At present, polymerise chain reaction (PCR) and antibody testing are the dominant ways...
Bio-Rad to launch blood-based immunoassay kit to detect Covid-19
Bio-Rad Laboratories is set to launch a blood-based immunoassay kit for the identification of antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.
Co-Diagnostics receives emergency use authorisation for Covid-19 test
Co-Diagnostics has obtained emergency use authorisation (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Logix Smart Coronavirus Covid-19 Test.
BD and BioGX receive emergency use authorisation for new Covid-19 test
BD and BioGX have received the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) emergency use authorisation (EUA) for a new coronavirus (Covid-19) test.
Leica receives FDA emergency use clearance to diagnose Covid-19
Leica Biosystems has received the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Aperio ImageScope DX Viewer for remote diagnosis of coronavirus (Covid-19) under emergency use.
Different paths to the same destination: screening for Covid-19
At present, polymerise chain reaction (PCR) and antibody testing are the dominant ways that global healthcare systems are testing citizens for Covid-19. Both techniques have their caveats, and as the crisis unfolds researchers are looking into alternative ways to screen for the deadly disease. Chloe Kent looks into the science behind PCR and serology, and what alternatives are starting to present themselves.
Siemens Healthineers launches test kits to detect SARS-CoV-2 virus
Siemens Healthineers has launched its molecular Fast Track Diagnostics (FTD) SARS-CoV-2 Assay test kit that detects SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes coronavirus (Covid-19) disease.
Cassia Networks and VivaLNK partner to help China fight Covid-19
Cassia Networks and VivaLNK have partnered to help China fight the coronavirus (Covid-19) by lending their technologies to the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center (SPHCC).
Abbott ID NOW Covid-19 Detection Test System
Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 is a molecular point-of-care test system for the detection of patients infected with Covid-19. It facilitates qualitative detection of the nucleic acid of SARS-CoV-2 virus in Covid-19 suspected patient.
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