Clinical Chemistry

News on clinical chemistry systems and applications.

Sysmex accuses 13 Beckman Coulter instruments of infringing 11 claims in the patent, which covers a system analyzer and a computer program.

The mass spectrometry-based tests measure the level of five proteins in patient serum to assess cholesterol efflux capacity and risk of coronary artery disease.

The FDA cleared BD's test for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms, which can be used by hospitals to contain the spread of antimicrobial resistance.

The FDA cleared LabCorp's assay for quantitative determination of total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglycerides, and apolipoprotein B.

Used with other clinical evidence, Siemen Healthineer's blood-based test aids clinicians in assessing the fibrosis stage of chronic liver disease.