• 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.
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.
Akers
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.
Brian Beck, PhD, Microbiologics vice president for molecular products and services
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.
Laukien
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.
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HardyChrom Vibrio is a highly selective culture medium for use in primary screening, isolation, and differentiation of Vibrio pathogens.
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Royal Philips and Mount Sinai Health System are partnering to develop a digital image repository of patient tissue samples and data analytics.
Lab informatics are essential for enabling labs to determine whether they are running in a cost-effective, optimized way, from a resource standpoint, and from a reagent and contracting standpoint.
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In clinical labs, the application of modern lab informatics systems covers a growing range of uses.
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Reshaping and broadening the future of lab testing, these diagnostic advances are particularly noteworthy for laboratorians as well as for physicians and patients.
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Featured products include an unsaturated iron binding capacity assay from Sekisui Diagnostics, the scalable Labdaq laboratory information system from CompuGroup Medical US, and a high-purity intrinsic factor protein from BBI Solutions.
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The portable AQ VOC has the ability to measure close to 400 volatile organic compounds.
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Designed to isolate and trap biological and chemical vapors, Safestore vented chemical storage cabinets help prevent cross contamination, chemical release, and operator exposure.
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Partners vRad and Xifin encourage physician collaboration in order to facilitate consolidated diagnostic reports of radiology, pathology, and clinical laboratory results.