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Flu season is back – Be prepared with Copan’s range of pre-analytical solutions

Pre-analytical solutions, FLOQSwab, UTM, MSwab, Enat | Medical Supply Company

A recent report by the European Centre of Disease and Control (ECDC) has suggested that the upcoming flu season could be the most severe in years. Although the overall number of influenza detections in the majority of European countries is still low, indications show that influenza circulation is above the seasonal threshold in some countries, […]

New Supplier Announcement – PCR Biosystems

New Supplier Announcement - PCR Biosystems | Medical Supply Company

MSC is thrilled to announce our new partnership with PCR Biosystems! PCR Biosystems was founded in 2012 by two PCR experts who believed scientists deserved better performance and value from their PCR products. They developed a range of PCR reagents that on average, outperform every competitor in terms of yield, specificity, sensitivity, and speed; so […]

Creepy Cultures 2021

Creepy Cultures | Medical Supply Company

The spooky agar art contest featuring your favorite microorganisms Now that spooky season is here, it’s time to bust out the agar plates, inoculating loops, and your favorite microorganisms for our annual #CreepyCultures agar art contest! Send us a picture of your Halloween-themed agar art by Wednesday, October 27th, 2021, for a chance to win fun […]

IRIS Salmonella – Results on 1 plate in 37 Hours!

IRIS Salmonella – Results on 1 plate in 37 Hours | Medical Supply Company

IRIS Salmonella® is a rapid chromogenic method for detection of Salmonella spp. in human food, feeds and environmental samples. The method is AFNOR certified according to ISO 16140 standard for: All human and animal food products and production and production environment samples (excluding primary production environment samples) Detection of Salmonella spp. in samples from 50 […]

Microorganism Coloring Page Contest

Microorganism Coloring Page Contest | Medical Supply Company

Share Your Love of Microbiology Microbiologics are continuing their 50th Anniversary celebration with a coloring contest featuring a notorious prokaryote! All microbiology enthusiasts, from the young to the young-at-heart, are encouraged to enter by October 7th for a chance to win fun Microbiologics swag. Download the coloring sheet and break out your favorite art supplies! […]

SARS-CoV-2 genotyping assists in rapid detection of vaccine-escape variants

SARS-CoV-2 genotyping | Medical Supply Company

Literature Spotlight : SARS-CoV-2 genotyping assists in rapid detection of vaccine-escape variants A study by Luke B Snell and colleagues has identified two cases of a potential vaccine escape variant through the use of rapid genome sequencing and PCR genotyping of SARS-CoV-2 positive cases at three London hospitals. In the correspondence published in The Lancet, AusDiagnostics SARS-CoV-2 Typing 16-well panel (Ref 20082) […]

Sepsis Awareness Month 2021

Sepsis Awareness Month, Accelerate Diagnostics Sepsis 2021, Pheno System | Medical Supply Company

Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death.  In other words, it’s your body’s overactive and toxic response to an infection. Sepsis is a time-dependent medical emergency that remains the leading cause of death from infection worldwide and is associated with seven deaths […]

G.I controls – from individual targets to comprehensive panels!

G.I controls, Gastrointestinal (GI) infections, GI | Medical Supply Company

Gastrointestinal (GI) infections are among the most common infectious diseases worldwide. GI infections are caused by a variety of bacterial, viral, and parasitic pathogens. These infections are mostly transmitted in poor hygienic conditions and by consuming contaminated food or water. The most common symptom is diarrhoea, which is usually a self-limiting disease, and most healthy […]

SEBIA HYDRASHIFT 2/4 daratumumab test kit

SEBIA HYDRASHIFT 2/4 daratumumab test kit, SEBIA Hydrashift, daratumumab, assay, monoclonal, immunofixation, hydrashift, m-protein | Medical Supply Company

Introducing the SEBIA HYDRASHIFT 2/4 daratumumab test kit which mitigates daratumumab interferences in multiple myeloma patients treated with Darzalex®. Darzalex ® (Daratumumab) is a fully human anti-CD38 IgG1-k monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of multiple myeloma. The International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) criteria to assess treatment response is the detection and quantification of monoclonal […]