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Microbiology News: Aug 2023

Slaughter Free FBS Replacement Now Available for B2B Sales

31 Aug 2023 | Laboratory EquipmentPharmaceuticalAssay Development

FBS alternative
Plenty, a bovine platelet lysate is an ethical replacement for Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) that is equally effective but available for a fraction of the cost. a culture supplement filled with growth factors and cytokines for regenerative medicine, cell culture, and vaccine production. more...

Pathogen Testing in Low-Moisture Foods

28 Aug 2023 | Food & Beverage

Biorad download
Download our infographic to learn why low‐moisture foods can be problematic, and how the enhancements made to our AOAC/AFNOR/MicroVal approved workflows that have been designed and vetted to overcome these challenges. more...
On demand Webinar
Due to numerous and severe regulatory findings, companies have all boarded the data integrity train and started remediating their automated systems, developing checklists, process flowcharts, and risk registers. But what if data integrity is not the real problem, but a result of another issue? more...
3 inch swabs for pediatrics
Puritan can now offer their best-selling 6” handle foam, flock, and spun fiber swabs in 3" handle versions. Ideal for at-home sampling, test kits and more. Connect with Puritan swab experts to discover the right swab for your application. more...

Rapid Antibody Production Services

28 Aug 2023 | Clinical

Sino Biological rapid antibody production services
Sino Biological has years of experience and expertise in antibody development and provides one-stop custom antibody production services, from antigen synthesis to antibody generation and manufacturing.  more...
WOMAN DOING PUSH UP
Using ZeptoMetrix® NATtrol™ Molecular Controls on a consistent basis helps monitor testing performance and provides additional confidence in the quality and reliability of clinical laboratory operations. more...
Laboratory pipetting
California Seed and Plant (CSP) Labs has introduced VIAFLO 96 and VIAFLO 384 handheld electronic pipettes into its laboratory workflows to help cope with ever-increasing workloads more...
clarus Aspergillus Galactomannan Enzyme Immunoassay
Now available from Alpha Laboratories is the clarus Aspergillus Galactomannan Enzyme Immunoassay (AGM EIA) which provides results in less than three hours thus reducing the time to proper patient care for those at risk of invasive aspergillosis. more...
Filtration of oily and viscous samples
Detecting microorganisms in liquids is important for quality control in biotech and pharmaceuticals. Membrane filtration is preferred, but viscous substances pose challenges. Discover how diluting with isopropyl myristate allows for high throughput of viscous samples. more...
Escherichia coli bacteria
Fresh meat and vegetables have a short enough shelf-life – and lengthy testing regimes for STEC and other pathogens can limit that shelf-life further. Detecting STEC may be of the utmost importance to both food safety and brand protection - it can be incredibly complex but there is a simpler way. more...
Cherwell event stand
Cherwell’s microbial EM experts will be present at a number of aseptic processing focused events to discuss and highlight best practice and product solutions for differing EM needs to ensure the safety and quality of sterile medicinal products. more...
Microbiologics EM
The updates to Annex 1 will be enforced from 25 Aug 23. Revisions focus on minimizing risk with added CCS measures which outline how QRM will be applied. Continuous EM is highly emphasized in this revision as a means for identifying and controlling microbial risk. Are you prepared for your next audit? more...

Automated Colony Counting For Ready-To-Use Culture Media

21 Aug 2023 | Food & BeverageCosmetic/Personal Care

Automated Reading Microbiology Plates
The German software company Oculyze GmbH started a collaboration with nutrient media manufacturer Dr. Möller & Schmelz GmbH for colony counting automation. A selection of nutrient media types now come ready labeled with QR codes for instant culture analysis via image recognition. more...
Monoclonal Antibodies for Avian Flu
ViroStat’s monoclonal antibodies target the highly conserved nucleoprotein of the Influenza A virus. Thus these monoclonal antibody pairs detect many Flu A isolates found in human, avian, swine and equine sources. more...

