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10 04, 2017

Factors to Consider While Choosing a Hematology Analyzer

By |April 10th, 2017|Hematology Analyzers|Comments Off on Factors to Consider While Choosing a Hematology Analyzer

Clinical laboratories need to use high quality hematology analyzers to count and characterize blood cells for disease detection and monitoring. A complete blood count (CBC) is essential to assess the general health status of a patient and for the evaluation of potential underlying diseases. Sophisticated analyzers measure cell morphology and can detect small cell populations [...]

23 11, 2016

Advanced Model 614B Centrifuge for Clinical Laboratories

By |November 23rd, 2016|Centrifuges|Comments Off on Advanced Model 614B Centrifuge for Clinical Laboratories

Manufactured by Drucker Diagnostics, the Model 614B is a continuous duty, variable-speed centrifuge designed for the small lab or doctor’s office for separating laboratory fluids. The unit is controlled by a mechanical timer that can be set from 1 to 30 minutes. Samples can be safely viewed through the transparent lid. In the event the [...]

25 01, 2016

Medica EasyRA for Small to Medium-size Clinical Laboratories

By |January 25th, 2016|Medica EasyRA|Comments Off on Medica EasyRA for Small to Medium-size Clinical Laboratories

Most laboratories need advanced clinical chemistry analyzers to analyze samples of serum, plasma, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, and other bodily fluids. Medica Corporation’s EasyRA is proven to be an ideal choice. Specially designed to meet the on-site testing needs of small to medium-size medical laboratories, Medica EasyRA is a fully automated clinical chemistry analyzer that enables [...]

11 01, 2016

Vitamin D Testing in Clinical Laboratories

By |January 11th, 2016|Vitamin D Testing|Comments Off on Vitamin D Testing in Clinical Laboratories

Vitamin D helps maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorous and is essential for overall bone health, to promote healthy growth and in disease prevention. An adequate level of vitamin D level is crucial for the optimal functioning of tissues and cells, and to reduce the risk of bone fractures, autoimmune diseases, type 2 [...]

9 12, 2015

Measures to Promote Safety in Clinical Laboratories

By |December 9th, 2015|Clinical Laboratories|Comments Off on Measures to Promote Safety in Clinical Laboratories

Lab testing is the standard part of diagnosing various types of diseases. However, the laboratory can be a hazardous environment to work in unless there are appropriate safety policies and procedures in place. The emergence of highly infectious diseases such as Ebola, hepatitis and HIV, has made health and safety in clinical laboratories an increasingly [...]

22 05, 2015

Adherence to Best Practices Critical for Clinical Laboratories

By |May 22nd, 2015|Clinical Laboratories, Laboratory Tests|Comments Off on Adherence to Best Practices Critical for Clinical Laboratories

Laboratory tests influence medical decisions, treatment options and thereby, people’s lives. Accurate test results reduce medical errors and promote patient safety. Adherence to good laboratory practices and basic policies is essential to ensure error-free, consistent test results. Recent Investigation Provides Disturbing Evidence Inaccurate lab results and lab errors can endanger patient’s lives. Lab tests are [...]

17 03, 2015

Slip-ups in Clinical Laboratories – Sources of Errors and Tips to Avoid Them

By |March 17th, 2015|Lab Equipment|Comments Off on Slip-ups in Clinical Laboratories – Sources of Errors and Tips to Avoid Them

Laboratory services play a crucial role in both individual and population-based healthcare. Lab tests are crucial to diagnose various conditions. What about errors? Laboratories are often prone to errors that can lead to inaccurate results. However, now most clinical laboratories invest considerable time and effort in maintaining quality control programs, participating in laboratory inspections, and [...]

10 03, 2015

March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By |March 10th, 2015|Alere, HIV Testing|Comments Off on March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

According to the Office on Women's Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), about one in four people living with HIV are women, and about 217,000 women - 80% of whom are of childbearing age (15 to 44) - are HIV-positive. Every year starting 2006, March 10 has been observed as [...]

2 03, 2015

Greiner Bio-One’s Third Consecutive Contract with Novation in Progress

By |March 2nd, 2015|Blood Collection, Greiner Bio-One|Comments Off on Greiner Bio-One’s Third Consecutive Contract with Novation in Progress

Greiner Bio-One North America, Inc. recently received their 3rd consecutive Novation contract through Novation's public competitive bid process. This contract will extend the great working relationship between the organizations and benefit hospitals and patients. Under this Novation Phlebotomy contract, the company will be able to continue supplying high quality blood and specimen collection products to [...]

3 02, 2015

Global In Vitro Diagnostics Market Estimated to Reach $62.63 Billion in 2017

By |February 3rd, 2015|Molecular Diagnostics, Point of Care Testing|Comments Off on Global In Vitro Diagnostics Market Estimated to Reach $62.63 Billion in 2017

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 [...]