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Guide to Outsourcing & Testing

26 October 2022 | By

In this Guide to Outsourcing & Testing, EPR explores trends in the pharmaceutical outsourcing market. Plus, Charles River discusses solutions for tracking, trending and microbial identification and Associates of Cape Cod International showcases its endotoxin testing capabilities.

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Pharma’s green mission: trends in bacterial endotoxin testing

21 October 2022 | By , , , ,

Having recently conducted a project to implement more sustainable, reliable and efficient bacterial endotoxin testing across the global Roche corporation, those involved in the project discuss with EPR’s Hannah Balfour the key takeaways from their implementation and validation, as well as current trends in bacterial endotoxin testing.

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Methods for strain comparison and differentiation of environmental isolates

21 October 2022 | By

Identification of environmental isolates is a regular requirement in pharmaceutical manufacturing, and strain differentiation can be valuable in a variety of circumstances. There have been huge advances in the technology available for sequencing bacterial genomes, which has fed through to the analyses that are available to pharmaceutical microbiologists. NCIMB’s Identification…

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Progress in the implementation of biofluorescent particle counters

24 August 2022 | By

Despite the promise of biofluorescent particle counters (BFPCs) as an alternative and rapid microbiological method and process analytical technology, their implementation thus far has predominantly occurred in non-GMP environments. In this article, EPR’s Hannah Balfour explores the reasons, with comment from Mike Russ, Senior Manager, Head of QCLS/Analytical Science and…

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Efficient shutdown recovery: leveraging RMM to unlock value and ensure environmental quality

24 June 2022 | By , ,

New technologies are awaiting implementation by the pharmaceutical industry to improve and optimise processes, but as they are not compendial and may require lengthy approval processes, their adoption as a replacement for a compendial method is slow, if at all possible. Though the industry is still contemplating how to unlock…