IVDT_In Vitro Diagnostics Technology

IVD Technology, Fall 2013

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As a fnal stage, more extensive trials will be performed on the device, which will be close to the fnal product format. Bloody accurate. Versatility SAW biosensor technology has efectively demonstrated its potential as a low-cost tester that has the potential to revolutionise the speed of diagnosis and treatment, hitting the fu virus hard at its source and inhibiting its ability to spread. However, the potential applications of this concept are far broader. At its core lies a versatile biochip platform technology for rapid wireless immunodiagnostic testing that could be adapted for other POC applications such as HIV and periodontal gum disease, which also afect millions of people and cost billions of dollars in treatment programs. In a separate project, OJ Bio is working with researchers from University College London (UCL) on the development of a POC device capable of detecting HIV marker proteins in human blood quickly and efectively. So far the technology has been proven to work using model HIV samples, and new funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Invention for Innovation (i4i) program will enable early-stage clinical work to be undertaken on the technology's ability to detect HIV marker proteins in human blood quickly and efectively. Te beauty of this technology in this application is its inherent sensitivity to low levels of multiple markers, with the potential for much earlier diagnosis of HIV. Tis will empower patients to gain earlier access to antiretroviral treatment and achieve better health outcomes. IVD EKF Hemo Control When measuring hemoglobin you need information you can rely on to help make life saving decisions. From Mexico to Tanzania, Peru to Hong Kong Hemo Control is trusted by professionals to deliver fast and accurate results time after time. In fact you could say they swear by it. To find out more visit us at ekfdiagnostics.com or call +44 (0)29 20 710 570. Diagnostics. It's in our blood. Dale Athey is CEO at OJ-Bio. He can be reached at dale.athey@oj-bio.com. ekfdiagnostics.com Visit us at MEDICA 2013, Hall 03 Stand C70 I VD T EC H N O LO G Y | FALL 2 0 1 3 2 3 magenta cyan yellow black ES320936_IV1309_023.pgs 09.19.2013 05:44 UBM

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