Point-of-Care Testing

News on technologies and applications for point-of-care testing.

A new assay uses digital loop-mediated isothermal amplification (dLAMP) to perform phenotypic antibacterial susceptibility testing in 30 minutes.

Hema's Rapid 1-2-3 Hema HIV Express test has been registered by the Chilean Ministry of Health and approved for sale in the country.

The firm's CEO said that its assay is applicable in other indications where immunosuppressive therapies are used, such as rheumatoid arthritis.

Quidel's CEO said that the strategic acquisition adds an extensive cardiovascular and toxicology POC offering to the firm's medical diagnostics portfolio.

The method allows clinicians to more easily integrate anemia testing with testing for other underlying disorders, potentially aiding study of the condition.