Navigation Links
White Paper Details How DNA Sequencing Services Can Prevent Cleanroom Shutdowns at Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
Date:3/3/2009

AGAWAM, Mass., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Contamination by an unknown organism often calls for total shutdown of a cleanroom's operation until that organism can be identified and eliminated. Such shutdowns can have catastrophic effects on the schedules and productivity of medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers alike.

A new white paper, "The Microbial ID Breakthrough: How DNA Sequencing Services Help Prevent Catastrophic Cleanroom Shutdowns," outlines common sources of contamination, discusses problems and delays associated with traditional methods of identifying those contaminants and highlights breakthrough solutions to these difficulties.

The white paper is available, free, for download at: http://www.microtestlabs.com/microseq/

"Modern cleanrooms used for the manufacture of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, or combination products face widespread, persistent threats of contamination. Much of this contamination comes from the people working in these environments. They carry in invasive organisms on themselves -- as well as on the equipment and materials they bring into the environment," says Dennis Champagne, author of the white paper and Director of Lab Services at Microtest Laboratories.

With more than 13 years' experience in regulatory microbiology and contract laboratory operations, Champagne leads Microtest's microbiology, contract analytical chemistry, laboratory support, and virology departments. He holds a B.S. degree in microbiology from Iowa State University, and is a nationally-registered microbiologist.

"Fast action is vital. To get the cleanroom back up and running as quickly
'/>"/>

