Publications

Publications and scientific studies by vermicon AG.

Numerous publications

vermicon has numerous publications in all fields of industrial microbiology. These include scientific papers and contributions to books. Here, we will give you a quick overview over the most significant articles. You also have the opportunity to request specific articles.

Wastewater

Click here for the articles about the microbiology of wastewater.

Beverages

Click here for the articles about the microbiology of non-alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, beer and mineral and bottled water.

Microbiology in general

Click here for the articles about diverse microbiology topics and innovative detection methods.

Wastewater

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Detecting Malfunctions in the Nitrification Stage

KA-Betriebs Info, 2018 - Raimund Schneider, wastewater manager at Stadtwerke Schramberg, reports about his experience with the use of VIT® gene probe technology for analysis and monitoring of the nitrification stage.

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Filamentous Bacteria Identification

IJESD, 2016 - Identification of Filamentous Bacteria Dominating in Kuwait’s Activated Sludge Systemsby Use of Molecular Biology Techniques.

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The End of the Black Box

gwf Wasser-Abwasser, 2016 - Control of wastewater microorganisms with the VIT® early warning system.

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One-stage deammonification

Water Science & Technology, 2016 - Rapid start-up of one-stage deammonification MBBR without addition of external inoculum.

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Deammonification process: impact of biofilm seeding

Environmental Technology, 2014 - Impact of seeding on the start-up of one-stage deammonification MBBRs.

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Treatment of paper mill deinking wastewater

Bioresource Technology, 2012 - Lab scale experiments using a submerged MBR under thermophilic aerobic conditions for the treatment of paper mill deinking wastewater.

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Microbiology of Anaerobic Sludges in the Paper Industry

Special Sewage Sludge, wwt, 2011 - Prevention of pellet floating and pellet degradation in anaerobic plants: analysis of anaerobic sludges with the help of modern gene probe technology.

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Nitrifying bacteria biofilm

Cemosphere, 2010 - Monitoring structure and activity of nitrifying bacterial biofilm in an automatic biodetector of water toxicity.

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Monitoring of the Microbiology of Wastewater

gwf Wasser-Abwasser, 2010 - Complete Control of the Plant by Targeted Microbiological Monitoring.

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Saving Precipitants

gwf Wasser-Abwasser, 2004 - Precipitant savings on a large wastewater treatment plant by monitoring of filamentous bacteria with gene probes.

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Molecular monitoring of bulking sludge

Water Sci Technology, 2002 - Molecular monitoring of bulking sludge in industrial wastewater treatment plants.

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On-Site Detection of Nitrifying Bacteria

wlb – Wasser, Luft und Boden, 2001 - On-site detection of nitrifying bacteria in wastewater samples using highly specific gene probes.

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Beverages

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Analysis of Beverage Spoiling Bacteria

HYGIENE Report, 2008 - A little more safety? Microbiological analysis services for beverage producers.

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Obligate Beer-spoiling Bacterium

Monatsschrift für Brauwissenschaft, 2006 - Description of Lactobacillus backi sp. novel, an obligate beer spoilage bacteria.

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Fruit Juice Analysis Methods

drinks Technology + Marketing, 2006 - A comparison of VIT® Alicyclobacillus and cultural methods for the detection of Alicyclobacillus in fruit juice products.

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Frequency of Different Beer-Spoiling Bacteria

MBAA, 2006 - Evaluation Study of the Frequency of Different Beer-Spoiling Bacteria Using the VIT® Analysis.

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Mikrobiological Quality Control

BBII 2/2006 - Reliable analysis of E. coli, coliform bacteria and fermentative yeasts.

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Microbiology in general

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Direct microbiology in environmental analysis

LABO, 2017 - In the article "What is real? Direct microbiology in environmental analysis" Dr. Jiri Snaidr answers this question and describes several analysis methods that provide a realistic image of the microbial composition of a sample.

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For a changing world of microbial detection

forum news 27/2004 - After the impressive advances in the nineteenth century a new era of microbiology began and has lasted almost one century - the era of cultivation. Now a new era is about to start.

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Gene Probes for Detection of Microorganisms

LaborPraxis, 2001 - There is a huge variety of microorganisms and can hardly be detected with conventional methods. For the first time, a new analysis method allows to detect any species or group of of bacteria – quickly, specificly and directly in the sample examined.

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