Bionow Honors DxS

DxS, Manchester, UK, has been awarded a Biotechnology Project of the Year award for its Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutation Test Kit.

ACM-Pivotal Europe Gets CAP Accreditation

The European facility of ACM-Pivotal, York, England, has received Certification by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on the results of a recent on-site inspection of its central laboratory.

Rapid Syphilis Test Under Development

Chembio Diagnostics Inc, Medford, NY, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have joined forces to develop a rapid combination test for syphilis using Chembio’s Dual Path Platform technology and the CDC’s patented Syphilis antigens.

Supelco and MIP Technologies Sign Distribution Agreement

Under a new exclusive global distribution agreement with Lund, Sweden-based MIP Technologies AB, Supelco, a division of Sigma-Aldrich, will distribute the analytical and preparative Molecularly Imprinted Polymer (MIP) separation products.

Kidney Donor Compensation Proposed

A discussion in the latest issue of American Journal of Transplantation proposes a practical way of navigating the murky ethical waters of financial compensation for kidney donation.

Still Time to Register for LabComplete Strategies 2007

Registration is still open for LabCompete Strategies for 2007, a conference dealing with how labs can compete and gain market share in the changing environment. The event will take place December 6-8, in Chandler, Ariz.

EMR System Changing the Way a Clinic is Run

Dr. Daniel Griffin’s Alpenglow Medical PLLC has won the 2006 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Nicholas E. Davies Award for excellence in the use of electronic medical records.

Drugs-of-Abuse Testing

Therapeutic Drug-Monitoring Assays For use with plasma and serum sample types The Beckman Coulter UniCel® and Synchron® Clinical Systems’ Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) assays are specifically engineered, formulated, and p