Agency / Source: The Scott Partnership

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Thermo Fisher Scientific Improves Cancer Diagnostics for West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics - Thermo Fisher Scientific improves Cancer Diagnostics for West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics Service (NYSE: TMO)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Improves Cancer Diagnostics for West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Runcorn, Cheshire, United Kingdom, 2010/02/23 - Thermo Fisher Scientific improves Cancer Diagnostics for West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics Service (NYSE: TMO).

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Medical Services/Equipment Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Thermo Scientific Products Improve Automation and Efficiency for Cytogenetics Department
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that the West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics Service has chosen the Thermo Scientific Varistain Gemini ES banding machine and Thermo Scientific ClearVue automated coverslipping machine for improved automation in the postnatal laboratory at its Department of Cytogenetics. The Varistain Gemini ES is setting new standards for the efficiency of slide banding at the facility, reducing the slide-making and banding workload of the technical staff by nearly 50 percent. In addition, the ClearVue solves the workflow hassles facing the laboratory, delivering the speed and precision that the postnatal division demands. The coverslipping machine ensures that each slide is uniform in both the placement of the coverslip and the depth of the mountant, significantly improving the procedure.

The West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics Service provides assistance to approximately three million people in western Scotland. The postnatal laboratory is using a full range of standard cytogenetic techniques and molecular cytogenetic technology to provide comprehensive chromosome analysis for both constitutional and acquired abnormalities. The laboratory processes approximately 6,500 analyses per year: nearly 2,800 of these are postnatal referrals. With such a high turnaround, the laboratory recognized that it needed to implement automated procedures to improve reporting times, quality and success rates.

Prior to installing the Thermo Scientific instrumentation, the postnatal laboratory experienced challenges with manual coverslipping and inconsistent speed in its manual banding process. The division needed an automated solution to increase throughput of blood samples, ensuring more efficient sample turnaround, slide preparation and reporting of results.

Jim Colgan, principal scientist for the postnatal laboratory, explains: "We selected the Thermo Scientific instrumentation for its excellent efficiency and capability to meet even the most demanding applications. Overall, with the new instrumentation our laboratory workflows have been considerably enhanced, and throughput of blood samples has been accelerated while ensuring optimum results."

For the West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics Service, automating its procedures with the postnatal laboratory has led to a significant improvement in reporting times, quality and success rates. It has also decreased the poor quality rate for both routine and urgent blood samples.

Thermo Scientific is part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (thermo.com) is the world leader in serving science, enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With 2008 revenues of $10.5 billion, we have approximately 35,000 employees and serve over 350,000 customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as environmental and industrial process control settings. Serving customers through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, we help solve analytical challenges from routine testing to complex research and discovery. Thermo Scientific offers customers a complete range of high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents to enable integrated laboratory workflow solutions. Fisher Scientific provides a complete portfolio of laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services used in healthcare, scientific research, safety and education. Together, we offer the most convenient purchasing options to customers and continuously advance our technologies to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, enhance value for customers and fuel growth for shareholders and employees alike.

For further press information please contact: Laura Browne, The Scott Partnership, 1 Whiteside, Station Road, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire CW4 8AA, United Kingdom T: +44 1477 539539; F: +44 1477 539 540; E: pathology[.]scottpr.com.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Medical Services/Equipment Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: The Scott Partnership

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Medical Services/Equipment articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Thermo Fisher Scientific Improves Cancer Diagnostics for West of Scotland Regional Cytogenetics

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
|
Contact: Michelle Valentine 
+44 (0)800 018 9396 pathology[.]scottpr.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any The Scott Partnership securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Medical Services/Equipment via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Press Releases From The Scott Partnership / Company Profile


Read Medical Services/Equipment Most Recent Related Press Releases:

Drug Delivery Devices Offering Enhanced Connectivity to Find Higher Uptake Among Hospitals finds Frost & Sullivan
Global Inorganic Scintillators Market Projected to Grow At 5.28% CAGR Through 2027 Reports Inkwood Research
Rising Aging Population Projects the Global Hearing Aids Market At 5.42% CAGR by 2027 Reports Inkwood Research
Bruker Wins Order for Eight FTIR Hyperspectral Imager HI 90 in Germany
Bruker Announces Release of Breakthrough diaPASEF Workflow for CCS-aware 4D Proteomics on timsTOF™ Pro Platform At HUPO 2019
Bruker Launches Nanoscale Infrared Spectroscopy and Chemical Imaging SNOM/AFM Microscopy System with Broadband Femtosecond IR Laser
Withings Announces European Availability of Move ECG - The World’s First Analog Watch with the Ability to Record A Medical Grade Electrocardiogram
Bruker Announces New D8 DISCOVER Plus™ X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Solutions
Bruker Launches Highest Resolution Large-Format Bio-AFM System
ZOLL Medical Completes Acquisition of Cardiac Science

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
.



PREMIUM Members


Visit  RightITnow, Inc.

Visit  Limelon Advertising, Co.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona







 
  ©2019 PRZOOM - Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today