Monthly Archives: February 2016

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29 02, 2016

Point-of-Care Analyzers Improve Patient Care and Optimize Clinical Outcomes

By |February 29th, 2016|Point of Care Analyzers|Comments Off on Point-of-Care Analyzers Improve Patient Care and Optimize Clinical Outcomes

Point-of-care testing (POCT) in many areas of clinical medicine facilitates quick results and thus faster implementation of treatment. Ideal to be used in the physician’s office, the home, an ambulance, in the hospital, and other settings, portable diagnostic point of care analyzers provide several benefits – rapid results, portability, convenience, sample quality and quality assurance. [...]

26 02, 2016

Quality Point-of-Care Urinalysis Analyzers for Rapid Results

By |February 26th, 2016|Point of Care Analyzers|Comments Off on Quality Point-of-Care Urinalysis Analyzers for Rapid Results

Urinalysis is a urine screening tool that provides important information regarding the status of carbohydrate metabolism, kidney function and liver function, and acid-base balance. It helps detect different metabolic, kidney disorders, and urinary tract infection. Urinalysis is widely used in drug testing in sports and in the workplace. Point of care urinalysis analyzers perform testing [...]

24 02, 2016

Report: Blood Gas and Electrolyte Analyzer Market to Reach US$3.48 billion in 2023

By |February 24th, 2016|Blood Gas Analyzers, Electrolyte Analyzers|Comments Off on Report: Blood Gas and Electrolyte Analyzer Market to Reach US$3.48 billion in 2023

According to a recent survey by Transparency Market Research, the global blood gas and electrolyte analyzer market, which was valued at US$1.44 billion in 2014, will reach US$3.48 billion in 2023 at a CAGR of 9.66 % from 2015 to 2023. Ranging from single parameter table-top devices to compact point-of-care devices, blood gas and electrolyte [...]

22 02, 2016

Move to Smarter Chemistry Testing with the Siemens ADVIA 1800

By |February 22nd, 2016|Siemens|Comments Off on Move to Smarter Chemistry Testing with the Siemens ADVIA 1800

Advanced chemistry analyzers help laboratories handle increased testing demands in the quick turnaround time required to meet current patient care needs. An ideal solution for mid- to high-volume chemistry analyses, Siemens’ ADVIA 1800 chemistry analyzer pushes the limit of productivity of the core lab and helps today’s laboratories meet their turnaround-time (TAT) goals. With a [...]

19 02, 2016

Hematology Analyzers and Laboratory Blood Tests

By |February 19th, 2016|Hematology Analyzers|Comments Off on Hematology Analyzers and Laboratory Blood Tests

Hematology analyzers are highly specialized machines used to count the number of different types of red and white blood cells, blood platelets, hemoglobin, and haematocrit levels in a blood sample. Specific results of blood tests can define many hematologic disorders. Blood analysis can detect a wide range of conditions such as anemia, diabetes, autoimmune deficiencies, [...]

17 02, 2016

North America Dominates Global Clinical Analyzer Market, says New Report

By |February 17th, 2016|Clinical Chemistry Analyzers|Comments Off on North America Dominates Global Clinical Analyzer Market, says New Report

Clinical chemistry testing has advanced dramatically in recent years and the market for clinical chemistry analyzers is growing. According to a recent market report from Persistence Market Research, the key factors driving the global demand for these devices are: rising aging population, increasing number of reagent rental agreements, rising number of lifestyle associated disorders, rising [...]

15 02, 2016

Zika – The Latest Global Public Health Challenge

By |February 15th, 2016|Healthcare|Comments Off on Zika – The Latest Global Public Health Challenge

The Zika virus is the new health threat that the world is facing. This mosquito borne virus is spreading rapidly in South and Central America and the Caribbean. According to World Health Organization (WHO) scientists, there will be 3 to 4 million new infections in the Americas and the virus could spread in the southern [...]

12 02, 2016

Abbott Acquires Alere to Gain Leadership in Point-of-care Segment

By |February 12th, 2016|Abbott Laboratories, Alere|Comments Off on Abbott Acquires Alere to Gain Leadership in Point-of-care Segment

Abbott Laboratories has reached an agreement to acquire Alere Inc for $5.8 billion. In a press release, Abbott said that once the transaction is completed, it will become the leading diagnostics provider of point of care testing. Alere's complementary technologies will help Abbott provide better care for patients by meeting the growing demand for fast, [...]

10 02, 2016

Optimize Lab Operations with the Olympus AU400 Chemistry Analyzer

By |February 10th, 2016|Olympus AU400|Comments Off on Optimize Lab Operations with the Olympus AU400 Chemistry Analyzer

Manufactured by Olympus, the Olympus AU400 is a premium quality chemistry analyzer designed to meet the needs of hospitals and core and commercial medical laboratories. Its extensive test menu includes chemistry, urine chemistry, specific proteins, esoteric chemistries and tests for therapeutic drug monitoring, drugs-of-abuse, and thyroid function. With fast and reliable results, increased productivity and [...]

8 02, 2016

Improve Turnaround Time with Automated Clinical Chemistry Analyzers

By |February 8th, 2016|Automated Chemistry Analyzers|Comments Off on Improve Turnaround Time with Automated Clinical Chemistry Analyzers

Automated chemistry analyzers are a reliable and economical choice for modern laboratories. There are advanced clinical chemistry analyzers that can be used in small as well as very high volume laboratories. Available in benchtop, floor and point-of-care handheld models, these analyzers are invaluable to test for electrolytes, enzymes and proteins in samples of serum, plasma, [...]