Q2 Solutions, a global clinical trial laboratory services organisation, resulting from an IQVIA and Quest Diagnostics joint venture, has announced a partnership with Adaptive Biotechnologies, a pioneer and leader in immune-driven medicine.
Introduction of improved software for the Vivalytic analysis device means that the CE-marked Vivalytic SARS-CoV-2 rapid coronavirus test, which uses the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), now delivers its results even faster.
Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS) and international life sciences company Eppendorf have been chosen to provide ultralow-temperature (ULT) freezers for the country’s supply of COVID-19 vaccines.
Vitamin C can save the lives of those badly affected by SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 disease, and make symptoms of milder infections less severe. This is a key finding from a major review just published by senior experts from around the world.
British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) Chief Executive Doris-Ann Williams has welcomed the confirmation of the first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved by British regulators.
EKF Diagnostics has introduced the Kantaro COVID-SeroKlir SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody test kit, one of the first tests to measure precisely levels of SARS-CoV-2 neutralising antibodies in individuals.
Avacta Group has announced significant progress in the development of a highly scalable manufacturing process for a lateral-flow SARS-CoV-2 antigen test, currently being carried out with BBI Solutions, and that the test shows very good sensitivity.
Just in time for influenza season, global diagnostics company Randox Laboratories has unveiled a range of whole pathogen multiplex controls that cover multiple viral and bacterial pathogens that cause respiratory disease.
EKF Diagnostics has launched a PrimeStore MTM sample collection kit. This new kit facilitates convenient and safe collection, transportation and handling of pathogenic samples, including SARS-CoV-2 and influenza.
In response to global demand for dependable technologies designed to optimise coronavirus testing, Atik Cameras has developed the new VS255 and VS825 cameras for use specifically with quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) instruments
Teknova, a manufacturer of cell culture media, protein purification buffers, and molecular biology reagents, has completed the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notification process for its CDC formulation Viral Transport Medium (VTM).
The current pandemic has led to unparalleled pressure on laboratories to ramp up capacity for SARS-CoV-2 testing. INTEGRA’s electronic pipettes, pipetting robots and other instruments have helped many laboratories tackle this challenge.
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is one of the most urgent infectious disease challenges the world has faced in recent history. As few treatment options exist, the need to evaluate neutralising antibodies to fight the virus is at an all-time high.
A rapid new coronavirus test, which provides results in just 39 minutes, is now available on the Vivalytic, a point-of-care platform brought to market by Randox Laboratories and Bosch.
EKF Diagnostics has announced that the viral transport medium PrimeStore MTM (Molecular Transport Medium) has been successfully evaluated for effective SARS-CoV-2 inactivation in a new study published by Public Health England.