Blood Testing

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

Frost & Sullivan, biomarkers, cardiac disease diagnosis, analysis
News | Blood Testing | January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016 — Even though brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)/pro-BNP and troponin biomarkers are the gold standard...
Feature | Genetic Testing | December 22, 2015 | Kevin P. Greene, M.D.
Statins are lifesaving medications — they have been shown to greatly reduce heart attack and other related events by...
News | Point of Care Testing | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — Trinity Biotech plc announced submission of its Meritas Point of Care Analyzer and Meritas cardiac...
Technology | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015 — Boston Heart Diagnostics announced the launch of StatinSmart, an at-home saliva laboratory...
News | Blood Testing | November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015 — Konica Minolta Inc. announced that it has developed the SPFS Immunoassay System, capable of highly...
The Lancet results, Abbott ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I test, rule out myocardial infarction, Accident and Emergency, A&E
News | Point of Care Testing | October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015 — The Lancet published results online that show Abbott’s ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I (...
Invitae Corp., cardiovascular test panels, genetic testing, expands offerings
Technology | Genetic Testing | October 08, 2015
October 8, 2015 — Invitae Corp., a genetic information company, announced the expansion of its cardiology offering,...
genomic testing, NGS, FDA, Precision Medicine Initiative, PMI, workshops
Feature | Genetic Testing | September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a pair of public workshops in November to...
Alere Triage Troponin I Test

The Alere Triage Troponin I Test is a fluorescent next-generation immunoassay, to be used with the point-of-care Alere Triage MeterPro, for quantitative measurements of troponin I.

Feature | Point of Care Testing | September 02, 2015 | Daniella Cramp
Hospital-based healthcare providers today are under greater pressure than ever to administer cost- and time-efficient...
chest pain, triage, emergency department, new rapid assay, Dirk Westermann, BACC study, ESC 2015
News | Blood Testing | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — Emergency department patients with chest pain suggestive of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) can...
iFR, FFR, Philips, Volcano
News | Cath Lab | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — Philips Healthcare is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions at the European Society of...
News | Hypertension | August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015 — Analysis of blood samples from more than 5,000 people suggests that a more sensitive version of a...
pre-operative testing, NYU Langone, guidelines
News | Blood Testing | June 09, 2015
June 9, 2015 - Professional physician associations consider certain routine tests before elective surgery to be of low...
antiplatelet medication, prasugrel, clopidogrel, risk algorithm, SCAI
Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015 — A risk assessment algorithm combining clinical risk factors and platelet function test results may help...
Feature | May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015 — A team from Stanford University School of Medicine has developed and combined new paper and flexible...