Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Molecular & Clinical Diagnostics
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Argutus Medical’s AKI Test Selected for Innovators Place™

Published: Thursday, October 25, 2012
Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Specialists in organ injury present RenaStat at ASN Kidney Week 2012.

Argutus Medical has been chosen as one of ten companies to display their latest product at the Innovators Place™ during the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2012.

The scientific exposition, which takes place from the 1st to the 4th of November at the San Diego Convention Center, USA, will bring together more than 13,000 professionals from around the globe to learn the latest scientific and medical advances in the field of kidney function and disease. InnovatorsEKF-Diagnostics.gif Place™ will be located in the Kidney Week exhibit hall (Halls A-B-C) in a dedicated exhibition space that provides the opportunity for scientific networking between medical device industry trendsetters and the nephrology community.

At the Innovators Place™, Argutus Medical, a subsidiary of EKF Diagnostics (AIM listed worldwide manufacturer of point-of-care diagnostic tools, organ injury biomarkers and assays) will showcase its new point-of-care test, the RenaStat. Renastat has been developed to detect the early onset of severe acute kidney injury (AKI) in critical care settings. Argutus’ team of AKI experts will provide attendees with an insight into the RenaStat test, as well as scientific information on the development and use of biomarkers for AKI detection.

RenaStat combines novel microfluidic and magnetic immuno-chromatographic technologies (MICT) to allow accurate detection of alpha and pi glutathione S-Transferase (GSTs) in less than 15 minutes from 100µl of patient urine. This rapid, early assessment of biomarkers enables clinicians to promptly identify and carry out appropriate patient treatment.

"Being selected to showcase at such a high profile meeting as Kidney Week 2012, is a privilege and testament to the hard work that has gone into developing RenaStat through years of research and development. Argutus representatives will be on hand to discuss with our renal medicine colleagues how the application of RenaStat can improve patient diagnosis and treatment" said Joe Keenan, General Manager at Argutus.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,300+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,900+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

EKF Diagnostics’ Growth Drives New Role Creation
Expanding business welcomes new faces to further strengthen IVD expertise and new product development.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
EKF Diagnostics Collaborates with Joslin Diabetes Center
Supporting the ongoing clinical and commercial development of early Diabetic Kidney Disease biomarkers.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Studies Validate EKF Diagnostics’ Early Stage Test for Progressive DKD
Independent scientific evidence confirms novel sTNFR1/2 biomarkers can accurately predict end-stage renal disease, up to 10 years in advance.
Friday, May 23, 2014
New Clinical Diagnostics Distributor Program Enhances EKF Customer Service
EKF Diagnostics appoints Simona Carnielli as new EMEA Distribution Manager.
Thursday, May 08, 2014
EKF Diagnostics Acquires Separation Technology
Acquisition complements EKF’s existing offering in the hemoglobin testing market place.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
PointMan™ Enriches Low-level DNA Mutations from Whole Blood
Ultra-sensitive PointMan™ enables blood sampling instead of tissue biopsies for cancer patient mutation status assessment.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Scientific News
Liquid Biopsies: Miracle Diagnostic or Next New Fad?
Thanks to the development of highly specific gene-amplification and sequencing technologies liquid biopsies access more biomarkers relevant to more cancers than ever before.
CDC Updates Zika Recommendations
CDC has issued updated Zika recommendations and guidance for healthcare providers with a focus on sexual transmission.
Review of the Analysis of Haemoglobin A1c for Diabetes Diagnostics
This paper aims to clarify methods, units, quality requirements, reference and cutoff limits for hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and ratio of blood glucose/HbA1c on the basis of the results from Finnish quality control surveys by comparing them to the literature.
Colon Cancer Blocked in Mice
Case Western Reserve University Researchers block common type of colon cancer tumour in mice, laying groundwork for human clinical trial.
Drug - Gene 'One-Two' Punch Against Cancer
Researchers identify gene-drug combinations that, together, target and kill cancer cells while not targeting healthy cells.
Liquid Biopsies Treating Ovarian Cancer
Researchers have discovered a promising monitor and treat recurrence of ovarian cancer. Detecting cancer long before tumours reappear.
72% Rise in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Over the 2003-2013 period metastatic cancer has increased by an average of 72%, this could be caused by lax screening, more aggressive disease or both.
Lab-Tested Diagnosis Needed When Treating Persistent Diarrhea
New PCR multiplex method makes lab testing more effective.
Biomarker for Multiple Sclerosis Detection Discovered
Winthrop-University Hospital researchers discover biomarker for multiple sclerosis detection.
Scientists Link Bipolar Disorder to Unexpected Brain Region
Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute have found that gene within the brain’s striatum could be linked to biopolar disorder.
SELECTBIO

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,300+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,900+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!