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LexaGene expands microbial panel with problem biopharma pathogen

The molecular diagnostics company has developed a <em>Burkholderia</em> test for use on its automated multiplex PCR testing product, MiQLab System

BOHS and HSE introduce free online ventilation check tool

The tool is aimed to help limit the transmission of COVID-19 in workplaces

EN 17141: Putting it into context

The new European standard outlines the importance of understanding the risks of microbial contamination. Being able to accurately identify microbes...

New strides in H2O2 biodecontamination

Since the emergence of ‘isolator technology’ in the 1980s, hydrogen peroxide has been the favoured agent for biodecontamination because the residue...

UMBC deploys BioFlash for airborne detection of SARS-CoV-2

The Smiths Detection device works by collecting and analysing air samples to identify the presence of dangerous pathogens

Singapore scientists develop antibacterial bandage from durian husk

The team of four NTU researchers took two years to research and publish their findings and is now looking for industry partners who may be keen to...

Implications of operator behaviour

Personnel working in cleanrooms, have since the beginning been, and furthermore still are, the most critical elements when it comes to protecting p...

Choosing the right wipe for your cleanroom

In order for a cleanroom to sustain its appropriate cleanroom classification, employees not only have to follow stringent Standard Operating Proced...

WLN compares the IDEXX Legiolert test in detection of Legionella

WLN compared the IDEXX Legiolert test with the Dutch national reference method, NEN 6265 (comparable to the ISO 11731) in the detection of <em>Legi...

Elis strengthens European cleanroom presence with acquisition

By way of acquisition, Elis has strengthened its presence in Belgium and enhanced the supply chain of products

Inconsistent findings: Should HEPA filters be used for coronavirus?

Together with the COVID-19 pandemic, the complexity of the previously presented inconsistencies due to various reasons, leaves its place in the cur...

Using Computational Fluid Dynamics for challenging designs

Together with the increasing design technification and process optimisation is the need for a more accurate analysis and comprehension of physical...

IDEXX introduces next-generation HPC testing

The new testing platform is for the detection of heterotrophic plate counts (HPC) in water

Medicinal quality risk management: A holistic view

Contamination control is a continuous process in which data trends, product information and new regulatory requirements should be evaluated on an o...

G4S invests in Signo Nano-Care surface coating against SARS CoV-2

The product has been tested using real life ATP swab testing, carried out by G4S in conjunction with Liquid Guard manufacturer

Partnering with suppliers to get the best out of your Contamination Control Strategy

The process of developing a CCS looks complicated on paper, but the practicalities of implementation can be even more so. To close all the gaps bet...