IVDT_In Vitro Diagnostics Technology

IVD Technology, Spring 2013

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CONTENTS Spring 2013 Vol. 19, No. 2 Rabbit Monoclonal Antibody: A New 22 Diagnostics Technology FEATURES COVER STORY: Manufacturing ELISAs 16 That Are Easy on the Environment This article introduces fve steps to achieving sustainability, from replacing toxic compounds in buffer solutions to wasting less water. Compared with mouse and other rodent antibodies, RabMAbs achieve improved sensitivity and specifcity and enhanced epitope recognition. WEIMIN ZHU A Risk-Management Roadmap for Clinical Laboratories MASSIMO ALBERTI, HENNY NIELSEN, AND JULIE ZINKY 30 Manufacturers stand to beneft from knowledge of the CLSI EP 23 guidelines. JAMES H. NICHOLS The Rapid Evolution of Noninvasive Prenatal Testing ON THE COVER 34 As the technology advances, the scope of chromosomal abnormalities that can be detected will expand. Image: Kem-En-Tec Diagnostics Artwork: Quinn Williams MEGAN P. HALL TRENDS & PERSPECTIVES COLUMNS DEPARTMENTS 6 Editor's Page: In Person 12 Products & Services 38 Ad Index 41 Emerging Irish IVD Company Tackles Meningitis HiberGene CEO Tony Hill talks with IVD Technology about raising funds, sourcing an instrument platform, and taking the company's meningitis test to market. Interview by Maureen Kingsley Final Thoughts 42 How To Bring Manufacturing Back Home Marc Madou, PhD, mourns the loss of domestic manufacturing but presents ideas for how to revive and reclaim it. Marc Madou 4 IVD TEC HNOLO G Y | SP RIN G 2013 magenta cyan yellow black • Three IVD Products Named Finalists in Medical Design Excellence Awards 8 • Interface Standard Has IVD Analyzers and IT Systems Talking 10 • Your Osteoporosis Test Is in the Nail 11 i v d t e c hnol ogy. com ES237180_IV1305_004.pgs 04.25.2013 01:16 UBM

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