Product information.ABAXIS INC.
3240 Whipple Road
Union City, CA 94587
Toll Free: (800) 822-2947
Changing the Way You Practice Medicine
Abaxis provides Lipid, Comprehensive Metabolic, Basic Metabolic, Hepatic, Renal, Electrolytes, Critical Care panels and more for the portable Piccolo[R] Chemistry and Electrolyte Analyzer. The panels are self-contained discs using a few drops of whole blood, serum or plasma with less than two minutes of hands on time. With built-in iQC and calibration, results are provided in a "hard copy" report suitable for the patient's files in less than thirteen minutes or transferable to an LIS. The panels are individually packaged 10 discs to a box.
100 Abbot Park Rd.
Abbott Park, IL 60064-3500
Toll Free: (800) 323-9100
Toll Free: (800) 323-9100
Abbott Diagnostics is a global leader in in vitro diagnostics and offers a broad range of innovative instrument systems and tests for hospitals, reference labs, blood banks, physician offices and clinics. With more than 69,000 institutional customers in more than 100 countries, Abbott's diagnostic products offer customers automation, convenience, cost effectiveness and flexibility.
Abbott Diagnostics is a part of Abbott Laboratories, a broad-based health care company with products that span the continuum of care--from prevention and diagnosis to treatment and cure.
104 Windsor Center Drive
East Windsor, NJ 08520
Toll Free: (800) 366-8020
PARAFILM M[R] Products
30 Old Kings Highway South
Darien, CT 06820
Phone: (203) 202-2109
Fax: (203) 202-1600
PARAFILM M[R] Laboratory Film
* A barrier to moisture loss
* Calibrated for easy cutting
PARAFILM M[R] is a semi-transparent, flexible, thermoplastic, highly waterproof sheet material. It's practically colorless, odorless, tasteless and approximately .005" in thickness.
PARAFILM M's[R] unique properties make it ideal and adaptable for many important laboratory uses and techniques. It molds and seals itself tightly around test tubes, flasks--and various instruments and objects with irregular surfaces.
It is highly insensitive to moisture vapor loss and moisture absorption, yet gas permeable, to making it ideal for working with culture media.
ROLL SIZE PACKING 2" x 250' One Roll Per Carton 24 Cartons Per Case 4" x 125' One Roll Per Carton 12 Cartons Per Case 20" x 50' One Roll in Box 6 Boxes Per Case 4" x 250' One Roll Per Carton 12 Cartons Per Case
AMERICAN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS
10700 West Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Established in 1939, AMT has become one of the nation's premier certification agencies for clinical laboratory practitioners and other allied health professionals. AMT provides certification for Medical Technologists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Office Laboratory Technicians, Laboratory Consultants, Phlebotomy Technicians, Medical and Dental Assistants and Allied Health Instructors. AMT offers continuing education online and in print, an annual conference, local state societies and a host of other benefits to certified members.
AMERICAN PROFICIENCY INSTITUTE
1159 Business Park Drive
Traverse City, MI 49686
Toll Free: (800) 333-0958
American Proficiency Institute offers innovative solutions and technical excellence for the proficiency testing needs of hospital laboratories, physician offices, clinics and point-of-care testing sites. API is one of the largest proficiency testing providers in the world serving nearly 14,000 laboratories. Through its innovative processes, the American Proficiency Institute offers online reports and services, free continuing education credits, rapid turnaround time, large peer group assessments, management reports, and excellent customer service. API programs are approved by CAP, CMS, COLA, JCAHO and state regulatory agencies.
228 Business Center Drive
Reisterstown, MD 21136
Toll Free: (800) 359-0911, ext. 3
Fax: (410) 517-0331
LabDAQ Laboratory Information System
The LabDAQ Laboratory Information System is the recognized market leader with 1,800 installations. LabDAQPlus is the newest addition to the list of LabDAQ solutions. LabDAQPlus was designed to meet the needs of hospitals and larger testing facilities. Innovation, continued product improvement, ease of use, and workflow management are hallmarks of LabDAQPlus. Some features of LabDAQPlus are insurance filtering, a microbiology module, a management review module, and web-based ordering and results. HL7 communications with HIS, EMRs, billing systems and reference labs are also available.
As always, Antek's technical support department focuses on providing a superior level of service.
With LabDAQ ... Help is on the Way!
500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221
Toll Free: (800) 522-2787
Phone: (801) 583-2787
Fax: (801) 583-2712
ARUP is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory that performs over 2,000 tests and test combinations in the following disciplines:
* Analytic Biochemistry
* Biochemical Genetics
* Cellular Immunology
* Clinical Drugs of Abuse and Toxicology
* Fetal Maternal Screening
* Flow Cytometry
* Hematologic Flow Cytometry
* Hepatitis and Retrovirus, Serologic
* Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
* Immunology - Autoimmune/Protein/Microbial
* Infectious Diseases - Bacteriology/Microbial Antigen Detection/Specialty Microbiology/Virology
* Mass Spectrometry
* Molecular Pathology - Infectious Diseases/Genetics
* Special Chemistry
* Trace Elements
* Breast Pathology
* Flow Cytometry
* GI/GU Pathology
* Molecular Pathology/Oncology
* Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
* Pediatric Pathology
* Pulmonary Pathology
* Renal Pathology
* Surgical Pathology/Histology
* Veterinary Pathology
Testing is performed 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, in one location at ARUP's centralized laboratories. Technical operations are under the onsite supervision of M.D. and Ph.D. specialists who are onsite daily. ARUP processes more than 20,000 specimens of blood, body fluid, and tissue biopsies per day. Rapid turnaround time is provided through ARUP's automated specimen handling process, core laboratory, and advanced instrumentation and methodologies.
Commitment to Quality
Quality is an integral part of ARUP's corporate culture, encompassing quality control, quality assurance, and continuous quality improvement. To achieve and maintain high standards, ARUP monitors over 1,000 indicator data points each month. These address the quality of ARUP's assays as well as pre- and post-analytical aspects of testing, including client services and specimen handling.
ARUP maintains a current CLIA number with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is accredited by the College of American Pathologists, and holds all other necessary state licenses.
Consultation and Education
The University of Utah Department of Pathology formed ARUP, and clients receive expert consultation and educational services from the faculty. ARUP consultants are nationally and internationally recognized M.D.s and Ph.D.s. The ARUP Institute for Learning offers PACE, California, and ACCME credits for a broad range of continuing education opportunities for clients, colleagues, and physicians.
ARUP does not market directly to physician offices. ARUP's market focus is to perform esoteric testing that supplements the testing provided in local communities by its client hospitals and independent laboratories. This strategy, and ARUP's management experience as a national reference laboratory and laboratory for the University of Utah Hospital, allows for the unique opportunity to support clients in the expansion and development of their business efforts.
More than 85% of test orders and results are electronically transmitted through customized interfaces and PC workstations. Clients also have online access to test status and results. In addition, ARUP's Web site includes the ARUP User's Guide and ARUP's Guide to Clinical Laboratory Testing which profile ARUP's entire test menu and discuss the clinical significance and test utilization of the more esoteric tests.
The ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology[TM] uses both the research expertise of university-based scientists and ARUP staff to keep at the forefront of innovative research and development. The focus of the ARUP Institute ranges from molecular diagnostics to drug monitoring to tumor markers, representing a wide scope of pathology and laboratory medicine.
BAYER HEALTHCARE, DIAGNOSTICS DIV.
511 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Toll Free: (800) 255-3232
2350 Qume Drive
San Jose, CA 95131
Toll Free: (877) 232-8995
BD DIAGNOSTICS--PREANALYTICAL SYSTEMS
1 Becton Drive
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
Toll Free: (888) 237-2762
BD Diagnostics, Preanalytical Systems is the industry pioneer and leader of the modern evacuated blood collection system, evacuated tube and needle--The Home of the BD Vacutainer[R] Brand and families of products in venous, capillary and urine collection. We are committed to identifying and helping prevent sources of preanalytical error through a combined product and service offering.
We support our BD Vacutainer[R] Family of blood and specimen products with a total system of educational materials: clinical data, training programs, and inservicing. This helps our customers provide the highest quality test results for patient diagnosis and management.
BD brings to the marketplace over 100 years of tradition and healthcare heritage as a leading manufacturer of high quality medical devices. During this time, BD has developed, manufactured and promoted an unrivaled array of safety-engineered devices for delivering medical care. BD is a medical technology company with a purpose to help all people live health lives. To find out more, please visit us at www.bd.com/vacutainer, or call 888-237-2762.
BD Vacutainer[R] Push Button Blood Collection Set
The BD Vacutainer[R] Push Button Blood Collection Set is the only blood collection system with push-button technology. The BD Vacutainer[R] Push Button Blood Collection Set offers split-second protection for that single moment which could potentially change your life. The push-button safety mechanism instantly helps protect you from accidental needlestick injury. Its in-vein activation reduces the risk of healthcare worker exposure to a contaminated needle, provides easy activation without patient discomfort, and is ideal for use in high-risk environments. The ease of use of the BD Vacutainer[R] Push Button Blood Collection Set allows you to activate the safety-mechanism, while still focusing on the patient and the veni-puncture site, and provides easier, safer blood collection for the healthcare worker, with no compromise to patient care.
BD Vacutainer[R] Luer-Lok[TM] Access Device
Use the BD Vacutainer[R] Luer-Lok[TM] Access Device for sterile, secure and safer specimen sampling. The BD Vacutainer[R] Luer-Lok[TM] thread is color-coded to differentiate it from other holder-based products. It does not contain latex, and is compatible with a female luer connection or needleless I.V. port designed for luer lock access. It can also be used to transfer urine from a foley catheter with an integrated luer-activation site.
200 South Kraemer Blvd.
Brea, CA 92821
Toll Free: (800) 526-3821
Solutions to the Diagnostic Challenges of Today.
In your struggle to manage the demands of today's diagnostic laboratories, Beckman Coulter can help. Our innovative systems--instruments, reagents, applications, software and supplies--help simplify and automate lab processes to improve your productivity. We help you do more, in less time, with greater levels of automation, at a lower overall cost.
From choosing the right systems for your laboratory's specific needs, to keeping those systems running smoothly and cost-effectively over time, Beckman Coulter provides all the support your laboratory needs.
Automation and Information Systems
Need to increase lab productivity and service to physicians--and lower costs? You need automation that fits your lab. Our flexible, open-architecture automation systems eliminate tedious, manual processes, enabling your lab to benefit from greater productivity, lower operating costs and decreased test turnaround time with minimal variability. Plus, with automation, your lab can accommodate larger test volume without additional FTEs and reduce opportunities for medical errors for improved patient safety.
And by combining lab automation with our innovative information systems, you can improve your lab's processes even further. Data management software like DL2000 or Remisol 2000 helps your lab focus on critical results and streamline reporting, while our unique Command Central workstation allows your lab to access and monitor multiple Beckman Coulter instruments--all from a single workstation.
From discovery to diagnosis, Beckman Coulter simplifies and automates processes in the flow cytometry laboratory. Our hardware, software and reagents have been developed to ensure samples are handled, and results are derived from the most efficient ways possible. Combined with our high quality support network, we help maximize your laboratory's uptime.
UniCel[R] DxC Clinical Systems represent the next generation of automated chemistry analyzers from Beckman Coulter. They offer the perfect blend of peak performance, simplicity in operation and outstanding capacity that can transform your laboratory's daily operation. For integrated chemistry and immunoassay testing, look no further than the UniCel DxC 600i. And all these systems include a feature available on no other chemistry analyzer-closed-tube sampling. Closed-tube sampling (and closed-tube aliquotting on the DxC 600i) enhances efficiency and reduces the potential for errors and injuries, which help your lab reduce overall costs.
To help you simplify and automate the sample analysis process, Beckman Coulter continues to lead new product innovations including state-of-the-art hardware, software and highly efficient reagents, calibrators and controls. Combined with our unsurpassed reputation for service excellence, you have it all: results, support and performance you can count on.
Beckman Coulter's wide selection of easy to use, fully automated coagulation analyzers and extensive menu for routine and specialty testing--including D-Dimer, Heparin Anti-Xa, APCR-V Leiden and Von Willebrand--are backed by our high-quality service and support to keep your laboratory running efficiently.
When you are challenged to do more with fewer resources, Beckman Coulter has the immuno-diagnostics systems--and menu--to help your lab maximize efficiency and test accuracy. From the high-throughput UniCel[R] DxI 800, which processes up to 400 immunoassays per hour, to the user-friendly Access[R] 2, these systems all use the same reagents and similar assay protocols to deliver consistent patient results no matter which platform performs the test. The systems feature simplified operator interfaces, laborsaving automation, and quality assays such as Hybritech[TM] PSA, free PSA and AccuTnI[TM].
Beckman Coulter is redefining the molecular diagnostics process, enabling high-complexity laboratories to reach new levels of efficiency. The Vidiera[TM] NsP nucleic acid sample preparation instrument and Vidiera NsD nucleic acid detection instrument offer unprecedented versatility and productivity while setting new standards for meeting laboratory workflow demands. Accessories are available to aid laboratories in developing assays in hematopathology, oncology and inherited genetic disorders.
THE BINDING SITE INC.
5889 Oberlin Drive #101
San Diego, CA 92121
Toll Free: (800) 633-4484
Fax: (858) 453-9189
* For quantitation of free light chains in serum and unconcentrated urine as an aid in the diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma. Nephelometric and Turbidimetric assays available.
HUMAN IgG SUBCLASS KITS
* Nephelometric and Turbidimetric kits
* Single Dilution RID kits
* ELISA kits
ANTIGEN SPECIFIC ELISA
* To measure functional activity of IgG and IgGl/IgG2 against T. toxoid, S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae and Diphtheria.
