Immunoassays

News on immunoassay systems and applications.

The new recommendation is a positive for Qiagen and Oxford Immunotec, both of which market interferon gamma-release assays.

Alfa Scientific's iFOB test identifies human blood in feces, which may be a symptom of precancerous polyps and colorectal cancer.

The increased revenues were due primarily to cardiac immunoassay sales from the newly acquired Triage and BNP businesses as well as increased sales of rapid immunoassay products.

US civil surgeons screening immigrants for TB will need to perform an IGRA from Qiagen or Oxford Immunotec, instead of the decades-old tuberculin skin test.

The test would also be used to detect antibiotic susceptibility. Fraunhofer received £900,000 from SBRI Healthcare in support of the project to develop the test.