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Logistical diagnostics: the commercial face of change

Logistical diagnostics: the commercial face of change

The diagnostics market has faced many challenges and changes over the last 30 years and as always those involved in running and continuing the growth of such companies respond to need and change as required. As Mark Reed explains, the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry not only faces challenges from continuous scientific progress but also economics, demographics and political unrest.

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Bile acids detection: the value of fourth- and fifth-generation tests

Bile acids detection: the value of fourth- and fifth-generation tests

Obstetric cholestasis is a serious complication of pregnancy that can result in an increased risk of premature birth or even stillbirth. It is vital, therefore, that women with the disease are monitored carefully using the latest complete testing package.

Procalcitonin assay trial: part of initiative to reduce exposure to antibiotics

Procalcitonin assay trial: part of initiative to reduce exposure to antibiotics

The trial of a new procalcitonin assay from Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, undertaken in Portsmouth, is part of an initiative to reduce exposure to antimicrobial agents without a negative impact on patient survival.

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