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27 06, 2017

Abbott Laboratories reaches Agreement to buy Alere for $4.48 Billion

By |June 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ending a prolonged legal battle, Abbott Laboratories recently agreed to buy Alere at a reside price of $4.48 billion. Alere specializes in the manufacture of rapid point-of-care diagnostic tests. The deal will help Abbott expand in point-of-care diagnostic testing, a market that is growing as physicians increasingly adopt rapid tests that speed up treatment. As [...]

12 06, 2017

Block Scientific to Attend 69th AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

By |June 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Block Scientific to Attend 69th AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

The Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo (AACC) is the world's largest community of clinical laboratory scientists. As an established lab equipment supplier in NY, Block Scientific will attend the 69th AACC scheduled to be held from July 30 - August 3, 2017 at San Diego, CA USA. AACC is the world's largest exposition for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2 05, 2017

Siemens Healthineers to Acquire Medicalis Corporation

By |May 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Siemens Healthineers to Acquire Medicalis Corporation

With the objective to expand its Population Health Management portfolio, Siemens Healthineers, the healthcare business unit of Siemens AG has recently signed an agreement to acquire Medicalis Corporation. Based in San Francisco and Kitchener, Ontario, Medicalis is a leading provider of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Solutions at the point of order entry, Imaging Workflow (IW) [...]

17 04, 2017

Block Scientific Offering Refurbished Chemistry Analyzers

By |April 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Block Scientific Offering Refurbished Chemistry Analyzers

Serving the industry since 1980, Block Scientific has earned the trust of customers worldwide by providing high quality lab equipment and services at low cost. Block Scientific is currently offering top quality refurbished chemistry analyzers from leading manufacturers such as Olympus and Beckman Coulter. Purchasing refurbished lab equipment is an ideal option for clinical as [...]

3 04, 2017

Fast Growth Predicted for Global Urinalysis Market Till 2022

By |April 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Fast Growth Predicted for Global Urinalysis Market Till 2022

Urinalysis is the analysis of urine to diagnose various health disorders. It may be used to screen for and/or help diagnose conditions such as urinary tract infections, kidney disorders, liver problems, diabetes or other metabolic conditions. With the availability of advanced instruments such as automated urine analyzers and CLIA-waived urine reagent strips, the urinalysis market [...]

13 03, 2017

Blood Collection Market to Reach a Value of $13.3 Billion by 2025

By |March 13th, 2017|Blood Collection, News|Comments Off on Blood Collection Market to Reach a Value of $13.3 Billion by 2025

According to a recent Grand View Research report, the global blood collection market, which was valued at USD 7.6 billion in 2015, will grow at a CAGR of 6.1% to reach USD 13.3 billion by 2025. Blood collection products include blood collection needles and syringes, tubes, heparin tubes, serum-separating tubes, plasma-separating tubes, blood bags and [...]

3 03, 2017

Global Point Of Care Diagnostics Market to Reach USD 40.50 Billion by 2022

By |March 3rd, 2017|Abbott Laboratories, News, Point of Care Analyzers|Comments Off on Global Point Of Care Diagnostics Market to Reach USD 40.50 Billion by 2022

According to a new report from Zion Market Research, the global point of care diagnostics market, which was valued at approximately USD 23.50 billion in 2016, is expected to reach approximately USD 40.50 billion by 2022. It is estimated that this market will grow at a CAGR of around 10.00% between 2017 and 2022. The [...]