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25 10, 2017

Drucker 614B Centrifuge – An Affordable Model for Small Laboratories

By |October 25th, 2017|Drucker Diagnostics|Comments Off on Drucker 614B Centrifuge – An Affordable Model for Small Laboratories

Centrifugation is one of the most basic laboratory applications. Integrated with advanced technologies, modern clinical centrifuges are crucial for smooth lab centrifugation processes which involve pre-analytical processing of human samples such as blood, urine or sputum. While there are different floor model units available, these are not suitable for laboratories with space constraints. Model 614B [...]

23 10, 2017

Kalorama’s Market Report Highlights the Top 5 Immunoassay In Vitro Diagnostic Test Companies

By |October 23rd, 2017|Immunoassay Analyzers|Comments Off on Kalorama’s Market Report Highlights the Top 5 Immunoassay In Vitro Diagnostic Test Companies

Immunoassay tests are performed in laboratories for clinical indications such as screening, diagnosis, and/or monitoring patients. Fully automated immunoassay analyzers available in the market make these processes easy and efficient. According to a report from Kalorama Information, a division of MarketResearch.com, the top 5 companies that lead the market for immunoassays are Roche, Abbott, Siemens [...]

20 10, 2017

Hematek® 3000 – Semi-automated Slide Staining System for Labs of all Sizes

By |October 20th, 2017|Siemens Healthcare|Comments Off on Hematek® 3000 – Semi-automated Slide Staining System for Labs of all Sizes

Manufactured by Siemens Healthcare, the Hematek® 3000 System is a semi-automated slide staining solution that is capable of staining up to 60 slides per hour. Specifically designed for hematology labs, the system can be used in lower volume settings as a primary slide staining solution or in larger laboratories as a backup to fully automated [...]

16 10, 2017

Block Scientific to Be a Part of MEDICA 2017 – World Forum for Medicine

By |October 16th, 2017|MEDICA|Comments Off on Block Scientific to Be a Part of MEDICA 2017 – World Forum for Medicine

Block Scientific, an NY-based lab equipment supplier will be exhibiting at MEDICA 2017, the world's largest event for the medical sector. The event is scheduled to be held from November 13 - 16, 2017 at Düsseldorf, Germany. The fair is expected to attract more than 5000 visitors. In 2016, this largest medical trade fair in [...]

13 10, 2017

Roche to Initiate Screening with the Cobas® Babesia Test

By |October 13th, 2017|Roche|Comments Off on Roche to Initiate Screening with the Cobas® Babesia Test

Babesia is a protozoan parasite of the blood that causes a hemolytic disease known as Babesiosis. The most common cause of transfusion-related infectious fatalities in the United States, the Babesia parasite is commonly transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected tick, although the parasite can also be transmitted through blood transfusions or from [...]

11 10, 2017

Hematology Analyzers & Reagents Market to Reach US $4 Billion by 2022

By |October 11th, 2017|Hematology Analyzers|Comments Off on Hematology Analyzers & Reagents Market to Reach US $4 Billion by 2022

Hematology instruments include analyzers, flow cytometers, activity analyzers, and slide strainers. Hematology analyzers and reagents are used to perform white blood cell counts, complete blood counts, reticulocyte analysis, and coagulation tests. A recent report from Market Search Engine predicts that the global hematology analyzers and reagents market will exceed US $3.96 billion by 2022, growing [...]

9 10, 2017

Key Considerations When Purchasing Centrifuges for Your Lab [Infographics]

By |October 9th, 2017|Infographics|Comments Off on Key Considerations When Purchasing Centrifuges for Your Lab [Infographics]

A standard tool for diagnosis and research applications, centrifuges are ideal for use in doctors' offices and small labs. Centrifuges serve the purpose of separating sample components with different densities. Choosing the right centrifuge for your laboratory can be challenging. There are some practical considerations that you have to take into account when purchasing centrifuges [...]

6 10, 2017

STAT FAX 4500 Chemistry Analyzer – A Compact, Standalone System for Modern Labs

By |October 6th, 2017|STAT FAX Chemistry Analyzers|Comments Off on STAT FAX 4500 Chemistry Analyzer – A Compact, Standalone System for Modern Labs

Clinical chemistry analyzers are used in diverse healthcare settings to run assays on clinical samples such as blood serum, plasma, urine and thus detect the presence of analytes relating to disease or drugs. STAT FAX Chemistry Analyzers from Awareness Technology are equipped with advanced features to provide fast, accurate results. The Stat Fax 4500 Chemistry [...]

4 10, 2017

Siemens Healthineers receives CE mark for Atellica System

By |October 4th, 2017|Siemens|Comments Off on Siemens Healthineers receives CE mark for Atellica System

Siemens Healthineers recently received the CE mark for its Atellica Solution, which comprises a group of scalable immunoassay and chemistry analyzers. This advanced diagnostic system, which can operate as an independent system or connect to Aptio Automation, is available in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia. The Atellica Solution creates a new standard in [...]

29 09, 2017

New Rapid Point-of-care Test to Detect Drug Resistant TB

By |September 29th, 2017|Point of Care Testing|Comments Off on New Rapid Point-of-care Test to Detect Drug Resistant TB

Tuberculosis (TB), an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), mainly affects the lungs, though other parts of the body can be affected. Drug resistant TB occurs if the TB bacteria that the person is infected with do not respond to at least one of the main TB drugs. Healio recently reported on [...]