Clinical microbiologists have started using new, non-conventional methods to study the microbiology of the human gut. In this article, Jeanne Moldenhauer discusses the intricacies of culturomic and metagenomic studies and how this can advance current research.
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Since it was discovered in the 1920s, Raman spectroscopy has been used in pharmaceutical research as a non‐invasive way to provide chemical and structural information in situ, without any staining or complicated sample preparation. Nikki Withers spoke to Professor Kishan Dholakia to hear more about its use in industry and…
Some pharmaceutical manufacturers can struggle to keep microorganisms away from their facilities, which sometimes goes unnoticed until it is too late. While there are numerous threatening microorganisms, this article focuses on some of the most troublesome, highlighting the hazards they pose and analysing how manufacturers can prevent microbial contamination in…
As the partner of choice for managing microbial quality control, Charles River’s products and services facilitate confident and objective decision-making, ensuring the integrity of your microbial data, reducing risk, building efficiency and improving your bottom line, while assisting in the journey to bring products to market.
Expert View: Annex 1 updates: The impact of microbial ID strategy on cleanroom qualifications for pharma manufacturers
Dr Lucia Ceresa discusses the importance of accurate microbial IDs for cleanroom performance qualification and the risks of inaccuracies or failures.
This In-Depth Focus highlights why bio-fluorescent particle detection is an effective method for enumerating present microbes and discusses ICH Q10 knowledge management; presenting five tips for improving your company’s knowledge management.
The MiniCapt Portable Microbial Sampler enables collection of biocontamination samples throughout cleanrooms and clean air facilities.
Microbial risk in pharmaceutical process is not limited to living microorganisms and intact microbial cells.
Analytical techniques for QA/QC purposes are integral to the safe production of therapeutics. This in-depth focus looks at Raman spectroscopy for amorphous phase analysis and discusses the viable but non-culturable (VBNC) state of bacteria in environmental monitoring.
Nelson Labs has a long history of partnering with pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies. We perform a variety of testing to support your internal quality processes including: sterility (USP 71) testing in a cleanroom for isolator environment, particulates testing (USP 787, 788) using a variety of methods, bacterial endotoxin, filter validations,…
Those who work in QC know that the job is more than a box to be checked, and that it can’t be done effectively without confidence in the reported results. Tight timelines, regulatory demands, and stringent data integrity standards can make it hard to focus on what’s really at stake…
Wickham Laboratories Ltd, backed by five decades of global experience in GMP/GLP-regulated laboratory services, is an established name in the fields of pharmaceutical and medical device contract testing, research and consultancy.