Importance of third-party quality controls
Aug. 24, 2022
In the clinical laboratory, quality control (QC) refers to the process of detecting analytical errors to ensure both the reliability and accuracy of patient test results. It is...
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Controls and reagents as the ‘X-Factor’ in modern labs
Arvind Kothandaraman, MBS
Nov. 23, 2021
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Bio-Rad launches controls for SARS-CoV-2 variants
Aug. 13, 2021
National Cancer Institute
Liquid stable reference materials launched
Aug. 3, 2021
PerkinElmer to acquire BioLegend
July 27, 2021
University develops simplified COVID-19 diagnostic method
Jan. 19, 2021
Diagnostic accuracy and reliability remain key in SARS-CoV-2 testing
Aug. 19, 2020
The SARS-CoV-2 strain of coronavirus, which leads to the disease COVID-19, presents in many as a minor cold or flu; however, for those with health complications, including autoimmune...
Early career in food chemistry grows into enzymology-based diagnostics company
Aug. 19, 2020
After a career that started in food chemistry and agriculture you began Diazyme in 1999, which has had 30 patents granted in 20 years. When deciding to begin your own company,...
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Apple awards $10 million from Advanced Manufacturing Fund to COPAN Diagnostics
May 22, 2020
Apple has awarded $10 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund to COPAN Diagnostics. This will allow COPAN Diagnostics to rapidly accelerate its supply of sample collection...
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Exact Diagnostics announces the launch of EDX respiratory panel control
Feb. 24, 2020
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, announced that Exact Diagnostics, a company that Bio-Rad acquired in the...
Reagent aids in diagnosis of myocardial infarction and liver disease
Nov. 12, 2019
Carolina Liquid Chemistries, Corp. (CLC), innovative leader in clinical diagnostics, announced a new addition to its menu of reagents: the Aldolase Reagent Pack for use on clinical...
Vidan Diagnostics launches β-Hydroxybutyrate 21FS Reagent for BC AU clinical chemistry systems
Nov. 1, 2019
Vidan’s pre-filled reagent kits make it easy to load its β-Hydroxybutyrate 21FS Reagent directly onto the Beckman Coulter AU clinical chemistry systems. Competitor reagent kits...
INTEGRA offers a clear advantage for NGS library preparation
Oct. 15, 2019
INTEGRA Biosciences has a suite of products designed to lower the cost of PCR setup and NGS library preparation. From Clear Advantage multichannel reagent reservoirs to VOYAGER...
Best practices in onboarding open channel reagents and suppliers
Aug. 22, 2019
Although manufacturers of branded clinical chemistry analyzers provide robust test menus, they cannot meet every clinical laboratorian’s needs and budget. Open channel reagent...
Using quality-focused analytics as an effective method to reduce errors in the laboratory
Tim Bickley, MT(ASCP), MBA, CPHIMS
April 18, 2018
Valuable information can be obtained from the laboratory information system (LIS), but only readily available laboratory analytic reports can help labs reduce errors and improve...
Nanopore technology offers a way forward for point-of-care diagnostics
Jan. 25, 2018
When considering the future of point-of-care (POC) diagnostics, clinical laboratory professionals can take a cue from the World Health Organization (WHO). As far back as 2004,...
Sustaining the business of laboratory testing beyond PAMA and reimbursement cuts
Liana F. Romero
Jan. 25, 2018
U.S. regulatory clearance for clinical flow cytometry is a breakthrough for leukemia and lymphoma patients
Jeannine Holden, MD
Oct. 24, 2017
Adding quality to your qualitative IHC
Nov. 20, 2015
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