Microbiology Test Method Guides
Please choose a test method guide either by organism or generic test type:
Rapid methods for the detection of respiratory viruses are based either on immunological, or on molecular techniques.
Kits for Salmonella detection in foods - chromogenic media, PCR, immunoassay
How to sample and test products for compendial sterility testing - kit suppliers
SARS-CoV-2 Buyers Guide for Diagnostic Kit Developers and Researchers (incl. qPCR reagents and secondary antibodies)
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.
Buyers guide for SARS-CoV-2 surface testing kits highlighting the risk of infection from touching surfaces contaminated with the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. It provides a list of suppliers of surface testing kits allowing direct contact for quotes/info.
This buyer's guide to choosing a method for the surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater provides an overview of the various methods currently available in sampling, concentration, extraction, and detection. There's also a facility to send an enquiry directly to each/multiple supplier(s).
Review of how to effectively maintain microbiological stock cultures, cryogenic storage media in tubes avoid repeated subculturing.
How to select the right type of swab for your application - clinical specimen collection, environmental monitoring, automated systems
Review of microbiology rapid methods for the detection of spoilage of UHT foods and beverages - pre-incubation times, microbial detection, HACCP and automation.
This test method on genotyping antibiotic-resistance bacteria gives an overview on the benefits of using moleuclar methods to detect strains with antibiotic resistance genes.