Monthly Archives: May 2015

29 05, 2015

Global Immunoassay Market to Grow at CAGR of 9.7% through to 2019

By |May 29th, 2015|Immunoassay Analyzers, Immunoassay System|Comments Off on Global Immunoassay Market to Grow at CAGR of 9.7% through to 2019

Modern immunoassay systems are designed to perform a wide range of clinical tests and help detect several diseases. They are used to test for cancer markers, infectious diseases, cardiac analysis, therapeutic drug monitoring, and for allergy testing. Immunoassay analyzers use two methods to process a sample - random sampling and continuous access sampling. According to [...]

27 05, 2015

Enhance Lab Productivity with Instruments from Awareness Technology

By |May 27th, 2015|Awareness Technology|Comments Off on Enhance Lab Productivity with Instruments from Awareness Technology

Established in 1982, Awareness Technology, Inc. is an ISO 13485:2003 certified manufacturer of laboratory equipment for a wide range of applications. These include chemistry analyzers, incubator/shakers, microplate readers/washers, microstrip readers, and luminometers. With the mission of delivering "high quality at low cost", the company offers versatile, economical alternatives to more expensive laboratory instruments, reagents and [...]

25 05, 2015

Abbott Teams Up with Sekisui to Offer Coagulation Testing on a Global Basis

By |May 25th, 2015|Abbott Diagnostics, Coagulation Testing|Comments Off on Abbott Teams Up with Sekisui to Offer Coagulation Testing on a Global Basis

Coagulation tests help physicians assess the risk of excessive bleeding, diagnosis of blood-related disorders or developing clots or thrombosis. Routine blood coagulation tests performed to assess blood clotting function in patients include prothrombin time (PT), activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), and thrombin time (TT). Abbott Laboratories, a global healthcare company dedicated to the development of [...]

22 05, 2015

Adherence to Best Practices Critical for Clinical Laboratories

By |May 22nd, 2015|Clinical Laboratories, Laboratory Tests|Comments Off on Adherence to Best Practices Critical for Clinical Laboratories

Laboratory tests influence medical decisions, treatment options and thereby, people’s lives. Accurate test results reduce medical errors and promote patient safety. Adherence to good laboratory practices and basic policies is essential to ensure error-free, consistent test results. Recent Investigation Provides Disturbing Evidence Inaccurate lab results and lab errors can endanger patient’s lives. Lab tests are [...]

20 05, 2015

Global Lab Accessories Market Forecast to 2020

By |May 20th, 2015|Abbott Laboratories, Global Lab Accessories Market|Comments Off on Global Lab Accessories Market Forecast to 2020

Laboratories require high quality equipment to deliver accurate, consistent and quick results. With more and more hospitals and research institutes choosing to automate their testing laboratories, demand for laboratory accessories is set to rise in the near future, says a recent report from Markets and Markets. A survey conducted by the editors of Laboratory Equipment [...]

18 05, 2015

Global Lab Automation Market to reach $5,105.7 Million by 2020

By |May 18th, 2015|Abbott Diagnostics, Laboratory Automation|Comments Off on Global Lab Automation Market to reach $5,105.7 Million by 2020

According to a recent report from Markets and Markets, the global lab automation market is expected to reach a value of $5,105.7 million by 2020 from $3,474.2 million in 2014, at an estimated CAGR of 6.7% from 2015 to 2020. The report segments the market on the basis of laboratory equipment and software, application, type [...]

15 05, 2015

New Blood Test for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

By |May 15th, 2015|Blood Testing, Ovarian Cancer|Comments Off on New Blood Test for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in the causes for cancer death among women. According to the reports from the American Cancer Society, about 21,290 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer and about 14,180 women will die from the disease in 2015. Early detection makes early treatment possible. The transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) and the [...]

13 05, 2015

May- Hepatitis Awareness Month

By |May 13th, 2015|Hepatitis Awareness Month|Comments Off on May- Hepatitis Awareness Month

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimates that each year 72,000 people are infected with viral hepatitis. Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can progress to a "chronic" or lifelong infection, resulting in serious health problems including liver damage, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and even death. Most people with chronic hepatitis do not know [...]

11 05, 2015

Medical Societies Recommend HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Screening

By |May 11th, 2015|Cervical Cancer, HPV Test|Comments Off on Medical Societies Recommend HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Screening

Most cases of cervical cancer can be prevented through early detection and treatment. In 2014, the FDA approved the Roche Cobas HPV test as a primary screening tool for cervical cancer, which means it could be used before a Pap test. This is a real-time PCR-based test from Roche Diagnostics with 16 primers that targets [...]

8 05, 2015

Global Urinalysis Market to Reach $1.28 Billion by 2019

By |May 8th, 2015|Urinalysis Analyzers|Comments Off on Global Urinalysis Market to Reach $1.28 Billion by 2019

Urinalysis helps in the diagnosis of renal and urinary tract abnormalities and various other diseases. The process involves macroscopic examination, chemical analysis, and microscopic urine sediment examination. Urine sediment analyzers interface with automated strip analyzers to produce comprehensive routine urinalysis reports. A new report from Markets and Markets estimates that the global urinalysis market will [...]