MININEPH[TM] PROTEIN ANALYZER
* Latex and regular assays
* Swipe card calibration
* Results in minutes
* Immunoglobulins, IgG Subclasses, Complement Components, CRP, ASO, RF, Prealbumin and other proteins.
RADIAL IMMUNODIFFUSION KITS
* IgG, A, M, D, E, B-2M, Alpha-2-Macroglobulin, CRP, Kappa, Lambda and Secretory IgA.
* Transferrin, Haptoglobin, Alpha-1-antitrypsin, Antithrombin III, Orosomucoid, Albumin, Prealbumin, Fibronectin, Apolipoprotein Al and Apolipoprotein B.
* Factor V, VIII, X, XIII, Protein S, Kininogen, Plasminogen, Prothrombin, Fibrinogen.
COMPLEMENT COMPONENT RID KITS
* For Cl inactivator, Clq, Clr, C2, C3c, C3d, C4, C5, C6, C7, C8, C9, Factor B, Factor H, Factor I. Total Hemolytic Complement.
* Immunofluorescence kits for ANA
* HEp-2, Rat, Mouse and ANCA kits, slides and reagents
* Monkey/Human IFA reagents
* Crithidia kits and reagents
* Full range of positive controls
* EIA kits including: ANA Screen, ENA Screen, ENA Typing, dsDNA, MPO, PR3, GBM, Thyroglobulin, TPO, Gliadin, Cardiolipin, Tissue Transglutaminase and B-2GP1
* C1q CIC, Phosphatidyl Serine, P. Inositol, Phosphatidic acid, ASCA, Histone, RF, CCP
* HEp-2 and Tissue Atlas
* EIA kits for: ToRCH, EBV, VZV, Mycoplasma, Measles, Mumps, H. pylori, Lyme, Legionella, Chlamydia, Syphilis
DSX[TM] ELISA SYSTEM
* Fully automated 4-Plate Elisa Processor
* New DS2[TM] 2-Plate Elisa Processor
* Modular design
* Up to 4 incubators plus ambient
* Bar code reader
* Truly open system
* Standard 6 lane kits including control plus gels, antisera, templates available separately
* MINIFIX[TM] kits with two samples per normal size gel, reducing cost and hands-on time. Control included.
* Serum protein electrophoresis kits
* Antisera and controls
QUALITY ASSURANCE SCHEMES
* For IgG subclasses, Paraproteins, and Autoimmune assays.
* 1300+ Polyclonal, monoclonal, affinity Purified, human adsorbed and species specific antisera and conjugates (FITC, RITC, PEROX, ALKPHOS, BIOTIN).
* Serum and plasma standards, controls, Purified Immunoglobulins and serum proteins.
BIO-MEDICAL PRODUCTS CORP.
10 Halstead Road
Mendham, NJ 07945
Toll Free: (800) 543-7427 For Orders
Phone: (973) 543-7434
Fax: (973) 543-7497
Specimen Transport Tubes and Containers
* Transport Stabilized Tubes and Containers for off-site collection of Urinalysis and Urine Culture specimens from clinics, doctor's offices, and nursing homes.
Rapid Screening Tests
* One-Step Tests for Pregnancy (hCG), LH (Ovulation), FSH.
* Urine Drugs-of-Abuse Panels: OPI, AMP, MET, BZO, THC, COC, BAR, PCP, MAD, TCA, MDMA (Ecstasy).
* Fecal Occult Blood, Hemoglobin A1c, hsCRP, Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA), TSH (Thyroid), Toxo, Inf. Mono, Micro-albumin, IgE, Lupus (SLE), AFP, CEA, Rheumatoid (RA).
* Cardiac Panel Test: CK-MB, Myoglobin, Troponin I, hsCRP.
* Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, TB, H. pylori, Syphilis, HIV, GC, Malaria, Dengue, Strep A, Strep B, Chlamydia/GC.
* Urinalysis Ten Parameter Strip and Safety-Soft, a foamed alcohol degerming hand scrub.
100 Rodolphe St.
Durham, NC 27712
Toll Free: (800) 682-2666
Phone: (919) 620-2000
Fax: (800) 968-9494
"Be the First to Know" bioMerieux designs, develops, manufactures and markets systems (i.e. reagents, instruments and software) used in clinical applications, including the diagnosis of infectious diseases such as hepatitis, HIV, tuberculosis and respiratory illnesses, as well as pathologies such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer, based on the analysis of biological samples.
"Be the First to Know" is more than a slogan; it's the guiding philosophy behind bioMerieux's continued dedication to the fight against disease and the search for appropriate treatments. Every year, bioMerieux dedicates a significant budget to research and development--focusing on microbiology, immunoanalysis, nucleic acid diagnostics and drug therapy software.
CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS GROUP
4000 Alfred Nobel Dr.
Hercules, CA 94547
Toll Free: (800) 2BIORAD
Fax: (510) 741-6373
Technical Service for QC Program
Toll Free: (800) 854-6737
Bio-Rad provides a full range of instrumentation, reagent kits, software and quality control systems to clinical laboratories throughout the world. Bio-Rad products are designed to help the laboratory deliver the highest quality clinical results while controlling costs and streamlining workflow.
Rely on Bio-Rad for dependable, quality products in these key laboratory applications:
Microplate EIA Format:
* ENA Profile
* Anti-PR3 (c-ANCA)
* Anti-Thyroid Peroxidase
* ENA Screen
* Anti-MPO (p-ANCA)
IFA Slide Kits:
* Liquichek[TM] Autoimmune IFA Controls
* Mouse Kidney
* Mouse Stomach Kidney
* Crithidia luciliae
* PhD[TM] System IFA/EIA Processor
Educational Resources for Autoimmune Testing:
* Autoimmune CD
* Autoimmune Training Seminars
BIOPLEX[TM] 2200 SYSTEM
The first and only fully automated, random access multiplex platform.
* Processes up to 100 primary patient samples per hour
* Incorporates magnetic wash steps to reduce background interference and improve assay sensitivity
* Uses three internal quality (EQ) beads to ensure result integrity
* Available panel: ANA Screen plus 11 individual antibody results: Centromere, Chromatin, DsDNA, Jo-1, RNP, Ribosomal P, SmRNP, SS-A, SS-B, Scl-70, Sm.
* Panels in development include:
a. Infectious disease IgG and IgM panels for EBV, Syphilis, ToRC, Lyme, Immunity
b. Blood viruses: HIV, Hepatitis
c. Cardiac panels
CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY PRODUCTS
Latex Agglutination Tests:
Automated Hemoglobin Analysis:
* VARIANT[TM] II TURBO Hemoglobin Testing System
* VARIANT[TM] II Hemoglobin Testing System
* VARIANT[TM] Hemoglobin Testing System
* D-10[TM] Hemoglobin Testing System and Rack Loader
* Micromat[TM] II for point-of-care testing
Assay Kits and Accessories for:
* Hemoglobin A1c testing
* Total GHb testing
* D-10[TM] Dual Kit for A1C and Beta Thal
GENETIC DISORDERS AND NEWBORN SCREENING
Automated Abnormal Hemoglobin Analysis:
* VARIANTnbs Newborn Screening System
* VARIANT[TM] II Hemoglobin Testing System
* VARIANT[TM] II Beta Thal Short Assay
* VARIANT[TM] Hemoglobin Testing System
* Variant Online Library[TM]
* VARIANT[TM] Beta Thal Short Assay
* VARIANT[TM] Alpha Thal Short Assay
* VARIANT[TM] Hemoglobinopathy Assay
* VARIANT[TM] Sickle Cell Short Assay
* VARIANT[TM] Library of Abnormal Hemoglobins
Nucleic Acid Testing:
* mDx Analyte Specific Reagents
Hemoglobinopathies * [dagger]
Hereditary Hemochromatosis **
* VARIANT[TM]nbs Sickle Cell Program Reorder Pack
* VARIANTnbs Newborn Screening System
* VARIANT[TM] Sickle Cell Short Assay
* Neowash 1575/DBS remover and plate washer
* Quantase[TM] Microplate Assays
Galactose 1-phosphate uridyl transferase (GALT)
17 [alpha]-hydroxyprogesterone *
Immunoreactive trypsin *
Toxoplasmosis IgM *
* HIV-1 Western blot
* HIV-2 EIA
* HIV-1/HIV-2 Plus O EIA
* Multispot HIV-1/HIV-2 Rapid Test
* rlav EIA (HIV-1)
* HBsAg EIA 3.0
* HBsAg Confirmatory Assay 3.0
* Ortho[R] HCV EIA
* Ortho[R] RIBA HCV 3.0
INFECTIOUS DISEASE PRODUCTS
* Chlamydia Tests:
Amplichek[TM] CT/GC Controls
* Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) DFA:
HSV Type 1 & 2 DFA
* Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgG EIA
* Rubella Tests:
Rubella IgG EIA
Rubella IgM EIA
Toxo IgG EIA
Toxo IgM EIA
* Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Tests:
CMV IgM EIA
CMV IgG EIA
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) EIA
VZV IgG EIA
Mumps IgG EIA
Measles IgG EIA
* Epstein-Barr Virus:
EBV-VCA IgG EIA
EBV-VCA IgM EIA
EBNA IgG EIA
* Pneumocystis IFA
* Platelia[TM] Aspergillus EIA
* Helicobacter pylori, IgG and IgA
* Lyme Disease EIA
* Legionella - IFA
* Staphylococcus - Latex identification
* Liquichek[TM] ToRCH Plus IgG and IgM Controls
INFORMATICS FOR THE CLINICAL LABORATORY
* Unity Real Time[TM] Quality Control Data Management Software
* Westgard Advisor[TM] Automatic QC rule selection module
* Unity Desktop[TM] Quality Control Data Management Software
* Unity Web[TM] Quality Control Data Management Software
* QCNet[TM] Internet QC Portal
* Unity[TM] Interlaboratory Program
* Instrument/LIS Interface Connectivity
* Evolis[TM] Microplate Analyzer
* PhD[TM] System IFA/EIA Processor
* Autoblot 3000
* Microplate Washers
* Microplate Readers
* Microplate Incubators
* Microplate Pipettors/Diluters
* Microplate Manager Software 5.0
Assay Kits (HPLC and/or Column Tests) for:
* Catecholamine and Metanephrine Analysis
* ALA/PBG Analysis
* Homocysteine by HPLC *
Assay Kits (Immunoassay) for:
* Homocysteine by EIA *
THERAPEUTIC DRUG MONITORING AND TOXICOLOGY
* TOX/See[TM] rapid disposable drug testing device
Assay Kits for:
* %CDT Testing for identification of heavy alcohol consumption
QUALITY CONTROL DATA MANAGEMENT
Bio-Rad Laboratories is a worldwide leader in quality control management systems for the clinical laboratory. Our quality control management system provides useable, decision-making information to monitor the performance and precision of your testing systems. The Bio-Rad Quality System encompasses the following: (1) Over 230 different control products to monitor more than 500 analytes; (2) Our innovative Unity[TM] QC data management software, which allows run-by-run evaluation of test performance; (3) Comprehensive Unity management reports, which provide managers with an easy overview of interlaboratory performance comparisons based on data collected from thousands of laboratories worldwide; (4) External quality assessment programs; (5) A skilled technical service department, which provides assistance in troubleshooting and other customer inquiries; (6) Accredited continuing education QC seminars held around the world.
Data Management Solutions
* Unity Real Time[TM] Quality Control Data Management Software
* Unity Desktop[TM] Quality Control Data Management Software
* UnityWeb[TM] Quality Control Data Management Software
* Connectivity Solutions: Direct Connect[TM], Soft Connect[TM] and WebConnect[TM]
* QCNet[TM] Internet QC Portal
* Unity[TM] Interlaboratory Program
External Quality Assurance Services (EQAS)
Comprehensive external quality assessment programs for Clinical Chemistry, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Immunoassay, Tumor Markers, Hemoglobin, and Immunology. Reports provide individual statistical analysis and peer group comparisons. Electronic data submission available.
Liquichek[TM] Controls for Anti-RNP, Anti-Sm, Anti-SS-A, Anti-SS-B, Anti-Scl-70, Anti-nDNA, anti-Mitochondrial and Smooth Muscle. Liquichek[TM] ANA Controls for IFA pattern procedures also available.
