FlowCytomix Growth Factor Simplex Kits

For multiple analyte detection
Bender MedSystems, Vienna, Austria, introduces a new panel of FlowCytomix™ products for growth factor research. Human EGF, HGF, PDGF-BB, and VEGF-A can now be detected simultaneously from 25 µL of serum, plasma, or cell culture supernatants. FlowCytomix products can be used on most available flow cytometers. Users choose analytes of interest from the company’s comprehensive portfolio including growth factors, cytokines, chemokines, and various disease markers. FlowCytomix Pro software comes included.

Bender MedSystems
+43 1 796 40 40-100

OptiQuant BKV Quantification Panel

Assess molecular tests for BK virus DNA
The OptiQuant BKV quantification panel, from AcroMetrix, Benicia, Calif, is designed to help clinical laboratories assess the performance of molecular tests for BK virus DNA. Developed for use on multiple extraction and amplification systems, the panel closely mimics a patient sample and is standardized to ensure consistent results. Panel members contain whole virus in a commutable EDTA plasma matrix, ideal for full process control. The panel can help laboratories establish or verify performance specifications for their assays or may also be used for proficiency testing of personnel. The product is intended for research use only, not for use in diagnostic procedures.

(888) 746-7921


Rapid Diagnostic Test for TSH
ThyroTec, Honey Brook, Pa, introduces its new ThyroTest, a CLIA-waived rapid diagnostic screening test for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) that helps patients with common hypothyroid symptoms gain vital rapid diagnostic results. This initial screen for hypothyroidism uses two drops (50 µL) of blood (from finger stick or venous blood) and buffer, with results in 10 minutes if the TSH is elevated. The testing kit includes 20 tests, positive and negative controls, buffer, and instruction insert. Storage is stable at room temperature.

(610) 942-8971

West Nile Virus Antibodies

Specific to the viral envelope glycoprotein (E)
ViroStat, Portland, Me, offers a new set of Monoclonal antibodies to West Nile Virus, the insect-borne virus that can occasionally result in serious neuroinvasive complications such as encephalitis in humans. These five new antibodies are all specific to the viral envelope glycoprotein (E). They function in ELISA, IFA, and cross reactivities to other flaviviruses and can be found on the data sheet available on the company’s Web site.

(207) 856-6620