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Which dipslide is best for me?

Below are some of the most common enquiries that we receive regarding the correct dipslide for each application. We have answered some of these...

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Honey Bees and Bacteria

The decline of one of our favourite pollinators and indicator of the general health of our ecosystems, the honey bee has been in the news a lot in...

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Citizen Science: Big Data, Collaboration and Outsourcing Science

Citizen science is an umbrella term for any project, piece of research or small science related action performed by an individual or a group that...

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Microbiological testing in the Cosmetics Industry

In the US, legal responsibility falls on the company that produces the product if it is not safe in terms of microbiological contamination (this is...

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The Fascinating Field of Space Microbiology

Space, the final frontier.....for microbiology. Understanding how micro-organisms behave in space can help us in more ways than one. It can help...

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Testing Dental Unit Water Lines / Systems with Dipslides

Visiting the dentist can be daunting enough without the possibility of coming into contact with contaminated water. Although this is unlikely with...

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Gut bacteria and its influence on our entire bodies

Over the past year, there have been many notable discoveries regarding gut bacteria and how it can actually influence many other parts of the body....

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Detecting Enterobacteriaceae

The presence of Enterobacteriaceae in food / on surfaces etc is a general indication that the hygiene / sanitary conditions in the environment are...

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Pseudomonas Detection : Bacterial species

Pseudomonas is a common bacterial species that can cause numerous types of infections. There are various sub species / strains of the pseudomonas...

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Foodborne Staphylococcus Aureus Detection

Staphylococcus Aureus bacteria are a common cause of a wide range of infections. There are several strains / biotypes of S.aureus. These sub types...

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Microbiological testing on ships and ferries

The marine transport industry is an ideal candidate for dipslide testing as so many areas of ships can be affected by bacterial contamination....

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Agar Wars : Malt Extract vs Rose Bengal

Welcome to Agar Wars. Malt Extract and Rose Bengal are two of the most commonly used agars for testing yeasts and moulds . They both adequately...

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How to use a dipslide

Wash your hands and use appropriate protective clothing.   When using a dipslide, it is important that your skin does not contaminate the dipslide...

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Donkey Milk: Bacteria Friend or Foe

As with quinoa, avocado and coconut milk, donkey milk has in recent years been touted as the next big thing. Pope Francis is a fan and Cleopatra...

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The unwelcome guests - what's lurking in your refrigerator?

Most of us give our fridge a regular clean to stop it getting grubby or to neutralise any unpleasant odours. But the cold temperatures stop nasty...

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The Heat is on: the friendly and not so friendly bacteria of ice cream

It's that time of year again.. things are hotting up, people are spending more time outside and ice cream sales will begin to rocket. The ice...

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Dip slides for legionella testing

The legionellaceae family of bacteria can be found in aquatic environments / artificial Water systems such as: Cooling towers Cooling systems...

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Dip-Slides.com launches Create your own Dipslide service

Dip-Slides.com launches 'Create your own Dipslide service'. Dip-slides.com have set out to revolutionise the dipslides market by...

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