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Satio partners with nonprofit institute in Senegal
Under the deal, the company's SatioRx intradermal patches will be combined with Institut Pasteur de Dakar technologies to drive clinical development and access to vaccine patches. The partnership will also encompass diagnostic patches for blood sampling, genetic testing, and pathogen surveillance, Satio said.
August 22, 2022
Thermo Fisher debuts sample handler, PCR test at SLAS 2022
Designed to support research involving infectious disease and genetic testing, the KingFisher SpeciTrax automated sample transfer system utilizes robotics technology to process 192 saliva or nasopharyngeal samples from tube to well in 40 minutes, according to the vendor.
February 7, 2022
Avacta joins forces with Mologic
The companies plan to make the test available for professional use under Mologic's existing ISO13485 quality system, according to Avacta. After Avacta receives ISO13485 accreditation as expected by the end of March, the CE Mark will then be transferred to Avacta, according to the companies.
February 8, 2021
New field test for malaria drug resistance on horizon
Co-lead investigator Mindy Leelawong, PhD, and colleagues reported that they have validated a point-of-care platform for a field-deployable PCR instrument, based on a study showing the test can differentiate between the wild-type form of the malaria-causing parasite Plasmodium falciparum and mutant types that are resistant to chloroquine, an older treatment for the disease.
June 12, 2019
Beckman Coulter buys acoustic liquid handling firm Labcyte
Labcyte is known for Echo, an acoustic droplet ejection technology that uses sound waves to transfer minute amounts of liquid with speed and accuracy. Incorporated into the company's Echo Liquid Handlers line of products, the technology enables more efficient lab workflow for applications such as drug discovery and genomics.
January 30, 2019
Chembio Diagnostics applies for FDA CLIA waiver for HIV, syphilis test
Dr. Fauci invokes Yogi Berra to describe emerging infectious disease challenge
Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces digital PCR liquid-biopsy assays for academic, clinical research
Thermo Fisher Scientific updates Applied Biosystems genetic analyzers to comply with IVDR
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Quest Diagnostics completes acquisition of Summa Health outreach lab services business
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