bioMérieux Gets AOAC Approval for PCR Detection of STEC and Salmonella in Cannabis

According to a press release, bioMérieux has achieved the first ever AOAC International approval for PCR Multiplex Detection of STEC and Salmonella in cannabis flower for their GENE-UP® PRO STEC/Salmonella Assay.

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AOAC Approves Two New Microbiological Assays

Last week, AOAC approved PathogenDx’s Quantx assay for total yeast and mold. This week, they approved Medicinal Genomics’ PathoSEEK 5-Color Aspergillus Multiplex Assays.

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Reducing Cross Contamination in Your Lab

Labs have long dealt with the threat of cross contamination, which leads to reduction in test accuracy and turnaround time, ultimately costing both the lab and the grower significantly.

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Leaders in Cannabis Testing – Part 1: A Q&A with Milan Patel, CEO and Co-Founder of PathogenDx

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of laboratories and technology providers leading the cannabis testing space. In Part 1, Green sits down with Milan Patel, CEO and co-founder of PathogenDx, to learn more about their technology and business model.

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Ask the Experts: Microbiological Contamination in Cannabis & What You Should Look for

Anna Klavins and Jessa Youngblood of Hardy Diagnostics discuss the biggest challenges facing cannabis testing labs when it comes to microbiology testing.

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SC Labs Develops Comprehensive Hemp Testing Panel

The California-based company has developed an ISO-accredited hemp testing panel that tests for a variety of contaminants, designed to cover requirements set by every state in the country.

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Bio-Rad Aspergillus PCR Test Gets AOAC Approval

According to a press release published earlier this month, the Bio-Rad iQ-Check Aspergilllus Real-Time PCR Detection Kit has received AOAC International approval.

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Medicinal Genomics Hires Sherman Hom as New Director of Regulatory Affairs

Sherman Hom is a research scientist and microbiology expert at New Jersey’s Division of Public Health and Environmental Laboratories. He now joins the Medicinal Genomics team as their new director of regulatory affairs.

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AOAC Approves New Microbial Testing Validations

bioMérieux just received the first AOAC validation approval for cannabis and hemp. AOAC approved the detection of Salmonella and STEC (Shiga toxin-producing E. coli) utilizing two bioMérieux assays.

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AOAC Approves New Microbial Testing Validations

bioMérieux just received the first AOAC validation approval for cannabis and hemp. AOAC approved the detection of Salmonella and STEC (Shiga toxin-producing E. coli) utilizing two bioMérieux assays.

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