Desiccation of Agar Plates

By Andrew Ramage

The biggest issue facing operators when exposing settle plates in high airflow environments, such as laminar airflow cabinest ; class II microbiology safety cabinets and isolators, is the desiccation of the medium during the four-hour exposure time, which is the maximum recommended exposure time.  It is important during exposure that the agar does not shrink from the edge of the petri dish or crack down the middle.  This is to ensure the maximum surface area is constantly exposed to the...

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2017 Easter Egg Charity Event

By Gill Power

 

Staff at Cherwell Laboratories recently took part in a charity fund raising event.  The giant Easter egg raffle was held in support of local charity, Bicester Lions Club.

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Microbial Quality of Beer

By Andrew Ramage

 

 

After Andy Whittard’s fun piece about agar in cooking, I thought I would write a more light-hearted blog for a change. I’m going to talk about my real passion in life, beer. I’ve been an active member of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) for many years. You may even have seen my ugly mug on a few volunteer’s posters if you’ve been to beer festivals run by CAMRA! As a microbiologist, you’ll be surprised to read that I’m not really into home brewing.  My love of beer comes from tasting the...

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SAS Air Sampler On-site Calibration at Customer Facilities

By Andy Whittard

Delivering a professional service

Cherwell has always strived to offer a professional service, one that understands the needs of our customers.  Easy to say, I hear you cry, but how do you actually demonstrate this.  Whilst in conversation with our service engineers, a few points came to light that show this commitment.

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Cherwell makes an Impact - with new continuous monitoring microbial air samplers

By Gill Power

ImpactAir® high performance air sampler range joins Cherwell’s portfolio of cleanroom microbiology products

 

 

Bicester, UK, 30th March 2017: Cherwell Laboratories, specialists in cleanroom microbiology solutions, have signed a distribution agreement with Pinpoint Scientific for the ImpactAir® range of microbial air samplers.  The new ImpactAir range of high performance microbial air samplers has been designed to meet the demanding environmental monitoring requirements of aseptic processing...

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Contact – February 2017

By Gill Power

Article includes:

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Clinical Pharmacy Congress 2017

By Gill Power

12th – 13th May 2017, ExCel London

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Pharmig Annual PCT Conference on Microbiological Contamination Control

By Gill Power

27th April 2017, Stratford-upon-Avon

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ICS 1st Regional Cleanroom Forum

By Gill Power

2nd March 2017, Dublin

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Pharmig Best Practices in Keeping Cleanrooms Contamination Free

By Gill Power

 

16th February 2017, Warwickshire

Thank you to everyone who visited us at the event organised by the Pharmig, held at Nailcote Hall Hotel in Warwickshire.  We hope that you found the one day conference that included:

Cleanroom behaviour and aseptic practices and practical workshops; interesting and informative.

If you would like any further information or assistance regarding our products and services following this event, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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