Category Archives: Training

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? […]

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 […]

A Quick Breath Into Pulmonary Pathology

A quick breath into pulmonary pathology, lung cancer, grid lines | Medical Supply Company

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in Ireland. Affecting both men and women (usually over the age of 50) there are approximately 2,749 people diagnosied annually in Ireland. Lung cancer can be treated with surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, depending on the type and where it is found. Our partner Cell Marque will […]

Webinar – The Italian experience in the management of COVID-19 Pandemic

Management of COVID-19, vittorio sambri | Medical Supply Company

Our partner Copan who is the world-leading manufacturer of collection and transport systems have organised an event discussing – The Italian experience in the management of COVID-19 Pandemic with key speaker Prof. Vittorio Sambri from the University of Bologna. Prof. Vittorio Sambri is an associate Professor and Head of the Unit of Microbiology in the […]

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 […]

Pharmig Microbiology Skills Training

Pharmig Microbiology Skills Training | Medical Supply Company

Pharmig Microbiology Skills Training The Pharma team recently attended the Pharmig Microbiology Skills Training course in the National STEM learning centre- University of York. The two-day course was laboratory-based and had a strong focus on the practical techniques as well as providing a platform for group exercises and discussions on best practices. Course contents included […]

Microbiologics EMEA Distributor Meeting 2019

Microbiologics EMEA Distributor Meeting 2019 | Medical Supply Company

Medical Supply Company recently attended the Microbiologics EMEA Distributor Meeting in Berlin. It was great to get updates on the product line, hear about exciting new projects and meet fellow distributors from all over the EMEA region. Thank you to Peter Penn and the rest of the Microbiologics team for a great few days of […]

How to use Copan’s FecalSwab® for stool collection

FecalSwab® for stool sample collection Quick Guide | Medical Supply Company

COLLECT Collect a small amount of sample by rotating swab tip to cover it with faeces. Avoid touching the swab applicator below the pink moulded breakpoint. Sample can also be obtained by taking a rectal swab (refer to package insert and institution standard operation procedures for instructions). SNAP Remove cap from the tube and insert […]