CARDIAC MARKERS CONTROLS
Cardiac Markers Plus Control LT, Cardiac Markers Plus Control, Cardiac Markers Control, Cardiac Markers Control LT, CK/LD Isoenzyme Control, Homocysteine Control
COAGULATION AND HEMATOLOGY CONTROLS
Coagulation Control, Hemostasis Control, D-dimer Control, Hematology-16 and 16T Controls (3-part differential analyzers), Hematology Control (A) and Reticulocyte Control (A) for Abbott 5-part analyzers, Hematology Control (C) and Retculocyte Control for Beckman-Coulter 5-part differential analyzers and Sedimentation Rate Control
DIABETES/ HEMOGLOBINOPATHY CONTROLS
Diabetes Control, Meter Trax[TM] Control, Hemoglobin A2 Control and Hemoglobin AIC Linearity Set
Blind Performance Specimens, REMEDi[TM] Control, Urine Toxicology Control(Lyophilized), Urine Toxicology Screen Controls (Levels S1, S2, S1E, S2E, S3, S1 Low Opiate, S2 Low Opiate, S1E Low Opiate, S2E Low Opiate, S1S, S2S), Urine Toxicology Confirm Controls (Levels C1, C2, C3, C4, C2 Low Opiate, C3 Low Opiate), Urine Toxicology Negative Control, Qualitative Urine Toxicology Control
Anemia Control, Fertility Control Serum, Hypertension Markers Control, Immunoassay Plus Controls (Liquid and Lyophilized), Maternal Serum Control, Tumor Marker Control, Specialty Immunoassay Control
Elevated CRP Control, Immunology Control, Immunology Plus Control, Rheumatoid Factor Control, Spinal Fluid Control
NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE AND CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS CONTROLS
Amplichek[TM] Swab CT/GC Amplified, Amplichek[TM] Swab CT/GC Non-Amplified and Amplichek[TM] Urine CT/GC Controls
Blood Gas Control, Blood Gas Plus E Control, Blood Gas Plus E Level 4 Control, Blood Gas Plus EGL Control, Blood Gas Plus Co-Oximeter Controls (Bayer, IL, IL Synthesis, Radiometer)
SEROCONVERSION AND ANTIGEN PANELS
Liquichek[TM] HIV-1, Seroconversion and Antigen Panels, Hepatitis B Virus Seroconversion Panels, Hepatitis A Virus Seroconversion Panels, Hepatitis A Virus Seroconversion Panels, Cytomegalovirus Seroconversion Panels, Rubella Seroconversion Panels and Rubeola Seroconversion Panels
ToRCH Plus Controls, ToRCH IgM Controls
SERUM CHEMISTRY CONTROLS
Assayed Chemistry Control (Lyophilized), Lipids Control, Liquid Multiqual[R] Controls (Assayed and Unassayed), Pediatric Control, Unassayed Chemistry Controls (Liquid and Lyophilized)
Endocrine Control, Ethanol/Ammonia Control, Serum Volatiles Control, Urine Bone Markers Control, Urine Metals Control, Whole Blood Metals Control, Whole Blood Control, Whole Blood Volatiles Control, Elevated Immuno-suppressant Control
THERAPEUTIC DRUG MONITORING CONTROLS
Benzo/TCA Controls, Drug-Free Serum, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Controls (Liquid and Lyophilized)
URINALYSIS/URINE CHEMISTRY CONTROLS
Quantitative Urine Control, Urinalysis Control, qUAntify[R]Plus Control, qUAntify[R] Plus Control, Urine Chemistry Control
9975 Summers Ridge Road
San Diego, CA 92121
Toll Free: (888) Biosite
BIOTECX LABORATORIES INC.
6023 South Loop East
Houston, TX 77033
Toll Free: (800) 535-6286
Phone: (713) 643-0606
Fax: (713) 643-3143
ELISA KITS: ANA, ds anti-DNA, Rubella IgG and IgM, Measles IgG and IgM, CMV IgG and IgM, Toxo IgG and IgM, Herpes 1 and 2 IgG and IgM, H. Pylori, IgA, IgG and IgM, EBV IgG and IgM, Thyroglobulin, T4, T3, [T.sub.3] Uptake, TSH, LH, FSH, Prolactin, [beta]-HCG and Unconjugated Estriol.
ELISA REAGENTS: Liquid Substrates for pNPP and TMB. Dilutents for Alkaline Phosphatase and HRP based conjugates.
IMMUNOLOGY: T-Cell, B-Cell and CD4/CD8 separation kits for Human, Mouse, Rat, Cat and Dog.
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REAGENTS: Isolation of RNA, mRNA, and DNA.
BLOODCENTER OF WISCONSIN DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES
P.O. Box 2178
Milwaukee, WI 53201-2178
638 N. 18 St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233-2121
Phone: (800) 245-3117
BloodCenter of Wisconsin is a non-profit organization that has performed esoteric reference testing since 1947.
The hallmark of its laboratories is innovation in translating scientific discovery to diagnostic testing.
Areas of expertise include:
* bcr-abl Quantitative Analysis
* Cystic Fibrosis Testing
* Engraftment Assessment for Transplant
* Platelet and Neutrophil Antibody
* von Willebrand Disease
BloodCenter of Wisconsin is accredited by AABB, ASHI, CLIA and Medicare, and holds Florida, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania licenses.
Call for a complete test catalog!
BRANAN MEDICAL CORPORATION
10015 Muirlands Rd., Suite C
Irvine, CA 92618
Toll Free: (866) 468-3287
Phone: (949) 598-7166
Fax: (949) 598-7167
Manufacturer of innovative and quality drugs of abuse test products:
* "CLIA-waived" Fastect[R] II dipstick tests
* Oratect[R] II, the only one-step oral fluid device
* Monitect[R] II cassette tests
* QuickTox[R] dipcard tests
* ToxCup[R] test cups
* Intect[R] 7 urine adulteration tests
Integrated adulteration tests are available in the cassette, dipcard and test cup products. Branan Medical is a FDA registered, ISO and CMDCAS certified company. All products are CE marked.
One Cantiague Road
Westbury, NY 11590
Toll Free: (800) 645-3050
510 W. Central
Brea, CA 92821
Toll Free: (800) 471-7272
Fax: (714) 529-7170
Carolina Chemistries offers barcoded reagent kits for Synchron CX/LX chemistry analyzers, refurbished CX7 and CX5CE instruments, and 24 hour in-lab service response. Carolina offers over 100 different CX/LX reagents plus unique tests kits for Homocysteine, hsCRP, Lp(a), HbA1c, and Drugs of Abuse for all open chemistry analyzers.
1555 Jupiter Park Drive, Suite 6
Jupiter, FL 33458
Toll Free: (800) 390-1374
BIOCHEMICALS & DIAGNOSTICS DIVISION
20 Glover Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Phone: (203) 822-9800
Fax: (203) 822-9820
Phone: (203) 822-9800
Centerchem's Biochemicals and Diagnostics Division offers a diverse selection of assays for coagulation and fibrinolysis diagnostics as well as specialty biochemicals. The PEFAKIT[R] line of test kits from Pentapharm, Ltd. includes assays for PiCT[R], APC-R Factor V Leiden, Factor XIII, Reptilase[R] and TAFI. With the recent addition of the QUIKCOAG[TM] line of PT and APTT Reagents and Controls, we now offer a broader range of laboratory assays. We also distribute bulk specialty biochemicals for the research, development and production of in vitro diagnostic products and pharmaceuticals. These include highly purified snake venom proteins, peptide substrates, synthetic and natural protease inhibitors and Prionex[R], The BSA Alternative.
CHEMICON INTERNATIONAL, INC.
now part of Millipore
28820 Single Oak Dr.
Temecula, CA 92590
Phone: (800) 437-7500 or (951) 676-8080
Fax: (800) 437-7502 or (951) 676-9209
Diagnostic detection products constitute an important and expanding area of focus for Millipore. Within our Light Diagnostic[TM] products we offer an extensive line of both antibody and molecular based (OligoDetect[R] & research Amplifluor[R] ID) assays for common classes of viral infectious agents. The majority of our reagents are approved for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) use. Our antibody-based detection systems and reagents are available for Respiratory Viruses, Enteroviruses, Herpes Viruses, Rabies, Measles, Mumps, P. carnii, and an array of common serology test kits including, Measles, Amebiasis, and Dengue. In addition, Millipore has developed a new SimulFluor[R] product line that essentially provides two tests for the price of one, saving technicians time and money. Millipore supplies a broad selection of proven, top-quality, and consistent diagnostic test reagents for clinical and health organizations worldwide.
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
Toll Free: (800) 934-6575
Phone: (614) 722-5477
When it comes to laboratory testing, the needs of kids are very different than those of adults. That's why healthcare institutions across the country choose ChildLab at Children's Hospital for more than 1,000 different clinical and surgical pathology tests and services. ChildLab is continually developing new tests to keep up the pace with new diseases and innovatons in pediatric care.
For a complete listing of our tests and pathology services, please visit us at www.childlab.com or contact us at 1-800-934-6575.
CIPHERGEN BIOSYSTEMS, INC.
6611 Dumbarton Circle
Fremont, CA 94555
Toll Free: (888) 864-3770
CLEVELAND CLINIC REFERENCE LABORATORY
9500 Euclid Avenue, L15
Cleveland, OH 44195
Phone: (800) 628-6816
The Reference Laboratory at The Cleveland Clinic is a high quality reference laboratory located in Cleveland, Ohio servicing clients for nearly three decades. The Reference Laboratory which operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day, provides accurate, reliable, state-of-the-art testing and a menu of nearly 2,000 routine and esoteric clinical laboratory tests, complemented by expert consultative services available upon request.
CLINICAL SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS
20940 East Mewes Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85242
Toll Free: (800)570-0474
Toll Free: (800) 570-0474
PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS FOR INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Clin1-Laboratory is our top selling Windows based LIS and is one component of Clin1 Suite. Our Clin1 Suite is a multi-disciplined information management solution for laboratory, radiology, nursing, pharmacy and therapy. Clin1 Suite is your gateway to EMR (Electronic Medical Record). Contact us today to arrange a Demonstration of our Clin1 products.
1432 South Mission Road
Fallbrook, CA 92028
Phone: (800) 728-5205
Fax: (760) 736-3773
Technical Support for CLINIQA controls and LiniCAL[R] Calibration Verifiers and All Sales Inquiries and Technical Support for Biochemicals and OEM Products:
Phone: (800) 728-5205
Fax: (760) 891-3767
New! InterQC[TM] Web-Based Peer Review
* 100% internet accessed QC application
* Multi-user simplicity
* Immediate QC reports
* Simple, user-friendly data entry and report generation
Get Linear and Get Control with CLINIQA's Liquid QC[TM] Controls and Calibration Verifiers
CLINIQA's new Liquid QC[TM] products deliver "True Liquid Control Technology" providing 2 to 3 year stability in liquid form at 2-8[degrees]C.
CLINIQA is a major supplier of controls and calibrators to diagnostic companies and hospitals worldwide. CLINIQA utilizes proprietary liquid stabilization technology incorporated into a line of liquid stable controls, calibrators and products for CLIA linearity verification.
ImmuTROL[R] is a 23 constituent tri-level control. Values are assigned for multiple analyzers.
Liquid QC[TM] Cardiac Marker Control is the world's first true liquid Cardiac Marker Control. This 3-level human serum based control features a 2-year shelf life when stored at 2-8[degrees]C. Analytes include CK-MB, hsCRP, Digoxin, hCG, Myoglobin, NT-proBNP, Troponin I, and Troponin T.
LiniCAL[R] Calibration Verifiers are intended for use in the clinical laboratory to objectively verify calibration and/or assess linearity to monitor the manufacturer's reportable range. LiniCAL[R] Calibration Verifiers for Beckman Coulter Synchron[R], Immage[R], Array[R] and Olympus AU Systems[R] are designed to challenge the dynamic ranges for the respective analyzers. Five targeted levels of assayed material include: General Chemistry, Bilirubin, Enzymes, Esoterics, ImmunoProteins, Lipids, RF & CRP, TDM, Uric Acid and Urine Chemistry.
New Liquid QC[TM] Products
Liquid QC[TM] Lipid Control
* 24 months stability at 2-8[degrees]C
* Includes ApoA1, ApoB, CHOL, HDL, LDL, TG
Liquid QC[TM] Cardiac Marker Control SP
* 24 months stability at 2-8[degrees]C
* 7 analytes including NT-proBNP
Liquid QC[TM] General Chemistry Control
* 24 months stability at 2-8[degrees]C
* 82 analytes
Liquid QC[TM] Alcohol/Ammonia Control
* 36 months stability at 2-8[degrees]C
* 2 analytes
250 Campus Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
Toll Free: (800) 442-9892
1717 Deerfield Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015-0778
Toll Free: (800) 242-DADE
Phone: 49 (69) 305-83750 (Germany)
Toll Free: (800) 242-DADE
At Dade Behring, commitment to our customers is our first priority. As the world's largest company solely dedicated to clinical diagnostics, we focus intently on meeting the needs of our customers in clinical laboratories worldwide. Our commitment to you is unwavering, as indicated by receiving the industry's highest rating in overall service performance for both chemistry and immunochemistry in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive year * . With operations in more than 34 countries serving customers in more than 75 countries, Dade Behring understands the global issues that face our industry, as well as the local challenges of individual laboratories.
Clinical Chemistry/Immunochemistry Systems
Because of our commitment to the clinical laboratory, we offer the only truly integrated chemistry systems that consolidate a wide variety of tests for both STAT and routine use on a single platform. Our Dimension[R] line of products includes low-, medium- and high-volume instruments to provide cost efficiencies, faster turnaround time for test results, and improvements in laboratory processes.
Dade Behring provides customers with scalable automation solutions that are customized to meet the needs of all sizes of laboratories. The portfolio includes the StreamLAB[R] and Dimension[R] Lynx Workcells that automate all stages of the diagnostic testing process including the pre- and post-analytical stages.
Recognized as a leader in cardiac testing, we maintain a full line of cardiac tests and continually develop new tests that advance the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. The Stratus[R] CS AcuteCare[TM] Diagnostic System, featuring the first FDA-cleared high-sensitivity troponin I assay, is available for use in both hospital emergency departments and clinical laboratories.
Plasma Protein Testing
Dade Behring ranks first worldwide in plasma protein testing and sets the standard for plasma protein analysis. The BN[TM] nephelometry systems are fully-automated, cost-effective and offer the broadest plasma protein menu available today.
The market leader for more than 30 years, Dade Behring's Syva[R] product line integrates full-spectrum testing for drugs-of-abuse and measures therapeutic drug levels. The gold standard Syva EMIT[R] assays are used by more than 85 percent of U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) laboratories and are the most extensively validated in the industry.
