Microbiology Test Method Guides

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Air Samplers for Microbiological Monitoring of Air Quality

Find suppliers of air samplers - impaction, impinger, real-time, including compress air sampling

Alicyclobacillus Detection in Beverages

Species of Alicyclobacillus are unusual and potentially important spoilage bacteria for the beverage industry difficult to detect slow growing organisms that do not produce gas - review of detection methods available.

Allergen Testing in Foods and Food Processing Areas

How to test for allergens in food production factories - kits, swabs

Anaerobic and Microaerophilic - Systems for Creating Modified Atmospheres

Kits for creating anaerobic and microaerophilic atmospheres for the growth of fastidious microorganisms - includes anaerobic cabinets and small test kit jars.

Antimicrobial Sensitivity Test (AST) and Resistance (AMR) Markers - How to Find the MIC

What is Minimum Inhibitory Concentration MIC, what antibiotic sensitivity kits are available for AST Antimicrobial Sensitivity Testing

Autoclaves - How to Choose a Laboratory Autoclave

How to choose a laboratory autoclave or sterilizer, this review details what factors to consider when buying a new lab autoclave.

Automated Laboratory Media Preparation

How to automate microbiology media preparation

Automated Microbiology Systems: Building a Business Case

Microbiology has always been very traditional and very labour intensive with the view that automation was for other disciplines but not suited for microbiology. Over the last few years however new and improved automated technologies have provided solutions to the challenges facing today's microbiology lab. The first stand-alone automation

Automating the Food Microbiology Lab

How to make your food microbiology laboratory more automated, improve workflow and get better more consistent micro results

Bioburden Testing - Rapid Microbiological Methods

  An Introduction to RMM for Bioburden Testing by Marcel Goverde, MGP Consulting GmbH, Switzerland According to the FDA Guidance for Industry (2004), bioburden is defined as follows: “The total number of microorganisms associated with a specific item prior to sterilization.” Another definition of bioburden is given