With the acquisition, Abbott gains leadership in the $5.5 billion point-of-care segment, broadens its diagnostics footprint, and enhances access to fast-growing diagnostics channels.
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This month's Product Spotlight features equipment, consumables, and labware from companies such as EKF Diagnostics, Olympus, Platinum Code, and Randox Laboratories.
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This month's Product News includes focused gene expression panels, a cystatin C assay, a supply and procedure cart system, and a modular embedding system.
The company recently received ethical approval to commence a 6-month clinical study using its urine test for cancer.
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Named Grail, the business seeks to enable early cancer detection via blood-based screening.
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The assay was developed to offer confidence in patient results through standardization to the World Health Organization’s 3rd international standard for human thyroid stimulating hormone testing.
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The line of labels is designed to stay secure on curved surfaces, including dishes, flasks, tubes, and vials.
The companies have partnered to develop a comprehensive next-generation sequencing workflow for single-cell analyses.
GenomeDx Biosciences recently presented first validation data supporting the use of its Decipher test to help guide the treatment of men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer.
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The unit covers a temperature range of 4°C to 50°C to allow application flexibility.
Acquisition gives PE access to an innovative noninvasive prenatal testing solution under development, expanding the company’s maternal–fetal health portfolio.
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The company reports that clinical trials using its MosaiQ transfusion diagnostic instrument and associated assays will begin later this year.
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Lab managers and supervisors are given simplified remote access to their test utilization metrics.
The assay delivers cardiac troponin I results in about 15 minutes from either whole blood or plasma samples.
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The recently FDA-cleared analyzer produces up to 900 photometric tests per hour and 1200 tests per hour when including electrolytes.
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After closing $32 million in private equity financing, molecular diagnostics unit bioTheranostics will operate as an independent company.
The Minicare I-20 system from Philips.
Royal Philips and Banyan Biomarkers have entered into a multiyear agreement to jointly develop and commercialize a handheld blood test for detecting and evaluating mild traumatic brain injury.
Cepheid has signed a memorandum of understanding representing its intention to work with USAID to support the White House’s national action plan for combating MDR-TB.
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The GeneStrat noninvasive, blood-based test is designed to provide accurate results in 72 hours for newly diagnosed non-small cell lung cancer patients.
Under a new collaboration agreement, NanoString will modify its PAM50-based Prosigna breast cancer assay for potential use as a companion diagnostic for enzalutamide treatment of triple-negative breast cancer.