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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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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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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As the Demand for a Simplified Multipurpose Specimen Collection Device Grows, More Labs are Validating ESwab™ for use with Molecular Assays

September 3, 2015

A recent study conducted at Tampa General Hospital in Florida, and published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, tested the use of ESwab™ with the BD Max MRSAXT and BD Max StaphSR assays. The study, consisting of 255 samples collected using ESwab™ showed that the assays have exceptional sensitivity and specificity for detecting MRSA and S. aureus, respectively

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Strategic alliance between bioMérieux and COPAN to automate clinical microbiology laboratories and enhance their operational efficiency

September 1, 2015

This agreement allows bioMérieux to speed up deployment of its “FMLA® Lab Efficiency*” vision for the automation and enhanced operational efficiency of clinical microbiology labs. In this field, the two companies also plan to collaborate in particular for the development of innovative clinical microbiology diagnostic solutions.

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COPAN Unveils COLIBRI™, Universal Colony Picker, during the American Society for Microbiology General Meeting in New Orleans

May 28, 2015

Colibri™ is an open platform capable of utilizing a diversity of consumables from different suppliers or prepared in house. In keeping with the philosophy of developing open platforms, Colibri™ can work in-line with WASPLab™ or as a standalone workstation to automatically prepare AST and ID suspensions and seed MALDI-TOF target plates with more functionality to come.

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COPAN Launches New Website, Offers an Enhanced User Experience and a Modern New Look

May 19, 2015

COPAN Diagnostics, a company committed to new innovations and education in the field of preanalytics, launches a newly redesigned website. The website aims to improve COPAN’s online brand and features various enhancements visitors to the site will enjoy.

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COPAN is Proud to Announce FDA Clearance for FecalSwab™ to Standardize and Simplify Enteric Culture and Molecular Diagnostics

May 12, 2015

FecalSwab™ simplifies and standardizes fecal sample collection, transport and processing by converting solid or semi-solid fecal specimens into a phase suitable for fully automatic specimen processors, in space saving, instrument ready tubes. FecalSwab™ provides a compact and neat alternative to traditional large, bulky transport containers, which collect a quantity far greater than needed for culture or molecular testing.

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Two New US Patents Protect COPAN Invention of Flocked Swabs

April 23, 2015

Notably these two new US patents, US 8,979,784 and US 9,011,358, have a broad scope of protection for the flocked swab device, in addition to the method of use of such device previously covered by the first two US patents. COPAN is in a strong position to legally stop any infringing activity, such as manufacturing, promoting and selling, including exporting from the US to other countries, flocked swabs covered by the patent claims.

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