NUVIO has released the first completely reusable 3D cell culture microplate on the market. Scientific research currently consumes highvolumes of single-use plastics – from serological pipettes and pipette tips to vials and culture microplates – these are just a few of the many plastic items thrown in the garbage in labs every day. eNUVIO’s completely […]
Three types of assays are used to monitor COVID-19 infection: detection of the virus by a molecular test (PCR), by an antigen test, and serological assays that detect antibodies produced upon infection.
Beckman Coulter has launched its Access SARS-CoV-2 Immunoglobulin M (IgM) assay in countries accepting the CE Mark. The new IgM antibody test demonstrated 99.9% specificity with 1,400 negative samples and 100% sensitivity at >18 days post symptom onset and post positive PCR. Beckman Coulter’s IgM assay is part of a full suite of testing solutions […]
Mologic’s professional-use COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test has been certified with a CE mark. The test provides health professionals an accurate detection of the nucleoprotein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in respiratory swabs, within 10 minutes. Development and validation were supported by the Wellcome Trust and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) Joint Initiative on Research […]
Associates of Cape Cod, Inc. (ACC), an East Falmouth, Massachusetts-based IVD company, recently launched Fungitell STAT. Fungitell STAT is the first and only single sample format FDA-cleared and CE-marked rapid in vitro diagnostic screening test for invasive fungal infection (IFI) that detects (13)-ß-D-glucan in serum within 60 minutes. This near POC test offers the convenience […]
Nova Biomedical has released Nova Primary, a rapid, accurate, easy to use, blood glucose laboratory analyser. Nova Primary fills the need for a new glucose reference analyzer to replace the YSI STAT PLUS 2300 Glucose and L-Lactate analyser.
With the emergence of COVID-19 there has been a marked increase in patients being admitted into Intensive Care Units (ICU) and particularly those requiring invasive ventilation. In light of this, new guidance has been provided by the European Confederation of Medical Microbiology (ECMM) for the diagnosis and management of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome […]
With a specially developed needle that can potentially save 4 to 8 percent of a precious vaccine, millions more can be vaccinated against COVID-19. To help stop the COVID-19 pandemic, needle manufacturer TSK Laboratory will allow vaccine manufacturers to freely use their patented Low Dead Space technology for administering COVID-19 vaccines.
Global diagnostics company Randox Laboratories has unveiled a range of whole pathogen multiplex controls that cover multiple viral and bacterial pathogens which cause respiratory disease.
Compatible with all 2D barcoded tube racks in SBS format, the Ziath DataPaq Express is the smallest footprint rack scanner currently available.