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AACC ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING NEWS

The 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, July 30–August 3, is the premier global conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine.

Learn about breaking research at the meeting in AACC’s online digital press room, which also includes all news from meeting exhibitors and the press briefing schedule.

View AACC’s digital press room.



A Record-breaking 21,300 Attendees Came to the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting for Its Pioneering Research on CRISPR, Mobile Diagnostics, and Public Health Issues

Attendance at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo reached a record high at this year’s conference in San Diego. Held from July 30-August 3, the meeting featured groundbreaking advances in diagnostic research and technology t...

– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Novel Genetic Test Could Help Combat the Opioid Epidemic by Identifying Patients at Risk of Addiction

Researchers have shown that a new genetic test could potentially help stem the tide of the opioid epidemic by predicting which patients are at risk of abusing prescription opioids. These findings were presented for the first time at the 69th AACC Ann...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Aug-2017

Embargo expired on 01-Aug-2017 at 09:30 ET


Novel Studies Deliver Crucial Insight on Opioid and Overall Drug Abuse Trends in U.S., Canada

A new study shows that a change in policy placing more restrictions on all hydrocodone-containing drugs has successfully decreased the use of certain opioids such as Vicodin. This research and a second study illuminating regional drug use trends in C...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Aug-2017

Embargo expired on 01-Aug-2017 at 09:30 ET


Research That Could Significantly Improve Treatment for Autism Unveiled at 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

A team of researchers has demonstrated that children with autism spectrum disorder have a unique composition of gut bacteria and urinary metabolites compared with unaffected children. The research, revealed today at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Me...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Aug-2017; All Meeting News on Newswise

Embargo expired on 02-Aug-2017 at 09:30 ET


Findings That Could Lead to the First Blood Test for Kidney Cancer Presented at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

A new study has discovered that two microRNAs could be used to develop the first-ever blood test for kidney cancer as well as novel treatments for this condition. These findings were presented today at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinic...

– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Aug-2017

Embargo expired on 01-Aug-2017 at 09:30 ET


Two Innovative Methods Could Help to Predict Flu Outbreaks and Prevent the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

Researchers have discovered new methods that could improve treatment for infectious diseases by enabling earlier detection of influenza outbreaks and curtailing inappropriate antibiotic usage. The findings were presented today at the 69th AACC Annual...

– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Aug-2017

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New Frontiers in Genomic Engineering, Oncofertility, Public Health, and the Digital Health Revolution to Be Explored at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

At the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo—the premier global conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine—visionaries in the field will illuminate the pioneering research and technology paving the way for better clinical te...


Expert Available

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Aug-2017

Embargo expired on 30-Jul-2017 at 17:00 ET


Winning Star Trek Tricorder Device to Be Presented to Experts at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Press can register here to livestream this special session through Newswise Live on Monday, July 31 at 7:30 PM EDT. The winner of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition will present DxtER—a real-life tricorder—at the 69th AACC Annual Scientifi...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting, Jul-Aug 2017; Live Stream of Expert Panel - Press Register Here to Attend; All Meeting News on Newswise


AACC Launches AACC Middle East in Abu Dhabi

AACC announced today that it will launch a new laboratory medicine conference and expedition next spring – AACC Middle East. AACC Middle East will showcase AACC’s globally-renowned education and scientific programs paired with a dynamic expositio...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

Embargo expired on 30-Jul-2017 at 17:00 ET


Is Laboratory Medicine Ready for Artificial Intelligence?

Some say that the invention of the abacus more than 2,500 years ago was the first step on the long road to artificial intelligence (AI). The reason why this simple calculator made of beads and wires is often called the precursor to the modern compute...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program


Interesting Findings: Unexpected Discoveries Among the Posters

The 2017 AACC Annual Meeting Organizing Committee accepted 740 abstracts representing innovative scientific work from more than a dozen countries. Although every abstract will not receive distinguished recognition from the AACC Academy or the various...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program


Micro-Guests' Role in Pathologic Processes

We host more microbiota than our own cells. These micro-guests produce metabolites that are only beginning to be appreciated as important factors in pathologic processes, from chronic inflammatory diseases to preterm birth. In this morning’s Presid...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


How Powerful is CRISPR?

