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Microbiology News: Apr 2024

BIPEA - Proficiency Testing Experts Since the 1990s

30 Apr 2024 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceutical

Proficency Testing from BIPEA a Non-profit Organization
BIPEA primarily focuses on interlaboratory comparisons and technical assistance for laboratories. It has expanded its offerings to include agri-food, contaminant, environment, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. Its focus has grown internationally, increasing participation in its proficiency testing programs more...
Rapid Microbiological Testing Cosmetics ISO 17516
Simple and rapid microbiological testing of toiletries, cosmetic products and hair care products by a combination of impedance screening and lateral flow confirmation for absence of specified microbes. more...
PFAS Analysis EU and US Regulations
Measurlabs simplifies the complex landscape of PFAS testing. Their broad network of accredited partner laboratories ensures access to both targeted LC-MS/MS analyses for individual PFAS compounds and comprehensive TOF testing for evaluating the overall PFAS content of almost any sample material. more...
Water droplet
Navigating Microbial Challenges in Water Systems: Understand the complexities of microbial identification within pharmaceutical water systems. This article emphasizes the necessity of ongoing qualifications and the strategies for controlling microbial limits to maintain system integrity more...
Pharmalab 2024 Call for Papers
The 12th PharmaLab will take place from 25-27 November 2024, in Neuss/Düsseldorf with two pre-conference workshops and several parallel conferences. Become a part of the Speaker Team 2024, join the Congress and share experiences with around 450 colleagues. more...
Long Read Sequencing Services for 16S rRNA Gene and Metagenomics
The long-read sequencing service at Microbiome Insights follows a rigorous workflow that includes experimental design and sampling, RNA extraction, library preparation, quality control, and bioinformatics analysis, for analysis of microbial communities. more...

A New Challenger Enters the Rapid Total Viable Count Field

29 Apr 2024 | Food & BeverageWaterLaboratory Equipment

MICA Highlight TVC for total counts in water matrices
MICA Highlight TVC is in its final development stages and will be commercialized later this year. Before that, Diamidex is offering laboratories the opportunity to beta-test the solution. Labs will have access to the entire solution and will benefit from a preferential price at launch. Sign up here. more...
PathFinder IVD Robot For Automated MALDI Target Prep
At the ESCMID Global 2024 conference, Bruker showcased its innovative diagnostic solutions in microbial identification, AST, early sepsis diagnostics, and other infectious disease assays - simplifying microbiology and infectious disease diagnostics and workflows in the clinical laboratory. more...

Sino Biological Finalizes the Acquisition of SignalChem Biotech

29 Apr 2024 | ClinicalAssay Development

Sino Biological, Inc. has successfully concluded its acquisition of Vancouver-based Canadian biotechnology company SignalChem Biotech Inc. Sino Biological has acquired 100% of SCB shares in a deal valued at $48M USD, inclusive of all assets, assumed indebtedness, and net of cash deposits. more...
Revvity's EUROIMMUN business and ALPCO-GeneProof have partnered to improve the availability of GeneProof PCR kits in the European Union. The partnership will offer 42 molecular diagnostic assays from ALPCO-GeneProof, based on "one workflow" technology, and the croBEE® nucleic acid extraction system. more...
Automated AST Direct from Blood Cultures
The ASTar® System delivers AST results directly from positive blood cultures in about 6 hours, capable of analyzing 12 samples at a time with random-access loading and less than two minutes hands-on time. more...

Increase Productivity With Precision Tube Decapping / Recapping Instrument

29 Apr 2024 | ClinicalPharmaceuticalAssay Development

Automated Tube Decapper Recapper
Offering advanced automation to increase your throughput the IntelliXcap™ provides secure sealing – eliminating the need for manual intervention, while preserving vital sample integrity. more...
Human Papilloma Virus HPV PCR Kit
Tianlong’s Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Nucleic Acid Detection Kit is a qualitative in vitro test for the detection of 18 high-risk HPV types, which can specifically identify types of HPV 16 and HPV 18 while concurrently detecting the remaining other high-risk types. more...
NATtrol Infectious Disease Molecular Controls For Quality Control Testing
Zeptometrix® NATtrol infectious disease molecular controls are now available in both liquid and swab format and can be used across various molecular testing platforms and assays.  more...
RiboFlow Listeria Twin Lateral Flow kit
The RiboFlow® - Listeria Twin Detection Kit enables highly specific yet very simple detection of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species within just a few minutes, with little effort and equipment. more...
Molecular Diagnostics and MWEs SIGMA Liquid Medium Range
WGS, NGS, Multiplex Panels, POC: Whatever the platform, Medical Wire have the best solutions for your specimens – and we can multi-task! more...

Molecular Diagnostics - a rapidmicrobiology Special Focus

23 Apr 2024 | Food & BeverageClinical

Zeptometrix Respiratory
This rapidmicrobiology special focus on molecular diagnostics showcases kits available for clinical and food safety testing laboratories and includes the advantages and disadvantages of a molecular based approach. more...
The new Thermo Scientific KingFisher Apex Dx system and Applied Biosystems MagMAX Dx Isolation Kit improve preanalytical workflows for clinical laboratories. more...
AMR Molecular Diagnostics
WHO has declared Antimicrobial Resistance as a serious global threat, killing millions of people worldwide. Additionally, the interdependency in the life cycle of humans, animals and environment have also played a cumulative role in the rise of AMR. more...
Food Pathogen Testing
With the new Thermo Scientific™ SureTect™ Automation Workflow, you can take your food safety and quality testing to the next level with automated lysis and PCR setup. more...
DxI 9000 Hepatitis B
Beckman Coulter Diagnostics has extended the menu of DxI 9000 Immunoassay Analyzer assays. Recently, tests for Hepatitis B and C viruses received CE marks. These new tests will be presented at ESCMID Global, the largest European congress in the fields of clinical microbiology and infection. more...

