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  Major London Hospital uses ProtoCOL 3 Automated Colony Counter to Rapidly and Accurately Track Spread of Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs

ProtoCOL 3Synbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automatedmicrobiological systems, is pleased to announce its ProtoCOL 3 automated colony counter is being used at a major teaching hospital in London to accurately track the spread of Carbapenem-Resistant bacteria (CRB) superbugs. Microbiologists in the infection control group at the hospital are using ProtoCOL 3 to count colonies of Carbapenem-Resistant and Extended-Spectrum Beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing bacteria including E. coli and Klebsiella spp...

 

  NEW eAST Automated Zone Measurement Software Upgrade

Synbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is delighted to announce its eAST software for automatic zone measurement of antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) plates has been upgraded to improve antibiotic SIR (Susceptible, Intermediate, Resistant) category determination...

 

  NEW ProtoCOL 3 HD, Colony Count and Zone Measurement System Provides Accurate, Traceable Results for Vaccine and Antibiotic Development

ProtoCOL3 HD colony count and zone measurement systemSynbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is delighted to introduce the ProtoCOL 3 HD, automated colony counting and zone measurement system. The system with its sensitive new camera can generate high definition images of colonies and inhibition zones, making the ProtoCOL 3 HD ideal for vaccine and antibiotic development laboratories....

 

  Time-Saving Colony Counters, Microbial ID and Sample Preparation Systems Featured on Synbiosis Stand 130-136 at ARABLAB 2018

The range of simple to use equipment on stand will help scientists in any food, environmental and pharmaceutical microbiology laboratories to improve precision and increase their productivity. Microbiologists looking for easy to set-up automated colony counters will have the opportunity to access the Protos 3 and aCOLyte 3 HD systems live on stand. Both colony counters feature high-resolution CCD cameras and LED lighting coupled with powerful analysis software....

 

  NEW Chromogenic ID Media Software Module for ISO 9308-1 Compliant Plates Ensures Water Borne Pathogens are Accurately and Reproducibly Identified

Synbiosis have announced its Chromogenic ID software for use with Synbiosis colony counters has a new validated module for automatic identification of bacteria cultured on Liofilchem and Merck ISO 9308-1 compliant chromogenic media.

ChromaZona microbial ID and AST systemUsing this upgraded software allows microbiologists to precisely identify a range of coliforms in drinking water and disinfected pool water. The new Chromogenic ID software module for use with Synbiosis ChromoZona, ProtoCOL 3, and Protos 3 automated colony identification systems....

 

  NEW Integrated ProtoCOL 3 and UNISTAT Bioassay Software from Synbiosis

Makes Calculating Accurate Antibiotic and Vaccine Potencies a Simple Task

SynbiosisSynbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is delighted to announce that UNISTAT bioassay analysis software has been integrated for use with ProtoCOL 3 colony counting and inhibition zone measuring system. UNISTAT’s Analysis of Bioassays module, available from Synbiosis, will allow scientists....

 

  Synbiosis and AAA Lab Equipment Enter New Collaboration To 
 Develop Walk-Away System to Count Colonies on over 300 Plates per Hour

Synbiosis is delighted to announce a new development coll-aboration with high quality laboratory automation firm, AAA Lab Equipment, to integrate a ProtoCOL 3 colony counting system within an Irina automated plate feeder.

Irina and ProtoCOL 3 for microbiologyThe integrated system will allow microbiologists to load plates and count colonies on up to 500 plates in 90 minutes, improving throughput and accuracy in QC laboratories. Engineers at AAA Lab Equipment are working with Synbiosis to integrate the ProtoCOL 3 colony counter into their Irina automated plate feeding system....

 

  Synbiosis introduces ThermoFisher Scientific Chromogenic ID

Media Software - for quick, accurate identification of microbes on world’s 
most popular agars

synbiosisSynbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is delighted to announce its Chromogenic ID software for use with Synbiosis colony counters now has a validated module for automatic identification of bacteria and yeasts on ThermoFisher Scientific’s Oxoid Chromo- genic media....

 

  Need an Easy Method to Comply with EUCAST Guidelines on AST Testing?

Come to Synbiosis Stand 65 at ECCMID to see how ChromaZona can help

ChromaZonaSynbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, will be showing ChromaZona, an IVD certified system that quickly and easily automates antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) and microbial identification on Stand 65 at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2017 on 22-25th April in Vienna....

 

  NEW Chromogenic ID Software from Synbiosis

Makes Identifying Microorganisms on HardyCHROMâ„¢ Media Quick and Simple

synbiosisSynbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, today announced its Chromogenic ID software for use with ChromaZona, ProtoCOL 3 and Protos 3 automated colony counters has been upgraded and validated for automatic identification of bacteria and yeast on Hardy Diagnostics' HardyCHROMâ„¢ media....

