The Kantaro COVID-SeroKlir kit is a direct two-step enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the quantitative detection of human IgG antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 virus in serum and plasma (K2-EDTA/Li-Heparin) samples. The FDA EUA approved and CE Marked test comprises a two-phase ELISA, the initial plate screens for RBD positive or negative samples and the second plate provides a quantitative result of the antibody titre (concentration) using full length Spike protein.
The PrimeStore MTM sample collection kit enables convenient and safe collection, transportation and handling of pathogenic samples, including COVID-19 and Influenza. The sample collection kit pairs PrimeStore molecular transport media with a flocked swab in a CE marked kit. Samples stored in PrimeStore MTM are inactivated within 60 minutes of collection, allowing samples to be transported safely through the postal system or via courier and complies with UN3373 packaging regulations.
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 HemoPoint H2 hemoglobin meter provides a precise hemoglobin and hematocrit measurement in just 30 seconds. Its innovative ‘soft load’ cuvette holder prevents optics contamination, reducing the need for cleaning, while its intuitive backlit touchscreen allows simple and easy operation.