Blood Testing

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for blood testing including platelet function monitors.

News | January 30, 2012
January 30, 2012 — Expanded cholesterol assessment of moderate risk patients can play an important role in identifying...
News | December 14, 2011
December 14, 2011 — The results of the COMPASS (Coronary Obstruction Detection by Molecular Personalized Gene...
News | December 05, 2011
  December 5, 2011 – Roche announced that it has signed an agreement under which it will acquire 100 percent of Verum...
Technology | October 18, 2011
October 18, 2011 — Randox Laboratories announced the launch of a high sensitivity troponin T control. The new control...
News | October 04, 2011
October 4, 2011 – Roche announced plans today to expand its coagulation testing product line in North America beyond...
News | August 30, 2011
August 30, 2011 – Compared with patients who had persistently high platelet reactivity, those who achieved low platelet...
News | August 24, 2011
August 24, 2011 — Cleveland HeartLab Inc. (CHL), a specialty clinical laboratory and disease management company,...
News | August 05, 2011
August 5, 2011 — BG Medicine Inc., a company specializing in novel, biomarker-based diagnostics, will present results...
News | June 29, 2011
June 29, 2011 – An industry-first collaboration is bringing together cardiovascular testing company Atherotech...
Technology | June 20, 2011
June 20, 2011 — Randox Laboratories, the international clinical diagnostics company, has today launched an automated...
Technology | June 17, 2011
  June 17, 2011 – The new Pathfast cTnI-II (cardiac troponin I) test from Mitsubishi Chemical Medience Corporation has...
News | June 03, 2011
June 3, 2011 - Research presented at the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry Congress and Laboratory...
News | June 03, 2011
June 3, 2011 – European CE mark approval was granted to expand use of the VerifyNow point-of-care P2Y12 test platelet...
Technology | March 29, 2011
March 29, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared a wireless point-of-care testing system that...

Galectin-3 is a mediator of cardiac fibrosis (pictured) and adverse remodeling in heart failure patients.

Technology | March 25, 2011
March 25, 2011 – A new galectin-3 test, recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help assess...