ASM Recommends Nasopharyngeal Flocked Swabs As The Specimen Of Choice For Influenza A Testing (Including H1N1)
Murrieta, California, October 27th, 2009 - Preparing for this flu season, the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) PSAB Committee on Laboratory Practices has recently published a new interim algorithm providing guidance to clinical laboratories responsible for testing patients with respiratory illness for Influenza A, including H1N1...
Copan Announces Multimillion Expansion For US Pipet Manufacturing Operations
Murrieta, California, August 27th, 2009 - Despite tough economic times, Copan is proud to announce the expansion of its US operations. Copan Diagnostics, Inc. is undertaking a new multimillion dollar investment project to bring plastic transfer pipet and additional medical device manufacturing operations to its facility in Murrieta, California...
CDC Recommends Copan - Manufactured Viral Transport Media And Flocked Swabs For Collection Of H1N1 (Swine Flu) Virus
As of May 5th, 2009, the World Health Organization, has officially reported 1124 cases of Influenza A (H1N1) infection in 21 different countries. As the situation with the novel H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus continues to evolve, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to update their document...
Copan Ramps Up Production Of Kits For Collection Of Nasopharyngeal Samples To Detect Swine Flu Virus
As the World Health Organization raises the current level of the influenza pandemic alert from phase 4 to 5, physicians’ offices, hospital clinics, and emergency rooms prepare to accommodate patients with symptoms of respiratory viral infection...