A global leader in automated identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing, Dade Behring's MicroScan[R] line of products has a worldwide reputation for accuracy. The microbiology product line offers up-to-date antimicrobials and an extensive line of ID/AST panels, including overnight, rapid, Synergies[TM] plus and specialty panels.
With more than 30 years of experience, Dade Behring is the largest provider of hemostasis instruments in the world and offers the ideal way to power-up laboratory hemostasis capabilities. We offer analyzer choices for the right fit in low-, medium-, and high-volume laboratories, including high-speed analyzers and cap piercing options. Our products have been uniquely designed to enhance operational efficiency and productivity.
Infectious Disease Diagnostics (IDD)
Outside of the United States, Dade Behring has one of the broadest combinations of assays and analyzers using microtitre plates for infectious disease testing.
DATA INNOVATIONS, INC.
120 Kimball Ave. Suite 100
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: (802) 658-2850
Sales: (802) 264-3470
Fax: (802) 658-2782
Data Innovations, Inc. offers the most comprehensive Middleware system in the market, managing laboratory operations including pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical sample processing and non clinical tasks such as equipment maintenance. Instrument Manager (IM), the Gold Standard in Middleware, is available independent of instrument or LIS vendor, laboratory department, and clinical discipline. Established in 1989, Data Innovations is focused solely on Middleware for the clinical laboratory. Directly and through business partners, more than 4,400 systems worldwide are IMpowered, supported by subsidiaries located in Brussels, Hong Kong and Sao Paulo.
DAWNING TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
6140 Mid Metro Drive, Unit 5
Ft. Myers, FL 33912
Toll Free: (800) 332-0499
DIAGNOSTIC PRODUCTS CORPORATION
5210 Pacific Concourse Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-6900
Toll Free: (800) 444-5757
Phone: (310) 645-8200
Fax: (310) 297-5183
Diagnostic Products Corporation, founded in 1971, is a leader in the global in vitro diagnostics market. DPC's product offering includes the widely accepted IMMULITE[R] series of immunoassay systems, more than 75 immunoassays and an expanding menu of essential specific allergens and allergy panels that are run just like other immunoassays. DPC also designs and manufactures automated laboratory instrumentation and automation solutions that provide fast, accurate results while enabling our customers to do "more with less" in a leaner laboratory. DPC's combined chemistry and immunoassay menu is one of the largest and most diversified available, covering most laboratory tests requested. Additional information can be found at DPC's website at www.dpcweb.com.
The IMMULITE 1000, a continuous random access, chemiluminescent immunoassay system, is designed for ease of use, reliability, high performance and fully integrated operation. With nearly 100 kits, about 80 of which are cleared for marketing in the US, the IMMULITE 1000 offers the most extensive menu of assays available on any single immunoassay platform, covering routine, esoteric and STAT assays. The breadth of menu on the IMMULITE 1000 provides an opportunity for true consolidation of all tests for a given patient on one analyzer, resulting in cost savings and improved laboratory efficiency.
DPC's IMMULITE 2000, a continuous random access, chemiluminescent immunoassay analyzer, offers a broad menu, a processing throughput of up to 200 tests per hour, primary tube sampling, user-definable automatic reflex testing, and onboard dilutions. The expanding IMMULITE 2000 menu now includes over 75 assays and an expanding menu of essential specific allergens and allergy panels for specific IgE testing. This unique breadth of high-performance assays has been specifically designed to assist with disease management, for enhanced patient care. IMMULITE 2000 employs a Windows NT[R]-based operating system and a 17-inch color touch-screen display. With its self-explanatory graphical user interface, the IMMULITE 2000 software offers streamlined information management, from remote test ordering to sophisticated results analysis; access to inventory and status of reagents, beads or samples onboard; an intuitive Help screen; a Guidance Screen explaining the various functions; and a special feature--DPC RealTime Solutions, an innovative, award-winning, Internet-based service and support solution.
DPC's Sample Management System (SMS)
DPC's Sample Management System (SMS) is a robotic sample-transferring device that interfaces with the IMMULITE[R] 2000 or IMMULITE[R] 2500 analyzer using a robotic arm and SMS software. The SMS continually transfers samples to and from the analyzer and increases the productivity of the analyzer by more than doubling the sample capacity and incorporating no-pause sample loading and unloading. It is UNIVERSAL in design and enables the SMS to link with any open track-based or workcell automation setup, allowing it to fit into almost any automated lab setting. Examples of track connectivity are the Lab Interlink R-Rush system, the Dade Behring StreamLAB[R] and the Thermo TCAutomation. The SMS is covered by DPC RealTime Solutions, an innovative, award-winning, Internet-based service and support solution. Visit www.dpcweb.com.
IMMULITE[R] 2500 SMS
Built around the many positive attributes of the IMMULITE[R] 2000, the IMMULITE 2500 SMS includes the key addition of Logic Driven Incubation (LDI). Using a newly designed incubator, LDI technology allows assays to be formatted for optimal performance with the fastest possible incubation time. This means certain assays, such as DPC's STAT cardiac biomarkers and HCG, can be resulted in as little as 15 minutes. The IMMULITE 2500 SMS was developed on the basis of customer feedback and market trends as a highly productive and efficient system for medium- and high-volume routine immunoassay laboratories, with throughput of up to 200 tests per hour and a large, expanding menu. Flexible and modular automation options are now a reality for any lab that wants a high-volume testing platform. The addition of DPC's Sample Management System (SMS) provides for flexible connectivity that can bring enhanced efficiency and productivity to the laboratory. The system is covered by DPC RealTime Solutions, an innovative, award-winning, Internet-based service and support solution. Visit www.dpcweb.com.
DPC Immunoassay Workcell
The DPC Immunoassay (IA) Workcell is a "powerhouse" system providing more usable walk-away time because of its onboard test capacity. It consists of a Sample Management System (SMS) connected to two IMMULITE[R] 2000 or IMMULITE[R] 2500 systems, or a combination of each. With continuous processing of up to 400 tests per hour, the DPC IA Workcell provides simultaneous access to 48 different assays, and a capacity of up to 9,600 tests. Though linked to the SMS, each system can function independently, providing built-in system backup. Plus, a single LIS interface via the SMS avoids the need for multiple interfaces. With increased efficiency and better productivity, the DPC IA Workcell is designed to meet the needs of high-volume testing facilities. The system is covered by DPC RealTime Solutions, an innovative, award-winning, Internet-based service and support solution. Visit www.dpcweb.com.
DPC Integrated Workcell *
The Integrated (INT) Workcell is another of DPC's "islands of automation" and is truly a complete immunochemistry solution. The DPC T60 and the IMMULITE[R] 2000 or 2500 are integrated via the SMS to provide an unrivalled menu of over 160 tests from a single system, including routine immunoassays, chemistries, TDMs, DATs and specific proteins. Centralizing immunoassay and clinical chemistry on a single platform for the small to midsize laboratory or working as a complete immunochemistry system in larger laboratories, the INT Workcell is a solution that can increase productivity and reduce workstations in many different laboratories. The system will be covered by DPC RealTime Solutions, an innovative, award-winning, Internet-based service and support solution. Visit www.dpcweb.com.
DPC offers a choice in RIA kit formats. Coat-A-Count[R] assays feature antibody-coated tubes for convenient, solid-phase separation of free from bound material--all without centrifugation. Coat-A-Count IRMA offers the convenience of coated-tube separation, employing solid- and liquid-phase antibodies for capture and detection, respectively. Double Antibody assays utilize a time-tested separation technique for consistent and reliable results.
DPC RealTime Solutions
DPC RealTime Solutions is the name of a group of innovative service and support products that consists of DPC RealTime Service and DPC OnLine Reports. DPC RealTime Service enables the IMMULITE[R] systems to maintain a continuous dialogue via the Internet with DPC technical staff regarding system functions, without operator intervention. Automated monitoring and evaluation of system performance provide maximum support and peace of mind to DPC customers. The OnLine Reports application allows customers to view QC information and create peer group reports in real time from any Internet-enabled computer. Inventory management capability is coming soon.
Test menus and package inserts for all DPC product lines are available on the DPC website at www.dpcweb.com under Immunoassay Products.
445 Medical Center Blvd
Webster, TX 77598
Toll Free: 800-231-7970
On October 7, 2005, it was announced that Beckman Coulter, Inc. would be acquiring Diagnostic Systems Laboratories. This event marks a turning point for our company and offers you the promise of a future with an ever-expanding array of products and services to meet your needs.
The DSL assay menu includes esoteric endocrine kits for:
* Androstanediol Glucuronide
* DHEA, DHEA-S, DHEA-S (Saliva) *
* DHT *
* Free Testosterone
Fertility and Reproductive Function
* MIS/AMH *
* Free Activin A *, B *, & AB *
* Estradiol, Estradiol Ultra-Sens., 3rd Gen. Estradiol
* Unconjugated Estriol, Ultra-Sensitive
* Estrone, Estrone Sulfate
* Intact hCG
* Inhibin A, Inhibin A Ultra-Sensitive *
* Inhibin B *
* Total Inhibin *
* LH, FSH, Prolactin
* PAPP-A *, PAPP-A Ultra-Sensitive *
* 17[alpha]-OH Progesterone
* ACTH *
* AVP *
* Cortisol, Cortisol (Saliva) *
Bone and Mineral Metabolism
* Calcitonin *, Calcitonin Ultra-Sensitive
* Osteocalcin *
* I-PTH, C-PTH, MM-PTH
* PTHrP *
* ALS, Total *
* GH, GH Ultra-Sensitive, GH Bioactive
* Placental hGH *
* GHBP *
* IGF-I (Extraction, Non-Extraction)
* Free IGF-I *
* IGF-II (Extraction, Non-Extraction)
* IGFBPs -1 *, -2 *, -3, -4 *
* Ghrelin *
* Insulin, C-Peptide of Insulin
* Leptin *, Leptin Soluble Receptor *
* PYY *
* CRP Ultra-Sensitive
* MBP *
* PSA, Total
* Free * and Total T3
* Free * and Total T4
Animal Assays *
* Mouse: Leptin
* Rat: Corticosterone
* Mouse/Rat: Growth Hormone, IGF-I
* Bovine: Growth Hormone, Leptin
* Equine: Growth Hormone
* Ovine: Leptin
* Porcine/Canine: Growth Hormone
* Porcine: Leptin
* Salmon: Calcitonin
.. plus many validated human kits
DIAGNOSTICA STAGO INC.
Five Century Drive
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Toll Free: (800) 222-COAG (2624)
In NJ: (973) 631-1200
STA[R] Family of Hemostasis Analyzers
Each system performs clotting, chromogenic and immunoassay methodologies in true random access fashion for unequalled automation of coagulation testing.
* STA-R Evolution[R] Hemostasis System--fully automated, high-throughput analyzer with robotic capabilities and cap-piercing option for closed vial sampling.
* STA Compact[R] Hemostasis System--fully-automated, medium-throughput analyzer with cap-piercing option for closed vial sampling.
* STA Compact[R] CT Hemostasis Systems--fully automated. Low volume analyzer that performs clotting assays.
* STart[R] 4 Hemostasis Systems--semi-automated, bench-top coagulation analyzer for batch testing featuring Stago's patented method of electromechanical clot detection.
STA[R] Reagent Menu
* PT, APTT & Fibrinogen (Clauss)
* Intrinsic & Extrinsic Factors
* TT, Reptilase[R] Time
* D-dimer Antigen
* ATIII Activity (Chromogenic)
* Protein C Activity (Chromogenic & Clot-based)
* Protein S Antigen (Free)
* Protein S Activity (Clot-based)
* vWF Antigen
* Unfractionated Heparin
* Low Molecular Weight Heparin
* Plasminogen Activity (Chromogenic)
* Antiplasmin Activity (Chromogenic)
* Lupus Anticoagulants (Staclot[R] LA)
* Protein S Antigen (Total)
* ATIII Antigen
Plasma FDP, FS Test, Asserachrom[R] series (ELISA assays) for HPIA (Heparin Platelet Factor 4 Induced Antibodies), tPA, PF4, b-TG, Protein S (Free & Total), vWF, Protein C, Factor IX:Ag
Research Use Only
Staclot[R] VII a -rTF, Liatest[R] Assay for FM (Fibrin Monomer), C4b-BP and B2GP-1, Stachrom Heparin Cofactor II and PAI, Asserachrom[R] series (ELISA assays) for Protein Z, Soluble GPV, VII Ag, X Ag, PAI-1, APA IgG,M, Total and Free TFPI, sEPCR, Thrombomodulin, VIIIC Ag, PIVKA-II and antibodies to B2GP1.
2140 N. Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33127
Toll Free: (800) 327-4565
Phone: (305) 324-2300
Fax: (305) 324-2585
Diamedix Corporation ... We Are ... Autoimmune, Infectious Disease and Fully Automated Instrumentation. With nearly 50 immunosimplicity[R] and other branded Autoimmune and Infectious Disease Test Kits available, and Fully Automated Instrumentation options that provide a variation of simplified software, custom programmability, and true 'walkaway' capability, Diamedix Corporation is a complete, one-stop-shop available to satisfy all of your laboratory needs.
Toll Free: (800) 526-5224
DiaPharma Group Inc. distributes diagnostic kits, analyzers, bioreagents and chromogenic substrates for research and clinical applications in the fields of Thrombosis and Hemostasis.
* Coatest[R] APC Resistance and Coatest[R] APC Resistance V for the phenotype and genotype screening of APC Resistance.
* Coamatic[R] Antithrombin is a FXa-based assay ideal for use on automated instruments.
* DiaPharma Factor X for monitoring warfarin patients with falsely elevated INRs
* Coamatic[R] FVIII, an ideal diagnostic tool for hemophilia.
