Newsletter | March 26, 2019

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Featured Editorial
How To Establish Growth Promotion Tests For Pharmaceutical Culture Media
By Crystal M. Booth, PSC Biotech

Growth promotion testing of culture media appears to be a trivial test, but this perception is deceiving. Almost everyone can agree that with the criticality of microbiological tests, it is extremely important that culture media performs properly. Culture media is used in most assays in a microbiology laboratory, and if the media does not properly support growth, false negative results may be obtained. Likewise, contaminated media may yield false positive results. Opinions on when and how the testing should be performed sometimes vary within the pharmaceutical industry.

Industry Insights
Effective Yeast And CO2 Removal For Beer QC
Application Note | GE Healthcare Life Sciences

This article explains how maximizing the effectiveness of CO2 and yeast removal will assist in improving accuracy in total acidity measurements at every stage of the brewing process.

Using Flow Sensors As Diagnostic Tools In Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Article | By Craig Correia, Festo Corporation

Investigating the source of this consumption increase early on and correcting the problem will improve the performance and uptime of all automated plant equipment.

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