Tech that helps limit the spread of HIV

Advances in biosensor technology could limit the spread of HIV

Diagnostics and liquid handling innovations

Porex showcases advances in diagnostics, liquid handling and wound management at industry event

Pumps enable reliable production of highly monodisperse droplets

Applications include the generation of emulsions and capture of single or multiple cells in monodisperse droplets

In-line blood gas monitoring system

System supports critical measurements in an intensive care unit without leaving the patient’s bedside

Novel diagnostics

Geoff Harper reports on some innovative – and unusual – applications of chromatography technologies

Diagnostics hepatitis E assay

Every year an estimated 20 million individuals are infected by the hepatitis E virus

Solution for efficient respiratory diagnosis

Respiratory assays are critical for improving patient diagnosis and prognosis

Next generation sequencing library sample preparation kit

RapidSeq Small RNA Sample Prep Kit is optimised for preparation of NGS libraries for subsequent cluster generation

Using Lego-like DNA to create simple and low cost drug discovery and diagnostic tools

Scientists at the University of Southampton have helped to develop artificial membrane pores, using Lego-like DNA building blocks, which could provide a simple and low cost tool for drug discovery and diagnostic devices.

Sartorius Stedim Biotech and BD Diagnostics strengthen cooperation in the area of microbiological diagnostics

Sartorius Stedim Biotech and BD Diagnostics have announced a collaboration to develop, manufacture and market various ready-to-use, prefilled media products for microbiological applications in pharmaceutical, biotech and research laboratories.

Infectious disease molecular diagnostic portfolio expanded with the launch of Iam Toxo

The molecular division of DiaSorin, has further strengthened its infectious disease diagnostic portfolio supporting the health and wellbeing of immunocompromised patients with the launch of the Iam Toxo assay for the detection of Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii).

EKF Diagnostics launches ß-Hydroxybutyrate strip test

STAT-Site M ß-HB will be premiered at Booth #3614 at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Houston, 30th July to 1st August.

EKF showcases novel end stage renal disease test at ADA 2013

EKF Diagnostics, the global point-of-care diagnostics business, will showcase a novel test to accurately identify diabetic patients at high risk of progression to end stage renal disease (ESRD) up to 10 years in advance of currently available tests.

Dolomite expertise brings microfluidic product to market

Fledgling spin-out company Drop-Tech has turned to microfluidics specialist Dolomite for its product development and fabrication skills to help productize the advanced and innovative Robo­Drop™ technology into the Mitos Dropix, a droplet-on-demand sampler that is set to make it easy to produce extremely miniaturized droplet compartments with excellent control over their contents.

Custom designed long and highly modified mRNAs

AMSBIO offers a proven service for synthesis of custom-designed, long mRNA and highly modified mRNAs.

Diagnostic test invented to detect costly Atlantic salmon disease

Pancreas disease can cause significant losses in farmed Atlantic salmon due to morbidity, mortality and reduced production

Liquid biopsy kit

Liquid biopsy is one of the fastest developing areas in this field, with a huge potential to change diagnostic medicine

Next-generation diagnostic testing

Health systems are facing pressures to perform testing as efficiently as possible with limited staff and space while also reducing costs

Enhancing clinical diagnostics with Tecan’s Cavro® Omni Robot

Zivak Technologies, based in Istanbul, Turkey, relies on Tecan’s Cavro® Omni Robot to automate liquid handling for its clinical diagnostic HPLC and LC­MSMS systems.

Sniffing out bladder cancer – new diagnostic test

Researchers from the University of the West of England, the University of Liverpool and the Bristol Urological Institute have developed a device using sensor technology that may help diagnose patients with early signs of bladder cancer.






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