 control) and a Cell Culture Chamber. more...
Microbiology Technology
Pharmaceutical manufacturing is changing. Technological advances will improve productivity, reduce error, and save cost. Explore microbiological innovations from barrier systems to rapid testing, as well as validation and what to look out for next. more...
3P SMART PLATES
With GS1 barcodes and LOCKSURE® lids that decrease risk of manual errors and the new ultra-clear design that makes identifying and counting colonies easier through the lid, we can help you keep compliant and audit ready with the new 3P® SMART plates. more...
Strep B Carrot Broth
Strep B Carrol Broth™ One-Step is Hardy Diagnostics exclusive one-step system that allows for faster results for the cultivation and identification of beta-hemolytic strains of Group B Streptococcus in pregnant women. more...
Roth Bioscience RCard
With the Roth Bioscience R-CARD®, there is no pre-preparation of media.  The R-CARD is 12 mils thick (flat), by 3.5 X 4.0 inches, so is space (shipping/storage) saving and disposal is a tiny fraction of the bulk of environmentally clogging Petri dishes. more...

Buffered NaCl Peptone Solution pH 7.0

03 Mar 2022 | Cosmetic/Personal Care

Buffered NaCl Peptone Solution
Diluent for detection and enumeration of microorganisms according to USP/EP/JP and ISO 21149 more...
bioMerieux VITEK MS PRIME
Built on a solid foundation of microbiology expertise VITEK® MS PRIME is the new evolution in MALDI-TOF technology for rapid microbial identification to deliver productivity and accuracy through efficient routine workflow. more...
Dilute and Blend System
Sample prep can be key in accurate analysis. By implementing quality assurance testing, laboratories will be able to improve their sample prep processes as well as help prevent any compliance issues further along in the supply chain. more...