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Milestone in gastrointestinal pathogen detection

Serosep manufactures EntericBio, a molecular assay for the detection of gastrointestinal pathogens. The UK operation has seen rapid growth, with EntericBio now the gold standard test for enteric pathogens in the UK clinical diagnostics market.

Major medical records digitisation project underway

Kettering General Hospital has embarked on a major medical records digitisation project with System C, IMMJ Systems and SPS, with over 220,000 medical records securely scanned into the IMMJ Systems MediViewer Electronic Document Management System.

Delivering a digital pathology solution in Nottingham

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has selected Indica Labs to aid in digitisation of the pathology workflow. Indica Labs will deliver HALO AP software fully integrated with existing hospital systems, alongside Hamamatsu Nanozoomer scanners.

Automation of complex workflows simplified

Tecan has announced a software upgrade for its Fluent Automation Workstation. The new FluentControl Scheduler offers features designed to simplify day-to-day laboratory automation for significantly increased throughput and workflow efficiency.

Telehealth and remote health monitoring – the way forward

CheckUp Health is a brand-new digital healthcare provider offering private GP video and audio appointments to all UK residents from anywhere in the world, along with an array of rapidly growing services.

Enhancing detection and performance of single-cell, multiplex imaging

CrestOptics has been selected by Akoya Biosciences, The Spatial Biology Company, as a premier microscope provider to jointly develop new spatial biology and spatial phenotyping applications.

A call to assess melanoma screening technology

British medical technology company Moletest (Scotland) is calling for clinicians and service managers to consider assessing nomela, a professional rule-out screening test for melanoma.

A welcome for Sajid Javid from BIVDA

Doris-Ann Williams, CEO of the British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA), has welcomed Sajid Javid, the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, to his position in government.

Edison Award for automated cell culture system

Olympus has announced that its Provi CM20 incubation monitoring system has won a Bronze Edison Award in the Cellular Research and Disease Prevention category for its innovative design that automates the cell culture workflow.

Latest temperature-controlled stages at MMC 2021

Linkam Scientific Instruments, a market leader in temperature-controlled microscopy, is showcasing its CMS196V3 and Modular Force (MFS) stages at the Microscience Microscopy Conference (MMC) 2021.

Automated platform for plasmid DNA purification launched

Biotage has launched the Biotage PhyPrep, a new automated platform for plasmid DNA purification that releases laboratory staff from the tedium of a repetitive, manual procedure.

Programmable five-position stirring hot plate

Torrey Pines Scientific has announced its new EchoTherm Model HS65 Programmable Digital Stirring Hot Plate with five stirring positions for use in situations where reproducible, accurate, hands-off sample preparation and experimentation are a must.

Funding received to evaluate prostate cancer detection system

Paige, Oxford University and NHS regional partners in the UK have won the Phase 4 Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care award from the NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative to study Paige Prostate in a cancer laboratory setting.

World-leading genomics centre offers personalised approach to medicine

Genmed has announced a four-year collaboration with Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to provide a vendor-neutral managed genomics laboratory service within Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Validation offers food laboratories confidence in Salmonella testing

The Thermo Scientific SureTect Salmonella Species PCR Assay receives approval by AOAC International (AOAC-OMA claim) for a broad range of foods and selected environmental surfaces, including challenging, high-risk matrices and large sample sizes.

Taking decisive steps in sustainability

INTEGRA Biosciences has made significant progress towards its goal of minimising its ecological footprint with the installation of new photovoltaic systems at the company’s US facilities in Hudson, NH.

'The Digital Revolution' strategy paper launched by BIVDA

The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) has launched the latest in its series of strategic papers, The Digital Revolution.

New range of 3D cell culture kits

Sphere Fluidics and ClexBio have announced the launch of the biocompatible CYTRIX Microfluidic Hydrogel Kit, which combines ClexBio’s novel CYTRIX Hydrogel with Sphere Fluidics’ specially designed Pico-Gen double aqueous biochip.

Rapid modernisation of diagnostic pathology in post-pandemic era

Proscia has introduced the next generation of its flagship Concentriq platform to help the world’s largest laboratory networks keep pace with the growing need for diagnostic services in the post-COVID era.

Innovative test to personalise in vitro fertilisation treatment

Beckman Coulter has announced the launch of an anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) test that uses a validated cut-off to aid in the assessment of ovarian reserve and ovarian response as an aid for women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF).

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