Exclusive partnership between Beckman Coulter Diagnostics and hc1.com will bring innovative healthcare cloud technology to clinical laboratories.
Although most popular hospital urine pregnancy tests perform well in the first month after conception, a new study finds that many become significantly more likely to produce false-negative results after the fifth to seventh week of pregnancy.
CDC’s grant of more than $1.25 million to the College of American Pathologists will help laboratory professionals improve the delivery of patient testing guidelines and cancer reporting.
The BD Max GC rtPCR in vitro assay from BD Diagnostics is designed for use with specimens that have tested positive for Neisseria gonorrhoeae on the BD Viper system.
The LCMS-2020 single quadrupole liquid chromatograph mass spectrometer from Shimadzu Corp increases the speed and reliability of HPLC/UHPLC analysis, improving lab productivity.
The NeoFilm test platform from Neogen Corp offers an improved system for obtaining microbial counts, requiring only the inoculation of a fabric sample pad and an incubation period.
The IMDx VanR for Abbott m2000 assay from IMDx, Waltham, Mass, detects vanA and vanB genes associated with vancomycin-resistant enterococci from human stool samples.
Recently cleared by FDA, the Acusera HbA1c control from Randox Laboratories is designed for use in the quality control of HbA1c and total hemoglobin assays.
The SampleSeal instrument from Thermo Fisher Scientific uses automated heat-sealing technology to seal and individualize samples, completing a full rack of 96 or 384 2D-barcoded tubes in less than one minute.
Carla Lira has been named associate publisher for Allied Media’s Plastic Surgery Practice and Clinical Lab Products. She previously managed west coast sales for the brands.