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  • ELITechGroup Microbiology releases a new rapid test to detect resistance to polymyxins

    Among the most clinically significant multidrug-resistantbacteria are carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae. Because these bacteria usuallyremain susceptible to polymyxins, interest in this old class of antibiotics has been recentlyrenewed. However, the increasing use of colistin explains why Enterobacterial strains resistantto colistin are increasingly reported worldwide. Currently ...


    By ELITech Group

  • ELITechGroup Microbiology releases a new rapid test to detect resistance to polymyxins.

    Among the most clinically significant multidrug-resistant bacteria are carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae. Because these bacteria usually remain susceptible to polymyxins, interest in this old class of antibiotics has been recently renewed. However, the increasing use of colistin explains why Enterobacterial strains resistant to colistin are increasingly reported worldwide. Currently ...


    By ELITech Group

  • The MIT-1000 Will Showcase at Malaysian Microbiology Symposium

    Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCQB: MMTC) announced a collaboration with Biotek Sdn. Bhd., to exhibit the MIT-1000 rapid microbial identification system, at the 31st Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology. The symposium will be held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia from December 13 through the 15th this year and will address contemporary topics on microbiology from both national ...


    By Marketwire

  • EMSL Analytical Releases New Microbiology Laboratory Services Guide

    EMSL Analytical’s new services guide details the vast array of tests and capabilities of the company’s microbiology department. We are the most uniquely diversified contract testing laboratory network in the world, and our microbiology labs support numerous industries and fields, including:   -pharmaceuticals -nutraceuticals -medical devices -cosmetics and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • DANVA Recognizes Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water Testing Technology

    Last year, the Danish Water & Wastewater Association (DANVA) concluded an 18 month study of Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water testing methodology which resulted in the recommendation of the method for internal water quality control. DANVA is a national association of water and wastewater utilities who are responsible for 85% of the Danish drinking water supply.     Based on ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EMSL DNA Testing Lab Helps Solve Mysteries

    The DNA Analysis Laboratory at EMSL Analytical, Inc. has undertaken a number of special projects or developed customer-tailored tests to support their investigations. The areas involved include food safety and contaminants in food, environmental safety and exposure concerns; such as identification of rodent droppings, and legal investigations for example Salmonella in peanut butter, blood stain ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Becomes the Only AIHA EMLAP Accredited Indoor Air Quality Testing Laboratory in Massachusetts

    EMSL Analytical, Inc. is the only AIHA EMLAP Accredited indoor air quality testing laboratory providing microbiological analyses in Massachusetts. In addition, EMSL’s Wallingford, CT laboratory is also AIHA EMLAP Accredited. The Accreditation of this facility marks EMSL as the exclusive laboratory in the nation to currently operate twenty one AIHA EMLAP Accredited laboratories. EMSL's ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Rapidchek select salmonella certified by AFNOR, SDIX food pathogen test gains third-party validation for european markets

    Strategic Diagnostics Inc., now doing business as SDIX (Nasdaq: SDIX), a leading provider of biotechnology-based products and services for a broad range of life science, biotechnology, diagnostic, and food safety applications, today announced its RapidChek® SELECT™ Salmonella test system has received AFNOR VALIDATION certification and validation as an alternative method for detecting ...


  • Strategic Diagnostics’ RapidChek E. coli O157 system awarded AOAC research institute certification for composite testing of raw beef products

    Strategic Diagnostics Inc. (NASDAQ: SDIX), a leading provider of biotechnology-based detection solutions for food safety and life science applications, today announced that its recently improved RapidChek E. coli O157 (including H7) System has earned Performance-Tested MethodsSM certification from the AOAC Research Institute (License Number # 070801) for testing composite samples of raw beef ...


  • EMSL analytical chosen to perform advanced PCR detection for EPA

    Bacterial contamination levels of recreational waters to be tested by EMSL’s state-of-the-art PCR laboratory. EMSL Analytical has been awarded the contract for rapid PCR detection of bacteria contamination in recreational water for the EPA. The EPA contract, EP-D-04-064, is being managed by Westat in Maryland. EMSL has a long history of providing these types of analytical testing services to ...


  • Global Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics Market to Reach US$3.8 Billion by 2017, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    Follow us on LinkedIn - Rising concerns over food and water safety globally continue to increase the need for testing contaminants, thereby generating strong demand for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics. Myriad of contaminants ...


    By PRWeb

  • New Harvard Study Confirms the use of N-acetylhexosaminidase to Detect and Estimate Fungal Biomass

    A new study recently published in the Journal of Microbiological Methods discusses the use of fluorometric detection when determining fungal biomass.  The study, “Fluorometric detection and estimation of fungal biomass on cultural heritage materials”, was conducted by the Laboratory of Applied Microbiology, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University.  ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Advanced technology improves airborne pathogen measurement

    Many traditional methods for detecting airborne sources of contamination rely on the deposition on these materials on to a surface. For example, surface swabs might be taken, or bioaerosol sampling might be undertaken with a sampler that relies on the impact of biological particles on to a solid growth medium. “These methods are unable to deliver an accurate measurement of airborne ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • ENDETEC presents its innovative solutions at AWWA ACE11

    ENDETEC, the global sensor platform of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS), will present their innovative solutions at ACE11, the American Water Works Association’s 130th Annual Conference & Exposition, June 12 - 16, 2011, in Washington, D.C. ...


    By ENDETEC

  • New indicator proposed for assessing treated wastewater quality

    The chemical, physical and microbiological characteristics of effluents from wastewater treatment plants are regulated by national and EU law for discharge into surface waters or reuse, but a wide variety of treatment options exist and monitoring all pollutants may be expensive. A new study from Italy proposes a new Wastewater Polishing Index (WWPI) to help decision makers and environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Utilities and Water Companies Turn to Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water Technology

    Water companies and various industries have been increasingly utilizing the BactiQuant®Water method developed by Mycometer to identify bacterial contaminants in water.  The BactiQuant®Water is a relatively new patented method that provides water companies and industry with a rapid method to estimate total bacteria in water samples. The method is well suited for HACCP systems and ...


    By Mycometer

  • Air Monitors targets UK food sector

    The specialist instrumentation provider, Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry. Sales Manager Colin Craggs says “This initiative has been taken in response to a recent rise in enquiries from the food and beverage markets, combined with advances in measurement technology.” The new division will focus on ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • EMSL’s Jason Dobranic Contributes Article to IE Connections

    EMSL Analytical’s Vice President of Microbiology and Life Sciences, Dr. Jason Dobranic, has written a technical feature article that has been published by IE Connections. His article, “Preventing Legionellosis: ASTM and Proposed ASHRAE 188 Standards” discusses the importance of Legionella prevention and identification. Legionella is a Gram ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Micro Imaging Technology Expands the EPIC Alliance -- Receives Initial Purchase Order

    Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC) announced on July 26, 2011 that it has entered into a significant long-term equity alliance with EPIC Corporation (OTC: EPOR). Further details are now available: Principals of EPIC have made personal investments in an MMTC Convertible Debenture and EPIC has entered into an MIT Stock Purchase Agreement. Additionally, EPIC has formed a ...


    By Marketwire

  • GlobalSpec Water Quality & Water Reclamation Online Event Draws 1,400

    The March 30 GlobalSpec “Water Quality & Water Reclamation” online event drew more than 1,400 participants, who learned the newest trends driving change in today’s water/wastewater industry, including resource management, treatment, supply and distribution. This online event was the latest in a series of GlobalSpec events that offer attendees targeted opportunities to ...


    By IEEE Globalspec

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