Author: Dominic

Audit Success for Cirdan

Cirdan has successfully passed its recent surveillance audit for the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP), ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015. Due to the ongoing pandemic this audit was held remotely with our Notified Body, BSI, which presented a new challenge for the team. Click here to read the full article

Cirdan signs US distribution deal

Cirdan is delighted to announce that it has signed an exclusive agreement with global healthcare firm, Beckton, Dickinson and Company (BD) to distribute its CoreLite™ specimen radiography system in the United States and Canada. Click here to read the full article

CoreLite: Specimen Radiography System for Breast Biopsy Cores

CoreLite is a dedicated specimen x-ray system designed to verify microcalcifications of breast biopsy cores. It is compact and self contained and therefore can be located in the biopsy room where specimens are imaged and verified within seconds at the point of care. Click here to view the full article

Pathology Horizons Webinar – Registration Now Open!

We are excited to formally announce that we will be hosting a special Pathology Horizons webinar edition on Wednesday, 16th September 2020 at 15:00 (BST). This two-hour webinar will be in keeping with our usual Pathology Horizons theme i.e. the future of pathology but will focus particularly on the impact of COVID-19 for pathology and… Read more »

The Benefits of Introducing SMART Automation

Sakura® Finetek undertook a short study into the workflow changes that a pathology laboratory underwent, to examine the differences between working both with and without SMART Automation. The Institute of Pathology at Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln was chosen for this study as it is the main location to the Vivantes Hospital Group. It handles their most… Read more »

AltoStar Automation of Real-Time PCR INFECTIOUS DIESEASE Tests

Serosep Ltd are pleased to present Altona’s AltoStar, a robotic pipetting workstation for automated purification of nucleic acids, assay setup and cycler programming. A CE-IVD workflow from sample to result with barcoded reagents enabling full process control and traceability. Allowing for parallel testing of SARS-CoV2, Influenza and RSV. Read more

EQAs to Laboratories when Diagnosing, Treating and Monitoring Covid-19

The 4 new pilot programmes have been developed by our teams of expert scientists and the number of distributions we send to participating laboratories reflects the urgency of the testing required. SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Test (Pilot) UK NEQAS Immunology, Immunochemistry & Allergy SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Test (Pilot) UK NEQAS Microbiology Procalcitonin (Pilot) UK NEQAS Immunology, Immunochemistry &… Read more »


AB Scientific have combined with AB Molecular and our respective suppliers to create a family of relevant products to help in the fight against COVID-19 including: Viral Transport Medium Extraction Kits Lysis Buffers Real-Time PCR Test Kits IgG and IgM Antibody ELISA Kits Serology Controls Molecular Quality Controls Click here to view the full article

The Access Procalcitonin Study

The Access Procalcitonin (PCT) shows consistency of result interpretation compared to other commercially available testing methods A peer‐reviewed study shows the Access PCT assay has strong correlation and method concordance compared to established procalcitonin tests. Click here to find out more