Ask ESwab: Is Having Money a Health Hazard?

May 12, 2017

Study investigates the microbes left on New York City currency using COPAN ESwab and metagenomic sequencing

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COPAN Introduces the New Rectal FecalSwab® for Pediatrics!

May 5, 2017

GI Pathogens can be difficult to detect due to the lack of sensitivity and speed experienced with traditional methods and patients having trouble providing a timely specimen. COPAN’s FecalSwab® (FS) helps remedy these issues.

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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

New study evaluated COPAN FecalSwab® and demonstrated its great compatibility with Seegene’s Allplex Gastrointestinal Multiplex PCR, outperforming traditional enteric transport devices

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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 new study that evaluated FecalSwab® in conjunction with BioFire’s FilmArray® GI Panel concluded that COPAN’s newest product addition improves patient care for rapid diagnostic of gastrointestinal diseases.

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ESwab is Great for Eight

April 12, 2017

A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, determined the frequency and age associated with F. necrophorum and groups A and C/G streptococci as causes of bacterial pharyngitis in children. While conducting the study, researchers completed eight different investigations with just one specimen in an ESwab.

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

March 28, 2017

Unlike other bacteria that can cause foodborne illnesses, Listeria monocytogene thrives and survives in cold environments.
Listeria infection, or listeriosis, caused by eating items contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, is the third leading cause of food poisoning death in the United States.Regular sampling of surfaces, equipment and ingredients are essential to maintaining a safe food supply.

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The Art of Flocked Swabs

March 13, 2017

Dr. Jacob A. Neufeld, the Medical Director-Pediatric Rehabilitation at St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital, is the inspired artist using COPAN flocked swabs to create his contemporary abstract paintings.

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It’s Flu Season Again, Are You Prepared?

January 30, 2017

COPAN’s flocked swabs and UTM are great for sample testing during flu season.

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Study Suggests COPAN FecalSwab® Tests Well for Use with the bioMérieux BioFire FilmArray® Gastrointestinal (GI) Panel

January 27, 2017

Study Suggests COPAN FecalSwab® Tests Well for Use with the bioMérieux BioFire FilmArray® Gastrointestinal (GI) Panel

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ESwab for Surveillance Cultures

November 18, 2016

ESwab for Surveillance Cultures

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COPAN and TriCore | Igniting Change with Innovation

October 17, 2016

COPAN Diagnostics and TriCore Reference Laboratories met with a group of Microbiologists from different leading laboratories to discuss why Liquid Based Microbiology, lab automation, and coordinated care are influential to the future of healthcare.

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A Little Dirt Won’t Hurt: Why Kids Need It

September 27, 2016

A little dirt won’t hurt. Dirt contains essential microbes necessary for a child’s immune system.

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COPAN and TriCore Reference Laboratories Host Symposium to Discuss the Future of Laboratory Automation

September 23, 2016

COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. (Murrieta, CA) and TriCore Reference Laboratories (Albuquerque, NM) met with a group of Microbiologists from leading laboratories to discuss why Liquid Based Microbiology, lab automation, and coordinated care are influential to the future of healthcare.

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Show Up, Show Off, Show Down- A Recap of SWACM

September 16, 2016

COPAN recaps their successful symposium at the 2016 annual SWACM meeting, including exciting new studies on their WASPLab algorithms and reduction in turn-around time, and the attendees experience with their portable demo.

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You May Be Relieved to Learn About the New BD MAX™ Enteric Bacterial Panel and FecalSwab®

August 15, 2016

COPAN Examines a recent study involving rectal FecalSwab® and it’s use with the BD MAX™ Enteric Bacterial Panel.

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COPAN Helps Australian Koalas with ‘Koality’ Cotton Swabs

May 26, 2016

This study used COPAN’s cotton tipped swabs and compares two potential vaccinations to help protect Australian Koalas from Chlamydia.

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GlitterBug Corroborates Copan Flocked Swabs are Superior for Duodenoscope Microbiology Testing

March 9, 2016

GlitterBug Corroborates Copan Flocked Swabs are Superior for Duodenoscope Microbiology Testing

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COPAN’s FecalSwab® Raising a Stink at the Fisher National Sales Meeting

February 23, 2016

COPAN’s FecalSwab® Raising a Stink at the Fisher National Sales Meeting

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Copan’s Image Analysis Software Can Automatically Detect MRSA on Chromogenic Agar

February 23, 2016

Copan’s Image Analysis Software Can Automatically Detect MRSA on Chromogenic Agar

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Unprecedented Multi-Center Study Shows COPAN’s WASPLabTM Image Analysis Software’s Robust Ability to Automatically Detect MRSA on Chromogenic Agar

February 17, 2016

COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. is pleased to announce the groundbreaking results of a multi-center study titled “Automated Scoring of Chromogenic Media for the Detection of MRSA using the WASPLab Image Analysis Software” recently published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology. The…

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COPAN USA Welcomes the New Year with WASPLab® and Onsite Training Facility

January 28, 2016

COPAN USA Welcomes the New Year with WASPLab® and Onsite Training Facility

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ESwab™, Group A Strep, and the Shift Toward Molecular Assays

November 23, 2015

This blog discusses the market shift towards molecular assays and the role of ESwab.

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ESwab™ for Ophthalmology! Diagnosing Bacterial Keratitis

November 13, 2015

This blog examines the use of ESwab in the one touch method for sample collection and diagnosis of bacterial keratitis.

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FLOQSwabs® Go a Little ‘Batty’ for Halloween

October 23, 2015

FLOQSwabs® were used in the specimen collection of eastern Australian bats for the detection of the Hendra virus

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FecalSwab® & FilmArray® Team Up for Faster Results

October 12, 2015

FecalSwab® & FilmArray® Team Up for Faster Results

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