First study of SAMBA II devices on hospital wards finds patient time on COVID ‘holding wards’ was almost halved. Researchers say faster tests helped expedite access to life-saving treatments such as organ transplants – and might make all the difference later this year.
June 3, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: diagnostic covid-19 healthcare addenbrookes
The diagnostic industry in countries such as Germany, South Korea and China lead the pack on getting coronavirus tests ready for market. Researchers warn that lax EU regulations could see it become a “dumping ground” for bad tests.
April 22, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: diagnostic commercialisation covid-19
A new test for infection with SARS-CoV2 that which inactivates the virus at the point of sampling, has been developed by a team of researchers at the Cambridge Institute for Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease (CITIID). It is now being used to test and screen frontline NHS staff at a Cambridge hospital.
April 9, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: infectious-diseases diagnostic covid-19 coronavirus
A new rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19, developed by a University of Cambridge spinout company and capable of diagnosing the infection in under 90 minutes, is being deployed at Cambridge hospitals, ahead of being launched in hospitals nationwide.
April 2, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: spotlight-on-innovation innovation infectious-diseases diagnostic covid-19 coronavirus
Proteins in our blood could in future help provide a comprehensive ‘liquid health check’, assessing our health and predicting the likelihood that we will we will develop a range of diseases, according to research published today in Nature Medicine.
Dec. 2, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: spotlight-on-future-therapeutics future-therapeutics diagnostic protein proteomics
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