Externally Threaded Cryogenic Sample Storage Tubes

17 Aug 2023 | Laboratory Equipment

Ziath Storage tubes
Ziath reports how its 2ml CryzoTraq™ 2-ECT storage tube maintains high sample integrity by minimising the chance of cross-contamination. more...
Nano-Lantern lentivirus
A new range of pre-made Nano-Lantern lentivirus products that use a proprietary lentiviral vector system to enable highly sensitive and precise in vivo luminescence imaging has been announced by AMSBIO more...
Refeyn Supporting GMP
Refeyn has launched its new software package for GMP to augment the application of the SamuxMP and SamuxMP Auto mass photometers within AAV-based gene therapy manufacturing facilities. more...
Nebula Absorbance Reader
The new Lonza Nebula® Absorbance Reader provides QC labs with a fully optimized absorbance reader, with high-performance optics and monochromator-based wavelength selection to ensure precise and accurate measurements of endotoxin levels, and reduces the risk of false positives or negatives. more...
Dry Film Plates for Food Microbiology
Following evaluations by Campden BRI, MicroVal have certified Kikkoman's range of dry film plates - Aerobic Bacteria (AC) Coliforms (CC) E. coli / Coliforms (EC) and Staphylococcus aureus (SA). more...
Meridian Biosciences' Premier HpSA FLEX test is a non-invasive enzyme immunoassay used to qualitatively detect Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) specific antigens in fresh, frozen, or preserved human fecal specimens. more...

All-in-one Platform for ATP and Pathogens

08 Aug 2023 | Food & Beverage

NEMIS ATP Test
NEMIS have announced the launch of the N-Light™ ATP test, an absolute game-changer in the industry. N-Light™ ATP test offers unmatched sensitivity, enabling the detection of even low levels of ATP contamination. Receive instant results, make informed decisions, and take corrective action promptly. more...

Unraveling the Past: Tracing the History of DNA Sequencing

08 Aug 2023 | ClinicalPharmaceutical

History of DNA Sequencing
DNA Sequencing: 13 years to 6 hours - A journey through history. From foundational discoveries in the 19th century to today's rapid advancements, revolutionizing genomics.   more...
Meridian Bioscience now offers two non-animal-derived raw materials for diagnostic assays, these next-generation blockers improve assay specificity, decrease lot-to-lot variability, align with sustainability considerations, and alleviate contamination risks from animal-derived components. more...
Counting Bacteria in Aviation Fuel
BugCount® Fuel uses ATP technology in an industry-specific test kit, enabling the user to operate the entire test on-site in just minutes. All required components are included and designed for use with minimal training or expertise. more...
BD MAX System
In approximately two hours the BD Respiratory Viral Panel (RVP) for use on the BD MAX™ system can identify and differentiate multiple respiratory infectious diseases (SARS-CoV2, Influenza A/B, RSV) from one sample. more...
Quantum BT CEF Package
Quantum Series involves a Quantum Read Method that utilizes the quantification mechanics of lateral flow in order to obtain a yes/no answer in the shortest possible time. more...

Austrianova and ProAgni Sign Deal to Reduce Methane and Improve Production in Cattle

02 Aug 2023 | Food & BeverageOtherVeterinaryMicrobiome

bac in a box
Austrianova’s room temperature stable Bac-in-a-Box micro-encapsulated bacteria accelerates grass to grain transition with weight gain and methane reduction. more...
image of gastrointestinal tract overlayed on man holding his cramping stomach
NATtrol™ products are ready-to-use, inactivated, full-process controls designed to evaluate the performance of molecular tests. They can be used for verification of assays, training of laboratory personnel, and monitoring of assay-kit performance. more...
Cosmetic Testing
BIPEA announce the launch of their latest proficiency test, PT 114 - the Cosmetic Microbial Challenge test. This program aims to independently assess the ability of a laboratory to perform a Microbial Challenge test in cosmetic formulations. more...