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Can Vitamin D be Useful Against COVID-19?

A study published on May 6th, has produced optimism that vitamin D may help to prevent serious infections of the COVID-19 virus. Researchers from the UK have compiled data on the incidence of COVID-19 infections and correlated it to the blood levels of vitamin D in people from 20 European nations. The results show that Read more about Can Vitamin D be Useful Against COVID-19?[…]

CDC Recommends Nasopharyngeal Swabs AND Oropharyngeal Swabs as Suitable for Upper Respiratory Tract Specimens for Investigations of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

COPAN announces a kit that pairs 3mL of UTM® universal viral transport medium and two FLOQSwabs™: one minitip and one regular flocked swab. MURRIETA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On January 30th, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) held its second meeting in Geneva of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak Read more about CDC Recommends Nasopharyngeal Swabs AND Oropharyngeal Swabs as Suitable for Upper Respiratory Tract Specimens for Investigations of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)[…]

Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists- Amelia’s Story

Hardy Diagnostics is proud not only to support global organizations and charities whose values mirror our own, but every once in a while we get the unique chance to make a direct impact on someone’s life through giving. Recently, we were given that very opportunity when a young girl needed help with her science project. Read more about Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists- Amelia’s Story[…]

Lifewater

Fresh water brought to those in need.

Hardy Diagnostics is proud to annual donate at least 1% of our earnings every year to charity. Our mission statement of “diagnosing and preventing disease” guides our company’s every move and is often extended to the charities which we choose to support. We would like to take a moment to highlight one such organization, Lifewater. Read more about Fresh water brought to those in need.[…]

No Proteus, No Problem

Starting off CHROM Month is HardyCHROM SS NoPRO. Before we talk about this innovative new media, let us first take a look at how it came to be.   In 1968, Hektoen Enteric Agar was introduced by the Hektoen Institute of Chicago. HE agar is a selective and differential agar used for the culture of Salmonella Read more about No Proteus, No Problem[…]

Fitting together like Puzzle Pieces!

Great news from VWR’s Americas Sales Conference. We are extremely proud to announce that Hardy Diagnostics was awarded the 2016 VWR Life Sciences Supplier of the Year Award! In 2013, Hardy Diagnostics signed an agreement with the well known scientific supplier. Hardy Diagnostics now offers more than 2,100 of its culture media products and microbiology systems through Read more about Fitting together like Puzzle Pieces![…]

Hardy Diagnostics Says Goodbye to a Friend and Colleague

  The world of microbiology has lost a dear and sweet friend. Paul Schreckenberger, Ph.D. passed away suddenly on November 29th and will be greatly missed by microbiologists the world over. One of the many activities for which Paul was known was his wonderfully informative and practical microbiology seminars that were sponsored by Hardy Diagnostics. All Read more about Hardy Diagnostics Says Goodbye to a Friend and Colleague[…]

IQCP is here! Are you ready?

January 2016 is right around the corner. While a new year always brings change, or at least the promise for change (I swear to make it to the gym for a change), this new year brings a critical change to clinical labs in the United States. Starting on the first of January, the Centers for Read more about IQCP is here! Are you ready?[…]

Show Everyone You Have Culture…

If you were on the internet a few months ago, then you more than likely saw this photo. The woman behind this image is Tasha Sturm, a Laboratory Technician for Cabrillo College and became, seemingly overnight, a sensation because of her love of microbiology. The image went viral on social media and news channels. Overnight, microbiology Read more about Show Everyone You Have Culture…[…]

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