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Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 8h ago

Microbiologist Wins International Prize for Biology

Rita Colwell, a Distinguished University Professor in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, has been named the 2017 laureate of the International Prize for Biol...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1d ago

How Listeria monocytogenes can survive in extreme environmental conditions

It is difficult to eliminate L. monocytogenes from post processing contamination of food production lines since this pathogen is common in various environments outside processing plants, and...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 2d ago

New standards for cleanroom construction

Tim Sandle has written a new article for Cleanroom Technology around the subject of cleanroom construction. A new part of ISO 14644 – part 14 – came out last year which covers cleanroom equi...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 3d ago

Solutions for the automated infeed and loading of medical products

Wolfertschwenden– Presentations from MULTIVAC at this year's Compamed will include solutions for the automated infeed and loading of medical products within the packaging procedure....
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 4d ago

Klebsiella species share drug resistance genes

Three different species of Klebsiella bacteriacan cause life-threatening infections in hospital patients and that all three share genes that confer resistance to the most commonly used antib...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 5d ago

WHO Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations

The World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations meets now annually and their reports (Technical Report Series) include all adopted guid...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 6d ago

Microbial Identification strategy for pharmaceutical microbiology

Microbial identification represents an important part of the microbiology function. This includes screening products for objectionable organisms, profiling the environmental microbiota, and ...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1w ago

A new estimate of biodiversity on Earth

To date, about 1.5 million species have been formally described in the scientific literature, most of them insects. Proportionally, bacteria comprise less than 1% of all described species.Sc...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1W ago

A Guide to Applying the Four Pillars of ICH Q10

A white paper of interest from Pharmaceutical Manufacturing:This White Paper will detail not only the applications of the four pillars and their corresponding QMS applications, but also addi...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1W ago

Sterilization: Practical Approaches

A new e-book has been published: Sterilization: Practical Approaches offers practical approaches to sterility testing, Gamma Irradiation for single use disposables, sterilization using EtO a...