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26 September 2016  
A FIT Sample for Faecal Occult Blood Tests
By @ 12:37 :: 12 Views


With NICE now focussing on the more sensitive and specific Faecal Immunochemical Tests (FIT) for triaging patients with lower gastrointestinal symptoms, it is important to protect haemoglobin in faecal samples (f-Hb) from degradation. With any method, sample integrity is key to the quality of results, so quantitative FIT systems that use a direct sampling method can help improve this.


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22 September 2016  
AgPlus Diagnostics to Develop Point-­‐of-­‐Care Test for AstraZeneca
By @ 10:54 :: 14 Views


AgPlus Diagnostics Ltd today announced that they have signed a contract with AstraZeneca to develop a prototype diagnostic. The agreement will cover AgPlus Diagnostics developing a diagnostic assay for potential use as part of a personalised approach to treating respiratory disease.
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22 September 2016  
Study Demonstrates Mass Spectrometry Technique Dramatically Enhances Detection of Key Early Stage Alzheimer’s Biomarkers.
By @ 09:17 :: 11 Views


For immediate release: 22nd September 2016, Cobham, UK: A peer reviewed study led by Proteome Sciences plc (“Proteome Sciences”), in conjunction with a group of highly respected universities and hospitals, demonstrates the ability of an innovative mass spectrometry (MS) workflow to dramatically improve the ability to detect tau-derived peptides that are directly related to human Alzheimer’s pathology as early stage biomarkers of the disease.

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22 September 2016  
RGC Jenkins & Co announces merger with German firm, Maucher Börjes Jenkins
By @ 09:06 :: 11 Views

 

Specialist intellectual property firm, RGC Jenkins & Co has announced this week that it is merging with Freiburg firm, Maucher Börjes Jenkins to become Maucher Jenkins.

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19 September 2016  
Beckman Coulter installs UK’s first DxH 500 compact haematology analyser at University of Chester Institute of Medicine
By @ 14:15 :: 22 Views


 

New simple-to-use 5-part diff DxH 500 ideal for wide-ranging applications

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15 September 2016  
INTERIM RESULTS
By @ 09:16 :: 24 Views


Proteome Sciences today releases its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30th June 2016.

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13 September 2016  Joanne Hunter
OGT expands Cytocell FISH probe portfolio for lung cancers
By Joanne Hunter @ 11:16 :: 40 Views

Oxford, UK – 13 September 2016. Oxford Gene Technology (OGT), The Molecular Genetics Company, has launched two new CE-IVD labelled fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) probes, further expanding its extensive lung cancer portfolio. The Cytocell Aquarius® ROS1 Plus Breakapart and RET Breakapart probes* specifically and accurately detect rearrangements in the genome associated with the most common form of lung cancer — non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The new additions complement OGT’s existing NSCLC probe range (including ALK Breakapart, EGFR Amplification and EML Breakapart), providing a comprehensive solution for diagnosis and patient stratification.

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01 September 2016  Rachel Myers
MERIDIAN MALARIA TEST WINS PRESTIGIOUS INNOVATION AWARD
By Rachel Myers @ 17:25 :: 55 Views :: 2016



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® Malaria Receives 1 st Place Award at the Journées Internationales de Biologie /Association des Colloques Nationaux des Biologistes Conference in Paris

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO) was awarded 1st place for innovation in emergency treatment and point-of-care testing for its illumigene® Malaria test at the 2016 JIB/ACNBH Conference. Innovations from worldwide companies contributing to the development of the Medical Biology industry were put under the spotlight at this year’s conference held in Paris, France, and were reviewed by worldwide expert members in the medical biology field. 

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29 July 2016  
BBI Solutions extends its antibodies range
By @ 11:07 :: 108 Views :: 2016


BBI Solutions (BBI) has vastly increased its antibodies range across a wide variety of disease areas including bone metabolism, cardiac, growth factors, thyroid, and sepsis. This range extension has been in response to growing demand in the IVD market. 

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28 July 2016  
Trading Update and Notice of Results
By @ 10:30 :: 110 Views :: 2016


The Company is pleased to provide a trading update for the six months ending 30th June 2016.  

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