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Product Information Leaflets in Excel Format

Every package of calibrators and controls contains a product insert with necessary target values and calibrator concentrations. To make the data transfer more efficient, we are now providing Excel files of the inserts.

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Article: TDM in ECMO Patients

During extracorporeal membrane oxygenation intensive care patients receive various antibiotics. If these drugs are not measured regularly, then patients are at risk of being underdosed and are unlikely to meet the MIC.

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Study: Time to Rethink Amino Acid Analysis (AAA)

Quantitative AAA requires high sensitivity and specificity. A recent study by Carling et al suggests that it might be time to rethink quantitative AAA and compared IEC with LC-MS/MS as an alternative method.


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Educational Webinar: Challenging the Status Quo of Amino Acid Analysis in Plasma

Dr. Rachel Carling, Scientific Director for Viapath, reports in this recorded webinar on a study that compares the current gold standard in quantitative amino acid analysis (AAA) - ion exchange chromatography (IEC) - with LC-MS/MS.


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App Note: COVID-19 Drugs by LC-MS/MS with Series A

Researchers are working furiously to test a variety of potential drugs to find a suitable treatment for COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. For this quest, Chromsystems developed a protocol for the drug monitoring of 9 drug candidates with MassTox® TDM Series A.


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Scientific Paper: Vitamin D Concentrations Are Lower in Patients with Positive PCR for SARS-CoV-2

A new study investigated the potential relationship between vitamin D blood concentrations and SARS-CoV-2 infections. Is the risk of an infection and the disease severity influenced by the vitamin D status? The scientists used the MassChrom® Vitamin D assay on a MassSTAR automation system.


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New Labels: Chromsystems is updating its product labels to include UDI

We are already integrating the new UDI code on our labels as part of the Unique Device Identification (UDI) System. UDIs are required only in the United States so far, but will become mandatory in Europe when the new IVDR comes into effect.


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Article: Drugs of Abuse Testing with LC-MS/MS

In this article we compare LC-MS/MS with GC-MS currently considered as gold standard. The benefits of LC-MS/MS are demonstrated and it is shown how a 100% hydrolysis of glucuroniated drugs can be achieved. 


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Article: Traceability in Clinical Diagnostics

The ultimate aim of traceability is to ensure that analytical results used for patient care are accurate as well as comparable over time and location. What we do to achieve that? Learn more in this article.


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Article: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Intensive Care

This article discusses the importance of appropriate drug concentrations in antibiotic therapies to and help prevent over- and underdosing. This approach also reduces the risk of new multidrug resistant strains emerging and helps to provide the most effective drug dose to the patient.