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21 May 2015  Joanne Hunter
Newly-Published Data Shows the Effectiveness of OriCol™ for Sampling the Gut Microbiome
By Joanne Hunter @ 11:00 :: 11 Views


London and Cambridge, 1st April 2015 : Origin Sciences Ltd, a medical technology company developing innovative diagnostics and devices for investigating GI diseases, has published new data showing the effectiveness of its OriCol™ sampling device in gut microbiome research and development.

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15 May 2015  Joanne Hunter
New affordable advanced NGS cancer test launched by EKF subsidiary
By Joanne Hunter @ 13:39 :: 24 Views


Cardiff, UK – 15th May 2015 – EKF Diagnostics subsidiary, Selah Genomics, has announced the launch of its next generation sequencing (NGS) technology PrecisionPath™ in partnership with Greenville Health Systems (GHS), one of the leading community-based cancer institutes in the US. For the first time patients will have wider access to affordable advanced NGS testing that can help doctors determine the most effective cancer treatments based on an individual’s genetic profile.  This new NGS panel molecular test is an important step towards readily accessible and affordable personalized medicine in cancer.

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15 May 2015  Joanne Hunter
EKF highlighting its expanding range of liquid stable clinical chemistry reagents at Hospitalar 2015
By Joanne Hunter @ 08:34 :: 27 Views


Cardiff, UK – 14 May 2015 – EKF Diagnostics, the global diagnostics company, will be highlighting its expanding Stanbio central laboratory clinical chemistry range at Hospitalar, 19–22 May, Sao Paulo, Brazil.  This range includes a large selection of clinical chemistry assays, controls and calibrators, which are fully compatible with most major brand open channel chemistry analyzers.

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08 May 2015  Joanne Hunter
Mast win the UK Outstanding Achievement Award at Medilink
By Joanne Hunter @ 12:00 :: 64 Views


Following on from our win in December, Mast Group Ltd has succeeded once again, winning the coveted BioHub Birmingham Outstanding Achievement Award at the Medilink UK Awards.

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07 May 2015  Joanne Hunter
Fantastic Fluorescence for Clinical Microbiology Clear, bright broad spectrum illumination – without the mercury!
By Joanne Hunter @ 15:21 :: 45 Views


There’s now a better and safer alternative to a high-pressure mercury or metal-halide light source for fluorescence microscopy. Available from Alpha Laboratories, the pE-300white unit from CoolLED offers broad spectrum LED illumination for general use in fluorescence applications. With a comprehensive range of microscope adaptors, it can easily be fitted to most microscopes, old or new, providing a safe, convenient and economical illumination system that will last for many years without additional operating costs. 

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06 May 2015  Joanne Hunter
Origin Sciences Secures Distributor for South East Asia
By Joanne Hunter @ 10:41 :: 97 Views


London and Cambridge, 6st May 2015: Origin Sciences Ltd, a medical technology company developing innovative diagnostics and devices for investigating GI diseases, has expanded its global network with the appointment of AI Biomedical Pte Ltd as a distributor covering South East Asia.

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05 May 2015  Joanne Hunter
EKF introduces specific biomarker test for early sepsis identification
By Joanne Hunter @ 16:16 :: 69 Views



Cardiff, UK
– 5th May 2015 – EKF Diagnostics, the global diagnostics company, announces that it has introduced the Stanbio Chemistry Procalcitonin (PCT) LiquiColor® Assay. This new test enables the quantitative determination of PCT in serum samples, EDTA or lithium heparin plasma samples by latex enhanced immunoturbidimetric methodology. Procalcitonin is a marker for bacterial infection and sepsis and has been recognized as an important adjunct marker in the diagnosis of sepsis*.

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29 April 2015  Joanne Hunter
Clinical evaluation of new patient dedicated blood gas analyser published
By Joanne Hunter @ 13:16 :: 69 Views

Cambridge, UK – 29th April 2015 Sphere Medical, innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, announces that the results of a clinical study evaluating its new Proxima miniature in-line blood gas analyser have been published at the recent 35th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM 2015). A scientific poster, ‘Evaluation of a patient dedicated blood gas analyser’ [1], was presented by Dr. Tom Clutton-Brock (University Hospitals Birmingham) and Dr. Jess Fox (Sphere Medical). This discussed the excellent results of a method comparison study undertaken at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, and is also now published as a paper in Critical Care [1], or see www.spheremedical.com/content/clinical-resources

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24 April 2015  Joanne Hunter
Momentum Bioscience Ltd secures CE marking for the first of its range of innovative diagnostic products.
By Joanne Hunter @ 14:52 :: 81 Views



Momentum Bioscience Ltd is pleased to announce that it has CE marked Cognitor® Minus, the first in a range of products for the hospital microbiology laboratory utilising ETGA®. ETGA® is a
novel technology for the rapid, universal detection of viable bacteria & fungi.

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23 April 2015  Joanne Hunter
EKF launches next generation Hemo Control POC hemoglobin analyzer
By Joanne Hunter @ 09:52 :: 90 Views


Cardiff, UK – 22nd April 2015 – EKF Diagnostics, the global diagnostics company, announces that it has launched its next generation Hemo Control point-of-care (POC) diagnostics analyzer, providing laboratory accurate hemoglobin and hematocrit results in one simple test. Uniquely the new hemoglobin POC analyzer enables full upgrade with Data Management functionality as required, giving the user complete flexibility over their future connectivity options via its bi-directional interface.

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