Monthly Archives: May 2017

30 05, 2017

Avantor Acquires VWR for Approximately $6.4 Billion

By |May 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Avantor Acquires VWR for Approximately $6.4 Billion

Avantor, a global supplier of ultra-high-purity materials for the life sciences and advanced technology industries, and VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), the major global independent provider of product, supply chain, and service solutions to laboratory and production customers, recently entered into a definitive agreement under which Avantor will acquire VWR. The acquisition will be done for $33.25 [...]

29 05, 2017

Abbott Reports That Its Diagnostic Revenues Grew by 4% Year over Year

By |May 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Abbott Reports That Its Diagnostic Revenues Grew by 4% Year over Year

Abbott, a global healthcare company is dedicated to providing a broad range of innovative instrument systems and tests for hospitals, reference labs, physician offices and clinics. The company recently reported that the first quarter sales in its diagnostics business grew 4% year over year. This amazing growth is driven by considerable increase in core laboratory [...]

26 05, 2017

Model 614B Fixed-Angle Centrifuge for Lab Blood Separations

By |May 26th, 2017|Centrifuges, Drucker Diagnostics|Comments Off on Model 614B Fixed-Angle Centrifuge for Lab Blood Separations

Advanced centrifuges are now available for laboratories to spin liquid samples at high speed for effective separations. Model 614B is a continuous duty centrifuge designed for the small lab or doctor's office for the purposes of separating laboratory fluids. The unit is controlled by a mechanical timer settable from 1 to 30 minutes. With its [...]

24 05, 2017

Point-of-Care Diagnostic Market to Grow at a CAGR of 9.4%

By |May 24th, 2017|Point of Care Testing|Comments Off on Point-of-Care Diagnostic Market to Grow at a CAGR of 9.4%

A report from Progressive Markets says that the global point-of-care diagnostic market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.4% from 2017 to 2025. Point-of-care (POC) or bedside testing is now much easier with reliable point-of-care diagnostic devices available in the market. Advanced devices such as point-of-care drug test cups and handheld analyzers can [...]

22 05, 2017

Abaxis Piccolo Xpress – Get On-site Test Results in Minutes

By |May 22nd, 2017|Piccolo Xpress|Comments Off on Abaxis Piccolo Xpress – Get On-site Test Results in Minutes

Abaxis Piccolo Xpress is a fully-automated advanced diagnostic instrument that provides lab-accurate results within minutes for a wide range of clinical chemistry requirements. Exceptionally fast, this analyzer provides results in approximately 12 minutes. With the Piccolo's 12-minute test time, healthcare providers can diagnose and treat within the span of a single office visit, thereby increasing [...]

19 05, 2017

Medica EasyStat Now More Reliable with User-friendly Software

By |May 19th, 2017|Blood Gas Analyzers, MEDICA|Comments Off on Medica EasyStat Now More Reliable with User-friendly Software

Better patient care mainly relies on a doctor's expertise and the use of latest technologies. Medica EasyStat is an advanced blood gas analyzer that delivers the precision and performance required in today's demanding healthcare environment. This analyzer has proven to be effective in addressing the laboratory's needs to economically deliver sample results. This system can [...]

17 05, 2017

Greiner Bio-One Launches the Global Summit for Best Practices in Preanalytics

By |May 17th, 2017|Greiner Bio-One|Comments Off on Greiner Bio-One Launches the Global Summit for Best Practices in Preanalytics

Greiner Bio-One North America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of plastic products for the fields of biotechnology, blood collection and specimen collection, recently announced the launch of its educational event Global Summit for Best Practices in Preanalytics. This is the premier educational event for healthcare professionals handling the management of the clinical laboratory, phlebotomy and/or specimen [...]

15 05, 2017

Global Drugs of Abuse Testing Market Analysis, 2017-2021

By |May 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Global Drugs of Abuse Testing Market Analysis, 2017-2021

Drugs of abuse testing is performed to screen for and confirm the presence of drugs in a person's sample of urine, blood, breath, saliva or hair. FDA-approved point of care urine drug test cups are now available for use in medical screening, legal or forensic information, employment drug testing, sports or athletics testing, and monitoring [...]

12 05, 2017

Self Monitoring – The Preferred Option to Monitor Health

By |May 12th, 2017|Point of Care Testing|Comments Off on Self Monitoring – The Preferred Option to Monitor Health

In response to the increasing demand from patients for self-monitoring tools, point-of-care diagnostic products are now widely available. Roche Diagnostics, the leading manufacturer of equipment and reagents for research and medical diagnostic applications recently launched their CoaguChek INRange meter, the next generation of INR patient self-monitoring meter for patients on warfarin anticoagulant therapy. This self-testing [...]

10 05, 2017

Educational Microscopes for Research Laboratories and Schools

By |May 10th, 2017|Microscopes|Comments Off on Educational Microscopes for Research Laboratories and Schools

Microscopes play a key role in today's education and research. High quality educational microscopes come with great features. They have good optics, are user-friendly, easy to move around, and reliable. Leading lab equipment suppliers offer educational microscopes with high-tech features from leading manufacturers such as LW Scientific and UNICO. The devices come in a wide [...]