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15 07, 2016

AU400 Chemistry Analyzer – Increase the Productivity of Your Lab

By |July 15th, 2016|Olympus AU400|Comments Off on AU400 Chemistry Analyzer – Increase the Productivity of Your Lab

Developing proper treatment protocols is important for any physician and for that they should be able to acquire accurate and speedy test results. That is why quality chemistry analyzers are an important requisite for any lab. Based on the increase in demand for quality analyzers, top dealers offer advanced chemistry analyzers such as AU400 that [...]

11 11, 2015

Cancer Biomarkers Market – Global Forecast 2015-2020

By |November 11th, 2015|Cancer|Comments Off on Cancer Biomarkers Market – Global Forecast 2015-2020

According to a recent report from Markets and Markets, the global cancer biomarkers market is expected to reach USD 15,973.8 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.6% from 2015 to 2020. Cancer biomarkers refer to the proteins, genes and other molecules that affect how cancer cells grow, multiply, die and react to other compounds [...]

16 10, 2015

Fio to Showcase Integrated Deki™ Reader and Fionet™ System at MEDICA 2015

By |October 16th, 2015|Immunoassays, MEDICA 2015|Comments Off on Fio to Showcase Integrated Deki™ Reader and Fionet™ System at MEDICA 2015

While rapid testing technologies permit immediate clinical management decisions, integrating accurate, complete and timely data capture into clinical workflow is necessary to detect quality issues and address them in real time. Fio Corporation’s integrated diagnostic and data technology solution for clinical laboratories makes this possible. The company is making its debut at MEDICA 2015 with [...]

9 09, 2015

Olympus AU400 – High Performance in a Compact Package

By |September 9th, 2015|Olympus AU400, RefurbishedChemistry Analyzers|Comments Off on Olympus AU400 – High Performance in a Compact Package

Quality chemistry analyzers are necessary to provide accurate and speedy test results that will allow physicians to develop proper treatment protocols. One of the most reliable products in the market, the Olympus AU400 is a fully automated chemistry analyzer for routine, STAT, urine and homogenous immunoassays. It offers enhanced operational comfort and comes with versatile [...]

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 [...]

16 12, 2014

Beckman Coulter Setting Benchmarks in Complex Biomedical Testing

By |December 16th, 2014|Beckman Coulter|Comments Off on Beckman Coulter Setting Benchmarks in Complex Biomedical Testing

In a recent interview published in Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO), Beckman Coulter's MD and CMO, Michael Samoszuk spoke about the company and how it is working to simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. He explained how the company has come a long way since its inception 80 years ago and how it is working [...]

10 12, 2014

Immunoassays Expedite Clinical Decision-making

By |December 10th, 2014|Awareness Technology, Immunoassays|Comments Off on Immunoassays Expedite Clinical Decision-making

Immunoassays are among the most frequently performed tests in the laboratory and clinic. In past, cultures and serology were used for diagnosing infectious diseases. However, cultures take time to recover the virus or bacterium causing the infection. Moreover, certain microorganisms do not permit culturing in the laboratory. These issues have led to the development of [...]

8 12, 2014

National Influenza Vaccination Week – Role of Clinical Lab Testing

By |December 8th, 2014|National Influenza Vaccination|Comments Off on National Influenza Vaccination Week – Role of Clinical Lab Testing

December 7-13, 2014 is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), the time when public health authorities in the United States collaborate to spread the word about the importance of flu vaccination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) started off NIVW in 2005. The aim is to remind the public that vaccination can provide protection [...]

2 12, 2014

Ebola – ‘Promising’ Vaccine Offers New Hope

By |December 2nd, 2014|Ebola, Infectious Diseases|Comments Off on Ebola – ‘Promising’ Vaccine Offers New Hope

A new intramuscular vaccine has been developed at the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and Okairos, a biotechnology company acquired by GlaxoSmithKline. Following the first human trial of this experimental vaccine against Ebola virus disease (EVD), scientists at NIAID have described it as 'promising'. Their research was published in the New [...]

3 11, 2014

Verifying New Reagent Lot Performance Critical in Clinical Laboratories

By |November 3rd, 2014|Immunoassays, Reagents|Comments Off on Verifying New Reagent Lot Performance Critical in Clinical Laboratories

Evaluation of each new reagent lot prior to use is extremely vital to ensure that the lot maintains reliable results for patient specimens, which will help to conserve the long-term stability of analytical procedures. In the case of biomarkers, small changes in concentration can give rise to the need for further lab tests and other [...]