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Webinar – The Great Myths of Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Webinar - The Great Myths of Pharmaceutical Microbiology | Medical Supply Company

Are you looking to brush up on your knowledge of pharmaceutical microbiology? Pharmig is hosting an exciting webinar on ‘The Great Myths of Microbiology’ Date: Thursday 27th August 2020 Time: at 2pm BST. Colony-forming units – what are they Microbiology safety cabinets – do they always work? Media growth promotion – can it be skipped? […]

How can people with eczema protect their skin and protect themselves from COVID-19 and other viruses?

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Washing your hands often is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of viruses such as COVID-19 and the flu virus.   The risk of transmission of COVID-19 by touching contaminated surfaces exceeds that of breathing in contaminated droplets But what if you have  skin conditions such as hand dermatitis, eczema (atopic or dyshidrotic […]

The Pancreas Files

Pancreas Files

Whilst Pancreatic Cancer is relatively rare, it effects approximately 550 people each year in Ireland. The earlier the disease is detected, the more succesful treatment is likely to be. However only a quarter of Irish people with Pancreatic Cancer can receive treatment, largely due to late diagnosis of the disease. Pancreatic Cancer can be treated […]

Microplate washing – super-charge your throughput!

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Are you a manufacturer of ELISA kits or microplate-based assays? Do you carry out high-throughput microplate assays that require several washing steps? Incorporating a microplate washer into your laboratory can increase the speed and accuracy of your experiments while reducing the number of tedious manual steps required. Microplate washers come in a range of formats, […]

Haier Air Purifier

Haier Air Purifier

The Haier air purifier removes biological contaminants and environmental pollutants from the air in the rooms it is used in. It is the perfect addition to any home, workplace, or a communal area.  It combines a series of filters and disinfection components that capture microparticles, and can also remove environmental pollutants, resulting in a clean environment you can rest, work and play easy in, in just 1 hour!  Key Features Captures and kills airborne contaminants such as viruses, bacteria, […]

Sample Collection and Swab Types for COVID-19 Testing

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In this video, Norman Sharples, COPAN Diagnostics’ CEO, discusses the different sites and swab materials available for sample collection for COVID-19 based on the FDA Guidelines as of April 1, 2020. FDA believes that a nasopharyngeal specimen is a preferred choice for swab-based SARS-CoV-2 testing. If a nasopharyngeal specimen is not available, then any of […]

Melanoma Awareness Month

Melanoma Awareness month | Medical Supply Company

Melanoma awareness month takes place amid the COVID-19 pandemic, however, we still need to increase public awareness about melanoma. Even during uncertain times, the need to continue science and early detection is ever-present. With the return of warmer weather on the horizon and so many people out in their gardens taking advantage of the abundance […]

Replacing a Class I Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC) – what are my options?

MSC regularly receive requests from customers, particularly in the clinical field, who have old class I cabinets that need to be replaced. The most common model that we replace is the Microflow Class I Cabinet. We thought it would be useful to provide some guidance on what options are available and what factors should be […]