Developments in lipid testing over recent years may signal a better alternative to taking cholesterol levels when it comes to evaluating patients at risk for cardiovascular events.
With the new contract, more than four million members across over 200 payor clients gain access to Combimatrix’s diagnostic solutions and clinical support.
The Advia Centaur Syphilis assay from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Tarrytown, NY, allows for sensitive and specific detection of antibodies to the proteins Treponema pallidum in human serum or plasma (EDTA, lithium or sodium heparinized, sodium citrate).
Akers’ SeraStat technology enables rapid blood cell separation for small volumes of whole blood, accelerating the rate at which a test result is obtained.
ViroStat has released a new set of monoclonal antibodies to the P1 adhesin of Mycoplasma pneumonia, a parasitic pathogen of the human respiratory tract that causes atypical pneumonia and most often affects children and young adults.
The Myeloma Prognostic Risk Signature will be used as en entry criterion for a Phase II trial of an investigational new drug to treat multiple myeloma patients.
The VTO110 “hot-wire” thermo-anemometer from E Instruments comes with a 0.01 resolution, and is capable of measuring temperatures ranging from −4 to 176°F, and air velocities from 0 to 6000 fpm.
Seegene of Seoul, Republic of Korea, has received 510(k) clearance for its TOCE-based assay for herpes simplex virus (HSV) types 1 and 2, the company’s first product to clear FDA.
The Performance Insight utilization management platform from Visiun provides laboratory directors and managers with business intelligence and analytics to help their management teams monitor key performance indicators.
CLP’s February 2015 Tech Guides feature side-by-side comparisons of laboratory information systems and middleware products from vendors such as Beckman Coulter, Psyche Systems Corp, Sysmex America, and Xifin.
The Binding Site and Arotec Diagnostics have made available five new antibodies, including anti-NGAL, anti-calprotectin, anti-azurocidin, anti-neutrophil elastase, and anti-neutrophil lactoferrin.
An innovative software application prioritizes gene variants according to their potential association to a disease or phenotype of interest, and can aid in identifying the roles of genes and their variants in biological processes, health, and disease.
The 10-32 cone-tip Click-N-Seal Ultra from Diba Industries connects 1/16-inch outside diameter semi-rigid tubing with 10-32 conical ports and accommodates pressure ratings up to 2000 psi.
In a head-to-head clinical study, Qiagen’s QFT test confirms lower prevalence of TB infection in China, and supports screening and preventive treatment for vulnerable populations.
The Philisa real-time PCR system from Streck includes four random-access modules that can be programmed independently for on-demand and flexible processing.
The EXCM mini H-gantry from Festo, Hauppauge, NY, is a desktop handling system designed for transfer of microwell plates, liquid dispensing, and pipetting.
FDA’s decision covers use of MammaPrint in FFPE for Agendia’s 70-gene breast cancer recurrence assay.
The AFS series of water purification systems from EMD Millipore is designed for clinical laboratories requiring daily water volumes of up to 3000 L. A certified EMD Millipore field service engineer will conduct a feed-water analysis prior to system installation.
In a recent study, Moffitt researchers find that microRNAs may enable clinicians to distinguish between high-risk and low-risk pancreatic lesions.
An agreement between Quotient and OCD assigns MosaiQ commercialization rights in the global patient testing market and donor testing markets in the developing world and Japan, while accelerating launch of the MosaiQ system.