"Good morning, doctor, I am here for my gene editing appointment.” In the future, could this be a greeting heard in physician offices around the world? With the introduction of CRISPR technology, genetic material can now be more easily and precisel...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Breathing Easily with the Hypoxemic Patient

While other molecules may be “sexier,” said John Toffaletti, PhD, a patient with very low oxygen can die within half an hour without appropriate intervention. Toffaletti, together with Craig Rackley, MD, led a popular workshop on Sunday for the t...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Better Outcomes for Young Women Surviving Cancer

Reproductive health is not the same as sex ed,” Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, from the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, reminded us in yesterday’s plenary session, “Oncofertility: From Bench to Bedside to Babies.” The war on c...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program


Young Laboratorians Discover Path to Leadership

The path from junior laboratory scientist to senior scientist or director can be daunting. Though a good foundation in scientific knowledge and increasing experience in the day-to-day challenges of the clinical lab help get us there, not many laborat...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Return of a Classic: Verifying Assay Performance for FDA-Approved Methods

The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history with nearly 30 years of continuous production, has captivated generations of fans with its compelling story and soaring score by Andrew Lloyd Weber. Though cut of an entirely diff...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


New Psychoactive Substances Challenge Detection

Anyone who walked into Monday’s morning symposium, “Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) in Emergency Toxicology” thinking that NPS are not a growing threat to public health were quickly disavowed of that notion. Speakers Jennifer Colby, PhD, an...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program


AACC Announces 2017 Corporate Supporter Award Winners; Thanks Organizations for Their Invaluable Support

AACC is pleased to announce the recipients of the AACC 2017 Top Corporate Supporter Awards. This year, AACC recognizes 46 different companies and organizations that generously support the association through sponsorships, advertising, and exhibiting....

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Addcare Fully Automated Blood Grouping System

Addcare fully automated blood grouping system using microcolumn gel card method, simple operation, high sensitivity, can detect low levels of antigen antibody, the results clearly feasible, easy to save, and meet a variety of data management require...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Addcare Intelligent Automation Platforms

Addcares liquid handling and assay processing platforms are designed to efficiently automate routine sample preparation, other liquid handling task and a variety of assays in your laboratory. They are an indispensable tool to increase efficiency, thr...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Bio-Rad Announces the Addition of Analytes for Liquichek Tumor Marker Control

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its IH-1000 blood typing...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


IFCC Worldlab 2017 Durban

WorldLab 2017 promises to be one of the best with a unique blend of innovative science, evidence based laboratory medicine and an emphasis on personalized medicine. This reflects the changing directions of science and medicine with greater attention ...

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Sysmex America, Inc. Launches XN-L™ Automated Hematology Analyzers in U.S.

Sysmex America, Inc., a leading provider of automated hematology and urinalysis diagnostic testing equipment as well as middleware information systems technology, today announced that it has launched its XN-L™ automated hematology analyzers in the ...

– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)


New Flow-Tight Liquid Transfer Pump with Linear Drive

KNF introduces the new solenoid-driven FL 10 diaphragm pump for OEM customers. With a nominal liquid flow rate of 100 mL/min, FL 10 features bi-directional flow-tightness without additional check valves, IP 65 protection, simple linear flow rate adju...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Imegen, a Top Spanish Company for Genetic Analysis and Molecular Diagnostics Services and Kits

Imegen is a top Spanish Company for genetic analysis and molecular diagnostics services and kits. We offer A to Z flexible services and products including Sequencing, Arrays, MLPA, Real-time PCR, Digital PCR, NIPT, etc. Our internally developed seque...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Illumina and Bio-Rad Launch Solution for Single-Cell Genomic Sequencing to Enable Robust Study of Complex Diseases

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) and Bio Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO)(NYSE: BIOb) today announced the launch of the Illumina® Bio-Rad® Single-Cell Sequencing Solution at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, San Francisco. The comprehensive sol...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


AIM LAB to Launch New Compact Pre-Analytical Workstation

At the AACC Expo 2017, the Australian designer and manufacturer of lab automation systems, Aim Lab Automation Technologies Pty Ltd, will unveil its latest PathFinder automation platform – the PathFinder 350D - for automating the de-capping and sort...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


