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29 February 2016  
Trading Update
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29 February 2016

After closing 2015 with a good increase in revenues in the second half, the current year has
started well with a strong order book and a growing pipeline in biomarker services.
Following the addition of a further Fusion mass spectrometer in Q4 that doubled the levels
of SysQuant®/TMTcalibrator™ production, the increased capacity is being fully utilised in
2016 with four customer projects completed and the volume of customer enquiries rising on
a monthly basis. Importantly we are also gaining more repeat business with two significant
service contracts signed using SysQuant® and TMTcalibrator™ together totalling £500,000
and with further contracts in discussion. These revenues will fall into the current financial
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22 February 2016  
New Tacta Pipettes Ensure Optimal Care for You and Your Science
By @ 14:22 :: 143 Views


The New Tacta premium pipette range, now available from Alpha Laboratories, has been carefully designed in response to user requirements for an extremely high performance, reliable and ergonomic instrument. Tacta is so light and comfortable to use and has so many features to help make pipetting that much easier. It meets the most demanding pipetting requirements, delivering consistent and accurate results time after time whilst providing optimal user safety and experience. 

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22 February 2016  
Siemens Healthcare Limited launches new assay range to improve workload consolidation in the laboratory
By @ 14:06 :: 149 Views

·      A range of new assays has been released by Siemens for use on ADVIA Centaur and IMMULITE XPi 2000 systems

·      Launch includes the first automated quantitative thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin (TSI) assay used in the diagnosis of Graves’ disease

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02 February 2016  
Faecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) is Cost Effective Compared to Colonoscopy
By @ 10:09 :: 181 Views

The new NICE guidelines [NG12] for “Suspected cancer: recognition and referral” have recommended Faecal Occult Blood Testing (FOBT) as a cost effective method in primary care, for detecting colorectal cancers in people aged 40 or older with a change in bowel habit.
Laboratories who embrace the newer technology of qFIT can provide a more proactive service to their community whilst enjoying the productivity benefits of an automated system such as
HM-JACKarc from Alpha Laboratories.
The NICE publication reverses the original decision from 2004, to cease guaiac based testing, which has resulted in a significant decline in FOBT since then. 

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18 January 2016  
Atomo Secures US$6M from the Global Health Investment Fund
By @ 09:23 :: 197 Views

Atomo Secures US$6M Investment From GHIF_140116

The investment will support scale up of Atomo’s global health activities, focusing on continued rollout of its award winning AtomoRapid™ HIV test and launch of an affordable HIV self-test offering unmatched performance

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12 January 2016  
Beckman Coulter Diagnostics DxN VERIS Molecular Diagnostics System: Proven to be Easy to Learn and Operate
By @ 12:42 :: 254 Views

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust report ease of use


Nyon, Switzerland — (12 January 2016) Beckman Coulter recently commissioned independent system performance trials of the new DxN VERIS Molecular Diagnostics System* and results show that the system is easy to operate with technicians fully operational on the system following just 20 minutes training.


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12 January 2016  
New Alpha Laboratories Website Designed and Built to Meet Scientists' Needs
By @ 12:31 :: 257 Views

Following a customer survey, the Alpha Laboratories website has now been completely re-developed and launched on an advanced, fully responsive e-commerce platform. The modern design and functionality incorporates many of the suggestions received from users, to bring a much easier, more informative and enjoyable online experience. See it now, live at www.alphalabs.co.uk  . 
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03 December 2015  
Beckman Coulter Diagnostics Unveils Its Molecular Diagnostics Website
By @ 12:13 :: 353 Views :: 2015

Nyon, Switzerland — (03 December 2015) Beckman Coulter Diagnostics today launched its new website specifically for molecular diagnostics.  The new site beckmancoulter.com/moleculardiagnostics has been designed not only to showcase the company’s DxN VERIS Molecular Diagnostics System* but also to provide quick and easy access to scientific resources and educational materials for the molecular diagnostics laboratory.


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23 November 2015  
Randox Laboratories and Biosytems International announce completion of clinical trial and licencing for QuantiPlasmaTM antibodies for early lung cancer diagnostics
By @ 16:51 :: 374 Views :: 2015


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18 November 2015  
New Ownership to Fuel Further Growth and Innovation at BBI Group
By @ 12:22 :: 378 Views :: 2015


18th November 2015 - CARDIFF, U.K. – The BBI Group (BBI), a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading diagnostic and healthcare organisations, today announced the completion of the acquisition by Exponent Private Equity.

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