“Unfortunately, no one can be told what the PhenoMatrix™ is. You have to see it for yourself.” Customers Flocked to COPAN’s Booth at the ASM Microbe 2017 Conference
Hundreds of attendees from across the globe donned “Neo” sunglasses and black trench coats and made the life altering choice between the red or blue pill before lining up in front of the green screen at COPAN’s wildly popular booth at the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2017 conference.Read More
Have You Heard that Sitting is the New Smoking? Get up and Move with WASPLab’s Clever Canister Plate Delivery System
A pack of Camels or a day spent sitting down? Those hours clocked in chairs are maybe just as deadly as that pack of Camel cigarettes.
Multiple studies point out that time in the chair can lead to a whole host of medical problems. COPAN designed its automation with a canister system for more mobility and to give labs more flexibility to grow.Read More
Chromogenic Bi-Plates and Dual ESwab™ Processed on WASPLab® Cuts Number of Specimens and Plates Used from Surveillance Cultures in Half
In a new study, researchers from Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, validated a more efficient and less costly process for identifying and preventing antibiotic-resistant Hospital-Acquired Infections.
The study compared the use of chromogenic media bi-plates for MRSA and VRE screening and the Dual ESwab™ kit with the use of WASPLab® for processing and imaging analysis.Read More
Ask ESwab: Is Having Money a Health Hazard?
Study investigates the microbes left on New York City currency using COPAN ESwab and metagenomic sequencingRead More
COPAN Introduces the New Rectal FecalSwab® for Pediatrics!
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.Read More
COPAN FecalSwab® Demonstrates Great Compatibility with Seegene’s Allplex Gastrointestinal Multiplex PCR and Outperforms Traditional Enteric Transport Devices
New study evaluated COPAN FecalSwab® and demonstrated its great compatibility with Seegene’s Allplex Gastrointestinal Multiplex PCR, outperforming traditional enteric transport devicesRead More
Recent JCM Publication Shows BioFire’s FilmArray® GI Panel and FecalSwab® Lighting the Fire for Enteric Diagnostics
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.Read More
ESwab is Great for Eight
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.Read More
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream
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.
The Art of Flocked Swabs
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.Read More
It’s Flu Season Again, Are You Prepared?
COPAN’s flocked swabs and UTM are great for sample testing during flu season.Read More
Study Suggests COPAN FecalSwab® Tests Well for Use with the bioMérieux BioFire FilmArray® Gastrointestinal (GI) Panel
Study Suggests COPAN FecalSwab® Tests Well for Use with the bioMérieux BioFire FilmArray® Gastrointestinal (GI) PanelRead More
ESwab for Surveillance Cultures
ESwab for Surveillance CulturesRead More
COPAN and TriCore | Igniting Change with Innovation
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.Read More
A Little Dirt Won’t Hurt: Why Kids Need It
A little dirt won’t hurt. Dirt contains essential microbes necessary for a child’s immune system.Read More
COPAN and TriCore Reference Laboratories Host Symposium to Discuss the Future of Laboratory Automation
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.Read More
Show Up, Show Off, Show Down- A Recap of SWACM
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.Read More
You May Be Relieved to Learn About the New BD MAX™ Enteric Bacterial Panel and FecalSwab®
COPAN Examines a recent study involving rectal FecalSwab® and it’s use with the BD MAX™ Enteric Bacterial Panel.Read More
COPAN Helps Australian Koalas with ‘Koality’ Cotton Swabs
This study used COPAN’s cotton tipped swabs and compares two potential vaccinations to help protect Australian Koalas from Chlamydia.Read More
GlitterBug Corroborates Copan Flocked Swabs are Superior for Duodenoscope Microbiology Testing
GlitterBug Corroborates Copan Flocked Swabs are Superior for Duodenoscope Microbiology TestingRead More
COPAN’s FecalSwab® Raising a Stink at the Fisher National Sales Meeting
COPAN’s FecalSwab® Raising a Stink at the Fisher National Sales MeetingRead More
Copan’s Image Analysis Software Can Automatically Detect MRSA on Chromogenic Agar
Copan’s Image Analysis Software Can Automatically Detect MRSA on Chromogenic AgarRead More
Unprecedented Multi-Center Study Shows COPAN’s WASPLabTM Image Analysis Software’s Robust Ability to Automatically Detect MRSA on Chromogenic Agar
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…Read More
COPAN USA Welcomes the New Year with WASPLab® and Onsite Training Facility
COPAN USA Welcomes the New Year with WASPLab® and Onsite Training FacilityRead More
ESwab™, Group A Strep, and the Shift Toward Molecular Assays
This blog discusses the market shift towards molecular assays and the role of ESwab.Read More