Monthly Archives: December 2020

Anaerobic and Microaerophilic workstation

Anaerobic and Microaerophilic workstation | Medical Supply Company

While humans require oxygen to survive, there is an abundance of bacteria that do not, and in fact, bacteria are classified by their need and tolerance for it. While microaerophilic bacteria require only low concentrations of oxygen (typically 2-10%), obligate anaerobes have no requirement and display varying tolerance to it. This “tolerance” is based on how toxic oxygen is to the organism and ranges from bacteria that can only tolerate ≤ 0.5% oxygen, to those that can only […]

Immucor at ISBT 36th International Congress

Immucor International Congress

We would like to give you an update on this year’s ISBT 36th International Congress that will now be conducted virtually. EXHIBITION TIME TABLE Date Exhibition Hours (Central European Time) Saturday, December 12th 9:00AM – 6:00PM Sunday, December 13th 9:00AM – 6:45PM Monday, December 14th 9:00AM – 6:15PM Tuesday, December 15th 9:00AM – 6:00PM Wednesday, December […]

The importance of monitoring environmental isolates

The importance of monitoring environmental isolates, objectionable organisms | Medical Supply Company

Tracking and trending environmental isolates is a growing concern for pharmaceutical companies, since objectionable organisms remain the leading cause of non-sterile product recalls. In this blog we look at the importance of monitoring your environmental isolates, storing them correctly and adding them to your testing schedule. Objectionable organisms account for around 72% of non-sterile product recalls. […]