SOURCE Microtest Laboratories
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research Releases New White Paper, Catalyst for Cures: Embryonic Stem Cell Research
2. Free White Papers Detail Sterility Testing Essentials for Medical Device, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
3. Duke researchers coax bright white light from unexpected source
4. White Paper Addresses FDA Approval Challenges Facing Combination Product Manufacturers
5. White Paper Details How DNA Sequencing Services Can Prevent Cleanroom Shutdowns at Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
6. APS Healthcare Moves Headquarters to White Plains, NY
7. White Paper Examines New Thin LIMS IT Implementation Strategy for cGMP Quality Informatics
8. Free White Paper Now Available: How to get the most from your visit to electronica 2008 in Munich
9. White Paper Explains Aspects of Testing From Purified Bulk Drug Substance to Sterile Liquid Final Drug Product
10. Lillys Connelly Appointed to the Presidents Commission on White House Fellowships
11. White Paper Helps Hospitals Prepare Staff for Joint Commission Environment of Care Interview Sessions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/17/2014)... global consumption of squalene / squalane is expected to be ... that finds applications in various end user industries such as ... applications like high grade lubrication, and fiber coating additives. ... is regionally segregated. Sophim ( France ), Amyris ... Japan ), SeaDragon Marine Oils Ltd. ( New ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 2014 Shimadzu Scientific Instruments ... (2D-LC), which offers a powerful separation method ... system provides a new level of knowledge ... beneficial to scientists analyzing pharmaceutical impurities, proteins, ... , Comprehensive 2D-LC combines two independent separation ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 2014 BioClinica®, Inc., a leading provider of ... three of its experts are speaking at the ... to be held September 28 to October 1 in ... also announced the innovative Compass technology, a ... trials acquired earlier this year, is up for the ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... -- Hussey Copper , a leader in copper ... announces Gilmour Academy Ice Arena,s conversion of more than ... touch surface to help protect against bacteria.  MD-Cu 29 ... kills greater than 99.9% of MRSA, E-coli and other ... , Innovative Gilmour Academy prepares ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Squalene Market by Source (Animal & Vegetable) & by End-user Industry (Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals & Food Industry) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 2Squalene Market by Source (Animal & Vegetable) & by End-user Industry (Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals & Food Industry) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 3Shimadzu’s New Nexera-e Two Dimensional Comprehensive Liquid Chromatograph Empowers Laboratories to Separate Even the Most Complex Mixtures 2BioClinica to Present at 20th Annual SCDM Conference 2BioClinica to Present at 20th Annual SCDM Conference 3Innovative Gilmour Academy Ice Arena changes more than 200 fixtures to Hussey Copper's MD-Cu29 antimicrobial copper to help protect against bacteria 2Innovative Gilmour Academy Ice Arena changes more than 200 fixtures to Hussey Copper's MD-Cu29 antimicrobial copper to help protect against bacteria 3
... , , , ... NGSX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing ... Goodwin to its Board of Directors as a director and Audit ... President and CEO of Keren Pharmaceutical, a company focused on exploiting ...
... , , , WALTHAM, ... leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, ... most notably Novartis,s Diovan -- the hypertension drug market will ... the market will decrease by 1.4 percent annually and thereafter ...
... , GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 25 GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Phase 2 Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) grant from the ... Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the development of GenVec,s vector ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/ 2 0081205/DC50112LOGO ) , , ...
Cached Biology Technology:NeurogesX Appoints New Board Director and Audit Committee Chairman 2NeurogesX Appoints New Board Director and Audit Committee Chairman 3NeurogesX Appoints New Board Director and Audit Committee Chairman 4NeurogesX Appoints New Board Director and Audit Committee Chairman 5Hypertension Drug Market Will Experience Only Modest Annual Decline Through 2018, Despite Generic Erosion Of Many Branded Agents 2GenVec Receives an Approximately $2.5 Million Grant to Support Novel Cell Line Development 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... September 17, 2014 Researchers at UTSouthwestern Medical ... the circulating protein apolipoprotein E, called apoE3, helps repair ... called apoE4, do not get the benefit of this ... , "We believe that we have identified one mechanism ... why a genetic variant, apoE4, is detrimental," said ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 1960s. The typical development phases of trees and stands ... as much as 70 percent. This was the outcome ... Universitt Mnchen based on long-term data from experimental forest ... findings were published recently in Nature Communications . ... topic, with the very survival of large forest ecosystems ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... including MRSA and MSSA could be curbed by ... the scaly surface of shark skin, according to ... Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control . , The ... spread of human disease bacteria through touching, sneezes ... arrangement of ridges formulated to resemble shark skin. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Protein variant may boost cardiovascular risk by hindering blood vessel repair 2Global change: Trees continue to grow at a faster rate 2Global change: Trees continue to grow at a faster rate 3Sharks' skin has teeth in the fight against hospital superbugs 2
... real cost of Herceptin is borne by other patients whose ... doctors in this week’s BMJ. , New guidance from the ... (Herceptin) in early breast cancer, but it provides no extra ... to release this extra money. This leaves medical staff with ...
... larvae, warmed in a toasty lab chamber, are giving Cornell ... see how genes are expressed in living tissue. , Using ... Watt W. Webb, researchers have for the first time been ... activate their genes to synthesize key proteins in fruit fly ...
... protein converts chemical energy to mechanical force, thus powering ... structural model by University of North Carolina at Chapel ... a scientific mystery: how the protein dynein fuels itself ... include mitosis, or cell division into identical cells. ...
Cached Biology News:Other patients bear the real cost of Herceptin 2Researchers use multiphoton microscopy to watch chromosomes in action 2Researchers use multiphoton microscopy to watch chromosomes in action 3UNC scientists solve mystery of how largest cellular motor protein powers movement 2
Template and primers for preparation of internal control spots...
Biotin-OSu is used to label proteins, immunological agents, DNA and synthetic oligonucleotides. Biotin labeling is detected through enzymatically labeled avidin or streptavidin proteins that conforma...
EGTA, 10 g. Ethylene glycol-O,O-bis-[2-amino-ethyl]-N,N,N,N,-tetraacetic acid.Assay: > 99.0%. Category: Nucleotides & Enzymes & Biochemicals, Ultrapure Biochemicals ....
GOAT ANTI FRK...
Biology Products: