coliphage News

  • 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.

  • Bacteriophage in Water

    ALS Environmental can provide analytical testing for Bacteriophage (Coliphage) in water. Bacteriophages are a common group of viruses, which are infectious particles and are capable of infecting and replicating within living cells and organisms. Pervinder Johal (Microbiology Manager) explains: "Our laboratory in Coventry can now provide Bacteriophage analysis adding to our existing portfolio of ...


  • New Bio-Decontamination Technology Webinar for Homeland Security by Tri-Air Developments

    LONDON - New biological decontamination technology for homeland security is reviewed in a webinar on July 8th 2010 at 16:00 hours BST (London), 11:00 EDT (New York). The on-line event explains how enclosed spaces – from homes and offices, to laboratories and public buildings - can now be protected in minutes from airborne and surface pathogenic viruses and bacteria. Registration for the ...


    By Tri-Air Developments Ltd.

  • Rio 2016: No viral testing of sewage-filled Olympic waters

    Rio de Janeiro's Olympic organizing committee ruled out conducting viral tests of the human sewage-laden waterways where the 2016 Games' aquatic events will be held, following recommendations from the World Health Organization, a Rio 2016 spokesman said Friday. Speaking at a news conference, Mario Andrada said he considered the WHO's recommendation to be the "final instructions for Rio 2016" - ...


    By Associated Press

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