22 11, 2017

Abaxis Piccolo Xpress – Accurate Chemistry Results in Minutes

By |November 22nd, 2017|Piccolo Xpress|0 Comments

Point of care analyzers enable bedside testing, allowing physicians to take prompt therapeutic decisions instead of spending critical time waiting for test results from the lab. A fully-automated device, the Piccolo Xpress chemistry analyzer delivers accurate, precise and reproducible blood test results, and is widely used hospitals and commercial laboratories across the world. The Piccolo [...]

20 11, 2017

Diazyme Vitamin D Assay Kit for Accurate Testing of 25-(OH) D Levels

By |November 20th, 2017|Diazyme Analyzers|0 Comments

The 25-hydroxy vitamin D test is critical to detect bone weakness or other bone malfunctions or disorders that occur as a result of a vitamin D deficiency. The highly accurate 25-OH Vitamin D assay from Diazyme Laboratories uses enzyme immunoassay technology (EIA) to quantify total 25-OH vitamin D (D2+D3) from serum or plasma samples in [...]

17 11, 2017

Siemens Clinitek Status+ Analyzer for Point-of-Care Urinalysis

By |November 17th, 2017|Siemens|0 Comments

Advanced urinalysis analyzers are now available that can provide accurate results for a wide menu of assays in minutes. The CLINITEK Status+ analyzer is a CLIA-waived, point-of-care urinalysis analyzer that automatically performs and reads tests and provides improved clinical information. The easy-to-use, automated analyzer features new advanced technology to perform automated quality checks on every [...]

15 11, 2017

Beckman Coulter receives CE Mark for Access hsTnI Assay

By |November 15th, 2017|Beckman Coulter|0 Comments

Beckman Coulter is a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care with focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency. The company's diagnostics division recently announced that it has received CE Mark clearance for its new high-sensitivity troponin (hsTnI) assay. This assay helps in diagnosing myocardial infarction for patients presenting with [...]

13 11, 2017

Global Blood Collection Market to reach US$9.8B by 2022

By |November 13th, 2017|Blood Collection|0 Comments

Blood collection products including blood collection needles, syringes, tubes, and heparin tubes play critical role in accurate diagnosis of various diseases. According to a Transparency Market Research report, the global blood collection market is expected to achieve revenue growth of US$9.8 billion by the end of 2022, after progressing from a US$7.7 billion earned in [...]

10 11, 2017

November Is Observed as Diabetes Awareness Month

By |November 10th, 2017|Diabetes|0 Comments

Every year, November is observed as Diabetes Awareness Month. Caused by acquired deficiency in production of insulin by the pancreas, or by the ineffectiveness of the insulin produced, diabetes mellitus is a complex health condition that affects millions of people. According to the American Diabetes Association, an estimated 30 million or 9.4 percent of Americans [...]

8 11, 2017

New Drug Screening Method Developed to Tackle Opioid Crisis

By |November 8th, 2017|Drug Testing|Comments Off on New Drug Screening Method Developed to Tackle Opioid Crisis

Opioid crisis refers to the misuse and addiction to opioids including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. According to the report from the National Institute of Drug Abuse, every day, more than 90 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. Now this is a serious national crisis that affects public health as [...]

6 11, 2017

Siemens Healthineers Completes Epocal Acquisition from Alere

By |November 6th, 2017|Siemens Healthcare|Comments Off on Siemens Healthineers Completes Epocal Acquisition from Alere

This is an update on the August 14, 2017 blog "Siemens Healthineers to Acquire Epocal from Alere" Siemens Healthineers, the separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG has completed its Epocal acquisition that was announced earlier. By incorporating Epocal's products to its POC Ecosystem™ solution, Siemens now enables customized testing offerings based on individual facility [...]

3 11, 2017

Medica EasyRA Chemistry Analyzer with Extended Capabilities [Infographics]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Infographics|Comments Off on Medica EasyRA Chemistry Analyzer with Extended Capabilities [Infographics]

EasyRA® Chemistry Analyzer now offers both DAU and chemistry panels in a benchtop system. The new version of EasyRA Analyzer combines moderately complex drugs of abuse and routine and specialty chemistries - all in one system. Increased throughput 200+ results per hour Reach clinical decisions faster Improve lab turnaround time Spend more time with your [...]

1 11, 2017

VistaLab™ Technologies Launches the World’s One and Only Aliquoting Pipet Controller

By |November 1st, 2017|Vistalab Pipettes|Comments Off on VistaLab™ Technologies Launches the World’s One and Only Aliquoting Pipet Controller

Clinical laboratories use pipettes to deliver an accurate volume for each aliquot. While "Aliquot" refers to a sample or portion of a total amount of a liquid, "Aliquoting" is the removal of serum plasma from the whole blood product. A leading manufacturer of pipettes, tips, and reservoirs, VistaLab™ Technologies has recently introduced the world's only [...]