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20 November 2014  Joanne Hunter
Fast, Accurate ID of MRSA by detecting mecA gene mRNA New mecA XpressFISH
By Joanne Hunter @ 11:44 :: 83 Views

The new AdvanDx mecA XpressFISH assay, exclusively available in the UK from Alpha Laboratories, is the first and only molecular assay that detects the active resistance gene (mecA) from positive Staphylococcus aureus blood cultures.

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17 November 2014  Joanne Hunter
PROTOTYPE DEVICE CAPABLE OF RAPID ‘POC’ DIAGNOSIS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
By Joanne Hunter @ 16:08 :: 105 Views

The successful development of new platform technology for the rapid point of care (POC) diagnosis of flu and other respiratory conditions has widespread potential for the detection of a wide range of other infectious diseases.

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06 November 2014  Joanne Hunter
EKF Molecular to Exhibit at AMP 2014
By Joanne Hunter @ 12:16 :: 113 Views

Cardiff, UK – 6 November 2014 – EKF Diagnostics, the global diagnostics company, has announced that senior executives from EKF Molecular Diagnostics including CEO, Andrew Webb, will be present at the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) annual meeting on booth 1028, to discuss with delegates the predicted outcomes of its research collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Under the two year agreement, EKF Molecular will develop high sensitivity assays for the detection of genetic variation in circulating tumour cells (CTCs), using its PointMan™ DNA enrichment technology. MGH will clinically validate PointMan in lung, breast and skin cancer, using CTCs isolated from a patient’s blood by MGH’s CTC-Chip instrument.

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29 October 2014  Joanne Hunter
RANDOX LAUNCHES WORLD’S MOST COMPREHENSIVE THIRD PARTY HAEMATOLOGY CONTROL
By Joanne Hunter @ 12:18 :: 149 Views

Randox Laboratories has launched a third party multi-analyte haematology control; the most comprehensive haematology quality control (QC) solution on the market to date.

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29 October 2014  Joanne Hunter
Key opinion leaders provide an insight into best practice in acute cardiac care
By Joanne Hunter @ 10:46 :: 149 Views

Radiometer, a leading provider of technologically advanced acute care testing solutions, is pleased to announce the publication of Excellence in acute cardiac care, a supplement to the European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care.

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29 October 2014  Joanne Hunter
Radiometer launches new Acute Care Testing handbook
By Joanne Hunter @ 10:36 :: 154 Views

Radiometer has released a new Acute Care Testing handbook designed to support decision-­making processes in acute and high dependency settings. Available as either a printed handbook or eBook, it is intended as a supplement to comprehensive text books, offering a straightforward guide to a variety of acute care blood tests.

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28 October 2014  Joanne Hunter
Faecal Calprotectin Sample Collection and Extraction Made Easy New CALEX® Cap is Quick, Clean and Consistent
By Joanne Hunter @ 09:43 :: 173 Views


Users of the BÜHLMANN range of Faecal Calprotectin Assays can now improve efficiency and laboratory workflow with the unique, new, CALEX® Cap sample collection and extraction device. 

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21 October 2014  Joanne Hunter
New alpha+ Pipettes Great Performance at a Great Price
By Joanne Hunter @ 09:17 :: 150 Views


For unsurpassed pipetting accuracy at a very affordable price you can’t beat the new alpha+ pipettes from Alpha Laboratories (Eastleigh, UK). With an attractive modern design these lightweight, easy-to-use pipettes are robust and reliable even in the most challenging environments. The range includes variable and fixed volume single channel, plus 8- and 12-channel models. 

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17 October 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Abbott's RealTime High Risk HPV Test is Now Available in Europe for Primary Screening for Cervical Cancer
By Rebecca Bellars @ 15:11 :: 176 Views



Abbott's DNA test for the detection of high-risk human papillomavirus (HR HPV) is now available in Europe as an important tool for first-line screening. The test is able to identify women at increased risk for development of cervical cancer or the presence of high-grade disease.

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16 October 2014  Joanne Hunter
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
By Joanne Hunter @ 12:10 :: 145 Views


16 October, 2014 – The Board of Proteome Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Martin Diggle as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

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