Monthly Archives: February 2017

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27 02, 2017

FDA Grants Approval for Abbott’s Molecular Zika Virus Test

By |February 27th, 2017|Abbott|Comments Off on FDA Grants Approval for Abbott’s Molecular Zika Virus Test

Abbott recently announced that the U.S. FDA has extended Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its RealTime ZIKA test to detect Zika virus in whole blood (when collected alongside a patient-matched serum or plasma sample) for emergency use. This is the first molecular test made by a commercial manufacturer authorized to detect Zika in whole blood [...]

22 02, 2017

Greiner Group AG among the Top Players in the Global Blood Collection Tubes Market

By |February 22nd, 2017|Blood Collection|Comments Off on Greiner Group AG among the Top Players in the Global Blood Collection Tubes Market

Blood collection tubes are essential for diagnostics, in surgeries and for transfusion procedures. These tubes are most commonly used to collect blood samples, but can also be used as urine collection tubes and serum separator tubes. According to a market research report from Report Buyer, Greiner Group AG is one among the top players in [...]

20 02, 2017

Thermo Scientific Displayed Innovative Products at SLAS 2017

By |February 20th, 2017|Thermo Scientific|Comments Off on Thermo Scientific Displayed Innovative Products at SLAS 2017

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science recently displayed its new products at the 2017 Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) conference, held from February 6-8 at Booth 701, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. The new technologies featured are designed to automate and standardize workflows, helping to boost productivity [...]

17 02, 2017

Improve Lab Productivity with Advia Centaur® CP Immunoassay System

By |February 17th, 2017|Immunoassay System|Comments Off on Improve Lab Productivity with Advia Centaur® CP Immunoassay System

Immunoassay analyzers can help healthcare settings determine the presence of drugs, hormones, specific proteins, tumor markers and markers of cardiac injury. The ADVIA Centaur® CP Immunoassay System manufactured by Siemens is a mid-volume, high-throughput bench top system that enhances your in-house test capability. The system allows laboratories to provide excellent patient care by bringing a [...]

15 02, 2017

2017 Market Report on Hematology Analyzer and Reagent Market

By |February 15th, 2017|Hematology Analyzers, Reagents|Comments Off on 2017 Market Report on Hematology Analyzer and Reagent Market

With unique sample preparation processes, hematology analyzers assist in the diagnosis of various diseases, such as infections, anemia, viruses, diabetes, genetic problems, and cancer. According to the recent Persistence Market Research report, some of the key users of the global hematology analyzer & reagent market include clinical testing laboratories, hospitals, and research institutions. Based on [...]

13 02, 2017

Diazyme Gets FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market Direct HbA1c Assay

By |February 13th, 2017|Direct HbA1c Assay|Comments Off on Diazyme Gets FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market Direct HbA1c Assay

Diazyme Laboratories recently announced that they received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Direct HbA1c assay (Enzymatic, On-Board Lysis). This new enzymatic Direct HbA1c assay is the most convenient and accurate HbA1c assay method available for use on general clinical chemistry analyzers. Measurement of hemoglobin A1c is a [...]

10 02, 2017

Tips to Choose a Reliable Medical Lab Equipment Supplier

By |February 10th, 2017|Medical Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Tips to Choose a Reliable Medical Lab Equipment Supplier

High quality lab equipment is critical to ensure accurate and speedy results in any healthcare setting. When choosing a lab equipment supplier, laboratories must keep quality and cost considerations in mind. Here are few tips to choose the right vendor: Vast product line - A reliable dealer will stock a wide variety of equipment that [...]

8 02, 2017

Olympus / Beckman Coulter AU480 System for High Quality Testing

By |February 8th, 2017|Clinical Chemistry Analyzers|Comments Off on Olympus / Beckman Coulter AU480 System for High Quality Testing

Choice of a clinical chemistry analyzer for any healthcare setting depends on the types of tests conducted and the throughput required. Olympus / Beckman Coulter AU480 analyzer is ideal for small to medium-sized laboratories due to its throughput of up to 800 tests per hour with ISE, and is simultaneously programmable for 63 different analytes. [...]

6 02, 2017

MyFuge™ Mini Centrifuge – An Efficient and Economical Choice

By |February 6th, 2017|Centrifuges|Comments Off on MyFuge™ Mini Centrifuge – An Efficient and Economical Choice

Centrifuges are used in clinical settings to separate substances of different density or particle size in a fluid in an efficient manner. According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Laboratory Centrifuge market is estimated to reach $2.17 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 3.6%, due to key factors such as growing aging population and rising [...]

3 02, 2017

Global Molecular Diagnostics Market to Reach $18.9 bn by the End of 2025

By |February 3rd, 2017|Molecular Diagnostics|Comments Off on Global Molecular Diagnostics Market to Reach $18.9 bn by the End of 2025

Molecular diagnostics is extensively used in clinical settings for diagnosing and predicting various genetic diseases, cancer, and hospital-acquired infections. Molecular diagnostic kits are also used to screen donated blood for infectious disease agents such as HIV and hepatitis virus. According to a recent report from Transparency Market Research, the global molecular diagnostics market is expected [...]