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From the monthly archives: October, 2014

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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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Key opinion leaders provide an insight into best practice in acute cardiac care

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

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Radiometer launches new Acute Care Testing handbook

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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Faecal Calprotectin Sample Collection and Extraction Made Easy New CALEX® Cap is Quick, Clean and Consistent

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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New alpha+ Pipettes Great Performance at a Great Price

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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Abbott's RealTime High Risk HPV Test is Now Available in Europe for Primary Screening for Cervical Cancer

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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Appointment of Non-Executive Director

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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Roche AcquiresRights to Technology and Patent Applications from AbVitro to Support Next-Generation Sequencing Pipeline

Pleasanton, CA, USA,  October 9, 2014 / B3C newswire / - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today it made a technology acquisition from AbVitro Inc, a company focused on therapeutic target discovery. Roche obtained exclusive rights to a primer extension based target enrichment technology and associated patent applications filed by AbVitro. 

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Randox TxB Cardio Assay gains CE Approval

Global diagnostics company Randox Laboratories has secured CE marking for their TxB Cardio Assay. TxB Cardio is used to measure the effectiveness of aspirin (ASA), a drug which is used therapeutically around the world for its blood thinning properties. Clinical studies have shown that up to 25-30% of all patients who regularly take low doses of the drug are resistant to its full affects, meaning that these patients are at a considerably increased risk of a future cardiovascular even

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