Year: 2019

Versatile Easy-To-Use FecalSwab® is an Excellent Alternative to Traditional Containers for Accurate and Timely Detection of Gastrointestinal Pathogens from Fecal or Rectal Specimens

December 17, 2019

Fecal specimens have been utilized in the microbiology laboratory for years in order to detect bacterial gastrointestinal (GI) pathogens by culture.  More recently, molecular assays have been developed to detect not only bacterial GI pathogens, but viral and parasitic causes…

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Norman Sharples Presenting PhenoMATRIX

COPAN Continues to Make Great Strides in Advancing Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and Digital Plate Reading for Microbiology

October 22, 2019

COPAN continues to innovate and is leading the field of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and digital culture plate reading in clinical Microbiology. A groundbreaking study titled “Automated Detection of Streptococcus pyogenes pharyngitis using COLOREX Strep A CHROMagar and WASPLab™ Artificial Intelligence Chromogenic Detection Module Software” was recently published on the Journal of Clinical Microbiology (JCM). The study is the first-in-its class peer-reviewed publication on PhenoMATRIX™ used with COLOREX Strep A culture media for the automatic detection of Group A Strep (GAS).

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COPAN and Alverno Laboratories Partner to Successfully Validate PhenoMATRIX™ for Detection of Group A Streptococcus Using CHROMagar’s COLOREX™ Media

June 14, 2019

COPAN and Alverno Laboratories Partner to Successfully Validate PhenoMATRIX™ for Detection of Group A Streptococcus Using CHROMagar’s COLOREX™ Media

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COPAN Announces FecalSwab® Stool Collection and Transport Device Certified Free of Nucleic Acids

March 28, 2019

COPAN Announces FecalSwab® Stool Collection and Transport Device Certified Free of Nucleic Acids

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COPAN Maintains its Global Commitment to Address Unauthorized Use of its Patented Technology

January 16, 2019

COPAN is focused on the industry standard quality of its innovative products and remains actively committed to protecting its intellectual property rights globally, including the patent infringement and unfair competition lawsuit that COPAN filed in U.S. federal district court last year.

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