Microbiology Test Method Guides

Please choose a test method guide either by organism or generic test type:

Rapid Culture Based Techniques

Rapid Culture Techniques for Manual Microbiology - the Next Generation Key Points Techniques that rely on organism growth and metabolism to produce a characteristic reaction Novel media contains specific growth promoters, inhibitors and/or chromogens Easy to validate, low cost per test Microbiology is on a cusp; on one side,

Rapid Detection of Yeasts and Moulds in Food

Review of rapid methods for detection of yeast and moulds in food and beverages. Manual and automated rapid detection methods have the potential to provide significant time and cost savings for some laboratories, reduce human error and free up skilled staff.

Rapid Methods for Total Viable Counts in Food and Beverages

Review of range of rapid microbiology methods available for total viable counts or TVC which are limited, but several existing technologies have the potential to cut labour costs and reduce time to result.

Rapid Microbiological Methods for Pharmaceutical Laboratories

How to choose rapid microbiology methods (RMM) for pharmaceutical microbiology laboratories with supplier details and description of novel approaches.

Rapid Microbiological Testing of Filterable Products

Best way to filter products for microbiological investigation

Ready-to-use and Ready to Rehydrate Microbiology Culture Media

Find suppliers of ready to use plates and ready to rehydrate plates and enrichment broths.

Respiratory Viruses Rapid Detection

Rapid methods for the detection of respiratory viruses are based either on immunological, or on molecular techniques.

Salmonella Detection and Identification Methods for Food Processors

Kits for Salmonella detection in foods - chromogenic media, PCR, immunoassay

Sampling and Testing Sterile Products

How to sample and test products for compendial sterility testing - kit suppliers

SARS-CoV-2 Buyers Guide for Diagnostic Kit Developers and Researchers

This guide for COVID-19 diagnostic kit developers and researchers provides industry information and supplier contacts to aid in assay development. Find all the components you need; from recombinant proteins and reagents to full contract assay developers. 

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