Should you test for Burkholderia cepacia?

Should you test / care for Burkholderia cepacia, Gram- Negative Rod | Medical Supply Company

Why you should care about Burkholderia cepacia A recent article from Charles River “Why You Should Care About Burkholderia cepacia” caught our attention and reminded us of the importance of this ubiquitous Gram-negative rod. The question of whether or not to test for Burkholderia cepacia frequently arises for all non-sterile pharmaceuticals, personal care products and […]

Do you need a better method than MYP for Bacillus enumeration?

Bacillus enumeration | Medical Supply Company

COMPASS® Bacillus cereus Agar is a rapid method for the enumeration of presumptive Bacillus cereus in human and animal food products within 24 hours. COMPASS® Bacillus cereus Agar is a solid medium used for the detection and the enumeration of spores and vegetative forms of presumptive species belonging to the group Bacillus cereus in products […]

Ready to-use liquid media in bags- Streamline media preparation in the lab.

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Do you want to increase productivity by decreasing culture media preparation time? Then check out BioKar Flexible bag media. Developed for media preparation in minutes and eliminating the need for weighing and autoclaving of dehydrated culture media. Media is ready to go, just connect and fill! Ready to go when you are, the bags are […]

SYMPHONY® Yeast & Molds Agar – now AFNOR-validated!

Symphony Yeast & Mould agar BM19108 | Medical Supply Company

SYMPHONY® Yeast & Molds Agar – now AFNOR-validated! SYMPHONY® is a rapid method for enumeration of yeasts and moulds without need for confirmation tests. MSC and BioKar are delighted to announce that as of January 2019 SYMPHONY® is now AFNOR-validated. SYMPHONY® allows the enumeration of yeasts and moulds in human and animal food products and […]

Sign up for Immucor webinars in 2019 and earn CE credits

Immucor Webinar | Medical Supply Company

Immucor is approved as a provider of continuing education programs by the ABHI and PACE Programs. For 2019 they have added some new webinars listed below A link to register for CE credits will be distributed at the conclusion of the webinar. See range of events from Immucor for 2019, just click below and tick […]

Tiziano Ultra-Compact Automatic Stainer

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Tiziano Ultra-Compact Automatic Stainer New from Diapath the Tiziano is an automatic stainer for special stainings, intraoperative pathology consultation, H&E, Papanicolaou, and R.O.S.E.. Ideal for user in Cytology, Anatomic Pathology and Microbiology laboratories. The Tiziano is small in size, an extremely versatile and low maintenance instrument optimizes the space inside the laboratory. The automation allows […]

Keith Tipton Medal 2018

For the fourth year running MSC has proudly sponsored the Keith Tipton medal for the best postgraduate project.  The medal was awarded to Xiaoxiao Yu.  Her supervisor is Martin Caffrey and the working title of her thesis is: “Structural and Functional Studies of Lipoprotein Signal Peptidase (LspA) from Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)”.

Equipment Roadshow 2018

Equipment Roadshow 2018 | Medical Supply Company

The Life Science team set off on our Equipment Roadshow event for the 4th year running in the MSC van at the end of September. We visited nine different sites, and over five universities/institutes displaying over 20 pieces of equipment. Included, were, pipettes, heat blocks, shakers, centrifuges, vortexes, gel documentation systems, tube labellers, plate readers […]

Slowing down the threat of antibiotic resistance

threat of antibiotic resistance | Medical Supply Company

Since the discovery of antibiotics, they have served as the foundation of modern medicine.  Continuous misuse and overuse have been responsible for and the spread of antibiotic resistance.  When bacteria become resistance to the drugs used to treat them, we end up with dangerously high levels of antibiotic resistance.  Antibiotic resistance is one of the […]

The importance of environmental isolate testing

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Our friends over at Microbiologics have an excellent blog post on the importance of environmental isolate testing and identification in pharmaceutical laboratories. The post gives a summary of a presentation by Microbiologics Vice President of Research and Development Brian Beck Ph.D at Pharmaceutical Microbiology Fall Forum in Philadelphia, USA. Key topics covered include: • Importance […]