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ICU Management

Masimo Announces a Special Worldwide Program for SpHb® Monitoring for Zika Virus Affected Areas

2016 29 Sep

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced that in response to the Zika virus and its potential impact on the availability of blood products, Masimo is creating a special program to dramatically reduce the cost of and increase access to Masimo’s continuous hemoglobin monitoring (SpHb®) solutions, shown to help clinicians reduce blood transfusions in both low... Read more

IMAGING Management

FDA Expands Use Authorization for Hologic's Aptima® Zika Virus Assay to Use with Urine Sample

2016 09 Sep

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced  that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the company's Aptima® Zika virus diagnostic assay to be used with urine samples (collected alongside patient-matched serum or plasma specimens).Hologic's Zika virus assay was authorized for emergency use... Read more

Executive Health Management

FDA Approves Use of the Procleix Zika Virus Assay from Hologic & Grifols

2016 21 Jun

--Blood banks will use the new test, co-developed by Hologic and Grifols, to screen donated blood in potential endemic areas of the US----Test will run on the Procleix Panther System, a fully automated NAT blood screening platform--Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) and Grifols (MCE: GRF, MCE: GRF.P and NASDAQ: GRFS) – market-leading partners committed to... Read more

IMAGING Management

FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Hologic's Aptima® Zika Virus Assay

2016 20 Jun

New Diagnostic Test for the Detection of the Zika Virus Now Available for Use on Fully Automated Panther SystemHologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization for the company's new, diagnostic assay for Zika virus infection. The Aptima® Zika Virus assay is a molecular diagnostic... Read more


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