Point-of-Care Testing

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

The Human Diagnosis Project recently brought in partners in an effort to expand specialty care to underserved populations across the US and measure outcomes.

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. 

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.