Monthly Archives: September 2019

How to use Copan’s FecalSwab® for stool collection

FecalSwab® for stool sample collection Quick Guide | Medical Supply Company

COLLECT Collect a small amount of sample by rotating swab tip to cover it with faeces. Avoid touching the swab applicator below the pink moulded breakpoint. Sample can also be obtained by taking a rectal swab (refer to package insert and institution standard operation procedures for instructions). SNAP Remove cap from the tube and insert […]

Swabs Rule Over Stool: 99 Percent Versus 76 percent of Patients Could Provide Sample

Swabs Rule Over Stool, rectal swabs | Medical Supply Com[pany

A recent study “Enteropathogen Detection in Children with Diarrhoea, or Vomiting, or Both, Comparing Rectal Flocked Swabs with Stool Specimens: an Outpatient Cohort Study,” published  in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology on July 13, 2017, found that not only are COPAN’s rectal swabs a much more convenient tool for collecting paediatric faecal samples, but they actually increased the overall […]

MSC Equipment Roadshow 2019

MSC Equipment Roadshow event 2019 | Medical Supply Company

Dates: 30th September – 11th October The MSC Equipment Roadshow is back on the road again!  Please come and visit our stand, play our new game and win loads of prizes.  We have some new equipment on tour, including the Nanodrop, Luna cell counter, Vilber Chemiluminescent Imager, Mic the fastest QPCR instrument on the market […]

New instrument MagCore® Plus II Automated Nucleic Acid Extractor

New instrument MagCore® Plus II Automated Nucleic Acid Extractor | Medical Supply Company

MagCore® Plus II is the newest robotic bench-top workstation for a fast and high-yield nucleic acid purification from virtually all molecular diagnostic, biological, clinical and forensic sample types. With a small footprint, lightweight, user-friendly interface, and a broad range of entirely built-in programs with free upgrades, 1-16 samples can be isolated simultaneously at your fingertip. […]

MMM Distributor Training 2019

MMM Distributor Training | Medical Supply Company

Our Pharma, Food and Industry Sales team are just back from a few days training with MMM Group in the Czech Republic. As well as getting to see the beautiful city of Brno, the team were given a tour of the historic factory and received hands-on training on MMMs comprehensive range of incubators , ovens, […]

Come visit the MSC stand at the IMDM meeting

IMDM Network Meeting, molecular | Medical Supply Company

MSC will again be sponsoring the Irish Molecular Diagnostics Network Meeting at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dublin on the 4th of October.  Come visit the stand and hear about our new companion diagnostics supplier Diatech Pharmacogenetics, with their new NTRK, PIK3CA and MSI panels.   We also have information on microbiology molecular controls from […]

Webinar – When Things Don’t Go as Expected – Transfusion Reactions

As part of Immucor’s series of webinars in 2019, we are delighted to announce the following: When Things Don’t Go as Expected – Transfusion Reactions Date: 25th September 2019 Topic : When Things Don’t Go as Expected – Transfusion Reactions – with Diana L. Riddle, MT, SBB(ASCP)CM Duration: 1 hour Click here to register for […]

World Sepsis Day

world sepsis day | Medical Supply Company

Today we mark World Sepsis Day. Sepsis arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs. Antimicrobial resistance is a major factor determining clinical unresponsiveness to treatment and rapid evolution to sepsis and septic shock. Sepsis patients with resistant pathogens have been found to have a higher risk of hospital […]