Microbiology Test Method Guides
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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
Microbiological Environmental Monitoring Techniques for the Assessment of the Hygienic Status of Surfaces Key Points What is hygiene testing/surface sampling? How does it work? What are the benefits? Where do I get more information? What is hygiene testing/surface sampling The hygienic status of a given surface can contribute
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.
Review of PCR test kits available for food borne pathogens such as Salmonella, Listeria, Campylobacter, E.coli STEC VTEC, Cronobacter sakazakii....
How many subcultures or passes are normally acceptable from a type culture? Everything you need to know about QC organisms and molecular standards.