RECENT PRODUCT NEWS

Innovative touchscreen peristaltic pump

Innovative touchscreen peristaltic pump

KD Scientific, an industry leader in liquid-handling solutions for industry and bioresearch, has introduced its new Allegro peristaltic pump system. This innovative system allows maintenance-free, continuous-flow pumping for various fluids.
Internal quality control kit for serology

Internal quality control kit for serology

Lorne Laboratories is offering a brand new internal quality control kit, developed for use by serologists to test their proficiency. The kit is CE-marked and has been evaluated favourably in blood banks across Europe and in the UK.
Molecular confirmation of genetic disorders

Molecular confirmation of genetic disorders

The DiaSorin Arrow Blood DNA 200 extraction assays, which provide a highly purified DNA preparation, reduce inhibition in downstream analysis and ensure accurate and sensitive confirmation of factor V Leiden thrombophilia, cystic fibrosis and other genetic disorders, are now available from approved DiaSorin distributors at special end-of-year rates.
Precise liquid dispensing

Precise liquid dispensing

Denville Scientific has launched the new Ultra EZpette Ultra high-precision digital pipettors. They provide accurate and precise liquid dispensing in a comfortable ergonomic design.
Norovirus monoclonal antibodies

Norovirus monoclonal antibodies

ViroStat has developed and released two new sets of Monotope monoclonal antibodies to the major capsid protein of the GI and GII noroviruses. These new antibodies function in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and lateral-flow applications for rapid detection of these viruses.
Liquid Amies transport swabs

Liquid Amies transport swabs

The Liquid Amies Transport Swab kit is the latest product to be introduced in the Probact range of transport swab kits from Technical Service Consultants (TSC).
Microarray for autoimmunity

Microarray for autoimmunity

Menarini Diagnostics, a leading UK supplier of diagnostic equipment and reagents, has expanded its autoimmune product portfolio with the launch of the new AMiDot MicroArray slides. AMiDot allows multiple autoantibodies to be detected in just one sample analysis.
Electrodeionisation water purification system

Electrodeionisation water purification system

Elga Process Water has introduced the Medica Pro EDI, a new electrodeionisation (EDI) water purification system for clinical diagnostic market.
Mobile ductless fume hoods

Mobile ductless fume hoods

Air Science has introduced its new mobile ductless fume hood, the EDU. It is excellent for use in demonstrations and training as it is totally self-contained and provides all around visibility.
Liquid immunoassay controls

Liquid immunoassay controls

In response to growing European market demands, Randox Laboratories has launched a new liquid frozen, multiplatform immunoassay control. All Randox controls are true third-party controls, manufactured independently using quality screened human serum. The controls are designed for use in the routine monitoring of accuracy and precision in patient sample testing.
Blood bag temperature indicator

Blood bag temperature indicator

The new Blood Temp10 blood bag indicator has been designed and manufactured by Timestrip in response to the need to reduce wastage of blood stocks, discarded through uncertainty about temperature breaches incurred when bags are in use and removed from carefully controlled refrigeration storage units in blood banks.
Microcentrifuges with increased speed and capacity

Microcentrifuges with increased speed and capacity

Microfuge 20 and 20R microcentrifuges from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences are designed to meet the specific requirements of a wide range of research applications, and are efficient and easy to use. Paired with Microfuge-series rotors, the compact instruments provide flexibility and reliable, precise performance while having a small footprint.
Growth systems for bacterial cultures

Growth systems for bacterial cultures

BioSilta Oy, a developer of advanced microbial growth systems, has announced the launch of the first products in its EnPresso B range of reagent-based growth systems for bacterial cultures. Extensive results from independent laboratories around the world have confirmed that these new products typically increase protein yields by five- to 100-fold and improve protein functionality when compared to results using conventional growth media.
Continuous-wave xenon light source

Continuous-wave xenon light source

The HPX-2000-HP-DUV xenon light source from Ocean Optics is a powerful 75-W short-arc lamp ideal for UV-Vis absorbance spectroscopy and other applications where a high-intensity lamp is necessary. The lamp provides continuous spectral output from 185 nm to 2000 nm and has up to 2000 hours of bulb life.
Automated thyroid and lung cancer marker assays

Automated thyroid and lung cancer marker assays

Three automated assays that will allow laboratories to provide information to aid the diagnosis and monitoring of cancer patients have been added to the extensive Roche assay menu.
Micafungin added to fungal susceptibility card

Micafungin added to fungal susceptibility card

bioMérieux has created a new fungal susceptibility card for susceptibility testing of Candida species and Cryptococcus neoformans. The VITEK 2 ASTYS07 card includes a sixth antifungal agent, micafungin, providing a valuable enhancement to antifungal susceptibility testing.
Innovation in cell culture

Innovation in cell culture

Corning has introduced the FloWell 2W plate, a multiple-well plate designed with continuous fluid perfusion technology for the controlled, directional feeding of cells for up to 72 hours. This latest innovation is an ideal automatic cell-feeding device for culturing cells that require frequent medium changes and weekend feedings.
Automated immunoassay system

Automated immunoassay system

bioMérieux has launched the VIDAS 3 automated immunoassay system, which is designed to help healthcare professionals meet the new challenges of a rapidly changing regulatory and economic environment.
Filtration and contamination control equipment

Filtration and contamination control equipment

The new Safestore vented chemical storage cabinets from Air Science are ideal for storage of noxious or odorous chemicals. The cabinets minimise health and environmental risks in handling chemical vapours and residues, and general laboratory functions.
Review rates, processes and classification in haematology

Review rates, processes and classification in haematology

Delivering on its commitment to advance and optimise clinical diagnostic laboratories, Beckman Coulter has launched a new benchtop haematology analyser for mid- to high-volume laboratories. Building on the company’s proven cellular analysis technology, Beckman Coulter’s UniCel DxH 600 Coulter cellular analysis system provides laboratories with exceptional quality results, improved first-pass accuracy and automatic rerun and reflex testing, thereby reducing overall manual review rates and processes.

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