News related to Ablavar (Gadofosveset) and/or conditions it is approved for
New diagnostic test kit offers easy identification of virulent pathogens in remote locations
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2016.12.22]
A team of researchers has developed a portable detection system that can rapidly identify some of the most virulent, often multi-drug resistant pathogens.
Flexible future of point-of-care disease diagnostic
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.07.29]
The world-wide deployment of biomedical devices for health monitoring, point-of-care diagnostics and environmental sensing is hampered by their high cost that is not readily affordable for e.g.
Adding MRI to Ultrasound Aids in Dx of Fetal Brain Conditions (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2016.12.16]
(MedPage Today) -- MRI improved diagnostic accuracy, changed prognoses
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy: What Happens, Results, and Outlook
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.11.17]
Learn about stereotactic breast biopsies, their benefits, and what they are used for. This article describes what to expect with this diagnostic procedure.
New non-invasive assay may improve surveillance of heart and other solid-organ transplants
Source: Transplants / Organ Donations News From Medical News Today [2016.10.12]
Targeted, next-generation sequencing assay detects rejection by measuring donor-derived cell-free DNA levels in recipient's plasma, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Breath test may help diagnose irritable bowel syndrome
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2016.05.11]
There is currently no specific diagnostic test for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but now researchers have identified a combination of 16 different substances in the breath that, when measured...
New assay offers improved detection of deadly prion diseases
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2016.04.11]
Timed amyloid seeding assay achieves or surpasses sensitivity of currently available tests for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, according to a report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
Study shows test aids physicians in Tamoxifen drug monitoring, including non-compliance due to side effects
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2015.12.15]
A study from Quest Diagnostics medical experts shows how a lab-developed test could help assess levels of several tamoxifen drug metabolites in a blood specimen.