Yearly Archives: 2019

At NHS Lothian, High-Throughput NxTAG® RPP Streamlines Respiratory Testing

January 15th, 2019 / Christine Valle

Test replaced LDT, offering better ease of use and more comprehensive targets At the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Clinical Virology Department, respiratory testing can be a full-time task. As part of the NHS Lothian Laboratory Medicine, the group covers all aspects of viral testing for Edinburgh and surrounding areas, and also serves as a referral

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The Faces of Luminex: Shubhagata Das, Scientific Affairs

January 11th, 2019 / Christine Valle

There’s a tremendous amount of high-quality science that goes into developing new Luminex platforms and assays. To help us navigate best practices, we rely on Scientific Affairs Manager Shubhagata Das, who joined Luminex in 2014. The Calcutta native has earned two master’s degrees in biotechnology, including one with a certification in business. Q: What are

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At Excelsior Diagnostics, Rapid Molecular Testing Leads to Better Patient Care

January 8th, 2019 / Christine Valle

Next-day turnaround allows physicians to prescribe optimal treatment from the start Excelsior Diagnostics is all about rapid results. “We are actually saving lives by having such a fast turnaround time,” says Jack Herskowitz, Vice President of Operations at the laboratory. The company chose Luminex products — both xTAG® and NxTAG® technology and the ARIES® System

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