• Lab Informatics

    In clinical labs, the application of modern lab informatics systems covers a growing range of uses.
  • Emerging Technologies Promise Revolutionary Diagnostic Tools

    Reshaping and broadening the future of lab testing, these diagnostic advances are particularly noteworthy for laboratorians as well as for physicians and patients.
  • Glucose Testing in Hospital Environments

    In critical care settings, tight glucose control is not just for diabetics.
  • Managing Up

    Designing, upgrading, and choosing the right instruments for a clinical lab are complicated tasks. Even for experienced laboratory directors and managers, it isn’t always apparent how such processes should be conducted, or…
  • Targeting Antibiotic Resistance

    The global diagnostic response to antibiotic resistance is a work in progress.
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Providing a painless alternative to blood draws, a cheek swab system eases collection of samples from neonates and pediatric patients.
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As China sees a rise in birth rates, a genetic screening processor and neonatal reagent kit delivers advanced capabilities to newborn screening labs for detecting life-threatening conditions.
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Front-loading autoclaves combine a secure key-lock and one-touch push-button controls to offer controlled access to parameter settings.
ESCMID warns that Europe may surpass one million deaths due to ineffective antibiotics by 2025.
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STH and STQ Duplex pumps allow for continuous fluid dispensing and metering during maintenance-free cycles, within 1% precision, without recalibration.
CE marked and assigned to moderate complexity status in the United States, the Simplexa PCR-based strep A direct test by Focus Diagnostics is now available internationally.
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The SpotWare colorimetric microarray scanner utilizes an ultra-high sensitivity line-scanning architecture to provide 5 µm to 50 µm scan resolution and 7 log dynamic range.
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Using the expression levels of 10 miRNAs, the test achieves a negative predictive value of 94% and positive predictive value of 74% at a cancer prevalence of 32%.
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CLP’s April 2015 Tech Guide features immunoassay kits and instruments from vendors such as BD Diagnostics Point of Care, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Randox Toxicology, and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Studies led by Mayo Clinic investigators combine common genetic variants and other factors to improve personalized estimates of breast cancer risk.
Jong-Yoon Chun, PhD, founder, chief executive, and chief technology officer of Seegene
Hoping to strengthen its global presence in the molecular diagnostics market, Seegene Inc has established Seegene Technologies Inc, in Concord, Calif.
NIAID taps investigators at academic and commercial institutions to develop tools for rapidly detecting healthcare-associated pathogens.
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With new marketing and distribution agreements at home and abroad, Akers expands US and international distribution of its flagship rapid test for HIT—and more.
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The bench-scale control station provides autoclavable and single-use vessel flexibility in a compact footprint.
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A recently launched assay allows for fully automated, quantitative measurement of total 25-hydroxyvitamin D in human serum.
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Featuring a small footprint and stable temperature operation, magnetic coupled rotary vane vacuum pumps consume minimal power.
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Inactivated viruses will be sourced and incorporated into a line of full process controls under Microbiologics’ Helix Elite molecular standards brand, as well as instrument-specific quality control sets.
Using NanoString’s nCounter analysis system as a platform, the partners aim to jointly discover and validate biomarker signatures for immuno-oncology and targeted therapeutics.
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A library and methods expansion for the MALDI Biotyper CA system enables identification of more than 98% of the typical bacterial identification workflow of clinical microbiology laboratories.
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A positive-displacement pipette minimizes the time and effort required to maintain precision during repeat dispensing tasks.