* Technothrombin[R] TGA and Coamatic[R] FVIII, ideal tools for hemophilia.
1951 Northwestern Avenue
Stillwater, MN 55082
Toll Free: (800) 328-1482
1201 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Toll Free: (800) 344-3631
A Genzyme Business
115 Summit Dr.
Exton, PA 19341
Toll Free: (800) 999-6578
Fax: (610) 594-8585
Providing economical replacement products to the chemistry lab.
* Specialized Controls
* Linearity Verifiers
New products include:
* Equal LDL (Direct LDL Reagent)
* CRPultra Wide Range
* Hb A1c
Product lines include:
Direct replacement chemistries for many of the popular automated chemistry analyzers that require specialized reagent containers and bar-codes such as Hitachi, CX and Dimension analyzers.
429 Rockaway Valley Rd.
Boonton Twp, NJ 07005
Toll Free: (800) 913-2022
Phone: (973) 402-6101
Fax: (973) 402-2677
EUROIMMUN US[R] product menu is comprised of autoimmune and infectious disease test kits and instrumentation. The assays are available in IFA, EIA, and by membrane technology formats.
The Multiplexing IFA products utilize the unique, proprietary Biochip[TM] Mosaic where multiple substrates, each optimally fixed, are brought together in one well. The choice of substrates in the well is not limited to those listed in the EUROIMMUN catalog, but may be customized to the laboratory's own requirements. Avidity testing is available for a number of the infectious disease assays.
The slides are processed utilizing the TITER-PLANE[TM] technique resulting in test run standardization, speed and throughput--rivaling automated processing systems.
The ELISA autoimmune assays are available for IgA, IgG, and IgM testing. The routine and many of the esoteric infectious disease test systems are offered as individual IgG and IgM as well as CSF test assays in many parameters. Euroimmun's Lyme VLsE reduces the possibility of false negatives early in the disease. Our HSV 1 & 2 kits are able to distinguish between the two infections.
The Western blots and Eurolines often contain the natural antigen with addition of a recombinant chip to maximize the utility and detection of the assay and complement the IFA and EIA assays to produce a complete picture for patient care.
Available Instrumentation includes a LED Microscope for IFA work which is safer and offers substantial ongoing cost savings vs. mercury; the EUROIMMUN Analyzer I EIA Processor features our unique software offering throughput and versatility; a Scanner, Camera Systems, and Computer Program for reading, interpretation and archiving of blots and Eurolines.
10703 Progress Way
Cypress, CA 90630
Toll Free: LAB (800) 445-4032
DIAGNOSTICS: (800) 838-4548
Phone: (714) 220-1900
Focus Diagnostics provides comprehensive infectious disease, autoimmune, and genetic referral testing services to hospitals and laboratories throughout the US. Focus' molecular genetics services include GenomEx[TM] Interpretive Services that provide licensed clinical geneticist interpretation for in-house mutation testing. Focus also manufactures diagnostic products, including HerpeSelect[TM] Type-Specific HSV serology kits, that are distributed worldwide. Focus is ISO Certified.
Over 1,200 tests and panels to support diagnosis and monitoring in key disease categories:
* Molecular genetics
* Respiratory infections
* Vector-Borne disease
* Immune Function/HIV
* Autoimmune & Neuropathy
Diagnostic serology test kits and reagents for infectious disease including:
* HerpeSelect[R] type-specific HSV ELISA and Immunoblot
* West Nile Virus DxSelect[TM] ELISA
* Coccidioides and Histoplasma DxSelect[TM] ELISAs
* Fungal DxSelect[TM] ELISAs
* Arbovirus IFA
* Bartonella IFA *
* Dengue Fever ELISA *
* Anaplasma, Babesia, Ehrlichia IFA *
* Chlamydia MIF *
* AND new Plexus[TM] multi-analyte coming soon
FUJIREBIO DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
201 Great Valley Pkwy.
Malvern, PA 19355
Toll Free: (877) 861-7246
10210 Genetic Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
Toll Free: (800) 523-5001
The Appropriate Amplified Solution
APTIMA COMBO 2[R] Assay
APTIMA[R] CT Assay
APTIMA[R] GC Assay
The APTIMA Assays are a second-generation nucleic acid amplification test for the qualitative detection and differentiation of rRNA from Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The assay uses a family of Gen-Probe's proven technologies including Target Capture (TC), Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA) and Dual Kinetic Assay (DKA). This is the same family of technologies used to screen the nation's blood supply.
* Second-generation test developed to address the limitations of first generation amplified tests such as inhibition.
* Increases laboratory efficiency with direct tube sampling using penetrable cap technology.
* The APTIMA Combo 2 Assay provides two results from one sample or the ability for individual testing use APTIMA CT Assay or APTIMA GC Assay.
* The APTIMA Assays have been FDA cleared for use with multiple specimen types: endocervical swab, male urethral swab, urine, physician or patient collected vaginal swab, and liquid transport specimen.
APTIMA[R] General Purpose Reagents (GPR)
May be used to facilitate developed tests by CLIA-Certified high complexity or reserch laboratories and may be used for the qualitative detection of nucleic-acid based analytes.
* Reagent configuration similar to Aptima Assays
* Compatibility with DTS[R] Systems
APTIMA Analyte Specific Reagents (ASR)
For detection of Trichomonas Vaginalis.
* Trichomonas vaginalis is the most common non-viral STD.
PACE[R] 2 Assays The Appropriate Non-Amplified Solution
The PACE[R] System of products includes a full line of non-amplified DNA probe assays utilizing nucleic acid hybridization technology for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC).
* High positive predictive values, even in low-prevalence populations.
* Cost-effective, reliable solution for labs who do not need amplification.
* Seven day transport stability ensures performance and minimizes sample rejection.
* The PACE[R]2C assay offers efficiency and convenience with a "one swab, two test, one tube" solution for screening CT and GC.
Amplified MTD[R] and AccuProbe[R] products save time to detection and identification of TB and other mycobacteria
The Amplified MTD[R] (Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Direct) Test can reduce turnaround time for detection of M. tuberculosis from as long as 8 weeks to as little as 2.5 hours. MTD is the first nucleic acid amplification assay for testing AFB smear positive and negative specimens with same day results. The AMPLIFIED MTD Test uses Gen-Probe's exclusive Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA) technology.
AccuProbe[R] Culture Identification Tests offer definitive identification of the most commonly isolated mycobacteria. In just 50 minutes, an AccuProbe test can deliver definitive results from a single colony or broth cultures.
AccuProbe culture identification tests are available for:
* Mycobacterium avium
* Mycobacterium intracellulare
* Mycobacterium avium complex
* Mycobacterium gordonae
* Mycobacterium kansasii
* Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
Amplified MTD and AccuProbe were the first truly new tools for TB testing in over a century.
GASDirect[R] Assay (Group A Streptococcus Direct Test)
The GASDirect (Group A Streptococcus Direct Test) is a rapid non-isotopic DNA probe test for the direct detection of Streptococcus pyogenes from throat swabs. This high performance DNA probe assay offers sensitivity and specificity equivalent to culture, with fast, accurate results.
The Hybridization Protection Assay requires minimal hands-on time and is easy to perform. Designed for high volume testing, the assay provides rapid, objective results eliminating subjective interpretation by the laboratory technologist.
AccuProbe[R] Group B Streptococcus Culture Identification Test
The AccuProbe Group B Strep Test uses nucleic acid hybridization to identify Group B Strep from culture. Group B Strep is one of the leading causes of septicemia and meningitis in newborns.
* Identification from primary culture of vaginal and/or anorectal swabs--results in 50 minutes.
* Sensitivity and specificity, from 18-24 hour Lim broth inocula comparable to standard culture.
* Complies with CDC and FDA guidelines for testing pregnant women.
* Streamline workflow with batch testing.
Additional AccuProbe[R] Culture Identification Tests
* Full Range of Culture ID Assays for identification of fungal, and bacterial pathogens.
* Sensitivity and specificity approaching 100 percent.
* Rapid, accurate results in as little as 50 minutes from primary culture eliminates need of secondary culture.
* Based on Hybridization Protection Assay.
* The entire range of AccuProbe assays follow a standard format and use common reagents.
DNA Probe Instrumentation TIGRIS[R] DTS[R] System
The first system to offer absolute automation for all phases of molecular diagnostics testing.
* Full automation of sample preparation, sample process, and results analysis.
* Features exclusive GEN-PROBE direct tube sampling (DTS) technology.
* Walk-away capability dramatically increases laboratory efficiency.
Streamline sample processing by combining GEN-PROBE DTS technology with sample preparation, the target capture system and the detection system.
* DTS[R] 800 Systems
* DTS[R] 400 Systems
Chemiluminescent detection systems designed to be used with all Gen-Probe assays.
3400 Computer Drive
Westborough, MA 01581
Toll Free: (800) 848-4436
15425 Herriman Blvd.
Noblesville, IN 46060
Toll Free: (800) 743-5637
HEX LABORATORY SYSTEMS
1042B El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
Toll Free: (800) 729-2085
Fax: (800) 959-5696
HEX LABORATORY SYSTEMS has been in the LIS business since 1981. LAB/HEX is an LIS flexible enough for the most unique needs ... and the most common.
HEX supplies LAB/HEX to independent laboratories, molecular diagnostic labs, veterinary labs, large clinics, and small hospitals. Integrated Billing is optional with electronic billing, remittance and many other features.
LabCentral (www.labcentral.net) is our web-based module providing orders, results and reports via the internet. Fully HIPAA compliant and secure, LabCentral can be used with any LIS.
Flexibility and unlimited expandability allows LAB/HEX to be an excellent value for all sizes of laboratories. Standard results, narrative results, image capture, analyzer interfaces, PMS/EMR/HIS interfaces, faxing, multiple report formats and many more features are available. Species normal ranges and study modules are available for VET/HEX, our veterinary package for animal hospitals and pharmaceutical laboratories.
Contact Susan Bollinger at 800-729-2085 x 803 or 1-336-584-4010.
34 Bunsen Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618
Toll Free: (888) 903-5001
Phone: (949) 453-0500
Fax: (949) 341-0752
Toll Free: (888) 903-5001
Manufacturer of the most innovative hematology and chemistry instruments throughout the world, HORIBAABX Diagnostics possesses a strong global identity of financial strength and security through its direct relationship with parent company, HORIBA Ltd., Japan. Recognized in over 140 countries across 5 continents, joint efforts with 38 companies of varying strengths in developing semiconductor, analytical and measurement systems demonstrate a perpetual strive for excellence. IVD Technology (Jul/Aug-05) published HORIBAABX as the 5th highest-growth IVD manufacturer with average revenue increases exceeding 50%; therefore, maintaining position as a recognized worldwide leader in the manufacturing of quality hematology and chemistry instrumentation.
With reliability and efficiency built into technology, HORIBAABX continues to strive in being the "preferred vendor of choice". Offering hematology analyzers that meet the needs for low-to-high volume labs as well as clinical chemistry systems, reagents, training and customer support, HORIBAABX offers innovative methodologies throughout the world today to help improve tomorrow's health. A perpetual mission that involves,
"Connecting with You ....... Everywhere"
HORIBAABX can offer a more simplified solution to your everyday analysis process. Continuing to introduce more enhanced features that allow technology to deliver the results that are expected in today's age of sourcing unique solutions. Advanced automation and precision that will enable the lab to benefit from greater productivity. The low-volume solution is met with the Micros 60 series analyzer - reliability and simplicity are the trademarks that separate this 3-part DIFF from the competition. Distinguishable with a choice of four (4) industry-coded scrub colors combined with a powerful "Middleware" data management solution. High-volume solutions can be met with any of the Pentra-series analyzers, also with Middleware solutions, combining automatic validation features along with walk-away capabilities that are becoming more the "preferred choices" for today's lab environment.
The newest Micros CRP200 introduces Hybrid Synergy[TM], a revolutionary technology combining CBC and CRP analysis for stat results within 4.5 minutes. The first-to-market analyzer that delivers simultaneous CBC and CRP results from a single 18uL draw of WHOLE BLOOD! Immediate CRP analysis can assist in the diagnosis of an early acute phase to an inflammatory process.
Lab productivity is enhanced with the inception of workflow optimization. HORIBAABX introduces, yet, another new instrument to the market that reflects both efficiency and leading-edge technology. The Pentra 400 Clinical Chemistry system, an innovative design features a sleek benchtop, small footprint concept targeted for low-to-moderate volume laboratories and as a backup alternative for high-volume esoteric testing. The Pentra 400 delivers simplified QC and patient data management with touch screen capability. Quality results are produced from precision analysis of up to 420 tests/hr. utilizing a well-designed combination of 52 on-board reagent positions. The system incorporates optical holographic grating technology that yields the highest quality of measurement - delivering your BMP panel in less than 7.5 minutes! This flexible analyzer delivers continuous loading capabilities, automatic sample dilution, and rules-based results validation - all engineered to simplify the sampling process and enhance lab productivity.
3130 Gateway Drive
Norcross, GA 30091
Toll Free: (800) 829-2553
9779 Business Park Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95827
Toll Free: (800) 405-3600
Phone: (248) 305-6110
Toll Free: (800) 251-5115
Phone: (916) 363-2649
GFMD Ltd., represents all of the IMMUNO CONCEPTS products.
