Immunoassays

News on immunoassay systems and applications.

A proof-of-concept assay that uses an inkjet-printed nanoscale film achieved performance comparable to that of a laboratory ELISA while testing for leptin. 

The offering consists of two tranches of $600 million each, and the firm plans to use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of outstanding senior notes due on Aug. 23. 

As part of the contract, Abbott will supply analytical equipment and consumables, including the Alinity ci and Alinity h series diagnostics instruments.

The scientists argued that studies indicate the creatine kinase-myocardial band testing has no "incremental value to patient care" and outlined steps to put the test to rest.

Roche's HbA1c test, along with an immunoassay system from Shenzhen New Industries Biomedical, and a celiac test from Immco also received 510(k) clearance last month.