Tag Archives: pharmaceutical microbiology

How to avoid contamination in your biological safety cabinet (BSC)

Biological safety cabinets (BSCs) serve two main purposes: Protect your samples from contamination by external [...]

Objectional Organisms and costly product recalls

Objectional organisms are the main contributor for recalls. Pharmaceutical microbiologists have the great responsibility of [...]

The importance of monitoring environmental isolates

Tracking and trending environmental isolates is a growing concern for pharmaceutical companies, since objectionable organisms [...]

ProtoCOL 3 Automated Colony Counter – Fast, Accurate, Reproducible

As all microbiologists know, counting bacterial colonies manually can be a monotonous and eye-straining task. [...]

Ready-to-use ‘Starved Cells’ for GPT of R2A agar

If your lab is following the Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP), you will be familiar with the [...]

Active Air Samplers: Why you need one in your lab

Active air samplers: Why you need one in your lab Increasing regulation around environmental monitoring [...]

World Food Safety Day

The inaugural World Food Safety Day, which is June 7th 2019, is supported by the [...]

14th Annual Irish Conference – Hot Topics in Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Dublin

Come join Medical Supply Company and Isolation Technology at Pharmig 2019, where we will be [...]

What are auditors looking for in growth promotion testing (GPT)?

Microbiologics have published a new post highlighting the best practices that auditors look for when [...]

Should you test for Burkholderia cepacia?

Why you should care about Burkholderia cepacia A recent article from Charles River “Why You [...]