* Fluorescent ANA
* Colorzyme [R] ANA
* Fluorescent HEp-2000 [R] ANA
* Colorzyme [R] HEp-2000 [R] ANA
* Fluorescent DNA
* Colorzyme [R] DNA
Auto I.D.[R] Ouchterlony ENA
* RELISA [R] ANA ELISA
* RELISA [R] ENA Single Well Screen
* RELISA [R] ENA Characterization kits
* Cardiolipin Screening kit (IgG,IgM,IgA)
* Cardiolipin Semi-quantitative ELISA (IgG,IgM,IgA)
* Fluorescent EBV-VCA IgG
* Fluorescent EBV-VCA IgM
* Fluorescent EBV-EA
* Visions [TM]CD-ROM
* Pattern Atlas
* Physicians ' Pocket Guide
* Patient Sample Interpretive Training Series (PSITS)
* FITC-QC [TM]Slide
INOVA DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
9900 Old Grove Rd.
San Diego, CA 92131
Toll Free: (800) 545-9495
INVERNESS MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS
51 Sawyer Road, Suite 200
Waltham, MA 02453
Toll Free: (800) 257-9525
IRIS SAMPLE PROCESSING (STATSPIN)
60 Glacier Drive
Westwood, MA. 02090-1825
Toll free: 1-800-STATSPIN
Fax: (781) 551-0036
Since 1984, Iris Sample Processing has simplified and accelerated sample preparation in hospitals, stat labs, clinics, and physicians' offices around the world. Iris Sample Processing manufactures innovative centrifuges and blood analysis products such as the StatSpin Express 2 and most recently the StatSpin Express 3, primary tube centrifuges that separate serum or plasma in just 2 minutes and a wide selection of sample collection and processing devices.
KAMIYA BIOMEDICAL COMPANY
12779 Gateway Dr.
Seattle, WA 98168
Toll Free: (800) 526-4925
Fax: (206) 575-8094
LIQUID IMMUNOASSAY REAGENTS
For Chemistry Analyzers[TM]
* Total IgE
* High-Sensitive Microalbumin
* [alpha]-1 Microglobulin
SERUM PROTEIN ASSAYS
* [alpha]-1 acid glycoprotein
* [alpha]-1 anti-trypsin
* Anti-thrombin III
* Apo AI, Apo B
* Apo AII, Apo E
* Apo CII, Apo CIII
* C3 and C4
* High-Sensitive CRP
* IgA, IgG, IgM
Boise Research Center
12554 West Bridger St.
Boise, ID 83713
Customer Service/Ordering/Pricing Info
Toll Free: (800) 4-KRONUS
Toll Free: (800) 822-6999
Phone: (208) 377-4800
Fax: (208) 377-4900
Working in partnership with several of the world's leading research and developmental scientists, KRONUS offers highly-sensitive and specific diagnostic test kits to aid in the diagnosis and management of various autoimmune and metabolic disorders. More than a dozen test kits are now available, encompassing both routine and esoteric testing applications - all exhibiting the exceptional performance and convenience that have become synonymous with the KRONUS name.
THYROGLOBULIN AND THYROID PEROXIDASE (TPO) ANTIBODY KITS
* Radioimmunoassay kits, 100 and 500 tubes
* Kalibre[TM] ELISA kits, 96 and 480 wells
* Dual Analyte, Tri-Level Controls
TSH RECEPTOR AUTOANTIBODY (TRAb) KITS
* Radioreceptor (RRA) kits, 30, 60 and 120 tubes
* Coated-Tube (CT) RIA kits, 60 and 120 tubes
* Non-Radioactive, ELISA kit, 96 wells
SERUM THYROGLOBULIN (Tg) KITS
* OptiQuant[TM] Thyroglobulin IRMA kits, 100 and 500 tubes
* META-Tg[TM] ELISA Kits, 96 and 480 wells
* Tri-Level Controls
ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR AUTO-ANTIBODY (AChRAb) KITS--BINDING AND BLOCKING
The KRONUS Acetylcholine Receptor BINDING and BLOCKING Autoantibody test kits utilize and [I.sup.125] receptor preparation containing both fetal and mature (adult) acetylcholine receptor subtypes. The presence of both receptor subtypes (a feature not found in conventional AChRAb assays) increases the diagnostic sensitivity of the assay, as certain patient sera may preferentially bind to the mature receptor type. The reconstituted [I.sup.125] tracer/receptor preparation is stable for up to 14 days.
* Radioreceptor kits, 25, 50 and 100 tubes
* ELISA Kit, 96 Wells
* Controls included
VOLTAGE-GATED CALCIUM CHANNEL (VGCC) ANTIBODY KITS
* Radioimmunoassay kits, 12 and 24 tubes
MUSCLE-SPECIFIC RECEPTOR TYROSINE KINASE AUTOANTIBODY (MuSKAb)
GLUTAMIC ACID DECARBOXYLASE (GA[D.sub.65]) ANTIBODY KITS
* ELISA kit, 96 wells
* Radioimmunoassay kits, 100 and 500 tubes
* Calibrators and Controls included
INSULIN AUTOANTIBODY KITS
* Radioimmunoassay kits, 100 and 500 tubes
* Calibrators and Controls Included
IA-2 ANTIBODY KITS
* ELISA kit, 96 wells
* Radioimmunoassay kits, 100 tubes
* Calibrators and Controls included
GLUTAMIC ACID DECARBOXYLASE (GA[D.sub.65])/IA-2 AUTOANTIBODY "SCREEN" KIT
* ELISA kit, 96 wells
* Calibrators and Controls included
21-HYDROXYLASE (21-OH) AUTOANTIBODY KITS
* Radioimmunoassay kits, 50 and 100 tubes
* Calibrators and Controls included
358 South Main St.
Burlington, NC 27215
On-line Directory of Services
LabCorp is a world leading clinical laboratory with 35 primary testing locations and headquarters in Burlington, NC. Through a dedicated hospital service organization and integrated network of premier esoteric, genomic, and anatomic pathology laboratories, LabCorp offers a single-source reference testing solution unparalleled in the industry.
* World-class Centers of Excellence
* Menu of more than 2000 assays
* Dedicated Hospital Business Group
* Connectivity Solutions
* Regional laboratory access
* Outreach support and consultation services
At LabCorp, our commitment to scientific leadership ensures that clients have access to industry-leading expertise and the latest developments in medical diagnostics. At the core of LabCorp's approach are its world-renowned Centers of Excellence. Each Center operates as the discipline hub for performing and developing specialized tests as well as establishing best practices throughout the LabCorp network.
Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology
Center for Occupational Testing
Center for Esoteric Testing
For more information, please contact one of the below service centers or visit www.LabCorp.com
8402 Laurel Fair Circle, Ste. 207
Tampa, FL 33610
Toll Free: (800) 767-3279
Quality & Value-Laboratory Information Systems from LabSoft, Inc. since 1992. Feature-rich & customizable: order entry, draw schedule, sample tracking, resulting, reporting, printing, distribution, QC, microbiology, web access, commenting, charting, graphing & more.
1000 Gibralter Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
Toll Free: (800) 227-8862
6850 Southbelt Drive
Caledonia, MI 49316
Toll Free: (800) 237-3604
METABOLIC ANALYSIS LABS, INC.
1202 Ann Street
Madison, WI 53713
Toll Free: (800) 399-1981
Fax: (608) 257-3015
* Plasma, Urine and Tissue Biopsies
* Infant Formulas and Enteral Nutritionals
* Clinical and Research Diets
46360 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538
Toll Free: (800) 232-3342
Phone: (510) 979-5000
Option 1 Customer Service/Order Fulfillment
Option 2 Technical Service
Microgenics, located in Fremont, CA, continues to lead the industry momentum for bringing new products to our customers, offering a new QC data management software, LabLink xL. With the commitment to expanding our product lines, customers now have more technology options available.
We offer a broad menu of innovative products for:
* Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM), including Immunosuppressant Diagnostics (ISD)
* Drugs of Abuse Testing (DAT),
* Specimen Validity Tests (SVT)
* Serum Toxicology and Endocrine Assays
* Quality Controls and Calibration Verification Materials for clinical labs including software for QC and cal-ver data management.
* Coagulation diagnostic products
* Microspheres, standards and particles NEW!
Today, CEDIA[R] immunoassays are valued worldwide for their accuracy, precision, linear 2-point calibration, lot-to-lot dependability, and stable shelf life. Our proprietary DRI[R] products are at the leading edge of a new generation of testing solutions offering liquid, ready-to-use reagents, with high analytical accuracy while eliminating time-consuming steps in reagent preparation. As new adulterant trends sweep through the testing pool, rely on Microgenics' Detect[R] line of specimen validity tests. Our products are optimized for a wide range of analyzers. Our Technical Support team has earned an industry-wide reputation for accessibility and problem-solving tenacity.
Microgenics also offers our CASCO[R] Standards product line provides calibration verification standards, controls, and data reduction services for routine quality control for the clinical chemistry laboratories. Now available is the CASCO Services Web providing a flexible and on-line, anytime tool to complete calibration verification as required. Easy-to-use screens, user friendly reports with electronic storage, and email reminders DOCUMENT and multiple security levels are some of the key features of this web-based software.
Microgenics now manufacturers and supplies a wide range of MAS[R] quality control products including serum and urine chemistries controls, Immunoassay controls, Cardiac and whole blood controls, immunology/protein controls and toxicology controls. LabLinkxL uses the latest web based technology for QC data management, offering instant access to peer group data, electronic data submission, and on-demand QC reports.
Our Pacific Hemostasis brand of coagulation products offer the basic coagulation products as well as a comprehensive offering of specialty assays including chromogenics, factor deficient plasmas, D-dimer assays, and a selection of semi-automated instrumentation.
Our newest member to the Microgenics family is DUKE SCIENTIFIC[R]; we now offer the highest quality microspheres and particles. DUKE SCIENTIFIC particles are known as an industry leader in NIST-traceable size standards and microspheres designed for research development, flow cytometry, diagnostics tests, life science research or other investigational uses.
"The Value of Innovation"--our goal to lead the industry in customer-responsive assay development, and provide quality products for human healthcare backed by an exceptionally responsive technical support team.
CEDIA[R] is a registered trademark of Roche Diagnostics
MISYS HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS
8529 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
Toll Free: (866) 647-9787
MP BIOMEDICALS, LLC
Irvine, CA 92618-2005
Toll Free: (800) 888-7008
Fax: (949) 260-1079
MP Biomedicals, LLC, formerly ICN Biomedicals, Inc., incorporates an EIA/RIA product line, the newly acquired Genelabs Diagnostics and the Rapid Diagnostics division into its broad range of product selections. We are a leading supplier of immunoassay diagnostic kits and rapid test devices for the laboratory marketplace. Product offerings include both isotopic and non-isotopic assays, antibodies, tracers and related products. Rapid test devices are available in complete panels of drugs of abuse, cardiac disease testing, tumor markers and infectious disease testing. Our recent acquisition of Qbiogene allows us to offer a full range of FISH probes for microdeletions, oncology, prenatal, whole chromosome and arm paints, telomeres, satellites or chromosome enumeration probes, and mouse pan-centromeres. All MP Biomedicals' products are designed to meet or exceed your performance expectations.
Control Sets: Immunoassay Plus 1, 2, 3 Steroids Peptides Thyronines General Endocrine - RIA: ACTH hCG Aldosterone hGH Androstenedione 17[alpha]-Hydroxyprogesterone Bile Acids Insulin Cortisol LH 11-Desoxycortisol Neopterin [dagger] DHEA Progesterone DHEA-Sulfate Prolactin Digoxin Testosterone 17[beta]-Estradiol (E2) Thyroxine (T4) Total Estrogens (E1+E2) Free T4 Estrone (E1) Free T4/TSH Ferritin Triiodothyronine (T3) FSH Free T3 Gastrin TSH Glucagon Vitamin B12/Folate [beta]-hCG Holo TC Vitamin B12 General Endocrine - EIA: Estradiol (E2) Progesterone Estriol (E3) Prolactin Ferritin Testosterone FSH Thyroxine (T4), Total Free [beta]-hCG * Free T4 hCG Triiodothyronine (T3), Total hGH Free T3 LH TSH Neopterin [dagger] Sensitive TSH Newborn Screening: Galactose Thyroxine (T4) Phenylalanine TSH 17[alpha]-Hydroxyprogesterone Trypsin * Iso - Calibrators: Calibration Sources Immunochemicals and Reagents: An exclusive line of characterized antisera (undiluted) Bulk Reagents and Antisera: A full line of Bulk Reagents and Antisera Animal Research: Rats/Mice: Corticosterone - Double Antibody & Tritiated Rats: FSH LH Growth Hormone Prolactin Insulin TSH Canine: FSH LH Autoimmune: Rapid Drugs of Abuse: Infectious Disease: Helicobacter Pylori IgG Tumor Markers: AFP * CA19-9 * Free PSA * CA125 * CEA * PSA * CA15-3 * Specialty Products: hsCRP Myoglobin * IgE Troponin I Molecular Cytogenetics (FISH products) Oncology probes Pre/Postnatal probes Paint probes Hybridization Kits and Reagents * Pending FDA 510(k) Approval [dagger] For Research Use Only
MYCO INSTRUMENTATION SOURCE INC.
PO Box 354
Renton, WA 98057
Toll Free: (800) 414-7169
Phone: (425) 228-4239
Fax: (800) 874-0337 . (425) 271-8270
One lab's White Elephant is another lab's Golden Goose
MYCO Instrumentation Source understands that the latest is not necessarily the greatest for every clinic or lab. We have contacts on every continent to bring together buyers and sellers of pre-owned lab equipment, including clinical chemistry, hematology, general lab, special chem./tox., CT, MRI, ultrasound, lithotripters, AA, GC, HPLC and GCMS.
We've been a source of quality rebuilt instruments for over 25 years. We offer reliable customer service and an unsurpassed guarantee with certified funds at time of purchase. Contact Phil Johnson at 1-800-414-7169 ext 1 or Bryan Biddulph at ext 2.
