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R-Biopharm receives CTDA approval of COVID-19 test in the UK

R-Biopharm, an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, announces that the company’s RIDA®GENE Flu & SARS-CoV-2 multiplex test (PG6825) has been approved in the UK under the UK Health Security Agency’s Medical Devices CTDA Regulations 2021.

What’s bugging you this winter?

Over-prescribing of antibiotics is a major contributor to increasing levels of antibiotic-resistant infections, and antibiotic prescription rates rise every winter.

Partnership with the NHS Innovation Award

Alpha Laboratories has been voted the winner in the ‘Partnership with the NHS’ category of the MediWales Innovation Awards 2021.

Monoclonal antibodies to pathogenic Leptospira

ViroStat has released a set of new monoclonal antibodies to the lipoprotein LipL41, an abundant surface lipoprotein found on pathogenic species of Leptospira.

Improved deep-learning capabilities for fast, efficient image analysis

The Olympus scanR high-content screening (HCS) station provides fully automated image acquisition and data analysis, and now benefits from the introduction of version 3.3.

Urinalysis solution improves workflow and reduces manual microscopy

Beckman Coulter has announced the European launch of the DxU Iris Workcell, a fully-automated system that streamlines urinalysis workflow and reduces manual microscopy.

A paradigm shift in acute respiratory tract infection diagnosis

The December issue of Pathology in Practice considers an alternative approach to the diagnosis of acute respiratory tract infection, one in which a change in human immune response is the focus of detection, rather than the pathogen-specific approach.

Integrated colour calibration technology solution

FFEI, a global developer of award-winning digital pathology imaging solutions, has announced that its Sierra colour calibration technology has been integrated into Visiopharm’s viewer, for AI-based image analysis and workflow.

Stackable chilling incubators ideal for protein crystallography

Torrey Pines Scientific has launched the new EchoTherm Stackable/Programmable Vibration Free Chilling Incubators for protein crystallography and other life science uses.

Biomedical science education: COVID and beyond

Much has been written on the impact that COVID-19 has had on society and even more on its impact on higher education. Here, Mary Hannon-Fletcher draws on the history of biomedical science education as an innovative and evolving profession.

New microscope uses photonics to gain insights into ‘superbugs’

Scientists are building a new super-resolution microscope that uses laser light to study the inner workings and behaviours of superbugs to gain new insights into how they cause disease.

Advancing AI-driven skincare research and diagnostics

PathologyWatch, the leading US digital laboratory and pathology platform for dermatologists, has raised $25 million financing from a range of new and existing investors.

Seminars at Congress: the Hall 4 experience

As part of next year’s Biomedical Science Congress, the IBMS has organised a full exhibition hall programme of talks and seminars, with a principal focus on education and training.

HPLC Troubleshooting and Maintenance Techniques: a webinar

In this webinar Todd Anderson, Global Chromatography Specialist, Teledyne ISCO, will walk attendees through the most effective troubleshooting techniques chromatographers use to isolate problems in their systems

Multiplexing options for probe-based qPCR with unique red qPCR dye

Biotium, a life science reagent supplier and inventor of the widely used EvaGreen qPCR dye, has released EvaRuby dye for qPCR and high-resolution melt (HRM) analysis.

New PEG allergens for basophil activation assays

Alpha Laboratories has introduced new polyethylene glycol (PEG) allergens from BÜHLMANN to the UK. These are for use with the FlowCAST basophil activation assay, providing a safer approach to determine those with a hypersensitivity reaction to PEG.

Results of AI-based pathology diagnostic tool for gastric cancer

The results of Olympus’ ongoing joint research programme to create an AI-based pathology diagnostic tool with the potential to streamline pathologists’ workloads were announced at the Japan Society of Digital Pathology Study annual meeting.

New pathogen tests added to in-house veterinary PCR range

HORIBA UK has launched a number of new pathogen polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for its POCKIT Central in-house veterinary PCR analyser.

Whole-slide scanning systems licensed for use in Canada

Motic, a leading provider of digital pathology solutions, has announced that the MoticEasyScan product line of whole-slide scanners obtained a Health Canada Class II Medical Device Licence.

Colour calibration technology in digital pathology

FFEI, a developer of digital imaging solutions, has announced the launch of Sierra Validate & Standardise (VS) Profiler. Building on the success of the Sierra colour calibration technology, this is the latest product available within the portfolio.

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Upcoming Events

Haemovigilance Past, Present and Future

Regency Suite, Brighton Hilton Metropole
6–8 July

BSMT - The Genomic and Microbiology Revolution: In Technology We Trust?

Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London
19 July 2022

Arab Lab Live 2022

Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre Dubai World Trade Centre - Trade Centre - Trade Centre 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
24 - 26 October 2022

Lab Innovations 2022

Hall 2 NEC, Birmingham
2 & 3 November 2022

MEDICA 2022

Messe Düsseldorf D-40474 Düsseldorf, Stockumer Kirchstraße 61
14 - 17 November 2022

Access the latest issue of Pathology In Practice on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Pathology In Practice app from your device's App store

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