White Paper Details New Techniques for Isolating, Identifying Anaerobic Bacteria and Organisms

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 General News
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NORWOOD, Mass., April 29 A new, free white paper titled"Effectively Culturing Anaerobic Bacteria" is now available from SpiralBiotech, Inc. at: www.aicompanies.com/anoxomat. The white paper details newtechniques for isolating and identifying anaerobic bacteria in organisms.

To obtain clinical diagnoses and safeguard patient health, modern clinicallaboratories must ensure accurate, timely isolation and identification ofanaerobic bacteria and related organisms. While traditional approaches havecentered on the use of anaerobic chambers or gas bags, a new technologyutilizing automatic evacuation/replacement methodology offers attractiveadvantages for laboratory managers.

Applicable for managers in modern clinical and industrial laboratories,this white paper compares three forms of anaerobic bacteria culturingtechnologies and explores how hospital and research laboratories are using thenew technology to quickly create ideal conditions for the growth of anaerobicorganisms.

This paper will be of interest to those in clinical applications such ashospitals, universities, and public health facilities and industrialapplications including food and beverage, water supply, and pharmaceuticallabs.

To download the white paper, "Effectively Culturing Anaerobic Bacteria,"visit www.aicompanies.com/anoxomat or contact Spiral Biotech by phone (800)554-1620.

In addition, to learn more about anaerobic bacteria testing, visit SpiralBiotech while attending the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) 108thGeneral Meeting in Boston June 1-5, 2008 in General Meeting Exhibits booth #923.

About Advanced Instruments and Spiral Biotech

Founded in 1955, Advanced Instruments, Inc. is the world's largestsupplier of freezing-point osmometers used in clinical, pharmaceutical, andbiotechnology laboratories. The company is also a leading supplier ofanalytical instruments and test kits for the food, dairy, and industrialmicrobiology markets. Based in Norwood, Massachusetts, USA, the company alsoproduces Fiske(R) Associates brand diagnostic instruments and operates SpiralBiotech, Inc., and Delta Instruments as wholly-owned subsidiaries.

For nearly 30 years, Spiral Biotech, Inc. has developed and supportedautomated microbiology systems for food, dairy, and environmental sciences.The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Advanced Instruments, Inc., theworld's leading manufacturer of freezing-point osmometers for clinical andresearch applications. Visit Spiral Biotech online at www.spiralbiotech.com.

Advanced Instruments' products are supported by a worldwide network ofsales professionals and independent distributors. Reach Advanced Instrumentsonline at www.aicompanies.com or contact customer service at (800) 225-4034 or+1 (781) 320-9000.

SOURCE Advanced Instruments, Inc.


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