The Alere Cholestech LDX® System offers efficient and economical point of care testing for cholesterol and related lipids, and blood glucose. The system serves as a diagnostic tool that provides information for immediate risk assessment and therapeutic monitoring of heart disease and diabetes. The Cholestech LDX System includes Cholestech LDX Analyzer, power supply, optics check [...]
Hemoglobin is a diagnostic tool for anemia. Point-of-care hemoglobin testing is being increasingly used to provide rapid results in many clinical settings as it helps red blood cell transfusion decision making. By reducing turnaround time, point-of-care blood tests also improve lab workflow. Stanbio’s innovative STAT-Site® MHgb Meter makes hemoglobin testing quick and easy, reducing personnel [...]
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 [...]
In vitro diagnostic (IVD) tests analyze blood, urine, or tissues to determine the patient's condition and influences around 70 percent of clinical decisions. In vitro blood tests facilitate the early diagnosis of diseases, allergies, infections and other medical issues. Though the United States is the largest IVD market in the world, with $24.1 billion in [...]
Measurement of hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) in blood or urine is used mainly in the determination of pregnancy. In a healthcare setting, urine samples are the preferred choice and they are tested for hCG using a qualitative point-of-care (POC) device. Urine hCG POC tests generally have low false-negative rates. However, sometimes qualitative hCG tests may [...]
Providing faster results and helping to improve patient management, point-of-care (POC) testing is becoming a crucial component of healthcare both in and out of the clinical setting. Leading business information portal Visiongain forecasts that the global POC diagnostics market will reach $17.2bn in 2014 with revenues showing strong growth to 2024. The report titled "The [...]
POCT refers to diagnostic tests that can be carried out literally at the POC, and not in a laboratory. This might be, for example, at a patient's home, in a physician's office or in a hospital clinic. It is a quick and easy means of detecting or measuring a particular substance in blood or other [...]
Veterinary equipment with wireless technology - reliable, easy to use and affordable. It is used for the diagnosis and treatment of farm animals.