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Colibrí™, COPAN’s Automated Specimen Workup Instrument, Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for use with bioMérieux VITEK® 2 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) System

October 10, 2022

COPAN Diagnostics is proud to announce the second FDA clearance of Colibrí™, a semi-automated pre-analytical processor that is a complementary part of WASPLab®, COPAN’s full laboratory automation system. Colibrí™ system is an in vitro fully automated specimen workup platform designed…

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COPAN Diagnostics Unveils New Image in North America

June 10, 2022

Press ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For over 40 years, COPAN, a global leader in pre-analytics has helped to shape the standard for excellence in Clinical Microbiology with innovative sample collection and transport systems and cutting-edge solutions for laboratory automation and artificial…

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COPAN Diagnostics Announces Another Giant Step in the Evolution of Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Microbiology

January 19, 2022

On the heels of recent news of FDA clearance for Colibri™, automated colony picking instrument for identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing* in clinical Microbiology, today COPAN announced the North American launch of PhenoMATRIX® TAG, colony selection software which automatically chooses…

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Colibri™ Automated Specimen Workup Instrument by COPAN Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Use with MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry Analyzers

January 5, 2022

COPAN Diagnostics is proud to announce the FDA clearance of Colibri™, an automated processor that is a complementary part of WASPLab®, COPAN’s full laboratory automation system. The COPAN Colibri™ System is an in vitro diagnostic device for use in conjunction with the bioMérieux VITEK® MS or Bruker MALDI Biotyper® CA mass spectrometry systems for automating rapid identification of isolated colonies of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria grown on solid culture media.   The Colibri™ system, paired with…

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COPAN Resolves U.S.I.T.C. Unfair Competition Investigation with Several Manufacturers and Distributors of Imported Flocked Swabs

December 21, 2021

COPAN announces the resolution of its United States International Trade Commission complaint with respondents Cardinal Health, Inc., Innovative Product Brands, Inc., Innovative Product Brands, Inc., KSL Biomedical, Inc., KSL Diagnostics, Inc., Thomas Scientific, LLC, Vectornate Korea Ltd., Vectornate USA, Inc.,…

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U.S.I.T.C Institutes Unfair Competition Investigation of Imported Flocked Swabs and Kits

September 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Friday, August 27, 2021, the United States International Trade Commission instituted an unfair importation investigation, conducted pursuant to 19 U.S.C. § 1337, against several manufacturers and distributors of imported flocked swabs and products containing the flocked…

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COPAN UniVerse™ Facilitates Newly Announced Streamlined Approach for Pooled Serial Screening Testing Programs

April 21, 2021

On April 20th, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced further steps to facilitate the emergency use authorization (EUA) of tests for pooling anterior nasal specimens from asymptomatic individuals in serial testing programs (FDA Announces New Streamlined…

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COPAN Diagnostics’ Announces its North American Launch of UniVerse™, COPAN’s Fully Automated Instrument for Molecular Specimen Preparation prior to Testing

April 19, 2021

COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. is excited to announce the North America launch of UniVerse™. UniVerse™ revolutionizes up front sample processing for molecular diagnostics automatically managing accessioning, labeling, vortexing, and aliquoting into various secondary assay tubes or 96-well plates. From the inventors…

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COPAN Group’s Response to the Pandemic and our Efforts to Fight COVID-19 Worldwide

January 29, 2021

By investing in both Europe and the United States, even during this devastating pandemic, COPAN has managed to increase employment opportunities, while supplying the world with the critical collection and transport systems needed for SARS-CoV-2 testing.

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Wasplab Full Laboratory Automation for Microbiology with Efficiency, Quality, speed and Cost Savings Metrics

Unique Multicenter Study Shows Implementation of COPAN’s WASP® and WASPLab® in Various Microbiology Lab Settings is a Cost-Savings, Efficiency-Increasing Move

December 3, 2020

Regardless of their physical size, location or specimen load, Microbiology laboratories can significantly boost their efficiencies — and subsequently cut labor costs — by replacing manual processes with full automation, according to a new study released by the Journal of…

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