 

  Want to Accelerate Your Workflow in the Microbiology Laboratory?

Visit Synbiosis on Stand 140 at ARABLAB 2017 to find out how

Protos3 automated colony counterSynbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is proud to announce it will be showing its innovative range of time-saving equipment for microbiology applications on Stand 140 at ARABLAB 2017 on March 20th-23rd. The systems on display are guaranteed to improve productivity and accuracy of sample preparation and colony counting tasks....

 

  Veterinary Pharmaceutical Company uses ProcScan and SynStats to Rapidly Generate Accurate, Traceable Data on Antibiotic Potency

Synbiosis is pleased to announce its ProcScan inhibition zone measurement system is being used together with its SynStats statistical analysis software at specialist Dutch veterinary pharmaceutical firm, Produlab Pharma to accurately and reproducibly assess the quality of veterinary antibiotics.

synbiosisMicrobiologists at Produlab Pharma are using the ProcScan automated system to generate images of inhibition zones around antibiotics on large (240mm x 240mm) antibiotic susceptibility testing plates. The images are scanned directly into soft-ware, which automatically measures zone sizes and these values are transferred into SynStats statistical software...

 

  New MIC Strip Software Module from Synbiosis

Offers Fast, Automated Generation of Antimicrobial MIC Point Values

MIC Strip moduleSynbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, today announced its Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) Strip module is now available to download. This revolutionary new module automatically reads the MIC point of an antimicrobial sample at the touch of a button. Minimum inhibitory concentrations are defined as the lowest concentration of an antimicrobial that will inhibit the visible growth of a...

 

  NEW aCOLade 2 Manual Colony Counter from Synbiosis

A Quick and Simple Method of Performing and Recording Colony Counts

aCOLade 2 manual colony counterSynbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, today introduced its new aCOLade 2 manual colony counter with automatic count recording, an ideal choice for budget-conscious microbiology laboratories....

 

  NEW ProDilute from Synbiosis - Productivity and Reliability for Microbiologists making Multiple Dilutions

Synbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, has introduced its new ProDilute gravimetric diluter.

ProDilute gravmetric diluter from SynbiosisThe system, complete with automated volume adjustment diluting is suitable for busy microbiology laboratories that want rapid, accurate and repeatable sample dilutions. The ProDilute features automatic dilution of diluent based on the weight of the sample, guaranteeing precision, as well as protecting microbiologists from repetitive strain injury issues associated with repeatedly pipetting large numbers of dilutions....

 

  NEW ProBlend from Synbiosis Provides Microbiologists with a Quiet, Clean, Powerful Blending Revolution

Synbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is delighted to introduce its new ProBlend, compact automated sample blender.

ProBlend new generation blenderThis easy-clean system with its innovative paddles is an ideal choice for food microbiologists looking for quiet, yet effective sample blending. ProBlend is simple to load and uses automatic bag closing technology, ensuring the blending bags are tightly sealed to prevent unwanted leaks and spills...

 

  Launch of ChromaZona, Expert Microbial Identification and AST Analysis System

Synbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is launching ChromaZona – an IVD certified instrument for microbial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) system.

ChromaZona microbial ID and AST systemThis revolutionary automation is designed to help clinical microbiologists quickly and easily identify microbes on chromogenic plates and then by accurately analysing zones around antibiotic discs, determine which antibiotics to use to treat the infection.  ChromaZona, which has been reviewed by a number of establishments worldwide, including EUCAST, can identify microbes cultured on chromogenic agar from many...

 

  Synbiosis Introduces the aCOLyte 3 HD High Resolution Colony Counter

Combines Accuracy with Affordability to Deliver Rapid Count Results

aCOLyte 3 colony counter Synbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is delighted to introduce the aCOLyte 3 HD its next generation, automated colony counter for microbiologists that demand a sensitive, budget system to quickly and accurately count colonies of all sizes and colours. The new aCOLyte 3 HD colony counter, features a high resolution megapixel CCD camera for accurate detection of different coloured...

 

  NEW Paper Validates Automated Versus Manual Colony Counting Indicates that ProtoCOL 3 System can Improve Productivity without Compromising Accuracy

Synbiosis,a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is delighted to announce a new paper entitled, ‘Evaluation of heterotrophic plate and chromogenic agar colony counting in water quality laboratories’ has been published in the peer-reviewed journal, Methods X. 

synbiosisThe paper details how scientists at the Australian Water Quality Centre (AWQC) have for the first time independently validated that results from the ProtoCOL 3 automated colony counter are as accurate as manual colony counting. The article describes how microbiologists at AWCQ, a leading NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities) accredited water testing laboratory in Adelaide, Australia cultured microorganisms isolated from...