New Ultra-Small, Portable Device Pump

Introducing new KNF NMP 03 micro gas pump—starting at a lightweight 11g and measuring just 12.9 mm wide and 24.2 mm in length—this diminutive pump delivers very consistent, linear transfer from a few milliLiters to 500 mL/min.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Bio-Rad To Acquire RainDance Technologies and Droplet Intellectual Property

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase RainDance Technologies, Inc. The terms of the ac...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


FDA Clears Roche High-Volume Immunoassay Lab Testing Solution to Support Critical Medical Treatment Decisions

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that its new, dedicated high-volume testing immunoassay solution for the cobas 8000 modular analyzer series, the cobas e 801 module, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Ortho Clinical Diagnostics VITROS® NephroCheck® Test for Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury Cleared, Available in Europe

News release from Ortho Clinical Diagnostics regarding CE Mark clearance for VITROS(r) NephroCheck(r)

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Addcare Innovative Technology

Addcare applies state of the state of the art technology, know-how and processes to provide high quality systems which perfectly integrate into your laboratory environment.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Olympus to Exhibit Imaging Solutions at 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

Olympus, a global technology leader in imaging solutions, will have its experts available for product demonstrations at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo July 30 - August 3 in San Diego. The Olympus booth (#3433) will be exh...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Healthcare’s Most Advanced Upright Refrigerators and Freezers

Follett LLC, an industry leader in medical-grade refrigerators and freezers, announces the release of an enhanced feature set in all of its upright refrigerators and freezers. The new touchscreen control package puts every essential feature at your ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


3-Part Auto Hematology Analyzer-KT-6400

KT-6400 is an innovative hematology analyzer with a large touch screen, built-in thermal printer and huge storage capacity. It is a diagnostic system combined with reliable hardware and intuitive software, which is a perfect solution for small labs ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


5-Part Auto Hematology Analyzer-KT-6610

KT-6610 is an innovative, economic, compact hematology analyzer using advanced tri-angle laser scattering, flow cytometry technology to deliver cost-efficient 5-part white blood cell differential results. It is a perfect solution for small labs and c...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Electrolyte Analyze-GE300

GE300 is an easy-to-use, color touch screen electrolyte analyzer with throughput of 60 samples per hour based on ISE method. Auto calibration, sampling, cleaning to assure accurate results. Maintenance-free and long life electrode is another competit...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Quest Diagnostics Named One of 2017 "World's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune Magazine

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that it has been named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for 2017 by Fortune.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Path-Tec: SpectraPath Brings Laboratories into the Future

A pain point many clinical labs will have to tackle in increasing priority over the next few years is cost reduction. As healthcare continues its transition from fee-for-service payments to value-based payments, facilities are anticipating a consider...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Quest Diagnostics 50th Anniversary: Celebrating a Half Century of Life-Changing Results

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, commemorated its 50-year anniversary by awarding $150,000 in total grants to three organizations that share its goal to improve healthcare: The American R...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


TriCore Announces David G. Grenache, PhD, as Chief Scientific Officer

TriCore Reference Laboratories announced today that David G. Grenache, PhD; has been selected as its first Chief Scientific Officer, effective September 2017.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo


Ultra-Sensitive Point of Care Test for a Brain Biomarker

Dx-Sys Inc. (Booth # 1356) has developed an ultra-sensitive, Lateral Flow Point of Care diagnostic test for Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein (GFAP), a potential biomarker for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The test is a one-step quantitative immunochr...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Auto Chemistry Analyzer-GS200

GS200 is a multi-functional benchtop clinical chemistry analyzer with a throughput up to 150 T/H. It features 24-hour non-stop cooling, stable heating for reaction, bilateral LIS etc., it is a compact chemistry solution for small laboratories and a b...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


LGC Maine Standards Announces Release of VALIDATE® IBC Linearity and Calibration Verification Test Kit

LGC Maine Standards1 announces the release of VALIDATE® IBC linearity and calibration verification kit. The VALIDATE® IBC kit, in a human serum matrix, evaluates Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC) and Unsaturated Iron Binding Capacity (UIBC). Eac...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Specific Protein Analyzer-PA54

