Technology

New interpretation software

Fast Track Diagnostics (FTD), one of the leading global suppliers of syndromic real-time Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) multiplexing kits, has been partnering for several months with UgenTec NV – a medical device software company that develops artificially intelligent PCR interpretation software.

Lab automation growth expected

The lab automation market is forecast to reach $5.20bn by 2022 from $4.06bn in 2017. 

Digital pathology for the NHS

The government has announced that it is in discussion with Roche Diagnostics and partners to support the mainstream implementation of Digital Pathology services across the NHS.

Women's health genetic screening

QIAGEN has announced the results of a study evaluating the accuracy of the QIAGEN Clinical Insight (QCI) solution by Counsyl, a genetic screening and counselling company.

State-of-the-art scanner

Patients at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust will be the first in the world to benefit from two new state-of-the-art SPECTCT machines, which will offer the most advanced CT competences to accurately localise areas of disease.

Mental heath project an NHS first

A first-of-its-kind NHS project involving four West Midlands mental health vanguard trusts and more than three million patients, will co-ordinate care for mental health patients and could provide a model for the entire health service.

Collaborative R&D projects

The Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) is a new, national centre of applied research and development (R&D) expertise set up to enable innovative, “fast-to-patient” precision medicine discovery approaches in the UK.

New disposable tips

Tecan has introduced a selection of clear Liquid Handling disposable tips, intended for use with Air LiHa, Air FCA and Cavro ADP pipetting options.

Analysis of urine samples

The MAST Uri System is an innovative, rapid and streamlined, semi-automated laboratory solution for the microbiological analysis of urine samples, to aid the diagnosis of urinary tract infections.

New monotest system launched

Launch Diagnostics is pleased to introduce the new VIrClia monotest system, an indirect chemiluminescent immunoassay for the detection of antibodies against infectious diseases in human serum or plasma samples.

Greiner Bio-One: Combined tubes launched

Following the successful launch of the new capillary blood collection system last autumn, Greiner Bio-One now presents the new MiniCollect Complete tube as the ideal complement to its innovative system.

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