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Streamlining Vendor Management

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Uncategorized Reduce Waste. Reduce Costs. Streamline Vendors. No matter your specific requirements, Quip Labs is at the forefront of revolutionizing hygiene standards in vivariums and animal care facilities. Our comprehensive approach means that what we recommend will be meticulously tailored to meet your needs, whatever they may be. How can we help streamline your procurement? It

The Neuroscience of Gratitude

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Uncategorized At Quip Laboratories, we are always interested in the science of things, and that includes the science of gratitude. As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we want to share some science on how gratitude affects our brains and bodies, and how we can cultivate more of it in our lives. The Chemistry So what goes on in

2022 Will See the Long-Awaited Return of the Quip Labs Party for a Cause!

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It’s been three years since we last lit up the dance floors during the National AALAS Meeting, but 2022 will see the return of the Quip Labs Party for a Cause!This year we are thrilled to announce that all donations taken at the party will go to benefit Americans For Medical Progress. Focused on public

Are You Doing All You Can to Prevent Bronchoscope Infection?

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Bacteria, Pathogen, Sanitation, Uncategorized

Increase in Bronchoscope-Related HAI on the Rise: An increased frequency of infections caused by bronchoscopes contaminated by multidrug-resistant P. aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae have been published during the past few years (ICT, CDC.gov, NCBI.nlm.nih.gov). These recent outbreaks of HAI’s prompted the FDA to issue an official Safety Communication about microbial transmission and infection associated with

Have Sick Research Animals? 5 Tips for Better Disinfection!

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Animal Drinking Water Cleaning Systems, Bacteria, Biomedical Research, Companion Animal Care, Detection & Monitoring Products, Equipment Cleaning Products, Mold, Uncategorized, Viruses

1. Know your Pathogens. Different disinfectants offer different levels of efficacy and knowing which bacteria and viruses your facility is most likely to encounter will help you know which disinfectant to use. For example, as you can see by filtering our chemical products by efficacy claims, Canine Distemper Virus has a completely different set of recommended products

What are surfactants?

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What are Surfactants? Surfactants (short for “surface active agents”) are organic chemicals that change the interaction between water, soils and surfaces. They’re able to do so because they contain both hydrophilic and hydrophobic groups. In a surfactant, the hydrophilic side of the molecule attaches to water, and the hydrophobic side of the molecule avoids it. By lowering

We’re officially announcing our Expanded Lab Services!

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Air, Animal Drinking Water Cleaning Systems, Aquatics, Bacteria, Biomedical Research, Companion Animal Care, Detection & Monitoring Products, Food Processing, Industry, Pathogen, Pharmaceutical Production, Surface, Uncategorized

We’re officially announcing our Expanded Lab Services! In an effort to meet the ever-increasing needs of our growing customer base, we’re excited to announce that we have expanded our environmental monitoring capabilities! Whether you have a mystery pathogen in your facility, or just need third-party validation, we can help. We have a few different ways that we can