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  • LumiCalc: How to Take ATP Measurements

    Overview: The ATP input page is designed for intuitive and user-friendly data input. With a PhotontMaster, the input of RLU values is all done automatically through direct integration with LumiCalc while other luminometers require RLU values to be ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • EZ-ATP: breakthrough in automatic microbiological monitoring

    AppliTek is proud to unveil the latest advances in the development of the EZ-ATP On-line Microbiological Analyzer. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) test kits are commonly used for microbiological monitoring. The test includes a relatively fast and easy assay of the microbial content of the sample based on the detection of the ATP molecule, the central energy carrier found in and around ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • EPA posts antimicrobial testing program on web page

    EPA posted an Antimicrobial Testing Program (ATP) web page to inform the public of post-registration efficacy test results of disinfectant products on the market for use in hospitals and other public health facilities. EPA conducts post-registration testing of public health antimicrobial products to ensure that marketed products are effective against target microorganisms when used according to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Hospitals Depend on EMSL for STAT Pathogen Testing Services

    Hospitals across the nation have come to rely on EMSL Analytical to handle their emergency pathogen testing services.  Just this week, a healthcare facility in the Midwest had environmental pathogen samples hand delivered by a pilot who was hired to deliver the samples as quickly as possible to one of the laboratories.  When outbreaks of healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) emerge in a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Microbial Pathogen that Causes Lyme Disease Identified through qPCR Testing

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that in 2010, approximately 22,000 cases of Lyme disease were reported and another 8,000 more probable cases occurred nationwide. Early symptoms of Lyme disease are often similar to the flu. Borrelia burgdorferi is a species of Gram-negative bacteria and is also the cause of Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a zoonotic, vector-borne ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Homeowners Should Test Attics for Asbestos Containing Vermiculite Insulation

    EMSL Analytical offers easy asbestos testing solutions to protect people against insulation that may contain cancer causing asbestos fibers. Cinnaminson, NJ, November 30th, 2010 For years it has been known that up to 35 million homes across America may be contaminated with asbestos tainted vermiculite insulation.  Although not all materials that contain vermiculite ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • E. coli Fecal Contamination Identified through PCR Testing

    Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) is a cutting edge molecular technology that analyzes for the genetic material known as deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).� DNA is found in every cell and EMSL Analytical Laboratories has harnessed this powerful molecular testing technique to identify a host of microbial contaminants and pathogens, including E. coli. Escherichia coli (E. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Homes with Children Should be Tested for Mold to Help Prevent Asthma

    Cinnaminson, NJ, August 10th, 2011 A study recently published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology shows the correlation between mold exposure at a young age and the development of childhood asthma.  The article, entitled “High environmental relative moldiness index during infancy as a predictor of asthma at 7 years of age”, followed a high-risk group of ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Aspergillus and other Fungal Pathogens Identified by Mold Test Kit

    As much of the country has suffered from a prolonged drought, farmers are being warned to be on the lookout for a fungus known as Aspergillus.  Some species of the fungus can produce a fungal toxin called aflatoxin.  Aflatoxin is a potent carcinogen which may be more prevalent this year due to the extreme growing conditions.   This fungus is not only a concern for ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IAQ Index Releases Online Video about Home Test Kits

    Earlier this month, the nation’s leading provider of health-based consumer test kits for analyzing the indoor air quality of homes, schools and places of business released an online video explaining how the kits work.  IAQ Index produced the video to help educate the public about indoor air quality issues.   People spend up to 90% of their time indoors so it’s ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Molds that May Produce Mycotoxins Identified with Home Test Kit

    Many types of mold commonly found growing in wet and damp indoor environments are capable of producing microbial toxins known as mycotoxins.  A mycotoxin is a toxic secondary metabolite produced by some types of fungi.   According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “More than 200 mycotoxins have been identified from common molds, and many more remain to be ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Shimadzu Supports Growing Solar Industry with Testing Instruments for Photovoltaic Research and Manufacturing

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments offers testing solutions for photovoltaic manufacturing processes and research and development that contribute to higher conversion efficiencies, reliability and yields from solar cells. A number of these solutions will be on display at Intersolar North America (Booth L317). Shimadzu's comprehensive line of analytical instruments can evaluate materials, as well as ...

  • Additional Vapor Intrusion Tests Conducted Near BNSF Rail Yard

    Last month, KAJ18 in Kalispell, Montana reported that the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) was again testing buildings near a rail yard in Whitefish. The buildings are located near the rail yard that was used by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) to fuel their trains.   Included in the testing were the Whitefish Library and the O’Shaughnessy Center. The DEQ hired ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mold Test Kit Identifies Fusarium and other Fungal Contaminants

    Earlier this year, USA Today published an article about the high incidence of Fusarium that was found in a research study that tested sink drains in homes, businesses and institutions.    The article discussed these findings as a possible source of Fusarium infections in people.   Fusarium is a genus of fungi that is widely distributed in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Why More People Now Test the Air in their Homes, Schools and Offices

    During the last twenty years, people have become increasingly concerned about the quality of air they breathe indoors.  Both scientists and the general public have come to understand that many of the building materials, household furnishings and cleaning supplies used everyday can alter the air people breathe and impact their health.   Society has also become increasingly aware of the ...


    By IAQ Index

  • MMR Mold Stain Remover Tested by Leading Accredited Laboratory

    Several months ago, the manufacturer of MMR mold stain remover had their product put under the microscope.  Mold Solutions’ FastMoldRemoval.com subjected MMR mold stain remover to extensive laboratory tests that were conducted by Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc.   The purpose for the testing was to determine the effectiveness of MMR.  Three different types of fungi ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Charm Sciences announces Fast Phage, a new 8-hour fecal indicator test for drinking water

    Charm Sciences, Inc. announces the launch of Fast Phage, a quick, simple and cost-effective way to screen for coliphage in water. Fast Phage provides positive prediction within 8 hours and coliphage plaque confirmation at 16 hours – enabling a same-day public health response to contaminated drinking water. Coliphage are indicators of fecal contamination in ground water, similar to E. coli. While ...


    By Charm Sciences, Inc.

  • Revolutionary Microbiological Test Kit Enables LuminUltra to Win the 2012 New Brunswick Exporter of the Year Award

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Revolutionary Microbiological Test Kit Enables LuminUltra to Win the 2012 New Brunswick Exporter of the Year Award Fredericton, N.B. – With almost 75 per cent of its sales driven by customers beyond Canada’s border, it’s not surprising that LuminUltra Technologies Ltd. ...

  • Indoor Environment & Energy Exposition Offers Opportunities for Attendees to Learn about IAQ Test Kits

    On February 27th, thousands of members of the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA), Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) and Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) will come together for the Indoor Environment and Energy Expo (IE3).  The event takes place over several days at the Orlando Marriott World Center.   With approximately 2500 people expected to be in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Mold Test Kit Identifies Penicillium and other Fungal Contaminants in Homes, Offices and Schools

    Many people recognize that a type of fungus, known as Penicillium, can produce the antibiotic known as penicillin.  This wonder drug has been responsible for saving countless lives beginning in the 20th century through today.   Far fewer people recognize that Penicillium is also one of the most common fungal contaminants found in buildings that have suffered ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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