PA54 is a semi-auto analyzer for quantitative determination of specific proteins in blood, urine samples, including HbA1c, HS-CRP, CRP, ASO, CYS-C, RF, mALB, D-Dimer, IgM, IgG, IgA, C3, C4, etc. It's an ideal instrument designed for medium or small ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Clippard 7 mm 2-Way & 3-Way Normally-Closed Electronic Valves

Clippard's SV series of direct actuating valves offer an extremely fast response time for accurate dosing of minute volumes with the same long life you expect from the original Clippard EV line of valves, now in a 7 mm cartridge package.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Sysmex America, Inc. Announces XN-V Series™ Software for Automated Hematology Analyzer for Scientific Research

Sysmex America introduced the XN-V Series Software for Automated Hematology Analyzers* in the United States and Canada. The XN-V series is the next generation of hematology analyzers geared toward the acceleration of research in the scientific commun...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Clippard NPV Series 2-Way Miniature Pinch Valves

The Clippard NPV Series Miniature Pinch Valve is a solenoid-operated device that is designed to open and close tubes for controlling flow of liquids and gases. Other valve types have internal passages that may cause small amounts of fluid to remain i...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


AACC 2017 to feature plug & play connectivity solution for clinical laboratories with IVD Industry Connectivity Consortium™ LAW™ Profile and LIVD™ specification for digital publication of LOINC to vendor IVD test results

IVD Industry Connectivity Consortium™ (IICC) to present the LIVD specification and IICC/IHE LAW Profile at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego, CA

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Information of Products

Proteometech focus on Innovative technology and Novel bio-products. All of our products, Allergy-Q, ImmuneCheck IgG and TriCheck, are world-first products and are being reputed a great success in Korea and the exporting countries.

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Clippard NIV Series PTFE Media Isolation Valves

The Clippard NIV Series Media Isolation Valve is a solenoid-operated device that uses a flexible diaphragm to isolate the actuation mechanism from the fluid path. Media isolation valves are commonly used for a wide variety of applications, including ...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


JADAK Exhibiting at 2017 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Clinical Lab Expo

JADAK, a business unit of Novanta Corporation, is exhibiting at the 69th annual AACC Clinical Lab Expo from August 1st – 3rd, 2017 in San Diego, CA, Booth #2818. JADAK’s exhibit will feature its new Clarity™ 2.0 Machine Vision & Image Analysis...

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All Meeting News on Newswise


Enabling Your Next Innovation

For more than 65 years, Conductive Technologies Inc., has enabled innovation for Medical Device Manufacturers, Startups, Academia and Foundations. From electrochemical biosensors to printed circuitry, and RFID tags to PTC Heaters, our staff of innov...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Clippard NPV Dual Tube Miniature Solenoid Pinch Valves

Clippard NPV Series Miniature Pinch Valves are solenoid-operated devices designed to open and close tubes for controlling flow of liquids and gases. Other valve types have internal passages that may cause small amounts of fluid to remain in the valve...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Ortho Clinical Diagnostics to Present 10 Scientific Posters, Seven Products at AACC

News provided by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Biomatrica CE-IVD Marks Blood and Saliva Collection Tubes for Molecular Diagnostics

San Diego biotech announces CE-IVD marking of blood and saliva collection tubes for molecular diagnostics

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Caplugs Evergreen 95-Pin Inoculator Assembly and Inoculum Tray at AACC 2017

Caplugs Evergreen offers a 95-pin single use inoculator assembly to easily transfer samples to a 96-well microplate.

– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Diasorin Launches Its New Simplexa C. Difficile Direct Molecular Test in the US Market

DiaSorin (FTSE Italia Mid Cap: DIA) announced today that they have received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market the Simplexa C. difficile Direct Assay for the detection of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile).

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Innovation in Quality Assurance: New Sysmex BeyondCare Quality Monitor

Sysmex America announced its latest innovation: a way to make quality assurance easier and more risk free than manual quality control processes. “Sysmex is well known for the innovation that it delivers to the laboratory. BeyondCare Quality Monitor...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Data Innovations® Announces the Launch of Instrument Manager™ v8.15

Data Innovations (DI) today announces the launch of version 8.15 of Instrument Manager (IM), the latest version of the leading middleware product. This version provides technology enhancements to our Hot Backup solution and introduces an additional ...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Diener Precision Pumps Engineering Your Flow

Diener Precision Pumps, the leading manufacturer of precision piston pumps and gear pumps has been Engineering Your Flow for Clinical Laboratory instruments since 1994. The company prides itself on its Global Engineering of Excellence based in Lodi,...

