Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments > Microbiology

One-hour test for antibiotic resistance developed

06 October, 2021

The Fast Antibiotic Susceptibility Test (FAST) means doctors will be able to find out up to 10 times faster which antibiotics can still affect their patients and which cannot.

Whitley WASP Touch spiral plater and Synbiosis aCOLyte 3 HD colony counter

05 August, 2021

The Whitley WASP Touch is an automated precision laboratory instrument designed to deliver a spiral deposition offering 1000-fold dilution across a single plate.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences BioLector XT Microbioreactor

01 July, 2021

Equipped with FlowerPlate microtitre plate technology, the BioLector XT Microbioreactor enables high-throughput strain screenings, cultivation parameter monitoring and feeding strategy optimisation.

Microbiologics Custom Solutions microbial QC material

24 May, 2021

Microbiologics offers a comprehensive program for environmental isolate or targeted objectionable organism management.

Microbiologics environmental isolate management program

06 April, 2021

Cell BioSciences, through exclusive supplier Microbiologics, offers a comprehensive program for environmental isolate management.

Monitoring microbes with handheld DNA sequencers

09 March, 2021

Handheld DNA sequencers can conduct routine microbial monitoring in food production facilities, with advantages including ease of use and identification of a broad variety of bacteria.

Thermo Scientific Salmonella Precis Method

04 March, 2021

Extension of the validation scope for the Thermo Scientific Salmonella Precis Method according to ISO 16140-2 brings the opportunity for increased efficiency by eliminating the need for multiple broths, plates, supplementation and incubation temperatures.

Tongue microbes can help diagnose heart failure

31 August, 2020

A recent study found that the composition, quantity and dominant bacteria of the tongue coating differ between heart failure patients and healthy people.

Microbiome used to diagnose liver disease

24 August, 2020

The non-invasive method relies on an algorithm to analyse patient stool samples, which contain traces of what lives in the gut.

Rapid detection of Salmonella in food

18 February, 2020

Researchers have developed a test that is capable of detecting Salmonella bacteria in animal products in less than eight hours, which should reduce cases of infection as well as recalls.

InSite L. mono Glo swab test for Listeria

15 November, 2019

InSite L. mono Glo is a self-contained swab system for the simultaneous detection of Listeria species and Listeria monocytogenes.

Thermo Scientific Sensititre ARIS HiQ AST System

04 October, 2019

The Thermo Scientific Sensititre ARIS HiQ AST System is a benchtop automated reading and incubation system for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST).

A new way to test for drug‑resistant infections

26 September, 2019

The method could lead to clinicians being able to rapidly detect whether an infection is treatable with common antibiotics, reserving stronger alternatives for the patients that need them most.

It's alive! Zapping bacteria with an electrical field

18 June, 2019

Scientists have found that when zapped with an electrical field, live bacteria absorb dye molecules, causing the cells to light up and allowing them to be counted easily.

Medieval glass-making technique kills hospital bacteria

15 April, 2019

UK scientists have discovered a technique similar to medieval stained glass-making that can completely eradicate the deadliest hospital infections within hours.

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