About Nova Biomedical
Nova Biomedical develops, manufactures, and sells advanced technology blood testing analyzers. We employ over 1,200 people, with sales and service subsidiaries in eight countries and distributors in more than 91 additional countries. Nova has manufacturing facilities in Waltham and Billerica, Massachusetts; and Taipei, Taiwan. Nova is one of the 25 largest in vitro diagnostic companies in the world and the largest privately owned in vitro diagnostic company in the United States.
Worldwide Market Areas Include:
Hospital Blood Gas and Critical Care Analyzers
Nova Biomedical is the world technology leader in the development of fast, whole blood analyzers to support the care of hospitalized and critically ill patients. Nova analyzers offer the most extensive stat test menus and deliver results in the shortest time at the lowest costs. Nova also provides handheld meter-and-strip based measuring systems for glucose, ketone, lactate, and creatinine point-of-care testing. Whether testing is performed in the central laboratory or in emergency, surgical, critical, or respiratory care areas, Nova analyzers can help to improve patient outcomes while reducing the cost of care.
Pioneering Technological Innovations
Nova Biomedical has a 40-year history as the world leader in developing whole blood biosensors for clinical and cell culture/fermentation use.
A Global Company
Nova has sales and service operations in 100 countries through Nova subsidiaries or distributors. Nova’s wholly-owned subsidiaries are located in Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, the UK, Japan, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the US, with distributors in 92 additional countries. Nova subsidiaries and distributors provide product information, demonstrations, local product inventory, and complete technical support. Whether you are located in North America, Europe, Russia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Latin America, or the Indian Subcontinent, Nova can support your point-of-care and critical care testing needs. Nova’s global manufacturing operations take place in four facilities certified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are located in Waltham and Billerica, Massachusetts, USA and Taipei, Taiwan. These facilities occupy a total of 420,000 square feet (42,000 square meters) of manufacturing space.
Measurement Technologies Used by Nova Analyzers
Potentiometric (whole blood or plasma), Amperometric (whole blood/plasma or cell culture media), Conductivity (whole blood), Immunochemistry (whole blood or plasma), Spectrophotometric (plasma and cell culture media), Photometric (lysed whole blood), Ellipsometry (saliva/urine), and Imaging (cell culture)
About Nova Biomedical
2021 23 Jun
Nova Biomedical announces the addition of another important critical care parameter to its Stat Profile Prime Plus blood gas analyzer—the ability to rapidly calculate and report mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC). MCHC is a measure of the hemoglobin concentration in a given volume of packed red blood cells. MCHC, along with measured... Read more
2020 07 Nov
Nova Biomedical announces the availability of Nova Primary, a rapid, accurate, easy to use, blood glucose laboratory analyzer. Nova Primary fills the need for a new glucose reference analyzer to replace the YSI STAT PLUS 2300 Glucose and L-Lactate analyzer (YSI, Inc., Yellow Springs, OH). Manufacturers of blood glucose measuring devices and clinical... Read more
2020 01 Nov
Nova Biomedical announces the addition of a key new test to its Stat Profile Prime Plus critical care analyzer—the ability to calculate and report estimated plasma volume (ePV), a very important test for critically ill patients but one that has been very difficult to obtain. The plasma volume status of a patient is one of the top priorities in evaluating... Read more
2020 05 Oct
Nova Biomedical announces the addition of C-reactive protein (CRP) testing to its Allegro capillary blood analyzer for point-of-care (POC) testing in primary care settings. The Allegro and its StatStrip companion meter provides 11 clinically important tests to help physicians make therapeutic decisions and adjustments during the patient visit. The... Read more
White Papers - Case Studies
2021 11 Feb
Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Magnesium in the Human Body Magnesium (Mg) is the 4th most abundant cation in the human body. The majority of it is found intracellularly, more than half in bone, about a third in muscle, and the remaining in soft tissue and... Read more
The only glucose meters cleared by US FDA and Health Canada for use with all patients, including critically ill Because of the unacceptably high rate of adverse patient events, including deaths, linked to the point-of-care (POC) use of glucose...
Not yet available in the U.S. The most extensively studied and proven glucose measurement technology In addition to studies submitted to the FDA, 168 other independent studies over the last eight years—including 53 critical care studies—have...
Fingerstick Capillary Blood Testing for Lactate, Hb, and Hct The StatStrip Lactate and Hemoglobin/Hematocrit Meter system (StatStrip LAC/Hb/Hct) is a handheld, easy-to-use meter system that measures LAC, Hb and Hct at the point-of-care using...
Features: Fastest turnaround – 13 seconds 0.6 μL whole blood sample Excellent correlation to central laboratory reference methods The StatStrip Lactate Hospital Meter System is a handheld point-of-care testing system that brings...
StatSensor Xpress Creatinine is not available in the U.S. or Canada The StatSensor Creatinine Hospital Meter System is a handheld analyzer and miniaturized, single-use biosensor for whole blood creatinine testing. StatSensor Creatinine incorporates...
New Technologies Simplify Use and Offer Additional Tests Stat Profile Prime Plus is a comprehensive, whole blood critical care analyzer that combines blood gases, electrolytes, metabolites, CO-Oximetry, and 32 calculated results in a simple, compact...
The New Definition of Simplicity for Critical Care Testing Measures: pH PCO 2 PO 2 Na K Cl iCa Glu Lac Hct Stat Profile Prime combines the revolutionary microelectronics
Not available in all markets Exceptional Simplicity in a New Generation Electrolyte Analyzer Introducing a new generation electrolyte analyzer that combines the revolutionary microelectronics of the consumer world with new microsensor...
*Not yet available in all markets The Most Comprehensive Critical Care Analyzer One analyzer, up to 20 tests No other blood gas analyzer can match the clinical value of pHOx Ultra, which provides up to 20 critical care tests from one...
Not yet available in the U.S. or Canada Lactate, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, Glucose, and Ketone for early patient assessment and treatment Fingerstick capillary sample, no blood draws Results as fast as 6 seconds Laboratory-quality...