Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments > Clinical chemistry systems/kits

Graphene oxide enables rapid infection detection

11 August, 2020

Researchers have developed a graphene oxide-based sensor platform to detect acute infections within minutes.

Breast cancer can be detected in your tears

20 July, 2020

TearExo is a chemical nanoprocessing technology that detects breast cancer using the exosomes found in small amounts of bodily fluids, such as tears, as biomarkers.

QIAGEN QIAstat-Dx syndromic testing instrument

01 April, 2019

Using direct swab or liquid transfer, the QIAstat-Dx provides results for 20+ respiratory or gastrointestinal pathogens in about 1 h, with less than 1 min of hands-on time.

CD-style device to detect antibiotic allergies

12 March, 2019

A newly developed biophotonic system makes it possible to detect, in a non-invasive way and with a very small sample of blood, allergies to antibiotics in less than an hour.

Blood collection tube coated in Taipan venom

08 June, 2017

Q-Sera has developed a blood collection tube which rapidly produces high-quality serum for testing. The secret to the company's success? Proteins sourced from the venom of the Australian Coastal Taipan.

Sysmex UF-5000 Urine Analyser

01 June, 2017

Sysmex recently launched the UF-5000 flow cytometry system to measure the formed elements in urine samples.

QIAGEN Investigator human identity testing products

08 February, 2016

QIAGEN's Investigator kits rapidly generate DNA profiles from blood, buccal swabs and forensic stains.

Clinical trial disaster

18 January, 2016

A Phase 1 clinical trial has gone seriously awry, with one volunteer now dead and others with serious, possibly irreversible, neurological damage.

Diatron Abacus Vet5 and Diatron Aquila haematology analysers

17 November, 2015

The Diatron Group has introduced the Abacus Vet5 five-part differential veterinary haematology analyser and the Diatron Aquila three-part differential human haematology analyser.

Trajan hemaPEN blood sampling and storage device

04 September, 2015

Trajan Scientific and Medical has announced the hemaPEN blood collection and storage device. Harnessing the benefits of dried blood spot (DBS) sampling in a portable format, hemaPEN offers precision blood sampling with the click of a button via its familiar pen design.

Controlling stem cell behaviour can stop the spread of bowel cancer

25 June, 2015

The spread of bowel cancer can be stopped by targeting dormant bowel cancer cells before they form secondary tumours.

Exploring the moral minefield of hyperkalaemia or why you should attend the AACB's conference

24 June, 2015

Disease, diabetes and endocrinology are the central focuses at the AACB's 2015 conference, which has the major clinical theme of 'Partnerships in testing'.

SCU aims to secure its involvement in cannabis research

16 June, 2015

In line with the increased focus on the end uses of cannabis, including medicinal use, Southern Cross University is increasing its involvement in cannabis genetics and chemistry research.

New urine testing method to improve disease detection

01 June, 2015

Researchers from Clemson University have developed a new urine testing method that is said to reduce costs, achieve faster results, lower the volume of fluid needed and remove the need for invasive blood tests.

Antimicrobial drug resistance and corruption

26 May, 2015 by Glenn Johnson

Research recently conducted at the Australian National University by Dr Peter Collignon et al has shown there is a higher correlation between government corruption and antimicrobial drug resistance than there is between the incidence of drug usage and other commonly assumed factors.

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