10398 Pacific Center Court
San Diego, CA 92121
Toll Free: (877) 626-6436
NANOGEN POINT OF CARE DIAGNOSTICS DIVISION
1 Marmac Drive
Toronto, ON Canada M9W1E7
Toll Free: (888) 43278 ext. 311
NATIONAL LABORATORY TRAINING NETWORK
8515 Georgia Ave Ste 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Toll-free: (800) 536 - NLTN (6586)
Phone: (240) 485 - 2746
Fax: (240) 485 - 2700
Quality Laboratory Practice
Through Continuing Education
The National Laboratory Training Network (NLTN) provides quality continuing education for laboratory professionals nationwide. As a program of the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the NLTN offers laboratory training on topics of public health significance in a variety of formats, taught by expert faculty and providing nationally-recognized continuing education units. The Lending Library, online at www.nltn.org, provides training materials free of charge. Log on to www.nltn.org/courses to register for a course or access a self-study module, and find out why 30,000 of your colleagues participated in NLTN courses last year.
14 Almeida Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Toll Free: (800) 556-7575
Phone: (401) 438-0386
Fax: (401) 438-2454
Reagent Grade Water
Meets or exceeds ACS, CAP/CLSI, USP standards for Clinical Laboratory Reagent Water.
High Purity Water
Meets CAP/CLSI standards for Clinical Laboratory Reagent Water.
We manufacture chemistry standards that can be purchased individually instead of in panels. Some are packaged in high concentrations that can be serially diluted to make your own linearity.
Hematology Reagents & Controls
We provide a complete line of hematology reagents for hematology cell counters. All reagents designed for use with Coulter[R] systems. Some products are instrument specific. Our Hematology Controls consist of Whole Blood Hemoglobin Controls, Single Parameter Hematocrit Controls, Extended Platelet Controls, and Linearity Controls.
Point of Care Controls
We provide 3 unique controls for HGB, occult blood and urinalysis. Our unrine control can be stored at room temperature. Our HGB control for the Hemocue has a 60-day open-vial and a 2-year closed-vial stability. We offer the only guaiac occult blood control on the market.
OEM Manufacturing Services
NERL Diagnostics offers a wide variety of services to OEM customers including custom formulation, aseptic production, dry and liquid filling, lyophilization and more. Call NERL Diagnostics today to see how we can be of service.
NIKON INSTRUMENTS INC.
1300 Walt Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747
Toll Free: (800) 52-NIKON
Fax: (631) 547-8518
Renowned worldwide for its optical technologies, Nikon Instruments is a leading supplier of microscopes and digital cameras configured for the clinical laboratory. Nikon is known not only for providing high optical performance, but also for its unmatched versatility in designing systems that provide maximum comfort over long hours in the lab. Included in Nikon's product line are the Eclipse 50i and 55i series microscopes, COOLSCOPE LOW-MAG and VS digital microscope systems and Digital Sight cameras.
1001 US Highway 202
Raritan, NJ 08869
Toll Free: (800) 828-6316
ORTHO-CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS offers a broad line of instrument systems and tests to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and transfusion medicine products for blood screening and typing, helping ensure the safety of the world's blood supply.
VITROS[R] Clinical Laboratory Systems have a long history of exceeding the laboratory's expectations for testing innovation and value. VITROS[R] MicroSlide[TM] technology continues to set new standards for reportable results efficiency with superior assay precision and streamlined testing procedures. Coupled with minimal maintenance requirements and an easy-to-use operator interface, VITROS[R] remains the system of choice for high reliability and excellent service. The introduction of enhanced chemiluminescence technology has brought to immunodiagnostics similar standards of superior assay precision and system performance that VITROS[R] users have come to trust in their VITROS[R] Chemistry Systems. With a consistent operator interface across VITROS[R] Systems, laboratories can now efficiently consolidate workflow, create workcells, standardize procedures and raise productivity with fewer personnel and financial resources.
VITROS[R] 950 Chemistry System
The VITROS[R] 950 Clinical Chemistry System provides power and efficiency to meet the needs of high volume testing facilities. With fast throughput of up to 900 results per hour, the VITROS[R] 950 System can store and perform the full complement of VITROS[R] MicroSlide[TM] assays on a continuous basis. Minimal sample requirements and unique sample processing capabilities like disposable tips, bubble and clot detection ensure confidence and flexibility for all testing needs with walkaway operation. The VITROS[R] 950 System can also be automated and is easily incorporated into a workcell or laboratory automation system.
VITROS[R] 350 Chemistry System
The VITROS[R] 350 Chemistry System builds on the benefits and functionality of the VITROS 250 System, with an increase in productivity and a new ergonomic design. It features a flat panel, touch-sensitive monitor with an adjustiable support arm, allowing for increased operator ergonomics and ease of use. New capabilities include higher throughput and faster time to first result as compared to the VITROS 250 System, offering laboratories greater levels of productivity and overall performance.
New enGen[TM] Series of Automation
The enGen[TM] Systems from Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics are designed to help clinical labs manage the transportation and manipulation of patient samples from pre-analytic to post-analytic phases of testing. Intelligent software and compact design help the enGen[TM] Systems to manage sample input, centrifugation, decapping, sorting and archival of sample specimens. The enGen[TM] systems streamline and standardize lab processes and maximize staffing while reducing potential errors and biohazard health risks. Now, no matter what type of workload the future brings, enGen[TM] Systems offer flexible and upgradeable automation benefits to grow with every laboratory's needs.
VITROS[R] ECiQ Immunodiagnostic System
The VITROS[R] ECiQ Immunodiagnostic System is a simple to use, flexible and fully automated laboratory testing system that provides true continuous, STAT, random access capabilities for routine and specialty Immunodiagnostic testing. The system uses proprietary Enhanced Chemiluminescence detection technology to provide excellent assay performance including wide dynamic ranges and exceptional precision and sensitivity. The VITROS[R] ECiQ Immunodiagnostic System also uses Intellicheck[R] Technology, a proprietary technology designed to verify diagnostic checks throughout automated sample and assay processing. Intellicheck serves to increase the integrity and security of reported patient results while helping to ensure greater confidence and productivity for laboratories that generate these results. The expanding VITROS[R] ECiQ Immunodiagnostic System test menu now includes over 40 tests worldwide for the sensitive measurement of thyroid function, reproductive health and fertility, bone metabolism, anemia, metabolic, oncology, emergency cardiology and infectious diseases including the FDA approved VITROS[R] Immunodiagnostic Products VITROS HBsAg, Anti-HBs, Anti-HBc, Anti-HBc IgM and Anti-HCV. The VITROS[R] Anti-HIV 1-2 assay is pending FDA approval.
VITROS[R] 5, 1 FS Chemistry System
The VITROS[R] 5,1 FS Chemistry System features Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics' proven MicroSlide[TM] Technology for the highest reportable result efficiency and Intellicheck[R] Technology for system monitoring and advanced clot and bubble detection management and intelligent error reduction. The VITROS[R] 5,1 FS Chemistry System is the first system to support the new VITROS[R] MicroTip[TM] reagents, which provides an extended menu of proteins, therapeutic drugs, cardiac, diabetes and other critical assays. MicroTip[TM] Technology is unique in that assays are processed using disposable tips and cuvettes, which minimizes sample and reagent carryover. In addition, MicroTip[TM] Technology eliminates the maintenance and cost associated with water, plumbing, drains, fixed probes and mixing assemblies. Also new on the VITROS 5,1 FS is MicroSensor[TM] Technology, which provides rapid (0.75 second), reagentless sample quality indices assessment and flags only impacted test results, saving time and minimizing the opportunity for reporting erroneous results. Finally, the VITROS 5,1 FS System provides high capacity with 125 assay positions (89 MicroSlide and 36 MicroTip integrated dual reagent packs may be loaded on the system). VITROS is the system of choice for those looking to simplify the work of the laboratory. Recent menu additions include alpha-1-antitrypsin, antistreptolysin O, direct % A1C, direct TIBC, and haptoglobin. Planned launches through the balance of 2006 include homocysteine, amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine metabolites, methadone, opiates, PCP, and THC (all based on receipt of appropriate regulatory clearance and licensing).
Transfusion Medicine Products
ORTHO-CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS offers a wide array of blood typing and screening products that help to ensure the safety of the world's blood supply. Product offerings include:
Traditional Blood Bank Products
* ABO Blood Grouping Reagents
* Anit-D and Rh-hr Typing Reagents
* Rare Antiserra
* Antibody Enhancement Media
* Anti-Human Globulin Reagents
* Reagent Red Blood Cells
* Blood Bank Quality Control
ID-Micro Typing System[TM] (ID-MTS) Gel Test[TM]
* Results you can trust
* Innovation with proven performance
* Resource optimization with confidence
How does the ID-MTS Gel System deliver all this? Four simple, but powerful, principles!
The standardized methodology for safe and cost effective types and screens begins with a patented gel card and patient sample. Each card is delivered with gel-filled microtubes infused with pre-measured reagents, helping to standardize the reaction and stabilize results--ensuring uniformity from test-to-test, tech-to-tech, and lab-to-lab.
Safety. Stable and clear endpoints improve safety and reduce opportunities for error making it easy to understand why blood banks rarely return to tube testing once they've adopted gel.
Ease of Use. Gel testing is easy to learn, use, and teach making it the ideal technology for all shifts and all levels of technicians regardless of blood banking experience.
Cost effectiveness. Gel testing requires fewer steps than tube testing, dramatically reducing hands on time, with less waste and costly rework. Outstanding specificity also means less time and fewer resources are spent on clinically unimportant antibodies.
Putting this all together, Ortho is confident that your lab will benefit from gel, bringing you an array of gel cards for virtually all of your testing needs:
* Antibody screening and identification
* ABO grouping/Rh phenotyping
* Compatibility testing
* Direct antiglobulin testing
* Reverse serum grouping and antigen typing
The ORTHO ProVue[R]
Based on the same gel technology trusted and used in thousands of hospitals, ORTHO ProVue delivers a dramatic 81% reduction of hands-on time, vs. tube testing. Place your sample, choose your test and ... walk away. ORTHO ProVue innovation allows you to match your workflow with random access, discrete testing, continuous throughput and STAT capability. Combine ORTHO ProVue's ease of use with an LIS and you have the means to reduce risk, enhance efficiency and contain costs. "Easy to use and easy to train", ORTHO ProVue allows your staff immediate confidence with lower stress. Finally, a way to manage labor challenges with cross-functional capability.
ORTHO ProVue safety and accuracy is well documented and delivered daily in hundreds of customers across North America. With a broad range of transfusion tests, safety and security, ORTHO ProVue automation eliminates the routine, so your valuable time is better spent on patient care.
* Greater Flexibility for staffing and workflow
* Eliminates labor-intensive, time consuming steps while providing standardized results
* Allows rapid staff training.
* Frees laboratory staff for other tasks.
* Increases efficiency by providing the flexibility of random access, continuous throughput discrete testing and STAT capability.
Only Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics offers all the assays required for blood donor screening: HCV, HBc, HTLV-I/II, HBsAg, HIV 1/HIV 2, HCV Ag **, HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab, Combo **, CMV **, and Syphilis ** all with exceptional sensitivity and specificity. No other company provides a complete screening panel that can be fully automated on the ORTHO Summit System with the flexibility of additional assays in the future.
* Antibody ELISA tests
* HIV and Hepatitis tests
* ORTHO Summit System Instrumentation
RhoGAM[R] Ultra-Filtered Rh (D) Immune Globulin (Human)
Trusted for more than a generation, there is only ONE RhoGAM[R]. Before RhoGAM was developed, Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn claimed the lives of roughly 10,000 babies in the U.S. every year. In the 35 plus years since that first injection, RhoGAM has protected millions of babies and has been trusted by more than a generation of mothers.
Proven Record of Safety & Quality
* Safety Well-established donor pool, small in number with several donors participating in program for at least 10 years. Plasma testing includes PCR for HCV, HIV, HBV and parvovirus. RhoGAM does not contain human serum albumin (HBA), which is typically sourced from large donor pools.
* Quality Supplied in a latex-free, preservative-free, disposable syringe with safety shield. RhoGAM[R] and MICRhoGAM[R] Ultra-Filtered is prepared by using the patented Viresolve[TM] 180 ultrafiltration technology, which is effective in removing both enveloped (HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C) and non-enveloped (hepatitis A, parvovirus B-19) viruses. Additionally, RhoGAM's manufacturing process includes the CORR Test, a quality control check to ensure the Viresolve 180 filter is properly working.
* Support Educational materials and programs, including RhoGAM.com and the RhoGAM Teaching chart are available in both Spanish & English to help teach your patients about sensitization and the benefits of RhoGAM Ultra-Filtered.
* Reliability Uninterrupted product supply since 1968
Important Safety Information
RhoGAM[R] and MICRhoGAM[R] Ultra-Filtered are made from human plasma. Because these products are made from human blood, they may carry a risk of transmitting infectious agents, e.g., viruses, and theoretically the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) agent. RhoGAM and MICRhoGAM are intended for maternal administration. Do not inject the newborn infant. Local adverse reactions may include redness, swelling, and mild pain at the site of injection and a small number of patients have noted a slight elevation in temperature.
Patients should be observed for at least 20 minutes after administration. Hypersensitivity reactions include hives, generalized urticaria, tightness of the chest, wheezing, hypotension and anaphylaxis. RhoGAM and MICRhoGAM contain a small quantity of IgA and physicians must weigh the benefit against the potential risks of hypersensitivity reactions. Patients who receive RhoGAM or MICRhoGAM for Rh-incompatible transfusion should be monitored by clinical and laboratory means due to the risk of a hemolytic reaction.