– 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Roche Receives ClLIA Waiver for Cobas® Influenza A/B & RSV Test for the Cobas® Liat®

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


SynAbs Appoints LubBoscience GmbH as New Distributor for Its Unique Catalogue of Monoclonal Antibodies in Switzerland

SynAbs is proud to appoint LuBioSience as its new distributor for Switzerland. LuBioScience has a seasoned team and expertise in selling biochemicals, including the specific monoclonal antibodies of SynAbs, in particular the anti-species which should...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Awarded Distinguished #1 Ranking for Service Performance for 2nd Year in a Row

Ortho news release announcing highest ranking for service

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


CH50 (Total Complement Activity) Assay

The Autokit CH50 assay from Wako Diagnostics is a fully automated liposome – based assay for the determination of total complement activity in human serum. This proven and widely used methodology can be applied to most automated chemistry analyzers...

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NEFA Assay

The NEFA assay from Wako Diagnostics is designed to detect a variety of non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA). The test is specific to free fatty acids with minimal interferences from other related compounds and serum components such as bilirubin, hemogl...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Receives CE Mark for Ortho’s VITROS® Insulin Reagent & Calibrators

RARITAN, N.J. – July 21, 2017 – Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a global leader of in vitro diagnostics, today announced that Ortho’s VITROS® Immunodiagnostic Products Insulin Reagent and Calibrators have received CE Mark, broadening Ortho’s men...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


UNIFLEX- Healthcare Packaging Returns to the AACC Show 2017

Uniflex- Healthcare Packaging, a division of the Uniflex/ S.Walter Packaging company has announced it will be returning to the the AACC 2017 meeting in San Diego, California during July 31-August 3rd, 2017. They will be located at booth 519 at the...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Instrumentation Laboratory Press Conference at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

At this year’s American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego, California on August 2, 2017, Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) will be introducing several breakthrough products.

– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


New Antigens and Antibodies for Infectious/Contagious Diseases From the Binding Site

The Immunologicals Group of The Binding Site is pleased to announce the launch of a number of new monoclonal antibodies and recombinant antigens focused on a variety of infectious/contagious disease states – including Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Hepatit...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Guinea Pig Monoclonal Antibodies : A New Promising Tool for R&D, IVD and Therapeutics

Monoclonal antibodies development has been limited for a long time to only two species : mice and rats. However, the immune systems of mice and rats are not the most suitable in terms of humoral response to certain antigens, such as human antigens li...

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First Fully Integrated LC-MS System for Clinical Diagnostics Announce by SCIEX

SCIEX Diagnostics, the in vitro diagnostics division of SCIEX, a global leader in mass spectrometry in the life sciences industry, announced today the launch of the first fully integrated LC-MS system for clinical diagnostics, the SCIEX Topaz™ Syst...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


IFCC Distinguished Awards 2017!

The IFCC announces the winners of the eight 2017 IFCC Distinguished Awards. The IFCC Distinguished Awards are bestowed to laboratory medicine professionals to recognize their outstanding achievements, publicize their exceptional research and contribu...

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XIV International Congress of Pediatric Laboratory Medicine - Durban, 20-22 October 2017

The XIVth International Congress of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine (ICPLM) and the Task Force on Paediatric Laboratory Medicine (TF-PLM) of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC), invite you to the Congress ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program


SiO2 Medical Products and Sanaria Sign Agreement for Cryogenic Vials for PfSPZ Vaccine to Prevent Malaria

SiO2 Medical Products, Inc. (“SMP”), a U.S.-based designer, developer, manufacturer, and supplier of pharmaceutical packaging, labware, and consumables products, and Sanaria Inc. (“Sanaria”), a U.S.-based developer, manufacturer, and supplier...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


