Study backs L. pneumophila detection test Legiolert

New method developed by IDEXX represents a significant improvement in the enumeration of L. pneumophila from water samples, research shows

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New method uses electric shocks to kill bacteria

Harmful bacteria are inactivated by means of electroporation while maintaining product quality during the processing of ...

Pathogens in the fire line of electron beam radiation

The Fraunhofer Institute has developed a process for continuous inactivation of pathogen used in the manufacture of ...

Research: Hospital privacy curtains harbour dangerous germs

Without timely intervention, privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, research ...

A systems approach to hygiene in food processing environments

Microban's Glenner Richards, Director of Microbiology & Analytical Chemistry Laboratories, and Ivan Ong, VP of R&D, ...

ISCC18 announces final symposium programme

This year's international symposium on contamination control and cleanroom technology, will be hosted by VCCN, the ...

Polymers created with light to fight bacteria

Hundreds of polymers, which could kill drug-resistant superbugs in novel ways, can be produced and tested using light ...

The Legiolert protocol

A seven-year R&D programme has led to Legiolert, a new liquid culture testing technology that provides a faster method ...

Hospital superbugs increasingly resistant to disinfectants

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers and disinfectants are becoming ineffective against bacterial strains, new research ...

Wockhardt sets up manufacturing and R&D plant in Dubai

India's biotech and pharma company has built a 10,000 sqm facility for the production and packaging of sterile dry ...

Strip the strip curtains

What it takes to maintain an aseptic environment? Lisa Dorn and Melinda Smith, experts in pharmaceutical processes at ...

Bye bye to biological indicators

For the last four decades, decontamination cycle performance validation has been based on placing biological indicators ...

A specialist approach for sterile facilities

Garry Horrocks from BES discusses the importance of managing the financial and operational risk associated with ...

Destiny Pharma announces research collaboration with Aston University

Partnership will see a dedicated team investigate potential antimicrobial candidates against biofilms

AWAK Technologies relocates to new HQ in Singapore

The 6,000 square foot headquarters houses a cleanroom manufacturing facility and fully-equipped chemistry and ...