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07 November 2016  Joanne Hunter
Compliant Air Transport for Biological Samples
By Joanne Hunter @ 10:21 :: 175 Views

IATA standard 95kPa Flexible Secondary Pouches for the safe air transport of biological samples are now available from Alpha Laboratories. These form part of the wide range of convenient and cost effective sample packaging materials that help ensure your UN3373 compliance. 

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03 November 2016  Joanne Hunter
Up to 10-fold increase in assay sensitivity - discover Morffi™ at MEDICA 2016
By Joanne Hunter @ 15:54 :: 134 Views

BBI Solutions will be showcasing its Morffi™ signal enhancement technology on Stand F26 in Hall 1 at MEDICA 2016. This year’s exhibition, which takes place in Dusseldorf from the 14th to the 17th of November, will give delegates a chance to explore this innovative technology and learn about the complete range of high quality raw materials and services the company offers to the IVD industry.

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03 November 2016  Joanne Hunter
EKF showcases new connectivity solution for point-of-care HbA1c analyzers at Medica 2016
By Joanne Hunter @ 14:18 :: 172 Views

Cardiff, UK – 3rd November 2016 – EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces that it will be previewing a new point-of-care (POC) connectivity solution for its range of HbA1c analyzers at Medica 2016 in Düsseldorf from 14–17th November. In Hall 3 / C70, EKF will be showcasing the new connectivity package for Quo-Test™ and Quo-Lab™ HbA1c analyzers, enabling secure bi-directional communication between these POC analyzers and a multitude of central data management systems. Using the industry recognized POCT1-A2 communication protocol, EKF’s connectivity solution unlocks a host of new features aimed at improving security and quality control (QC) for diabetic HbA1c testing. 

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01 November 2016  Joanne Hunter
30 Minute or Less Molecular Flu/RSV Test Now Available - Why Choose Between Fast or Accurate When You Can Have Both?
By Joanne Hunter @ 13:34 :: 143 Views


With the flu season fast approaching, healthcare providers no longer need to choose between a fast test result or an accurate test result for patients suspected of influenza infection. Now, they can have both, with Xpert® Xpress Flu/RSV from Cepheid, a new test that delivers reference-quality molecular test results in as little as twenty minutes.1

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31 October 2016  Joanne Hunter
Placing and Subscription to raise £3.3 million - Notice of General Meeting
By Joanne Hunter @ 09:35 :: 147 Views

31 October 2016:  Proteome Sciences plc (AIM:PRM) is pleased to announce it has raised approximately £3.3 million, before expenses, through an oversubscribed placing for cash (“Placing”) of 65,858,100 new ordinary shares of 1 penny each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares" and the "Placing Shares") and a subscription (the "Subscription") of 400,000 new Ordinary Shares (the “Subscription Shares”) both at a price of 5 pence per new Ordinary Share (the Placing and Subscription together, the "Fundraise"). £2.3m has been raised utilising existing shareholder authority to allot new Ordinary Shares, the balance of £1.0m will be subject to shareholder approval at a General Meeting to be held on 29 November 2016.

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18 October 2016  Joanne Hunter
EKF Diagnostics’ novel diabetic biomarker test successfully externally verified
By Joanne Hunter @ 11:17 :: 177 Views

Cardiff, UK – 18th October 2016 – EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces that its newly introduced Glycated Serum Protein (GSP) LiquiColor® diabetic biomarker test has been verified for use on the Siemens Vista chemistry analyzer. In a scientific poster published by scientists at the Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood, USA [1], it was demonstrated that EKF’s GSP assay enhances the versatility of the Vista system for the specialized glycemic monitoring of diabetics with hemoglobinopathies, or conditions that affect red blood cell (RBC) lifespan.

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12 October 2016  Joanne Hunter
Large study shows older breast cancer patients have worse outcomes
By Joanne Hunter @ 16:08 :: 203 Views

Results highlight need for tools to help identify patients who may benefit from chemotherapy

LONDON, [October 10, 2016] – Results from a large-scale observational study1, presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) annual meeting, October 7 – 11 in Copenhagen, Denmark, showed outcomes disparities in breast cancer-specific mortality between patients 70 years or greater and those under 70 with a higher breast cancer mortality for the older patients.

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12 October 2016  Joanne Hunter
New Lateral Flow Device manufacturing facility
By Joanne Hunter @ 13:31 :: 157 Views

Mologic Ltd, headquartered in Bedfordshire, is pleased to announce the opening of its new manufacturing facility. Set up for small-scale LFD production (5,000 per lot, 500,000 per year) we have some capacity available for contract work.

Please contact David Hall on 01234 780020 or check our website for more details: www.mologic.co.uk

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11 October 2016  Joanne Hunter
BBI Solutions OEM Ltd acquires remaining share of joint venture with Novarum DX.
By Joanne Hunter @ 16:24 :: 164 Views

Cardiff, UK, October 10, 2016 – BBI Solutions OEM Ltd (BBI) (www.bbisolutions.com), the leading provider of lateral flow diagnostics and biological raw materials, announced the successful acquisition of its previous joint venture with Novarum DX Ltd - a developer of smart phone applications for reading diagnostic tests, in line with the company's expansion plans.

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11 October 2016  Joanne Hunter
Customer input drives expansion of OGT’s Cytocell Aquarius® Haematology FISH probe range
By Joanne Hunter @ 16:20 :: 185 Views

Oxford, UK – 11 October 2016. Oxford Gene Technology (OGT), The Molecular Genetics Company, has today announced a significant expansion of its existing catalogue of Cytocell Aquarius® Haematology probes for fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) — underlining the company's position as the one-stop-shop for high-quality FISH probes. These additions have been introduced due to an ongoing commitment to use customer input as a major driver for the rapid development of the latest research-relevant probes. The 14 newly launched probes are:

·         CBFB Proximal Probe Red

·         CBFB Distal Probe Green

·         MECOM Probe Red

·         RUNX1 Probe Green

·         NUP98 Proximal Probe Red

·         NUP98 Distal Probe Green

·         TET2 Probe Red

·         USP46 (4q12) Probe Green

·         CSF1R/RPS14 (5q32-q33) Probe Red

·         EGR1/CDC25C (5q31) Probe Green

·         TERT (5p15.33) Probe Aqua

·         CUX1 (7q22) Probe Green

·         EZH2 (7q36) Probe Red

·         Chromosome 7 Alpha Satellite Probe Aqua

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