Cyted, a developer and provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and digital diagnostic infrastructure to enable earlier detection of disease, has acquired Pathognomics, a provider of digital pathology and clinical diagnostics services.
For laboratories wishing to quantify factor VIII activity, a ready-to-use chromogenic factor VIII assay is now available from Alpha Laboratories. The CRYOcheck assay is designed for ease of use and to minimise reagent waste.
Calibre Scientific has acquired UK-based Lorne Laboratories, a specialty manufacturer of blood grouping reagents and diagnostic test kits, and a distributor of related laboratory equipment, enzymes and biochemical.
Torrey Pines Scientific has launched its EchoTherm RIC40 Peltier-driven, compact chilling/heating dry baths with temperatures selectable from 0ºC to 100ºC, which are designed for use with robotic systems, controlled via the RS232 I/O port.
Kidney Biomarkers: Clinical Aspects and Laboratory Determination is a new textbook, edited by Seema S Ahuja and Brian Castillo, which covers currently used biomarkers and markers that are in development.
This year’s virtual.MEDICA presents specialist topics in laboratory medicine and reflects the significance of this sector in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
HORIBA UK, Medical has received recognition for a new partnership with Britannia Pharmaceuticals and Northumberland Tyne & Wear Mental Health Trust (NTW) for community-based near-patient testing for treatment-resistant schizophrenia patients.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published guidance on high-sensitivity troponin tests for early rule out of non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), recommending assays such as Beckman Coulter’s Access hsTnI.
SYNLAB UK & Ireland has announced that it will become Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s new pathology partner, transforming services across south-east London over the next 15 years.
Endotoxin testing is a vital assay for all injectable or implantable products. PYROSTAR, now available from Alpha Laboratories, enables in-house endotoxin testing, providing full control over one of the most important aspects of quality control.
The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) has welcomed publication of ‘Diagnostics: Recovery and Renewal’, a major review of diagnostic services by NHS England.
Xyall, an innovator in molecular pathology, has entered a strategic partnership with Motic, a world leader in microscopy and digital pathology systems, to develop an automated tumour tissue dissection solution for molecular pathology laboratories.