Unveiling the sthemO haemostasis solution with unique dual technology

Stago’s new high-throughput, fully automated coagulation analyser delivers precision, speed and productivity as demonstrated in recently published studies. The company has worked in blood-based diagnostics for over 60 years, becoming a preferred commercial partner to coagulation laboratory specialists.

Assessing critical bleeding: quality and governance standards

Fibrinogen is an essential part of the blood clotting process, and testing aids decision-making in critical care situations, notably post-partum haemorrhage. A novel POCT device now brings this to near-patient settings, but, for such a vital test, accuracy and quality control are key, as Pathology in Practice explains.

UK NEQAS Blood Coagulation Annual Scientific Meeting report

Earlier this year the UK NEQAS Blood Coagulation annual meeting made its return to the Sheffield Hallam University city-centre campus. Chris Reilly-Stitt reports on the presentations made at the event.

Standardisation of the FVIII Nijmegen-Bethesda – dream or reality?

Development of inhibitor antibodies interfering with the function of FVIII replacement products is one of the most significant complications in the treatment of haemophilia A. Here, Eleanor Foxton and Áine McCormick consider several approaches to assay standardisation and EQA performance.

Change to anti-Xa from APTT in heparin monitoring: clinical benefits

Recent developments in anti-Xa technology have resulted in a coagulation test that can easily be part of the core coagulation laboratory repertoire. Here, Stago compares and contrasts two methods for monitoring heparin therapy.

Automated thrombin generation offers insights into peritoneal cancer

Thrombin generation testing to measure the coagulation profile of patients undergoing surgery could lead to major improvements in managing intraoperative bleeding. Stago reports on its involvement in surgical research into pseudomyxoma peritonei.

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