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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 […]

Active Air Samplers: Why you need one in your lab

Active Air Samplers Blog Image | Medical Supply Company

Active air samplers: Why you need one in your lab Increasing regulation around environmental monitoring has resulted in active air samplers becoming a staple in almost every laboratory. Airborne bacteria, yeasts and moulds can severely impact pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing operations and present a real threat to product and patient safety. Although microbiological monitoring […]

Go Green with Haier Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

Go Green with Haier Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers | Medical Supply Company

Ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers are a staple in your laboratory and are one of the largest perpetrators of energy consumption.  Haier has been developing and pioneering smarter, greener and cleaner technologies to reduce the energy and impact of ULT equipment.  Haier Eco-Friendly ULTs can save you energy compared to standard brand freezers The entire Haier […]

EU Accelerates CE-IVD Marking to the Accelerate Phenotest™ BC kit

EU CE-IVD marking for the PhenoTest™ BC kit

The EU has recently accelerated the Accelerate Phenotest™ BC kit with the CE-IVD marking, this now means a faster diagnosis of bloodstream infections across Europe. The Accelerate Phenotest™ BC kit gives antibiotic susceptibility test (AST) results from positive blood samples in 7 hours. Using the Accelerate Pheno™ system and PhenoTest™ BC kit, laboratories can substantially […]

ECCMID 2019

ECCMID 2019, FecalSwab | Medical Supply Company

MSC and Copan were delighted to sponsor Nuala Kealy from Tallaght University Hospital Microbiology Department at ECCMID 2019 in Amsterdam. Nuala presented the TUH work on ‘How FecalSwab can improve sample workflow and molecular testing in a large multidrug-resistance OXA-48 outbreak management’ at the Copan Customer Symposium ‘The Synthesis- Copan’s role in Microbiology’ Copan has […]

Diapath Donatello Series 2 Automatic Tissue Processor is Silver Winner of A’ Design Award and Competition 2019

Diapath Donatello Series 2 Wins design award | Medical Supply Company

Diapath Donatello Series 2 Automatic Tissue Processor is Silver Winner of A’ Design Award and Competition in Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Category, 2018 – 2019. Donatello Series 2 is the latest generation automated tissue processor for histological specimens. Designed to enhance lab routine and guarantee reliability, safety and best quality results […]

Diapath New Special Staining Line

Diapath new special staining line | Medical Supply Company

Our partners in Diapath have recently launched their new Special Staining Line! They have options available for: Manual staining (100 tests) AUTO Staining suitable for Tiziano Ultra-Compact Automatic Special Stainer Microwave staining Staining Kit (1 litre format) To find the full list of available stains please download the brochure below: To get in touch with […]

World Food Safety Day

World Food Safety Day food microbiology | Medical Supply Company

The inaugural World Food Safety Day, which is June 7th 2019, is supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The MSC product offering helps support microbiology laboratories in the food industry in Ireland to maintain the country’s reputation as one of the most secure food production chains […]

High Resolution HbA1c Separation using the Sebia CAPILLARYS 3 TERA

HbA1c Separation using the Sebia CAPILLARYS 3 TERA | Medical Supply Company

HbA1c is widely used for the management and diagnosis of diabetes mellitus (DM). Correlation between HbA1c with clinical outcomes emphasises the necessity for accurate and precise measurement. Galway University Hospital (GUH) has experienced an exponential rise in HbA1c requesting since the WHO endorsed its use for diagnosis of DM in 2011. The number of requests […]