Capturing E coli for faster detection

Antibody-coated microscopic paramagnetic particles for the specific immunomagnetic separation of micro-organisms

Elga LabWater

ELGA LabWater specializes in delivering water purification systems for research, science, clinical and healthcare environments. Our pure and ultrapure water purification systems can provide a few liters or several thousands of liters of...

Focus on enhanced assays to detect cancer cells

Demand continues to grow for new and improved assays to detect cancer cells. The latest technologies, as Sean Ottewell reports, focus on...

Making the switch from manual to automated specimen handling

Robotics and smart conveying are streamlining specimen handling at one of the largest medical testing laboratories in the US, capable of...

Discovering biomarkers in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis

UNIarray technology platform used for autoantibody research to support retrospective analysis of samples

Developing innovative diagnostics

Astra Biotech manufacture reagents, allergens, antibodies, recombinant proteins and assays for the determination of hormones

Obesity theories from thrifty to drifty: why some people are lean and others fat

What we eat and how we eat, what shape and weight we are, and how we view ourselves and our bodies, is the outcome of a complex web of physiological, psychological, cultural and social factors

Phase 1 exposure escalation safety study with PMX-30063 antibiotic

In vitro study with PMX-30063 shows activity against NDM-1 drug-resistant bacteria

interleukin-7 'engages multiple mechanisms to overcome chronic viral infection'

Study provides insights into the inhibitory pathways that function to impede immune responses in chronic viral infections

Blood Science platform consolidation increases effectiveness

The Blood Science laboratory at the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has introduced 13 serology assays onto their Roche...

Prototype drug targets metabolism, halts disease that limits bone marrow transplantation

Findings challenge a long-standing model of how activated cells of the immune system make ATP, opening the door for fundamentally new approaches to combat immune diseases

Linear motion system boost lab automation

Benchtop automation is changing genetic, genome and cancer research by being able to manipulate over 200,000 yeast or bacteria cell samples per hour

Antibiotic treatment effective for most common gastrointestinal disorder in US, research shows

University of Michigan researcher among those who found drug therapy provides continuing relief for Irritable Bowel Syndrome for up to 10 weeks

Rapid isolation of bacteria or specific target cells

KymaSep system utilises a combination of magnetic and ultrasound forces (acousto-magnetic) to control magnetic beads in a flow-through chamber

Cervical cancer screening test set to save the lives of women all over the UK

cobas 4800 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) test from Roche, is able to improve the detection of pre-cancerous cells in women whose cervical smears tested normal

Novel molecular diagnostics solutions meet demand for fast, accurate testing

The first real-time tests for tuberculosis and drug resistant tuberculosis and a way to measure the viral load or amount of hepatitis B...

Project pools expertise to develop and market an in vitro diagnostic kit for chronic, viral hepatitis

Hepachronix project pools their collective expertise to identify, develop and market new tools for the early diagnosis of fibrosis and for the prognosis of resistance to treatment

Pharmacogenetic diagnostic test kit launched

The xTAG CYP2D6 Kit will be an important tool in the fast-growing field of personalized medicine, says Luminex

Flexible partnership key to operation of managed laboratory service

Roche Diagnostics demonstrated that they could provide an analytical and financial solution that met the aims and objectives of the Cwm Taf Project Team in Wales

Optical emission spectrometer offers better detection

Integrated diagnostics facility continuously monitors, archives and displays the operational status




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