Tag Archives: pharmaceutical microbiology

Active Air Samplers: Why you need one in your lab

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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 […]

World Food Safety Day

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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 […]

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

14th Annual Irish Conference – Master Hot Topics in Pharmaceutical Microbiology – Dublin , Pharmig 2019 | Medical Supply Company

Come join Medical Supply Company and Isolation Technology at Pharmig 2019, where we will be on hand focusing on: Microbiologics ABE Airwel In particular the Airwel Plus with Self-Check, “the only air sampler on the market that allows users to verify on-site it is still operating within calibrated parameters” Enbiogroup Microjet When: – 15th & […]

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

Auditors growth promotion testing GPT | Medical Supply Company

Microbiologics have published a new post highlighting the best practices that auditors look for when evaluating growth promotion testing (GPT). By referencing the various Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur., USP, JP) they discuss some of the key questions pertaining to GPT:  When must you perform? What are the requirements for the challenge organisms used? Do you need […]

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 […]