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Combination of Thermo Scientific B•R•A•H•M•S PCT Assay and SphereLight™ and µTASWako™ i30 Systems Used to Test Patients Suspected of Having Sepsis
WALTHAM, Mass., (January 30, 2012) – Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced an agreement with global healthcare provider Abbott Laboratories to make its Procalcitonin (PCT) assay available with Abbott’s immunochemistry analyzers.
Prof. Kypros Nicolaides, director of the Fetal Medicine Centre and founder of the Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF, London), visited the Thermo Scientific Biomarkers site in Hennigsdorf (near Berlin) on 1 December 2011.
The Thermo Scientific Biomarkers Thyroid Forum was held in Berlin on 5 November 2011. The event was supported by the European Group on Graves' Orbitopathy (EUGOGO). A total of 90 participants from eight European countries met in Berlin for an interdisciplinary exchange. They included internists, endocrinologists, ophthalmologists and laboratory doctors.
Thermo Scientific Biomarkers has brought an Update of the CE marked prenatal screening software B·R·A·H·M·S Fast Screen pre I plus onto the market. The new version 1.3 of the prenatal screening software is available as of November 2011 - currently deliverable in the following languages: German, English and French.