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Are you detecting neutralising SARS-CoV-2 antibodies?

The Spike Protein of SARS-CoV-2 is a trimer made up of S1 and S2 proteins.

The Receptor Binding Domain (RBD) of S1 binds to the ACE2 receptor in the cell membrane to gain access to the host cell. Spike antigens trigger the host’s cellular immune system resulting in the B cells producing antibodies against Spike antigens.

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Influenza – Rapid Diagnosis Improves Clinical Management

Influenza is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract that can cause...

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Standard F Fluorescent Immunoassay System

A new rapid, easy-to-use diagnostics platform for point of care use…

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Urinary Antigen Testing

Pneumonia is a common illness affecting approximately 450 million people a year and occurring in all parts of the world. It is a major cause of death among all age groups, resulting in 4 million deaths annually – 7% of total world annual deaths.1

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GPs should use point-of-care test to guide antibiotic use for pneumonia, says NICE

Draft recommendations from NICE say GPs should consider using a point-of-care test to help decide whether patients presenting with mild pneumonia need antibiotics. Full article in PULSE (June2014).

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