First Fully Integrated LC-MS System for Clinical Diagnostics Announce by SCIEX

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho), a global leader of in vitro diagnostics, today announced a strategic relationship with B·R·A·H·M·S GmbH, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., to develop the B·R·A·H·M·S PCT (procalcitonin) assay for use...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


SCIEX Announces the First FDA-Cleared Vitamin D Assay Kit for Mass Spectrometry

SCIEX Diagnostics, the in vitro diagnostics division of SCIEX, a global leader in mass spectrometry in the life sciences industry, announced today the first and only FDA-cleared (via the de novo pathway) LC-MS based Vitamin D assay kit, the Vitamin D...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


DWK Life Sciences Features New Single Source Capabilities for In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Kit Production at AACC Annual Meeting

DWK Life Sciences, having successfully completed the integration of three industry-leading brands into a single, unified international brand, DURAN WHEATON KIMBLE (DWK), is proud to offer the diagnostics industry a convenient, reliable, and complete ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


BioreclamationIVT Expands Biological Sample Portfolio to Support Drug, Diagnostic and Vaccine Development for Five Additional Infectious Diseases

BioreclamationIVT, a leading provider of biospecimens and related services, today announced that it has expanded its infectious disease-state portfolio to include frozen whole blood, plasma and serum samples from patients with HIV-1, HIV-2, dengue, z...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Currier Plastics Awarded Patent for Tamper Evident Cap

Currier Plastics provides innovative custom molding solutions that create powerful advantages for your business. Our design and engineering expertise combined with the right cost and precise time to market manufacturing provide integrated solutions...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Staff Icons Works to Improve Industry Staffing Shortage

Dawn Foster, Founder/CEO of Staff Icons, a Global Scientific Recruitment Firm. She brings to the table 25 years of recruiting industry experience. Dawn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing and comes from a family of entrepreneurs. The r...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


DWK Life Sciences Features New Single Source Capabilities for In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Kit Production at AACC Annual Meeting

News about Ortho Clinical Diagnostics' VITROS(r) Insulin Reagent & Calibrators receiving FDA 510(k) clearance

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


First Fully Integrated LC-MS System for Clinical Diagnostics Announce by SCIEX

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care now offers physicians Data Diagnostics®, a point-of-care health analytics technology from Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) and Inovalon (NASDAQ: INOV) that is designed to help close costly gaps in care and improve health out...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


First Fully Integrated LC-MS System for Clinical Diagnostics Announce by SCIEX

Liquid biopsy is a new technology for detection and analysis of biomarkers in blood or other body fluids without the need of invasive procedures. One important analyte is cell-free circulating DNA (cfDNA). The main challenges in working with cfDNA a...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Minivette® POCT

Sarstedt Minivette® POCT devices are designed for the precise and hygienic collection, transfer, and subsequent dispensing of small capillary blood samples for point-of-care tests. Blood is easily collected via capillary action into the collection...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


S-Monovette® Blood Collection System

The Sarstedt S-Monovette® is an innovative, enclosed multiple-sampling blood collection system. Recent studies conclude that the system may be used to significantly reduce hemolysis in blood samples due to shear stress associated with traditional va...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


High-Speed Closed Tube Sorter HCTS2000 MK2

The Sarstedt HCTS2000 MK2 accessions and sorts closed primary sample tubes rapidly and accurately to 7 user-defined target bins. Optional extension modules add 5 bins each for up to 22 targets. The instrument can process up to 2000 tubes per hour, ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Roche Launches Cobas® C 513 Analyzer and HbA1c Gen. 3 Assay to Meet Increasing Demand for Testing of People with Diabetes

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that its new dedicated, high-throughput HbA1c testing solution, the cobas c 513 analyzer, and HbA1c Gen. 3 assay has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


DWK Life Sciences Features New Single Source Capabilities for In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Kit Production at AACC Annual Meeting

Sarstedt’s Microvette® capillary blood collection systems accommodate volumes of 100µl to 500µl with a choice of two collection techniques.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


DWK Life Sciences Features New Single Source Capabilities for In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Kit Production at AACC Annual Meeting

The Sarstedt PVS 1625 is a comprehensive, modular laboratory automation system for pre- and post-analytical processing. Independent from an analytical platform, the PVS 1625 is customized per facility needs for any size lab and every need. Modules ar...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Diatron to Show Their New Aquila 3-Part Differential Hematology Analyzer at the 2017 AACC Meeting

The Diatron, global provider of hematology and clinical chemistry analyzers, will display their Aquila 3-part differential hematology analyzer (60 samples /hour throughput) at the upcoming AACC Meeting in San Diego, California on the 1-3 of August, 2...

