Microbiology Test Method Guides
Please choose a test method guide either by organism or generic test type:
Rapid microbiological methods for personal care, home and beauty products
Strip Based Immunoassays Key Points Simple to use Results can be available within 15 minutes Low cost with no requirement for additional equipment Stable and robust in storage While rapid methods have made a major impact on microbiological testing over the last twenty years or so, only a handful of
Test kits for detection of Legionella in water and clinical specimens.
How do I Detect Listeria in Foods and Environmental Samples?
Discusses the advantages of MALDI-TOF use in Food Microbiology and provides a list of instrument suppliers and contract laboratories.
Microbiological media specifically designed for Media Fill Trials are available, ingredients are from non-animal origin, irradiated making them suitable for introduction into compounding areas.
How to identify and strain type microbial isolates with list of instrument providers and contract service test labs including cGMP
A review of molecular based kits such as PCR, for routine detection of food pathogens
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Detection and Identification Methods Key Points Gram +ve coccus Grape like clusters of cells Resitant to methicillin and other penicillins May also be referred to as ORSA [oxacillin resistant] Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) were first reported in the early 1960's and are now regarded as
Mycoplasmas are common contaminants of cell cultures in the biopharmaceutical industry this review looks at detection techniques for rapid results in mycoplasma detection.