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Point-of-Care Testing

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

Within the diagnostics business, Abbott's core laboratory sales grew 4 percent but its other diagnostic segments were down year over year.

The company envisions creating a "vocometer … to provide disease screening and management solutions based on acoustic analysis of seconds of voice."

The PCR-based Carba assay is designed to detect and differentiate bacterial gene sequences that are associated with resistance to carbapenem antibiotics.

The biological activity sensors in development consist of nanoparticles conjugated with a peptide substrate produce fluorescence in urine associated with immunotherapy response.

ArcDia will provide Xinhua its biochemical assay components and R&D services in order to localize the Finnish firm's MariPOC testing platform in China.

Apr
30
Sponsored by
Lexogen

This webinar will discuss novel long-read transcript sequencing (LRTseq) methods for transcriptome annotation that could increase the efficiency and accuracy of future sequencing projects.

May
21
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how a hematology/oncology lab in the UK set up and validated three molecular assays for routine in-house use.

Jun
17

This webinar will provide an overview of polygenic risk scores, which aggregate dozens of genetic variants that have been linked to disease risk in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) into a single score.