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostic provides value behind the products through education on the web. ORTHO W.I.R.E., the Worldwide Immunohematology Resource for Education, an interactive internet portal full of educational programs to meet specific needs of transfusion medicine professionals.
* Explore various topic areas such as blood group serology, clinical practices featuring Hemolytic Disease of the newborn, Infectious Disease, Laboratory Management and Process Excellence
* Experience the learning modules and articles supplemented with the interactive case studies, and problem solving situations
* Build clinical knowledge and technical skills while earning CE credits
* Receive the latest information on new technologies and laboratory trends
* Available 24 hours, 7 days per weeks at www.ortho-wire.com
ValuMetrix[R] Services help hospitals and health care networks to achieve peak operational productivity. By using the Process Excellence (PEx[TM]) methodologies of Six Sigma, Lean thinking and Design Excellence as part of the operational redesign or PEx training and certification, laboratories can improve operations to gain measurable results in the areas of capability, cost savings and efficiency. As hospitals are faced with increasing demand for services, applied Process Excellence can become a competitive business advantage.
235 Hembree Park Drive
Roswell, GA 30076
Customer Service/Technical Information
Toll Free: (800) 490-OPTI
Ext. 2 Customer Service
Ext. 1 Technical Info
Fax: (770) 510-4445
Osmetech OPTI CCA
The Osmetech OPTI CCA is a fully automatic STAT-portable point-of-care device that measures pH, P[O.sub.2], PC[O.sub.2], Na, K, Cl, iCa, Glu, and is the only portable device that measures total hemoglobin and [O.sub.2] saturation for enhanced clinical accuracy. The analyzer features a color touch screen for simple and intuitive operation.
9075 Guilford Road
Columbia, MD 21046
Toll Free: (800) 962-6790
Phone: (410) 381-8550
Fax: (410) 381-8984
Toll Free: (800) 962-6790
Panbio Diagnostics, with a location in Columbia MD, is a Manufacturer of more than 80 medical diagnostic test kits and reagents. The company is an acknowledged world leader in mosquito and tick borne viral and Rickettsial serology tests.
* Bordetella pertussis
* Chlamydia pneumoniae
* Chlamydia trachomatis
* Dengue Fever
* Epstein Barr Virus
* Human Herpesvirus 6
* Mycoplasma pneumoniae (new recombinant a/g)
* Q Fever
* Scrub typhus
* Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
* West Nile Virus
* Arbovirus Screen
* Chlamydia pneumoniae
* Chlamydia psittaci
* Chlamydia trachomatis
* Human Herpesvirus 6, 7 & 8
* Murine typhus
* Mycoplasma pneumoniae
* Parvo B19
* Q Fever
* Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
* West Nile Virus
* Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
* S. typhi (H type a,b,c & Vi & D)
* Salmonellae screening and Serotyping (monocolonal reagents)
Toll Free: (800) 336-3718 ext. 2323
Phone: (703) 802-6900 ext. 2323
RADIOMETER AMERICA, INC.
810 Sharon Dr.
Westlake, OH 44145
Toll Free: (800) 736-0600, ext. 333
PO Box 348
Yonkers, NY 10703
Toll Free: (800) 535-6734
Phone: (914) 969-7900
Fax: (914) 969-7022
RAM Scientific has been providing high quality 100% plastic capillary blood collection devices since 1989. Recognized as the premiere source of safe micro blood collection systems for clinical and research applications, RAM Scientific is dedicated to pursuing safety in the laboratory through the replacement of glass with plastic. The SAFE-T-FILL[R] product line's proprietary technology allows plastic tubes to have the same capillary action as glass tubes without the risks associated with glass. Currently SAFE-T-FILL blood gas capillary tubes, capillary blood collection tubes, and micro hematocrit tubes are available in a wide variety of sizes and additives for a wide range of micro blood collection. They are available through all major distributors. SAFE-T-FILL products can also be customized to suit individual requirements.
RAMCO LABORATORIES INC.
4100 Greenbriar Drive, Ste. 200
Stafford, TX 77477
Phone: 800 231-6238/281 313-1200
Fax: 281 313-1251
CANDIDA ANTIGEN (CAND-TEC)
A latex agglutination assay used in the diagnosis of systemic candidiasis through the detection of candida antigen.
FERRITIN-EIA (SPECTRO FERRITIN)
An enzyme immunoassay for quantifying the level of serum ferritin. Available in Microplate or bead format.
FERRITIN - RIA (FER-IRON)
A 2-site immunoradiometric assay for the quantification of serum ferritin.
QUIK-TRAK PREGANCY TESTS
Cassette tests for the rapid qualitative determination of hCG in Urine or Serum.
TRANSFERRIN RECEPTOR (TfR)
An enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative determination of transferrin receptor concentration in human serum or plasma.
von WILLEBRAND FACTOR (VFE)
An EIA for the quantification of human von Willebrand factor antigen in plasma.
12076 Santa Fe Dr./PO Box 14428
Lenexa, KS 66215
Toll Free: (800) 255-6730
Remel is a global provider of high quality Microbiology products: Dehydrated and Prepared Culture Media, Collection and Transport systems, Diagnostic and Rapid Direct Specimen tests, Quality Control products and much more. An extensive product portfolio is complemented by a team of experts dedicated to providing the highest levels of technical support and customer service.
4481 Campus Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Toll Free: (800) 522-7270
Phone: (269) 544-5600
Fax: (269) 372-2674
Same Day Tissue Processing--The Traditional Way--No Microwave Needed!
When your administration challenges you to provide same day tissue processing, look no further than Richard-Allan Scientific. Using the Microm STP 420 Tissue Processor with its patented rotational movement along with the RAS Fast Flex Reagents, 90 minute tissue processing is a reality. This unique and patented system is based on traditional chemistries and results. Specimens processed with Fast Flex Reagents yield superb staining with H & E, special stains and IHC procedures.
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS CORPORATION
9115 Hague Road
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Toll Free: (800) 981-8863
Roche Diagnostics is the world leader in invitro diagnostics with a uniquely broad product portfolio, featuring more than 450 system configurations and 180+ assays, and a wide array of innovative testing products and services for researchers, physicians, patients, hospitals, and laboratories worldwide.
(featuring PCR technology)
* Genetic Testing
* Women's Health
Clinical Chemistry & Immunodiagnostics
* Clinical Chemistry Systems
* Immunodiagnostics Systems
* Complete Reagent Portfolio (140+ assays available)
* Laboratory Automation
* It & Connectivity Solutions
Automated Urinalysis Testing
* Blood Gas & Electrolytes
* Connectivity Solutions
101 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803
Toll Free: (800) 790-2258
Phone: (814) 234-7748
Fax: (814) 234-1608
Toll Free: (800) 790-2258, ext. 207
Salimetrics is an ISO 13485-certified manufacturer of assay kits in 96-well format for research and diagnostic measurement of compounds in saliva. Kits include: alpha-amylase, androstenedione, progesterone, 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone, secretory IgA, testosterone, & blood contamination of saliva samples.
Our CLIA-certified testing lab processes salivary & other biological samples, including salivary cortisol diurnal's and screens for Cushing's disease. Consultation and collaboration are available for research studies & clinical trial design.
SCC SOFT COMPUTER
5400 Tech Data Drive
Clearwater, FL 33760
Toll Free: (800) 763-8352
Fax: (727) 789-0124
SCC Soft Computer provides large hospitals and laboratories with integrated clinical software solutions. SCC's SoftLab LIS software has been recognized as the market standard for its robust functionality and ease of instrument interfacing, including robotics. Additional integrated software includes Anatomic Pathology; Microbiology; Blood Management; Radiology; Lab Billing; Pharmacy; and a Web-based Suite for remote order entry and expanded outreach.
400-1705 Corporate Drive
Norcross, GA 30093
Toll Free: (800) 835-6497
* Extensive Electrophoresis Menu
Protein, Immunofixation, Bence Jones IF, Comprehensive Urine Profile, Hemoglobin, CDT, CSF IF, CSF Isoelectric Focusing, Isoenzymes, Lipoprotein, Cholesterol.
The New Generation of Capillary Electrophoresis Complete walk-away automation from bar-coded primary sample tube to final result, this moderately complex instrument is designed to provide increased labor efficiencies and turn around time. The CAPILLARYS 2 features a throughput of 90 serum protein samples per hour. Other tests on CAPILLARYS 2 include: Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT), a chronic alcohol abuse marker; and Immunotyping (IT), Sebia's newly patented, fully automated alternative to immunofixation; and our new Hemoglobin assay to detect variants. Additional menu expansion is currently underway with other assays on the horizon: including urine protein. The CAPILLARYS 2 platform is designed for easy future product expansion.
* HYDRASYS[R] Electrophoresis System
Automates classic agarose gel electrophoresis testing providing substantial labor and cost savings. This high throughput system can complete up to 162 protein electrophoresis, 45 hemoglobins or 18 immunofixations in just one hour. Accommodating any size and type of workload, different gel configurations are available to handle a wide range of sample volumes.
Paired with the HYDRASYS, all manual pipetting of antisera and pipetting/diluting of samples is eliminated. Worklists are prepared directly from bar-coded tubes and positive sample ID is provided.
* Phoresis[TM] Imaging System
Six different gels can be scanned simultaneously expediting workflow. Up to 324 samples can be processed in just four minutes. Gel image and curve are displayed for easy editing and interpretation. System can be networked facilitating reporting. Sophisticated database management included.
* HYRYS 2 HIT Densitometer
A programmable, multitasking densitometer with imaging capabilities can import and store up to 100,000 electrophoresis curves/results and 30,000 immunofixation results, allowing complete patient profiling and reporting. Modern and intra-lab database capabilities.
Clearly Superior ...
440 9th Avenue, Suite 1100
New York, NY 10001-1631
Central Client Services
Toll Free: 877-995-7483
SoftTech Health's Lab QMS[TM] is the first Software designed especially for Healthcare Labs featuring:
* Document Control: With the most feature-rich Document Control system available for clinical labs today, the Lab QMS[TM] will: improve productivity across your lab by cutting information retrieval times; reduce risk with automated processes; and slash paper-handling inefficiencies.
* Accreditation Management: Enable compliance with CAP, JCAHO and others--in a fraction of the time. Slash your time to manage accreditation, and facilitate automatic compliance with document control regulations.
* Quality Management: SoftTech Health's Quality Manager includes automated Corrective Actions, Equipment Manager and more--everything you need to manage your Lab's quality processes faster and more cost-effectively.
THERMO ELECTRON CORP.
81 Wyman Street
Waltham, MA 02454
Toll Free: (800) 678-5599, ext. 1111
3930 Ventura Drive, Suite 450
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Toll Free: (800) 323-7442
Phone: (847) 398-0110
Fax: (847) 398-0653
Custom-engineered and stock transport solutions for:
* Diagnostic Specimens
* Infectious Substances
* Pharmaceutical, Medical and Bio-Tech Research
ThermoSafe Brands offers packaging and accessories for hazardous materials and temperature-sensitive products.
ThermoSafe[R] Insulated Shippers, ThermoSafe[R] Lab Mailers, ThermoSafe[R] Cryogenic Shippers, PolarPack[R] refrigerants, U-tek[R] phase change materials, and ISC Labs[TM] certified thermal testing and package validation.
TOSOH BIOSCIENCE, INC.
6000 Shoreline Court, Suite 101
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Toll Free: (800) 248-6764
Phone: (650) 615-4970
Fax: (650) 615-0415
TOSOH Bioscience is a world leader in the development of diagnostic systems for the immunoassay and HPLC markets. TOSOH's immunoassay analyzers operate with TOSOH's patented Unit Dose Test Cup technology. The dry reagent format ensures accuracy and provides consistent results between TOSOH AIA[R] Automated Immunoassay Analyzers. The AIA[R]-600 II is a full-featured benchtop system that runs 60 tests per hour. The AIA[R]-1800 is a powerful and flexible floor model for large workload laboratories. The AIA[R]-360 is an extremely compact analyzer designed for POLs, small hospitals and as a backup analyzer. TOSOH's full test menu includes Tumor and Cardiac Markers, Thyroid and Reproductive Hormones and more.
For the HPLC market, TOSOH's G7 tests for both glycohemoglobin and beta-thalassemia in one compact analyzer.
WESCOR BIOMEDICAL PRODUCTS
459 South Main Street
Logan, UT 84321
Toll Free: (800) 453-2725
Phone: (435) 752-6011
Fax: (435) 752-4127
* VAPRO[R] Vapor Pressure Osmometer
* Colloid Osmometer
* MACRODUCT[R] Sweat Collection System
* SWEAT-CHEK[TM] Sweat Conductivity Analyzer
* AEROSPRAY[R] Hematology (Water based) Slide Stainer/Cytocentrifuge
* AEROSPRAY[R] Gram Slide Stainer/Cytocentrifuge
* CYTOPRO[TM] Cytocentrifuge
* AEROSPRAY[R] Hematology (Methanol based) Slide Stainer/Cytocentrifuge
* AEROSPRAY[R] ACID FAST BACTERIA Slide Stainer/Cytocentrifuge
* SLIDEPRO[TM] 15 SLIDE HEATER
* NANODUCT[TM] Neonatal Sweat Analysis System
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* Not available in the U.S.
[dagger] The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) process is covered by patents owned by Hoffman-LaRoche. Use of the PCR process requires [??].
** Analyte Specific Reagents
* ServiceTrak[TM] 2006
* Under development. Available in late 2006.
* for research use only
(* For research use or Analyte Specific Reagent. Analytical and performance characteristics have not been established.)
** Available outside the U.S.