Monthly Archives: July 2014

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31 07, 2014

Sample Preparation Market to Touch $5,672 Million by 2018

By |July 31st, 2014|Centrifuges, Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Sample Preparation Market to Touch $5,672 Million by 2018

According to a market research report published by Markets and Markets, the sample preparation market is expected to reach $5,672.0 million by 2018. Published in May 2014, the report, "Sample Preparation Market by Product (Instruments (Workstations, Liquid Handling Systems), Consumables (Tubes), Kits (Isolation, Purification), By Application (Genomics, Proteomics), by End Users (Molecular Diagnostics) - Global [...]

30 07, 2014

Diazyme Gets FDA 510(K) Clearance for Ferritin Assay

By |July 30th, 2014|Clinical Chemistry Analyzers|Comments Off on Diazyme Gets FDA 510(K) Clearance for Ferritin Assay

Diazyme Laboratories, a Division of General Atomics located in Poway, California has announced that it has received 510(K) marketing clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Ferritin assay used in clinical chemistry analyzers. This dual liquid stable reagent system can be utilized for the quantitative determination of ferritin in serum and [...]

29 07, 2014

Beckman Coulter to Acquire Siemens Clinical Microbiology Business

By |July 29th, 2014|Beckman Coulter, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics|Comments Off on Beckman Coulter to Acquire Siemens Clinical Microbiology Business

Beckman Coulter an established manufacturer with a proven track record in providing best-in-class laboratory-solutions, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the clinical microbiology business of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics. The transaction is expected to close in Q1 2015. The agreement is subject to applicable regulatory approvals and other customary closing [...]

28 07, 2014

Fighting the World’s 8th Biggest Killer – Hepatitis

By |July 28th, 2014|Hepatitis|Comments Off on Fighting the World’s 8th Biggest Killer – Hepatitis

On 28 Jul 2014, World Hepatitis Day, WHO and partners will urge policymakers, health workers and the public to pay more attention to curbing this silent killer.

25 07, 2014

Understanding Differential Count Crucial for Quality Care

By |July 25th, 2014|Differential Counters|Comments Off on Understanding Differential Count Crucial for Quality Care

The differential blood cell count is different from other types of clinical laboratory tests. It is ordered for patients suspected of having a blood disorder or as part of a routine medical exam. A differential cell count provides a lot of information from blood samples in an enumerated format, i.e., it expresses specific cell types [...]

24 07, 2014

Cell Culture Market Could Be Worth $24,574 Million by 2018

By |July 24th, 2014|Becton Dickinson, Reagents|Comments Off on Cell Culture Market Could Be Worth $24,574 Million by 2018

New Markets and Markets research forecasts that the cell culture industry will grow at a CAGR of 10.71% during 2013-2018 and that it will be worth $24,574 million by 2018. The report features several application segments, namely, biopharmaceutical production, cancer research, drug screening and development, gene therapy, tissue culture and engineering, toxicity testing, vaccine production, [...]

23 07, 2014

Tackling the Challenges of Hormone Testing

By |July 23rd, 2014|Hormone Assays|Comments Off on Tackling the Challenges of Hormone Testing

Men and women of any age can be affected by hormone issues. Excesses and deficiencies in hormones are to blame for many health conditions. Hormone assays help detect these imbalances and determine if an individual's hormone levels are optimal for good health. In women, hormone imbalances may result in infertility, premenstrual syndrome, mood swings, anxiety, [...]

22 07, 2014

Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits for Malaria

By |July 22nd, 2014|Malaria Test Kits|Comments Off on Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits for Malaria

Malaria presents a diagnostic challenge in most countries. Rapid diagnostic malarial test kits offer many benefits over conventional microscopy methods.

21 07, 2014

Challenges in Setting up a Clinical Research Laboratory

By |July 21st, 2014|Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Challenges in Setting up a Clinical Research Laboratory

Running a research lab requires a great deal of effort, from choosing the right people to managing processes, and buying equipment, and supplies.

18 07, 2014

Micro Pipettes Enable Easy Handling of Liquids

By |July 18th, 2014|Micro Pipettes|Comments Off on Micro Pipettes Enable Easy Handling of Liquids

Micropipettors are standard laboratory equipment used to measure and transfer small volumes of liquids. Technological innovations have replaced the traditional designs of pipette with stunning micro pipette models that enable safe liquid handling in laboratories. Compared to glass pipettes, high precision micro-pipettes are now available that help avoid anomaly in measurements. This liquid handling equipment [...]