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  • FIS/HIS 2012

    20th November 2012

    Its been a while since we posted some news . That's because we've actually been very busy!! BluTest is attending FIS/HIS 2012 in Liverpool this week. We're at stand 6. This is a major event in the infection control year. Please come and visit us....

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  • Registered Antimicrobial and Disinfectant Products Can Now Make Unqualified "Kills Germs" Claims in Canada?

    26th September 2012

    At the May 18, 2011 bilateral meeting held with Health Canada's Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD), the Canadian Consumer Specialty Products (CCSPA) was notified that products registered in Canada as antimicrobials or disinfectants can now make...

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  • Which US Airports Would Spread the Most Germs?

    7th August 2012

    A recent publication shows the result of a computer simulation of the spread of a pandemic by air travel. The study identifys which US airport would have the greatest potential for disease dissemination. In essense it is how many links there are to...

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  • Humans put 37 million bacteria and fungi an hour into the air!!

    14th June 2012

    Taken from pharmig.blogspot.co.ukA summary of the findings is published by Yale University news.“We live in this microbial soup, and a big ingredient is our own microorganisms,” said Jordan Peccia, associate professor of environmental...

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  • Dr Sue Macauley-Patrick is our new Business Development Manager

    16th May 2012

    Dr Sue Macauley-Patrick joins us as our newly appointed Business Development Manager in May 2012. With six years of sales & marketing experience, supplying the Biotech, Pharma, Chemical and Food & Beverage industries, Sue brings a wide range...

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  • Scanning Electron Microscope Images of Biofilms

    12th April 2012

    We thought that we would share an SEM image of an MRSA biofilm, generated by our partners at Glasgow University, Scotland, UK. Biofilms are higher order structures that planktonic bacteria and fungi use to protect themselves, by forming colonies...

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  • Resuscitation of antibiotics

    3rd April 2012

    The efficacy of antibiotics can be enhanced by formulating them with other compounds that act synergistically or additively to enhance the antimcrobial action of antibiotics, according to a recent article by Tim Sandle on the influential pharmig....

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  • BluTest at SGM Dublin March 28 - 29 STAND B2

    24th March 2012

    BluTest will be exhibiting at the Society of General Microbiology Conference in Dublin on the last two days of the conference to coincide with a sessions on Biofilms, Virology and Hospital Acquired Infections (the latter in association with the...

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  • BluTest at H3i

    2nd March 2012

    We had a fabulous time at H3i at the NMM in Birmingham, UK on 29 February to 1 March 2012. This show for chemical formulators was a great forum for meeting up with members of the European chemical industry. The European chemical industry was...

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  • An Information Bulletin on Rotaviruses

    11th February 2012

    Fri, 25 Mar 11 Between news stories we will introduce topics of potential interest to our web page visitors. BluTest specialises in antimicrobial agents against viruses and here is a brief description of one of the most important group of viruses,...

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