Monthly Archives: March 2016

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30 03, 2016

Point of Care Test Market Growing Due to the Demand for Quick Test Results, Says Report

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The growing use of point-of-care (POC) tests could improve the efficiency of hospitals, physician offices and clinical laboratories. Performed at or near the site of patient care, POC testing is an easy and convenient method to perform assays. A recent report from Persistent Market Research finds that the point-of-care test market is growing due to [...]

28 03, 2016

Best Practices for Centrifuge Safety

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Centrifugation is the process of spinning a mixture to separate out its components. Spinning and separating materials in laboratories is now made much easier with new centrifuge models. High-speed centrifuges with an extensive library of compatible rotors will help to accelerate the turnaround time for sample preparation while ensuring sample integrity. However, proper maintenance of [...]

23 03, 2016

Siemens Chemistry Analyzers for Uncompromised Performance

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Clinical chemistry analyzers test for analytes such as proteins, enzymes, and electrolytes. Applications include monitoring of diseases such as diabetes, testing for metabolic functions or cardiac markers, and drugs-of-abuse testing. The chemistry systems from Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics are a popular choice for their comprehensive menu, decreased turnaround time and accuracy. High Performance Chemistry Analyzers from [...]

21 03, 2016

Abbott CELL-DYN 1800 – Designed for the Changing Lab Landscape

By |March 21st, 2016|Abbott Hematology Analyzer|Comments Off on Abbott CELL-DYN 1800 – Designed for the Changing Lab Landscape

Hematology analyzers count leucocytes, red cells and platelets in blood, and also measure hemoglobin and hematocrit levels. Over years, automation and technological advancements have greatly enhanced the capabilities of this laboratory device. Specifically designed to meet the needs of the world's changing laboratory environment, the Abbott CELL-DYN 1800 is a compact, easy-to-use system. This automated [...]

18 03, 2016

Siemens’ CLINITEK for High Volume Urine Lab Testing

By |March 18th, 2016|Urinalysis Analyzers|Comments Off on Siemens’ CLINITEK for High Volume Urine Lab Testing

Urinalysis includes a set of screening tests that provide a general overview of a person's health. Accurate urine test results help doctors detect a number of diseases related to the urinary tract, kidney and liver function, carbohydrate metabolism, acid-base balance and more. Routine urinalysis consists of macroscopic examination, chemical analysis, and microscopic urine sediment examination. [...]

16 03, 2016

Blood Gas Analyzers – History and Development

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Many important clinical decisions are taken based on the blood gas data. For the same reason, it is crucial to obtain these values from a reliable blood gas analyzer. The first blood gas analyzer that measured pH, PCO2, and PO2 was developed in 1957. Blood gas analysis came to be widely used in clinical settings, [...]

14 03, 2016

Global Hematology Analyzer and Reagent Market Trends, 2015 to 2021

By |March 14th, 2016|Hematology Analyzers|Comments Off on Global Hematology Analyzer and Reagent Market Trends, 2015 to 2021

Hematology analyzers are used to count the number of white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets in blood. Clinical testing laboratories, hospitals, and research institutions are some of the users of hematology analyzers and reagents. A recent report published by Persistence Market Research provides the trends, growth factors and analysis of the global hematology [...]

11 03, 2016

QBC STAR Hematology System for Quality Point-of-Care Testing

By |March 11th, 2016|Hematology Analyzers|Comments Off on QBC STAR Hematology System for Quality Point-of-Care Testing

Physicians often recommend the complete blood count (CBC) test to determine an individual's general health status. CBC is performed in medical laboratories using advanced hematology analyzers and helps diagnose a variety of conditions such as anemia, infection, inflammation, bleeding disorders and leukemia. The QBC STAR Centrifugal Hematology System is designed to provide accurate analysis of [...]

9 03, 2016

Zika Virus Outbreak – U.S. Expects More Than 4 Million Cases

By |March 9th, 2016|Healthcare|Comments Off on Zika Virus Outbreak – U.S. Expects More Than 4 Million Cases

Spread to people through mosquito bites, blood transfusion and sexual contact, Zika virus outbreak has reached epidemic levels in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports as of March 2, 2016, 153 cases of travel-associated Zika cases were reported in US States. An [...]

4 03, 2016

QuikScreen Multi 12 Drug Test Cup – A Fast and Sensitive Urinalysis Tool

By |March 4th, 2016|Drug Testing|Comments Off on QuikScreen Multi 12 Drug Test Cup – A Fast and Sensitive Urinalysis Tool

Drug abuse is a growing concern in many countries throughout the world. Mainly recommended for professional athletes, job candidates and high school students, drugs of abuse screening determines what drugs or combinations of drugs a person may have taken. The QuikScreen Multi 12 Drug Test Cup is an easy-to-use immuno-chromatographic assay for rapid, qualitative detection [...]