High-Quality Pre-Poured Culture Media for Pharmaceutical Applications

16 Apr 2024 | PharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Media for Pharmaceutical Applications
SGL is a trusted supplier for the pharmaceutical industry providing convenient-to-use culture media solutions that enable pharmaceutical manufacturers to meet mandatory regulatory requirements to produce safe products.   more...
AmpMedia 666
AmpMedia 666 is a game changing selective and sensitive chromogenic media for the rapid enumeration of BAPC in milk and cheese.   more...
Easier Media Fill Testing
Performing media fill trials shouldn’t have you worried about culture media compromising your validated process. Have peace of mind with our 10L ready-to-use liquid media bag with Lynx® connector, which enables a direct connection to the filling line and makes your media fill process easier. more...
HiPetriSlim
Revolutionize your laboratory workflow with the innovative HiPetriSlim product range. Designed to streamline microbial testing in food samples, HiPetriSlim offers unparalleled convenience and efficiency. more...
Spin Air IUL Instruments Air Sampler
The EN17141:2020 standard offers crucial guidelines for cleanroom microbiological control, particularly focusing on air samplers' requirements. Compliance ensures accurate and reproducible results, vital for maintaining cleanroom integrity in pharmaceuticals, biotech, and healthcare. more...
Gene Detection Real-Time PCR Kit
Bioperfectus introduce their Prenatal and Neonatal Care testing solution, which offers SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) testing for expectant mothers and newborn screening, empowering and prioritizing the health of mothers and newborns. more...
Hygiena Products
Dirk Krowas, Head of Microbiology at the Dairy Teaching and Research Institute in Oranienburg near Berlin and a longstanding Hygiena customer, shared his insights on Hygiena's products' impact and how they helped significantly advance their dairy testing processes. View here. more...
Muliplex Pathogen Detection for Nutraceuticals Industry
GENE-UP® NUTRAPLEX™ PRO, by bioMérieux, is a cutting-edge molecular diagnostics innovation for the Nutraceutical Market. For the dietary supplement market, this multiplex assay detects Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp., and Staphylococcus aureus from a single universal enrichment in 24 hours. more...

Visit Puritan® at ECCMID, Booth #E-61 — See You There

09 Apr 2024 | Food & BeverageClinicalLaboratory Equipment

Puritan at ECCMID
Learn about Puritan® Medical Products Company and their extensive line of specimen collection and transport products as well as their Custom Product Manufacturing capabilities at ECCMID, Booth E-61 in Barcelona, Spain, April 27th – 30th, 2024. more...
RiboFlow Cronobacter Kit
RiboFlow® Cronobacter Lateral Flow kit uses highly specific molecular detection probes for rapid and efficient confirmation of suspicious colonies from (selective) agar plates. more...

TSA Media – What’s Your Pick, What’s the Difference?

08 Apr 2024 | ClinicalPharmaceutical

TSA Media
A study using the APAS Independence artificial intelligence image analysis technology highlights differences between TSA media manufacturers in both agar appearance and microbial morphologies observed. more...
Snap-Stick Ready-to-Use Culture Swabs
Discover how NSI’s Snap-Stick™ Culture Swabs are revolutionizing microbiology. With an easy-to-use swab stick, convenient packaging, traceability labels, and recommended storage at 2-8°C, they streamline workflows, maintain sample integrity, and ensure accurate results. more...

Therapeutic Potential of CD20 x CD3 Bispecific Antibodies

04 Apr 2024 | ClinicalAssay Development

Sino Biological
Sino Biological partners with customers to accelerate drug discovery and development. As an international reagent supplier and service provider, Sino Biological provide a comprehensive suite of recombinant bispecific antibody production services and best-in-class drug target reagents. more...
AgraStrip Pro Total Aflatoxin WATEX Test Kit
Romer Labs has received approval from the AOAC Research Institute for its quantitative AgraStrip® Pro Total Aflatoxin WATEX® test kit. more...

Ziath Mohawk Tube Picker - Fast Large Sample Picking Device

03 Apr 2024 | ClinicalLaboratory EquipmentAssay Development

Ziath Mohawk Tube Picker
Proven in installations worldwide – Mohawk tube selection and picking technology avoids the need for slow and costly robotic systems. Importing a pick list, selecting, and picking larger whole tissue sample tubes takes seconds. more...

Eight Surprising Uses of the Growth Direct® System

02 Apr 2024 | Food & BeverageLaboratory EquipmentCosmetic/Personal CareMicrobiome

Kits Valve
A long-running success story involving the Growth Direct® System (GD) is a tribute to thinking outside the box, in this case, a box of baby wipes. The GD technology has saved this manufacturer over $70M annually! Could a platform initially designed for pharma be a solution for other products as well? more...
Infographic about isokinetic sampling
EU GMP Annex 1 emphasizes the need for isokinetic sampling for total particles. MAS-100® instruments sample air at a rate of 100 L/min, which is isokinetic. Download the latest MBV application note to learn more. more...
PFAS Download
Sartorius Arium® Comfort I UV effectively reduces PFAS in water to undetectable levels, ensuring lab water purity. Download the PFAS "Forever Chemicals" infographic here. more...
Condalab culture media for Recombinant E Coli
E. coli is an important bacterium for biotech companies. There are different media to stimulate its growth and fermentation, but none are as well-known as the Luria-Bertani broth (LB) and the Terrific broth. Check out Condalab’s options for these classic media. more...
Woman in Laboratory
Alt Biotech has been chosen as a winner of the INTEGRA supports start-ups competition. Alt Biotech aims to revolutionize cell culture by using its innovative bioproduction method to generate growth factors, hormones, and cytokines. more...