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From the monthly archives: February, 2016

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Trading Update

Proteome Sciences

After closing 2015 with a good increase in revenues in the second half, the current year has started well with a strong order book and a growing pipeline in biomarker services. Following the addition of a further Fusion mass spectrometer in Q4 that doubled the levels of SysQuant®/TMTcalibrator™ production, the increased capacity is being fully utilised in 2016 with four customer projects completed and the volume of customer enquiries rising on a monthly basis. Importantly we are also gaining more repeat business with two significant service contracts signed using SysQuant® and TMTcalibrator™ together totalling £500,000 and with further contracts in discussion.

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New Tacta Pipettes Ensure Optimal Care for You and Your Science

Alpha Laboratories

The New Tacta premium pipette range, now available from Alpha Laboratories, has been carefully designed in response to user requirements for an extremely high performance, reliable and ergonomic instrument. Tacta is so light and comfortable to use and has so many features to help make pipetting that much easier. It meets the most demanding pipetting requirements, delivering consistent and accurate results time after time whilst providing optimal user safety and experience. 

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Siemens Healthcare Limited launches new assay range to improve workload consolidation in the laboratory


  • A range of new assays has been released by Siemens for use on ADVIA Centaur and IMMULITE XPi 2000 systems
  • Launch includes the first automated quantitative thyroid stimulating immunoglobulin (TSI) assay used in the diagnosis of Graves’ disease

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Faecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) is Cost Effective Compared to Colonoscopy

Alpha Laboratories

The new NICE guidelines [NG12] for “Suspected cancer: recognition and referral” have recommended Faecal Occult Blood Testing (FOBT) as a cost effective method in primary care, for detecting colorectal cancers in people aged 40 or older with a change in bowel habit. 
Laboratories who embrace the newer technology of qFIT can provide a more proactive service to their community whilst enjoying the productivity benefits of an automated system such as 
HM-JACKarc from Alpha Laboratories

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