Technical Reports and Presentations

The following technical reports and presentations have been created by the InnovaPrep team as well as researchers from other institutions.

Characterization of Aspergillus fumigatus Isolates from Air and Surfaces of the International Space Station

A new research article published in the ASM mSphere Journal by University of Wisconsin—Madison and the Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, at the NASA  Jet Propulsion Laboratory describes Microbial Observatory Experiments on the International Space Station (ISS) using a method of recovering surface samples that included the InnovaPrep Concentrating Pipette. 

Longitudinal Metagenomic Analysis of Hospital Air Identifies Clinically Relevant Microbes (Bobcat)

An article published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS ONE 2016). 

by Paula King, Long K. Pham, Shannon Waltz, Dan Sphar, Robert T. Yamamoto, Douglas Conrad, Randy Taplitz, Francesca Torriani, R. Allyn Forsyth

Rapid Concentration to Support Improved Detection of Indicator Bacteria in Recreational Waters (Concentrating Pipette)

A white paper from a poster presentation given by Andy Page at EPA’s Recreational Water Conference 2016

Concentrating Bloodborne Pathogens from Whole Blood (Concentrating Pipette)

An Application Note for concentrating pathogens in whole blood using the Concentrating Pipette.

Comparison of Three Filtration Methods to Capture Pathogenic Viruses and Bacteria from Brackish Storm Water (LVC Kit)

A poster presentation by Joshua Steele (Southern California Coastal Water Research Project) for ASM 2015

Concentration of Microorganisms by Concentrating Pipette and Wet Foam Elution

A presentation by Andy Page given at the Water Microbiology Conference, University North Carolina 2015

Comparison Results for Sample Concentration of Six Microbes Using a Novel Concentrating Pipette Tip

A poster presentation by Dave Alburty, Pam Murowchick and Dr. Mike Hornback, ASM 2013

Dead-end ultrafiltration concentration and IMS/ATP-bioluminescence detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in recreational water and produce wash (HSC-40)

Dawn M. Hunter, Stephaney D. Leskinen, Sonia Magaña, Sarah M. Schlemmer, Daniel V. Lim ⁎Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620-7115, United States

A Novel Membrane Based System for Fractionation and Concentration of Biological Particles from Complex Environmental Matrices (R&D)

A presentation by Andy Page given at the 2012 Integrating Sample Prep Conference, Baltimore

Results for Six Organism Concentrating Pipette Tip Testing

A test report on concentration efficiencies for six organisms

Triggered Bioaerosol Sampling onto Dry Electret Filters; Wanted: Dead or Alive (Bobcat)

A presentation by Dave Alburty given at the 2011 Sample Prep conference

Integrated Bioparticle Concentration for Improved Detection in Autonomous Systems (HCI-40)

A presentation by Andy Page given at the 2011 Sample Prep conference

Extraction, Concentration and Detection of Salmonella from Stainless Steel Surfaces (HSC-40 and Backpack Surface Sampler)

A presentation by Dr. Byron Brehm-Stecher, Iowa State University, given at the 2011 Sample Prep conference

Integrated Bioparticle Concentration for Improved Detection in Autonomous Systems

A presentation by Andy Page given at the “Sampling The Aquatic Environment – Technologies for Sample Concentration, Remote Sampling and Sample Return” workshop hosted by the  Alliance for Coastal Technologies (ACT) Pacific Coast Partners at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories Monterey, CA. March 2011

A Compact, Rapid Concentrator for Increased Sensitivity of Commercially Available Protein Detection Kits

A presentation by Andy Page given at the 2009 American Association for Aerosol Research conference

Developement of an Integrated Surface Extraction and Concentration System

Poster presentation by Andy Page presented at the American Society for Microbiology Conference 2009

A Concentrating Pipette Tip for Liquid Samples

A poster presentation by Dave Alburty given at the 2011 Biodetection Technologies Conference

Continuous Monitoring of Metals Emissions (SpinCon)

A paper by Midwest Research Institute