In March this year, Werfen announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Immucor, Inc., after obtaining all necessary regulatory and antitrust approvals. Immucor is a privately held, US-based company, in the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) sector, with a solid global presence in the Transfusion and Transplant markets.
Moving liquids in a precise and productive way is core to the work of many laboratory professionals in the life sciences industry.
Quantimetrix Corp. was set up almost 50 years ago to create clinical diagnostic test kits. CLI caught up with Monty Ban, Chairman, President and CEO, to discover more about the company and how it has developed since it started out.
EUROIMMUN has been developing and marketing innovative immunoblot technologies for over 30 years. With broad antigen combinations and full automatability, EUROIMMUN multiplex immunoblots represent a staple of laboratory diagnostics.
The 25th International Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (WorldLab) and 25th European Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EuroMedLab) was hosted by the Italian Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology (SIBioC), on the occasion of their 55th Annual congress at the new Rome Convention Center from 21-25 May 2023.
by Dr James McCracken Most of us will have some sort of knowledge or experience of flow cytometers, even if it’s just at the level of knowing that they are large instruments that have their own lab space and a dedicated team of people to run them and that they usually seem to be used […]
A near-patient approach to combat post-partum hemorrhage by Catherine Pedrosa Fibrinogen is an essential part of the blood clotting process, and rapid testing of plasma fibrinogen concentrations aids decision-making in critical care situations, notably in postpartum hemorrhage. In 2020, around 1000 women in the World Health Organization European Region died owing to complications related to […]
The use of immunoassays is widespread in clinical lab testing as these assays have inherent high specificity and high sensitivity, and are very amenable to high-throughput formats. These attributes make them particularly useful for the measurement of low concentrations of low molecular weight drugs, metabolites or biomarkers that indicate disease diagnosis or prognosis. Although there […]
Pancreatic cancer is a devastating disease, usually first diagnosed at a late stage when the opportunity for the most effective therapy has been missed, and survival rates have not improved for decades. Early detection of the disease is crucial for giving patients the chance of therapy, but, so far, the search for serum protein biomarkers […]
Gilead Sciences announces positive results from Veklury and obeldesivir trials Gilead Sciences, announced positive results from several COVID-19 clinical and real-world evidence studies presented at ECCMID. A Phase 3 clinical study demonstrated that Veklury (remdesivir) was generally well tolerated in people with moderate to severe renal impairment. Additional data includes a retrospective real-world study which […]