Microbiology News : clinical, Sep 2021

Icosagen SARS-CoV-2 Neutralization test
Icosagen's SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Ab ELISA kit can determine the duration and efficacy of antibody immunity and allows medical facilities to select highly neutralizing blood serums of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 disease, which then can be used to treat critically ill patients. more...
immunoSEQ T-MAP COVID T cell test
Adaptive Technologies' immunoSEQ® T-MAP™ COVID tool to measure T-cell immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine was used in a study evaluting the J&J vaccine's effectiveness in protecting against variants.  more...
Semi quantitative score card to measure COVID-19 immunity
Abingdon Health plc announces the launch, initially for research use only (RUO), of a score-card product available alongside the AbC-19™ rapid test, which provides a semi-quantitative result to indicate the strength of antibody response and possible immunity. more...
Lateral Flow Assay
Developed by ProGnosis Biotech the Rapid Test 2019-nCoV Total Ig demonstrated 98,75% sensitivity and 100% specificity for total antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in the latest clinical performance study. more...
SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing antibody test
EKF Diagnostics' FDA-EUA and CE-IVD marked Kantaro COVID-SeroKlir SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody test kit determine both the presence and specific quantities of human IgG antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.  more...
Rapid IgM and IgG Lateral Flow Test COVID 19
The Novel Corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) IgM/IgG Rapid Test Kit from Bioperfectus is an in vitro lateral flow diagnostic test used for the detection of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) IgM and IgG antibodies. It is easy-to-use and provides results in 10-15 minutes.  more...
COVID-19 antibody test from Tigsun that detects IgG and IgM
Tigsun COVID-19 Combo IgM and IgG Rapid Test is an immunochromatographic assay for rapid, qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG antibodies in human whole blood, serum, and plasma samples. Results in 15 minutes. more...
MeMed Key platform
MeMed has announced its bacterial and viral biomarker test has been given US FDA clearance. The test runs on a POC platform and measures and computationally integrates the levels of 3 immune system proteins: TRAIL, IP-10, and CRP, providing a result within 15 minutes. more...
Taqpath COVID-19 assays
Thermo Fisher's new eight gene target RT-qPCR test for COVID-19 diagnosis has obtained CE-marking. The test, which is claimed to be variant-proof against current and future mutations, returns results in 3 hours.  more...
SARS-CoV-2 Immunity testing
EUROIMMUN offers a powerful trio of tests for analysis of SARS-CoV-2 immune responses, encompassing quantitative measurement of anti-S1/RBD antibodies, detection of neutralising antibodies targeting S1/RBD, and analysis of SARS-CoV-2-reactive T cells. more...
Recombinant SARS-CoV-2 antigens for vaccine research
Sino Biological has developed 200+ recombinant SARS-CoV-2 variants, covering Lambda, Delta, and more Variants of Concern (VOCs) and Variants of Interest (VOIs), which can be used to evaluate the efficacy of the antibodies and vaccination. more...

More INTEGRA GripTip Options now Available in Environmentally Friendly ECO Racks

09 Sep 2021 | Food & BeverageClinicalPharmaceutical

INTEGRA GripTip
Additional GripTip options now available. ECO Racks contain 60% less plastic, while maintaining the high standards that customers expect from INTEGRA products, they can also be paired with the company’s one-of-a-kind, reusable PopTop Base for the most convenient pipetting experience. more...
MALDI-Link Middleware with BIOMIC V3
The BIOMIC V3 Microbiology System and MALDI-TOF Mass Spec Systems including the Maldi Biotyper (Bruker) and VITEK MS (bioMerieux) provide a complete ID-AST solution for the microbiology lab. more...
Neutralizing antibodies for COVID-19 vaccine potency and immunity studies
Fapon Biotech's COVID-19 neutralizing antibodies (NAbs) can be used in array of assays used to determine vaccine potency and antibody detection. These reagents have demonstrated high affinity, sensitivity and specificity in several verification studies.  more...
Colored Strep A colonies on a HardyCHROM chromogenic agar
Identification is easy with Hardy Diagnostics HardyCHROM™ Group A Strep Agar. This new chromogenic medium allows for an easy-to-read and straight forward selective cultivation and differential isolation of Group A Streptococcus (S. pyogenes) or GAS. more...
Cloud-based platform for clincial testing labs
PreciseMDX has introduced a cloud-based solution for clinical testing labs designed to eliminate complexity for all users, from scheduling and check-in to coordinating on-site or at-home testing to results notification and reporting.  more...
Recombinant Antigens for SARS-CoV-2 variants
Creative Diagnostics' collection of SARS-CoV-2 recombinant antigens covers mutations in Spike proteins and Nucleocapsid proteins. The reagents can be used to evaluate the efficacy of antibodies and vaccination. more...
SARS-CoV-2 Whole Virus Antigen Controls for Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Microbiologics has launched a new SARS-CoV-2 quality control (QC) product designed for use with antigen POC methods. It serves as a non-viable, external, positive control to evaluate the assay’s performance and mitigate the potential for false-negative or false-positive results. more...