Monthly Archives: April 2015

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28 04, 2015

Coagulation/Hemostasis Analyzer Market to Witness High Growth

By |April 28th, 2015|Coagulation Analyzers, Hematology Analyzers|Comments Off on Coagulation/Hemostasis Analyzer Market to Witness High Growth

Lab-based and point-of-care (POC) coagulation/hematology testing is performed to determine if a person has a level of coagulation activity that is sufficient to control the blood clotting process. Over the past decade, the global hemostasis market has witnessed challenging and dynamic market conditions due to factors such as high competition amongst market players, adoption of [...]

27 04, 2015

UNICO Laboratory Equipment – Efficient and Dependable

By |April 27th, 2015|Laboratory Equipment, Microscopes, Spectrophotometer|Comments Off on UNICO Laboratory Equipment – Efficient and Dependable

With an uncompromised commitment to manufacturing quality laboratory equipment and accessories for clinical and research applications, UNICO has established itself as an industry leader. The company offers a diverse range of instruments for a wide variety of applications including microscopes, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, mixers and rotators. Let’s take a look at a few innovative UNICO products [...]

24 04, 2015

Cervical Cancer Screening Market – Global Forecast to 2020

By |April 24th, 2015|Cervical Cancer, HPV Test|Comments Off on Cervical Cancer Screening Market – Global Forecast to 2020

According to a recent report from Markets and Markets, the cervical cancer screening market is expected to reach $22 billion by 2020 from $15 billion in 2014, at an estimated CAGR of 7.0% from 2015 to 2020. End users of this market are hospitals, laboratories, independent physicians' offices and clinics. Factors driving this global market [...]

22 04, 2015

Celebrate National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2015

By |April 22nd, 2015|Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Tests|Comments Off on Celebrate National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2015

Laboratory tests provide vital information that guides medical decisions. Proper diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions is impossible without timely and accurate laboratory test results. This week the spotlight is on the professionals who perform and interpret lab tests. National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (NMLPW) from April 19-25, 2015 celebrates the role of medical [...]

17 04, 2015

April 17 – World Hemophilia Day

By |April 17th, 2015|Blood Collection, Blood Testing|Comments Off on April 17 – World Hemophilia Day

Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that prevents blood from clotting normally. Present from birth, the condition is normally inherited. In rare cases, hemophilia may develop later in life. World Hemophilia Day on April 17 aims to increase support for those living with this bleeding disorder and encourage people to raise awareness about the condition among [...]

15 04, 2015

Roche’s New Fetal DNA Test Shows Promise

By |April 15th, 2015|DNA Analyzer, Roche|Comments Off on Roche’s New Fetal DNA Test Shows Promise

Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder caused by a gene problem that occurs before birth. Prenatal screenings are recommended for all pregnant women in U.S. to estimate the chance of the fetus having the condition. According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Roche’s new cell-free DNA analysis test for trisomy [...]

13 04, 2015

Study Values Global Blood Screening Market at $2.5 Billion By 2019

By |April 13th, 2015|Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Tests|Comments Off on Study Values Global Blood Screening Market at $2.5 Billion By 2019

Blood screening determines a person’s eligibility to donate blood. From first-generation ELISA to advanced NAT (nucleic acid tests) technologies, this market has witnessed technological advancements. According to a recently published Markets and Markets research report, the blood screening market is expected to reach $2.55 billion by 2019 from $1.5 billion in 2014, with at a [...]

10 04, 2015

Alere Inc. Gets FDA Approval for i Strep A Test

By |April 10th, 2015|Alere, Triage BNP Test|Comments Off on Alere Inc. Gets FDA Approval for i Strep A Test

Alere Inc., a leader in rapid point of care diagnostics market recently announced that its i Strep A test has won FDA (Food and Drug Administration) 510(K) clearance. Alere’s i Strep A test is the first molecular test that detects group A streptococcus (GAS) bacteria in throat swab specimens in 8 minutes or less. This [...]

6 04, 2015

April is National STD Awareness Month

By |April 6th, 2015|HIV Testing, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics|Comments Off on April is National STD Awareness Month

April is STD (sexually transmitted diseases) awareness month. STDs are a major public health issue in the United States. This month-long observance is an opportunity to raise public awareness about the impact of STDs and the importance of preventing, testing, and treating STDs. HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, herpes and gonorrhoea are the most common STDs. The Centers [...]

2 04, 2015

Choosing the Right Laboratory Balance

By |April 2nd, 2015|Lab Equipment, Laboratory Balance|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Laboratory Balance

Used to measure an object's mass to a very high degree of precision, laboratory balances require high readability, a broad weighting range, and a high degree of accuracy. Uncalibrated laboratory balances pose risk of inaccurate results which would affect lab procedures. Modern laboratories can choose from various types of laboratory balances based on purpose, type [...]