bacterial testing News

  • Bacterial endotoxin survey respondants needed

    GE Analytical Instruments is conducting market research to better understand bacterial endotoxin testing. If you are not involved in bacterial endotoxin testing but know someone who is, please forward this notice to them. The survey should just take 10-15 minutes, and the first 25 respondants will receive a GE beaker mug. Although we are seeking global feedback, the survey is in English. If you ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Sewage Contamination from Flooding –Bacterial or Viral?

    The Northeast is preparing for a major hurricane through Sunday.  One of the biggest problems encountered in the aftermath of a hurricane is sewage contaminated storm water and drinking water.  The contamination is from human and animal bacterial and viral sources due to sewage treatment plant failures and storm water overflows.  Contamination from bacteria and viruses are ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Bacterial Infections Linked to Contaminated Tattoo Ink

    Cinnaminson, NJ, September 10th, 2012 Last month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report about tattoo-associated nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) skin infections.  The report came after four states reported similar occurrences.  New York, Washington, Iowa and Colorado all reported cases.  In New York alone, health officials received ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Bacterial Meningitis Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses bacterial meningitis and the bacteria responsible for the infections.   Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EMLab P&K Performs Bacterial Analysis for Rachael Ray Show, Testing Old Makeup and Beauty Products

    Recently the Emmy Award-winning Rachael Ray Show contacted EMLab P&K for bacterial analysis. The show wanted to prove that old makeup and beauty supplies harbor bacteria and could be potentially harmful to the user. EMLab P&K provided microbiology analysis and microbial consulting for the Rachael Ray Show. EMLab P&K tested several beauty products and ran state-of-the-art bacterial ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Daimer Extends Free Anti Bacterial Upgrade with Commercial Gum Steam Cleaners

    WOBURN, MA U.S.A – August 29, 2012 – Daimer Industries®, a leading worldwide provider steam cleaning machines and chewing gum removal equipment, has announced an extension to its free ATIS® upgrade. All KleenJet® 3000CVG models will be upgraded to the KleenJet® 3000CVGP with ATIS® anti-bacterial technology at no ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Global Bioenergies Succeeds in Creating a Bacterial Prototype That Produces Isobutene From Glucose

    EVRY, France - Global Bioenergies, located on the Genopole campus at Evry (France), announces the first prototype of its manufacturing process for the biological production of isobutene. It relies on the use of a bacterial strain harboring an artificial metabolic pathway created by the company. Global Bioenergies announces that it has ...


    By Global Bioenergies SA

  • Daimer Releases Superior Anti Bacterial Steam Cleaners For Sanitizing Dental Offices

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the exclusive supplier of the United States' only EPA-complaint, certified, anti-microbial steam cleaner vacuum machines, offers the KleenJet® Mega 500VP - ATIS®, one of the industry's best anti bacterial steam cleaners to target germs and bacteria within dental offices. The machine comes with proven anti-bacterial technologies to ensure clean and hygienic ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Daimer Extends Upgrade on Proven Anti-Bacterial Steam Cleaners

    U.S.A. – July 31, 2012 – Daimer Industries®, a top online supplier of high-rated steam cleaners, has extended its latest upgrade. Now each KleenJet® 1000CV steam vacuum cleaner will be upgraded to the 1000CVP portable steam cleaner, with ATIS® anti-bacterial technology. “We understand the wish for true ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens in Gyms Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses how gyms and athletic centers could be exposing people to fungal and bacterial pathogens.   Any place that has a concentration ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Increase in Bacterial Infections in Texas Likely Associated with Flooded Properties

    The last few months have brought flooding to many parts of Texas and there are now reports of increasing infection rates due to microbial pathogens commonly associated with feces.  Just this month, KRGV broadcast a report about a dramatic increase in the number of cases of campylobacteriosis across the state.    In Hidalgo County alone, the Texas ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Daimer Releases Steam Cleaners With Free EPA-Compliant Anti-Bacterial Technology

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world's leading U.S. brand of steam cleaner machines, including industrial steam cleaner machines, vapor steam cleaner systems and carpet steam cleaner equipment, is now offering its patent-pending Advanced Thermal Ionic Sanitization® (ATIS®) technology with all its steam cleaner vacuum models, namely the KleenJet® ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Yorkshire Water acquires Strathtox™, Strathkelvin’s latest precision respirometer, to monitor bacterial performance of a new hi-tech pilot plant

    Yorkshire Water has a large Waste Water investment programme to deliver the requirements of the Freshwater Fish Directive over the next five years. In order to achieve the high effluent quality required at various sites, including Esholt (main Bradford site), Knostrop (main Leeds site), Huddersfield and Mitchell Laithes (main Dewsbury site), several large new activated sludge plants will be ...

  • Testing laboratory offers Chinese drywall testing options

    EMSL Analytical offers several options for testing suspect materials.Reports of drywall causing unpleasant odors and damage to building materials have surfaced in the past year. The problematic drywall, imported between 2004 and 2006, appears to be related to the presence of iron disulfide (FeS2 pyrite). Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and carbon disulfide (CS2) ...


  • Testing Laboratory offers Chinese drywall testing options

    EMSL Analytical offers several options for testing suspect materials. Reports of drywall causing unpleasant odors and damage to building materials have surfaced in the past year. The problematic drywall, imported between 2004 and 2006, appears to be related to the presence of iron disulfide (FeS2 pyrite). Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and carbon disulfide (CS2) ...


  • Legionella testing in Sea Water

    Several studies have shown that Legionella species survive in sea water even up to saline concentrations of 3% or more and in fact that NaCl may actually protect the bacterium at lower concentrations. R Heller and his colleagues state in a communication to the Letters in Applied Microbiology (1998 Jan;26(1):64-8) that: “The marked bacterial die-off, especially at higher temperatures, was ...


    By Hydrosense Ltd

  • Testing UK Floodwater with the BBC

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26169373 The water running thigh deep through Ham Sandhu's house in Wraysbury in Berkshire is freezing cold and murky. Floating around in his kitchen is a toy car and a pair of slippers. Clunking gently together near the sink are two rubbish bins. "I brought them in here," he says, "so they didn't drift away." An unpleasant smell thickens the ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Ceramic water purifier testing

    An article published in the Journal of Water and Health describes the testing of low-cost ceramic water purifiers (CWPs) for their effectiveness in treating drinking water in Cambodia. Laboratory results indicate that the locally produced CWPs achieved reductions of E. coli of approximately 99%. Over 1 billion people worldwide lack access to improved ...

  • Cosmetics testing ensures safety for the public

    Drugs, medical devices and biologics are all regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before they go to market. Cosmetics, on the other hand, are not subject to FDA premarket approval. Cosmetic firms are responsible for substantiating the safety of their ingredients and products. According to the FDA website, “The two most important laws pertaining to cosmetics marketed in the ...


  • Phigenics Expands Legionella Testing Capacity

    The Phigenics Analytical Services Laboratory (PASL) is pleased to welcome two new members to it staff.  Kevin Chen and Frank Calderone.  Kevin has his Masters and Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences from Northern Illinois University while Frank has his Bachelors of Science in Chemistry & Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you