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RD-Biotech Establishes Itself in Monoclonal Antibodies Market

The SME of Besançon bought Diaclone in 2012, then participated in the creation of SynAbs Belgian start-up in 2015. Business is booming.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


SynAbs Inks Agreement with Dianova Gmbh as New Distributor for Its Unique Catalogue of Monoclonal Antibodies in Germany

SynAbs is proud to announce strategic deal with successful company Dianova. Dianova has already demonstrated a huge knowledge and expertise in monoclonal antibodies and will consequently extend its catalogue with unique mAbs references from SynAbs. U...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Staff Icons Comes to the AACC

As companies and institutions from across the globe converge on San Diego for the annual ACCC meeting there is a common thread between them all – there is a drastic need for more trained professionals.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Lp-PLA2 Substrate/ Test and VMA Test Are Both Available at SJK!! Come to Visit Our Booth @ 5806!

SJK Global Vanilmandelic Acid (VMA) Assay is a quantitative immunoassay for measuring VMA in human urine.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Ultra-Sensitive C. Difficile Assay In Development By Singulex Demonstrates Potential To Improve Diagnosis In Pilot Studies

Findings presented at the American Society for Microbiology’s ASM Microbe conference show that the ultra-sensitive Clostridium difficile toxin A/B assay in development for use on the Sgx Clarity™ system offers excellent sensitivity and may be a c...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Singulex Expands Collaboration with European Clinical Laboratories to Demonstrate Applications and Opportunity of Sgx ClarityTM System

Singulex, Inc., the creator of Single Molecule Counting immunodiagnostic technology, is expanding clinical evaluation of the Sgx ClarityTM system at clinical research sites across Europe. With multiple clinical research studies currently underway at...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Singulex Announces $50 Million Senior Secured Debt Facility with Perceptive Advisors

Singulex, Inc., the creator of Single Molecule Counting immunodiagnostic technology, announced the closing of a $50 million senior-secured debt facility with Perceptive Advisors. The capital secured will fuel the continued growth of Singulex and its ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


First Ultra-Sensitive Cardiac Troponin (cTni) Test Using Single Molecule Counting Technology Receives CE Mark

Singulex, a global immunodiagnostics company pioneering ultra-sensitivity in the precision measurement of protein biomarkers, today announced it has applied the CE Mark to its ultra-sensitive troponin I assay (cTnl), the first offered on the Sgx Clar...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Optimize Laboratory Workflow with Yaskawa Motoman Track-Based Specimen Processing Systems

Yaskawa Motoman offers track-based specimen processing solutions that improve speed, capacity and accuracy for labor-intensive, high throughput areas of the clinical diagnostic lab. These fully integrated pre- and post-analytic automation solutions c...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Breakthrough Development for Americans with Suspected Heart Attack – Next Generation Troponin T Test From Roche Cleared by FDA

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that it has received the 510(k) clearance for its Elecsys Troponin T Gen 5 STAT (TnT Gen 5 STAT) blood test for patients with a suspected heart attack. With this clearance, Roche is the first IVD company ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


ERBA Diagnostics, Inc. Appoints David Barka as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Nikhil Vazirani as Member of the Board

ERBA Diagnostics, Inc. (OTC PINK:ERBA) (the “Company”), a fully integrated in vitro diagnostics company, announced today that, effective as of August 1, 2017, David Barka will become the Interim Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Company...

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Bio-Rad Launches Recombinant Luteinizing Hormone, Expanding Its Critical Raw Materials Portfolio

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, announces the launch of recombinant Luteinizing Hormone (LH), which expands the company’s Critical Raw Material offerings.

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Precision Pumps Filling Clinical Laboratory Needs

Diener Precision Pumps, the leading manufacturer of precision piston pumps and gear pumps announces the introduction of a new enhanced Precision Series piston pump at the AACC this year in San Diego.

