Blood Testing

Florida Medical Center First in State to Offer High Sensitive STAT Blood Test
News | Blood Testing | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — In July, The Heart Institute at Florida Medical Center became the first hospital in the state of...

Alere point of care POC testing for INR
News | Point of Care Testing | July 17, 2017 | Dave Fornell

July 17, 2017 — Despite issues with point-of-care INR testing company Alere Inc., Abbott announced this week it is...

Siemens Xprecia Stride anticoagulation, coagulation PT/INR or INR testing at the point of care (POC)

Point-of-care coagulation PT/INR testing with handheld devices can help improve outcomes with more convenient and frequent measurements to keep patients within the therapeutic range of anticoagulant agents.

Feature | Point of Care Testing | May 05, 2017 | Nicholas C. Vanderslice, Ph.D., and Arnol S. Rios

Point-of-care (POC) coagulation analyzers that measure prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) on...

Patients With Low Corus CAD Test Score Less Likely to Undergo Cardiac Referra
News | Blood Testing | May 02, 2017

May 2, 2017 — CardioDx Inc. recently announced the publication of results from the multi-center, community-based...

New Blood Test Predicts Major Cardiac Events Better Than Clinical Evaluation of Other Common Risk Factors
News | Blood Testing | April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 — Prevencio Inc. announced the publication of data demonstrating that a simple new...

New Study Pursues Universal Sample Bank for Troponin Tests
News | Blood Testing | April 13, 2017

April 13, 2017 — A study published recently in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s (AACC)...

PTS Diagnostics, FDA 510k clearance, extended HDL range, lipid panel test strips
News | Blood Testing | April 05, 2017

April 5, 2017 — PTS Diagnostics announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an expanded...

highly sensitive troponin testing
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — A blood test for a protein called high-sensitivity troponin T, which is released into the...

heart attack evaluation, blood test, HEART Score, ER, emergency room, Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes study
News | Blood Testing | March 01, 2017

March 1, 2017 — Up to 40 percent of emergency room (ER) patients with chest pain can safely go home in a little...

troponin blood test, heart disease risk, heart attack, British Heart Foundation, BHF
News | Blood Testing | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A high-sensitivity ...

The Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer delivers fast, reliable prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) testing for point-of-care monitoring and management of oral anticoagulation therapy with warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist. It is the latest INR testing system to enter the market in late 2016. Read the article “Siemens Receives FDA Clearance of Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer.”
 

 

Feature | Point of Care Testing | December 30, 2016 | Ravi Chawat

Point of care testing devices are gaining widespread approval for prompt medical diagnoses, especially in cardiology...

INRatio, Alere, Abbott, I and R testing, INR testing
Feature | Point of Care Testing | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Abbott has filed a complaint to terminate its proposed acquisition of Alere based on the...

Siemens, FDA clearance, Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer, point-of-care testing
Technology | Point of Care Testing | November 10, 2016

November 10, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for a...

Prevencio, clinical and multi-protein test panel, obstructive coronary artery disease, data presentation, European Society of Cardiology, ESC Congress
News | Blood Testing | September 08, 2016

September 8, 2016 — Prevencio Inc. announced that data on its new clinical and multi-protein panel to...

MRI brain scan of a 26-day-old neonate with Zika virus. It shows septation in the ventricle at the arrow. See more Zika radiology images at http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584.

 

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 — As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug...

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