En Es
Categories

Industry News


Nova Biomedical Launches New Laboratory Blood Glucose Reference Analyzer

By Labmedica International staff writers
19 Nov 2020

Image: Nova Primary analyzer (Photo courtesy of Nova Biomedical)Nova Biomedical (Waltham, MA, USA) has launched Nova Primary, a rapid, accurate, easy to use, blood glucose laboratory analyzer that fills the need for a new glucose reference analyzer to replace the YSI STAT PLUS 2300 Glucose and L-Lactate analyzer from YSI, Inc., (Yellow Springs, OH, USA).

Manufacturers of blood glucose measuring devices and clinical diabetes researchers have relied on the YSI 2300 as a reference and correlation analyzer. However, as of July 2021, YSI, Inc. is no longer supporting the analyzer, and its discontinuation has left a critical industry void. The Nova Primary analyzer fills that need and will be available for sale in CE regulated countries from January 2021. The Nova Primary was also submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 510(k) clearance in November 2020 and is anticipated to receive clearance in the first half of 2021.

Similar to the YSI 2300, Nova Primary uses a single, reusable glucose electrochemical sensor based on glucose oxidase and has a measurement range of 10-900 mg/dL. It uses a small, 25 microliter venous whole blood or plasma sample which is internally diluted like the YSI. Results are available in approximately two minutes. Nova Primary’s large color touchscreen display and intuitive, icon-based graphical user interface make it very straightforward to use. A single calibrator pack uses RFID data management to monitor the pack expiration date and number of samples remaining, eliminating the need for separate reagent bottles and daily monitoring of their levels. In clinical laboratory studies using venous whole blood and plasma Nova Primary demonstrated excellent correlation to the YSI 2300 and is traceable to NIST glucose standards.




E-mail Print
FaceBook Twitter Google+ Linked in

Nova Biomedical

Nova is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of whole blood, point-of-care and critical care analyzers. Nova’s biosensor technology is incorporated into products ranging from handheld meters for self- and point-of-care testing to critical care whole blood analyzers designed for rapid measurement of over 20 analytes.
Gold member
More info

More articles about Nova Biomedical

25 Jan 2021
Nova Biomedical Adds Sample Retain Collector to BioProfile FLEX2 Cell Culture Analyzer
Nova Biomedical (Waltham, MA, USA) has added a Sample Retain Collector (SRC) for its BioProfile FLEX2 automated cell culture analyzer which measures up to 16 tests including pH, gases, metabolites, osmolality, cell density, and cell viability.
Read More
20 Apr 2020
Nova's Stat EMS Basic Blood Testing System Launched in CE Mark Countries
Nova Biomedical (Waltham, MA, USA) has launched the Stat EMS Basic blood testing system for ambulance and emergency care in CE mark countries. Stat EMS Basic measures fingerstick capillary lactate, glucose, ketone, hemoglobin, and hematocrit in six to 40 seconds with laboratory-quality results.
Read More
20 Apr 2020
Nova's Stat Profile Prime Plus Blood Gas Analyzer Receives FDA Clearance for POC Use
Nova Biomedical (Waltham, MA, USA) has secured clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Stat Profile Prime Plus critical care blood gas analyzer for point-of-care (POC) use.
Read More
08 Apr 2020
Nova Biomedical Adds PT/INR Test to Allegro Analyzer for POC Testing
Nova Biomedical (Waltham, MA, USA) has added PT/INR testing for its Allegro capillary blood analyzer for point-of-care (POC) testing in primary care settings. With the ability to test for clotting disorders and monitor the effectiveness of blood-thinning medications, the Allegro and its StatStrip-A companion meter provide 18 clinically important tests to help physicians make therapeutic decisions and adjustments at the POC.
Read More
03 Jan 2020
Nova Biomedical Launches New BioProfile FLEX2 On-Line Autosampler
 Nova Biomedical (Waltham, MA, USA) has launched the BioProfile FLEX2 On-Line Autosampler (OLS), a modular system that connects as many as 10 bioreactors to one FLEX2 analyzer for up to three weeks of walkaway, automated sampling, analysis, and feedback control of key cell culture analytes. The FLEX2 measures up to 16 tests, including pH, gases, metabolites, osmolality, cell density, and cell viability.
Read More

Additional news

12 May 2021
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program Accurately Predicts Lung Cancer Risk from CT Images
An artificial intelligence (AI) program accurately predicts the risk that lung nodules detected on screening CT will become cancerous, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.
Read More
05 May 2021
Beckman Coulter Becomes First Diagnostics Company to Offer Workflow Automation Specifically for Mid-Volume Laboratories
Beckman Coulter (Brea, CA, USA) has announced the global launch of the DxA 5000 Fit, a workflow-automation solution designed to fit into medium-sized labs that run fewer than 5,000 tests a day.
Read More
30 Apr 2021
Siemens Reportedly Considering Sale of Its Ultrasound Business
Siemens Healthineers (Erlangen, Germany) is considering selling off its ultrasound business and has also received expressions of interest in the business.
Read More
27 Apr 2021
Researchers Use AI to Detect Wrist Fractures
An automated system that uses artificial intelligence (AI) is effective at detecting a common type of wrist fracture on X-rays, according to a study.
Read More
27 Apr 2021
Fujifilm Europe Launches New `Harmony` Version of its Amulet Innovality Mammography System
FUJIFILM Europe GmbH (Düsseldorf, Germany) has launched the new “Harmony” version of its AMULET Innovality mammography system that brings together improved diagnostic performance with new design themes to embellish and illuminate the mammography suite, creating an environment to put patients at ease.
Read More
21 Apr 2021
FDA Clears First-Ever AI Mammography Triage Software that Supports both 3D and 2D Mammography
The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared the first-ever artificial intelligence (AI) mammography triage software that supports both 3D and 2D mammography.
Read More
20 Apr 2021
Global Digital PCR and Real-Time PCR Market Growth Driven by Increasing Cases of Infectious Diseases
Increasing cases of infectious diseases, rising geriatric population and growing number of genetic disorders will propel the growth of the global digital PCR and real-time PCR market over the next decade. Additionally, PCR advances, fulfillment of the human genome project, and expanding R&D will increase the utilization of biomarker profiling for sickness diagnostics, thus further driving market growth.
Read More
19 Apr 2021
Siemens Completes Acquisition of Varian to Create Integrated Portfolio of Imaging, Laboratory Diagnostics, AI and Cancer Treatment
Siemens Healthineers (Erlangen, Germany) has successfully completed the acquisition of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (Palo Alto, CA, USA), thus strengthening its position as a holistic partner in healthcare.
Read More
16 Apr 2021
Eppendorf Introduces Multipurpose Centrifuge 5910 Ri to Accelerate Results
Eppendorf AG (Hamburg, Germany) has introduced a new centrifuge designed to increase efficiency in the laboratory, Centrifuge 5910 Ri, a successor to the company’s popular Centrifuge 5910 R.
Read More
Copyright © 2000-2021 TradeMed.com. All rights reserved. | Terms And Conditions