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2014-06-11 08:31:01

The BD BACTEC(TM) FX40 Blood Culture Instrument now communicates with the BD EpiCenter(TM) Data Management System, enabling Laboratory Information System connectivity and Blood Volume Monitoring BALTIMORE, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced its launch of the BD BACTEC(TM) FX40 Blood Culture System with connectivity to the BD EpiCenter(TM) Microbiology...

2014-01-14 08:29:14

MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuisz Pharma announced that it has filed a new patent application with the United States Patent & Trademark Office for a state of the art system, method and kit to obtain blood samples from a finger stick. The blood obtained is greater in volume and includes a system of management of capillary tubes and of obtaining refreshed capillary field blood that more closely approximates the diagnostic gold standard, venous blood, than traditional finger...

2013-09-24 10:31:16

Blood samples still the gold standard Researchers have determined that fingerstick cardiac troponin I assay testing using thepoint-of-care i-STAT device is not accurate enough to determine the exact troponin level without the application of a corrective term. The study was funded by the Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center and was published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. The study was conducted by Devin Loewenstein, BS, Christine Stake,...

2013-09-09 11:35:52

Disease-causing bacteria stink — literally — and the odor released by some of the nastiest microbes has become the basis for a faster and simpler new way to diagnose blood infections and finger the specific microbe, scientists reported here today at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. The new test produces results in 24 hours, compared to as much as 72 hours required with the test hospitals now use,...

2013-07-02 23:25:21

Interested in a career as a Phlebotomist? The Phlebotomy Training Network is now offering an online information resource providing comprehensive information about what it takes to become a successful phlebotomist. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 There are few people who do not mind the sight of a needle being plunged into skin. Phlebotomists are some of those people. Phlebotomists are trained to collect blood samples for hospitals/emergency rooms, lab analysis, physician offices, and...

2012-10-19 04:02:16

HEI provides a mobililized solution to having your blood drawn at the convenience of your home or your office. Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 Health Exams Inc. (HEI) is announcing their new mobile phlebotomy concierge services for individuals who don´t have the time to wait at busy crowed labs. HEI provides a simple solution to a process which most people dread. “It´s almost like waiting in line at the DMV,” states Robert Dahut, the CEO of Business...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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