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Bio-Rad Announces the Addition of Analytes for Liquichek Tumor Marker Control

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced the addition of four new analytes to the company’s Liquichek Tumor Marker Control.

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Siemens Healthineers to Attract Industry Attention with Atellica Solution 510(k) Clearance and New IT Offerings

Siemens Healthineers will showcase its recently FDA-cleared Atellica Solution and robust IT offerings including Atellica Diagnostics IT for the laboratory and open connectivity solutions for 160+ POCT devices.

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GVS Life Sciences is the Contract Manufacturing Services

GVS Life Sciences is the Contract Manufacturing Services

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Bio-Rad Launches Amplichek I Quality Control, the Second in a Series of Controls for the Molecular Diagnostics Testing Market

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced its continued expansion into the molecular diagnostics testing market with the launch of Amplichek™ I qual...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Bio-Rad Announces the Addition of Analytes for Liquichek Tumor Marker Control

XimedicaDx, formerly known as Accel Biotech, is proud to unveil their comprehensive rebranding, which is officially being revealed at the 69th AACC Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego. The change comes in alignment with their acquisition by Ximedica, a le...

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Clippard DR-2 Precision Diaphragm Regulators

When Clippard invented miniature regulators in 1962, the MAR Series became very popular as a simple, robust, and cost-effective regulator in a small package with exceptionally long life. As regulator applications continue to increase, Clippard is me...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


GVS Life Sciences is the Contract Manufacturing Services

Artel, the technology leader in liquid handling quality assurance, today announced the release of its new PCS® Software. Fully compatible with Artel’s current PCS instruments, the software will also be integrated with the latest generation of the ...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Bio-Rad Announces FDA Clearance of its BioPlex 2200 Syphilis Total & RPR Assay, a Novel Syphilis Testing Method

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its BioPlex® 2200 Syphilis Total & RP...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Tosoh Features BIOTIN INTERFERENCE-FREE Immunoassays at AACC 2017

Tosoh Bioscience is proud to showcase Biotin Interference Free immunoassay testing at AACC 2017. Tosoh’s full AIA-PACK® test menu offers a complete line of immunoassay tests that are all free from biotin interference.

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Next Generation of Enzymes for Gene Amplification & Sequencing

In 2016 the team at Pharmozyme made a break through. Developing a proprietary platform, gene amplification enzymes were re-envisioned for the next generation of amplification and sequencing technologies. Taq Polymerase, a major player in biotechnolog...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Shanghai Ruiyi-Biotech Raw Material and Diagnostic Products R&D Symposium

We would like to introduce you our independently developed instruments, including automatic biochemical analyzer and automatic 6-channel POCT, with supporting reagents in various areas for distribution and OEM

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GVS Life Sciences is the Contract Manufacturing Services

Addcare's range of ELISA workstations are designed to increase productivity and quality of immunoassay processing in your lab. They combine all functions required to process microplate based immunoassays on an efficient and flexible platform. A varie...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


GVS Life Sciences is the Contract Manufacturing Services

Hexokinase (HK, EC 2.7.1.1) is an enzyme that phosphorylates hexoses (six-carbon sugars), forming hexose phosphate. In most organisms, glucose is the most important substrate of hexokinases, and glucose-6-phosphate is the most important product. Hexo...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


Expert Advice on Picking the Correct Genetic Test

The amount of information gathered via next-generation sequencing has made the diagnosis of genetic disorders quicker and more accessible to clinicians than ever before, but with expanded testing options come questions about ordering the correct type...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program


Addcare DNA Extraction Workstation

Based on our proven sample processing technology, Addcare has developed an automated DNA Extraction Workstation, increasing safety and throughput of complex and time consuming preparation of DNA amplification procedures. The system incorporates a hig...

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting


ASCO Announces Rapid Engineered Solutions Program That Delivers Customized Miniature Valve Assemblies within Days

ASCO's Rapid Engineered Solutions program delivers customized miniature valve assemblies in a matter of days to analytical and medical instrument original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers.

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69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo


Microscan To Demonstrate Advancements in Barcode and Machine Vision Technology at AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2017

Press Release by Microscan on demonstration of the latest advancements of barcode and machine vision technologies at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo on August 1-3 in San Diego, CA.

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