Year: 2017

Recent Multicenter JCM Publication Shows ESwab’s Versatility and Effectiveness in Detecting MRSA from Nasal Swabs on Cepheid’s Xpert MRSA Next Generation Assay

December 5, 2017

Recent multicenter study by Dr. Carey-Ann D. Burnham et al adds another application to the growing number of uses and endorsements for COPAN’s widely popular ESwab™. ESwab™ comprises of 1ml of liquid Amies and a flocked swab that completely elutes the sample into the preservation medium.

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November 9, 2017

Copan Italia and Shinji Matsuura proudly announce the formation of a joint venture for the strategic promotion and distribution of Copan’s Liquid Based Microbiology range in Japan.

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New Automation at Sutter Health Shared Laboratory to Shorten Diagnosis Process, Length of Hospital Stays

October 20, 2017

Livermore, Calif. – October 20, 2017 – Not-for-profit Sutter Health and COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. (Murrieta, Calif.) today announced the deployment of full automation technology at the Sutter Health Shared Laboratory in Livermore. WASPLab® will improve patient care by speeding up the diagnosis process, leading to decreases in both cost and length of hospital stays.

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COPAN Installs Landmark, 60th WASPLab® at Prestigious University Health Network/Sinai Health System Department of Microbiology in Canada

September 14, 2017

The new WASPLab® at University Health Network/Sinai Health System’s Department of Microbiology in Toronto, Ontario marks the 60th worldwide placement of the innovative instrument.

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COPAN Diagnostics Showcasing PhenoMATRIX® Smart Algorithms at AACC in San Diego

July 21, 2017

After a successful launch at the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2017, COPAN is showcasing PhenoMATRIX™ to a wider audience at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) annual meeting at the San Diego Convention Center from August 1 through August 3.

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COPAN Diagnostics Launching First Fully Automated Instrument for Preparing Pour Plate Total Viable Counts (TVCs) at IAFP 2017

July 9, 2017

COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. will unveil “MilkyWay,” the first fully automated instrument for preparing pour plate total viable bacterial counts on liquid samples, at the International Association for Food Protection Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida today. The conference runs from July 9, 2017 through July 11, 2017. The “MilkyWay” instrument draws from COPAN’s extensive experience in automation and culture of innovation.

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COPAN FecalSwab Demonstrates Great Compatibility with Seegene’s Allplex Gastrointestinal Multiplex PCR and Outperforms Traditional Enteric Transport Devices

April 28, 2017

In this study, Rebbapragada et al examined FecalSwab’s compatibility with the Seegene’s molecular chemistry, and FecalSwab’s convenience and utility when used with an automated pipetting platform employed within the assay. The study showed FecalSwab’s improved limit of detection when compared to traditional enteric transport media.

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Recent JCM Publication Shows BioFire’s FilmArray® GI Panel and FecalSwab® Lighting the Fire for Enteric Diagnostics

April 21, 2017

A recent study set out to determine the most effective, rapid and least invasive method to collect stool samples and quickly treat patients suffering from gastrointestinal diseases.

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COPAN is putting the “e” in NuclEic Assay Transport

February 20, 2017

Visit COPAN during the Molecular Med Tri-Conference in San Francisco, to discover more about Copan’s B2B molecular transport development capabilities and resources. The booth will feature eNat™, Copan’s successful DNA and RNA preservation system suitable for a variety of sample types including urine and respiratory disease diagnostics or Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) surveillance testing

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COPAN Diagnostics Releases New Video Highlighting Environmental Sampling and Expands Local Production of Line

January 10, 2017

Alfalfa, cattle, leafy greens and rosy cheeked children share space in COPAN Diagnostic’s new environmental sampling film, which emphasizes the food industry’s shift from response to prevention. The video, released today, highlights how COPAN’s Swab Rinse Kit (SRK®) is an efficient, convenient product that simplifies the surface sampling process in the wake of the new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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