Microbiology Test Method Guides

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Beers and Wines - Microbial Quality Control

Suppliers for kits for spoilage of beers and wines, hop resistant yeasts, Brettanomyces spp.

Bioburden Testing - Rapid Microbiological Methods

Find the latest rapid microbiology products for bioburden testing

Campylobacter Detection and Identification Methods

Review of detection and identification methods for Campylobacter in foods - chromogenic media, rapid methods, PCR kits.

Cannabis and Cannabis Derived Products - Microbiological Testing

How to do microbiology testing on cannabis and cannabis-derived products. Includes list of suppliers of different test kits.

Chromogenic Media

Microbiological Analysis using Chromogenic and Fluorogenic Media Key Points Initially developed for clinical applications, chromogenic media are now available for food, water and environmental samples. They can allow enumeration, detection, presumptive identification sometimes even full identification from an isolation plate.  What are chromogenic / fluorogenic media? Chromogenic and fluorogenic media

Clean Rooms

Aspects of the Microbiology of Clean Rooms Key Points ready to use specially packaged media are available for environmental monitoring trending of monitoring data helps set action and alert levels pinpointing contamination sources is vital  A clean room is an environment where the levels of airborne contaminants are controlled

Clostridioides difficile Detection and Identification

Clostridioides difficile (previously called Clostridium difficle) is the commonest identifiable cause of antibiotic associated diarrhea (AAD), this review looks at rapid detection and identification methods for C. diff.

Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Rapid Antigen/Near-Patient/PoC Tests for COVID-19 - Buyer's Guide 

This buyers' guide summarizes the range of COVID-19 rapid tests available on the world market for near-patient, screening and serial testing at workplaces, airports and schools. It also gives details of each supplier and provides a means to contact them. 

Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2): Test Kits to Detect the Causative Agent of COVID-19

Comprehensive list of EUA and CE marked test kits to detect SARS-CoV-2: The causative agent of COVID-19. Includes Real-time PCR, lateral flow serology tests and swabs for virology.

Cronobacter sakazakii Detection and Identification Methods

Cronobacter sakazakii identification and detection methods for C.sakazkii in infant formula