COPAN Files New Patents Following The Development Of High Nucleic Acid Yield Flocked Swabs
Even though FLOQSwabs release almost the entire sample, nucleic acid has a tendency to be sticky and some residue can still attach to swab fibers. This risk is eliminated with COPAN’s latest discovery in fiber treatment for flocked swabs. This demonstrable improvement is now the subject of a series of new patent applications by Copan in the USA and in other countries around the world.
COPAN Debuts WASPLab™ Incubator At MEDICA
WASPLab™ Incubator was showcased at MEDICA in Dusseldorf, Germany to great reactions from the attendees. The unveiling of the newest WASP® module, WASPLab™ Incubator, is just one more example of the company’s constant innovation and dedication to serving the needs of the Microbiology community.
FLOQSwabs™ By COPAN Conclusively Yield Better Accuracy And Detection Of S. Aureus Than Traditional Fiber Swabs
A recent study conducted at University Hospital of Saint-Etienne in France unambiguously concluded that in comparison to traditional rayon fiber swabs, the use of FLOQSwabs™ by Copan leads to more accurate results in the rapid screening for S. aureus nasal carriage.
COPAN Secures Japanese Patent For Its Flocked Swab Innovation
COPAN announced this week that it has received the Japanese patent for the invention of flocked swabs, FLOQSwabs™, for collection and transfer of biological samples. The Japanese patent for COPAN’s flocked swabs is the latest addition to a growing number of patents held by COPAN across the world for the use of flocked swabs for collection and transfer of biological samples.
Copan Redefines Automated Specimen Processing With Groundbreaking New Features
Murrieta, CA – June 15th, 2010 – Copan unveiled new groundbreaking features of its Walk- Away Specimen Processor (WASP®) while attending the 110th General Meeting for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in San Diego, California this past May. Copan’s line of automation was introduced to the market in 2008 with the launch of the WASP®, a revolutionary system for automatic planting and streaking of all microbiology samples...
Copan Installs Milestone 30th Walk-Away Specimen Processor (WASP®)
Murrieta, CA – June 3rd, 2010 – Copan is proud to announce the 30th placement of a Walk-Away Specimen Processor (WASP®), at Eastern Health, Newfoundland, in Canada. The WASP® is a revolutionary instrument used for automatically planting and streaking bacteriology samples...
Copan Secures Additional Patent For Its Flocked Swab Innovation
Murrieta, CA – May 13, 2010 – Copan was recently granted the Australian patent for its line of flocked swabs. Copan is the original inventor of flocked swab technology and introduced the first flocked swabs to the market in 2004...
Copan Diagnostics Inc. Takes Innovation In Preanalytics A Step Further, Developing Automation For Gram Slide Preparation
Murrieta, CA – March 23, 2010 – In its endeavors to continuously make innovative strides in preanalytics and clinical microbiology, Copan Diagnostics announced this week that they will launch a groundbreaking new addition to its Walk-Away Specimen Processor, WASP® and to its line of automation. WASP® will now have anoptional automatic Gram slide preparation module...
Copan Diagnostics, Inc. Unveils Redesigned Website For Improved Customer Experience
Murrieta, CA – January 3, 2010 – Copan Diagnostics, Inc. has recently launched a totally new website as the company continues to grow and diversify. In the spirit of innovation and creativity, Copan’s new site is filled with informational tools, such as scientific studies, educational training videos, brochures, news and events, technical information, and more. The main focus of Copan Diagnostics’ new website is an improved user experience...