 

  Oxford Vaccine Group uses ProtoCOL 3 Automated Colony Counting System to Rapidly and Accurately Determine Potency of Meningitis Vaccines

Synbiosis,a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is pleased to announce its ProtoCOL 3 automated colony counter is being used at a world-renowned UK vaccine research facility, the Oxford Vaccine Group to speed up throughput of their vaccine testing programmes.

ProtoCOL3 SBAMicrobiologists in the Oxford Vaccine Group at the University of Oxford are using a ProtoCOL 3 to count colonies on their post SBA (serum bactericidal antibody) assay test plates to rapidly determine each vaccine’s potency from colony counts. Using the ProtoCOL 3 is helping this group’s immunologists to significantly increase their throughput when determining the efficacy of vaccines against capsular group B meningococcal...

 

  mASTer Software Speeds up Diagnosis of Superbug Antibiotic Resistance by Automatically Measuring Inhibition Zones on AST Plates and Producing SIR Profiles

Synbiosis, a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, today introduced its mASTer (measuring Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing easily and rapidly) software.

mASTer antibiotic susceptibility testing software This revolutionary software saves microbiologists hours of work by reproducibly measuring zones around antibiotic discs on AST (Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing) plates and then automatically producing a bacteria’s antibiotic SIR (Susceptible, Intermediate, Resistant) category. The versatile mASTer software can be used to analyse AST plate images generated by a Synbiosis ProtoCOL 3 automated zone measurement system or from a Syngene G:BOX...

 

  New Generation Microbial Identification and Colony Counting Software Now Provides Rapid Results with E&O Laboratories’ Chromogenic Media

Synbiosis,a long-established, expert manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, today announced the availability of its next generation Chromogenic ID software module for the ProtoCOL 3 and Protos 3 colony counters.

Protos3 colony counterThis powerful, new software successfully analyses chromogenic agars from major media supplier, E & O Laboratories and means microbiologists can use ProtoCOL 3 and Protos 3 systems to quickly and simply identify and count pathogens cultured on chromogenic plates from E & O Laboratories and CHROMagar. The new Chromogenic ID software module, ensures that the ProtoCOL 3 and Protos 3 systems can, in seconds, precisely identify, and at the same time count any bacteria...

 

  NEW Protos 3 Colony Counter and Rapid ID System from Synbiosis Saves Microbiologists Time and Provides Accurate, Traceable Results

Synbiosis, a world-leading manufacturer with over 16 years’ experience of automated microbiological systems, is delighted to introduce a vibrant new automated colony counting and chromogenic identification system, Protos 3.

Protos 3 colony counter This system allows walk-away colony counts, as well as accurate identification of colonies cultured on chromogenic plates. What makes the new Protos 3 outperform other commercial colony counters is the system’s ability to count colonies in seconds and identify microbial species by their colour on chromogenic plates. This is a great time saver, providing accurate, objective and fully traceable GLP compliant results. The stylish, yet practical Protos...

 

  Antiobiotic Sensitivity Testing Four Times Faster with ProtoCOL 3

Synbiosis, a world-leading manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is pleased to announce its ProtoCOL 3 automated inhibition zone measurement system is being used at a major UK based microbiological contract testing laboratory to significantly speed up throughput of their antibiotic susceptibility testing.

ProtoCOL 3 and SynstatsMicrobiologists at the contract testing laboratory are using a ProtoCOL 3 and SynStats software to measure zones, determine each antibiotic’s potency from measurement data and produce a result in an instant. Using the ProtoCOL 3 and SynStats software in combination is helping microbiologists at this contract testing laboratory to significantly increase their throughput when determining the efficacy of new antibiotics...

 

  New application of ProtoCOL 2 colony counting technology speeds up detection of legionella in contaminated water supplies Synbiosis, a world-leading manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is pleased to announce that its innovative ProtoCOL 2 automated colony counter has been extensively tested to enable rapid, accurate counts of Legionella on any Legionella detection media.

 

  Launch of new ProtoCOL 2 UV imaging accessory for fast counting of fluorescent colonies and plaques Synbiosis, a world-leading manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is delighted to introduce ProcUV, its new UV imaging accessory for the ProtoCOL 2 system. ProcUV permits instant imaging of fluorescent colonies and plaques so they can be automatically counted or analysed by ProtoCOL 2, thus saving time and improving accuracy of results.

 

  New Automated Zone Analysis System Helps Speed up the Quality Testing of Antibiotics Synbiosis, a world-leading manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, is pleased to announce its new ProtoCOL 2 automated zone measuring system now offers unique functionality for analysing antibiotic susceptibility testing plates.