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2010-07-27 16:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced that it has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the first-ever, rapid point-of-care, lab-quality blood test for measuring total bilirubin (tBili) in newborns. Bilirubin, a toxin, can, in high amounts, lead to irreversible brain injury in neonates. The new tBili assay is performed on IL's GEM Premier 4000 critical care analyzer. It allows clinicians to...

2008-06-24 09:03:23

LEXINGTON, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced that it has shipped its 1000th GEM Premier 4000 critical care analyzer. The recipient for this instrument was Scripps Health, based in San Diego, CA. IL began shipping the new GEM Premier 4000 analyzers to customers around the world in September 2006. The remarkable commercial success of this breakthrough analyzer underlines its tremendous customer appeal. Scripps Health, a $2 billion, non-profit...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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