The PrimeStore® MTM (Molecular Transport Medium) is a molecular transport media for infectious diseases that gives the user a “snapshot” in time for that sample by preserving and stabilizing DNA and RNA. Designed and optimized for molecular testing to allow pathogenic samples to be collected, transported, and processed safely and efficiently, it inactivates infectious biological pathogens including viruses, and gram-positive/negative bacteria.
Global in vitro diagnostics company EKF Diagnostics has published an educational guide, which provides a quick overview of capillary blood sampling best practice. The new guide aims to help health care professionals understand the common causes of pre-analytical errors and reduce their impact on hemoglobin results.
The Biosen S-Line Lab+ glucose analyzer can test blood, plasma or serum to provide precise glucose and lactate values (less than >2% CV) over a wide measurement range in 20-45 seconds. It can be ordered as either one or two channel systems for measurements of either glucose or lactate, or both, and has a capacity of up to 63 samples and 120 results per hour.