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TGA supports at-home COVID-19 testing from 1 November

29 September, 2021 by Lauren Davis

At-home rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 will be available in Australia from 1 November 2021, subject to individual tests being approved as safe and effective.

Blood test monitors cancer treatment outcomes in real time

21 June, 2021

Cancer patients who are undergoing targeted therapy can look forward to a new blood test that could tell their doctors whether the treatment is working.

BioVision ExoPure Exosome Isolation Kits

04 March, 2021

BioVision's ExoPure Exome Isolation Kits offer a fast and convenient method of exosome isolation and purification at high yields with intact morphology from body fluids, cell media, serum and plasma, urine and stem cell media.

Rapid COVID-19 tests to be rolled out in Africa

30 October, 2020

The rollout of new, World Health Organization-approved, antigen-based rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 in Africa is expected to significantly boost testing capacity.

PixCell Medical HemoScreen haematology analyser

08 October, 2020

PixCell Medical has received regulatory approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for its HemoScreen device, designed to make the most common complete blood count (CBC) test accessible locally when results are needed quickly.

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.

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