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BioPorto receives Frost & Sullivan Award

Frost & Sullivan awards AKI Product Leadership Award to BioPorto

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Diagnostics, Research
Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Major organ surgery, Transplantation
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Product launch - Human NGAL monomer-specific ELISA

BioPorto launches the first human NGAL monomer specific assay. 

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Diagnostics, Research
Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity, AKI treatment, Other
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Product launch - recombinant NGAL antigens

An expansion of BioPorto Diagnostics extensive NGAL portfolio with 6 new Recombinant NGAL Antigens 

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Research
Clinical Relevance
Other
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Launch of NGAL Monkey antibodies

Diagnostics is pleased to announce the launch of our first-in class NGAL Monkey antibody portfolio

The launch of NGAL Monkey antibodies is yet another step in our continued efforts to raise the focus on nephrotoxicity in drug discovery, and it makes our range on kidney related antibodies the most comprehensive on the market.

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Research
Clinical Relevance
Nephrotoxicity
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Acute Kidney Biomarkers in focus in renown clinical issue

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) push for AKI biomarkers including NGAL in new cover story

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Diagnostics, Research
Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Major organ surgery, Transplantation
Date

AACC-CLINICAL LAB EXPO 2013

The Clinical Laboratory Expo is the world's largest gathering of clinical laboratory professionals and the largest exposition of clinical laboratory products and services of the year. 19,000 participants from more than 100 different countries are expected to attend the Clinical Lab Expo, including product development engineers, R&D executives, scientists, experts who develop the products and design used in the clinical diagnostics field.

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Date
, 2013
Location
Houston, TX USA

The NGAL Test™ for users of Siemens VISTA and BC UniCel® DxC 800

We are happy to announce that The NGAL Test™ application notes are now available for the Siemens Dimension Vista® Integrated Chemistry System's nephelometric chanel and the turbidemetric analyzer from Beckman Coulter UniCel® DxC 800 Synchron® Clinical System. Both application notes are designed for urine samples only.

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Diagnostics, Research
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Product launch: Monkey NGAL ELISA Kit (KIT 045)

The Monkey NGAL ELISA Kit allows for the determination of rises in monkey NGAL concentrations. It is to be hoped that the determination of NGAL may become a convenient end-point in Rhesus and Cynomolgus monkey models of renal injury, nephrotoxicity and other nephropathies. With the launch of the Monkey NGAL ELISA Kit, the BioPorto research portfolio offers NGAL measurements for all animals most commonly used in drug development, safety and efficacy profiling.

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Research
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Focus meeting and NGAL workshop in the UK

The Focus meeting 2013 in York is one of the most important clinical science events in the United Kingdom (UK). Arranged by the association of clinical chemistry in the UK, the meeting attracts participants from all major UK healthcare laboratories and many university departments.

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Diagnostics, Research, Congress news
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World Kidney Day

BioPorto celebrates World Kidney Day and hopes that this year's focus on Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) will help raise awareness and further education on the importance of early diagnosis.

Ever since NGAL as a diagnostic biomarker was linked to AKI, NGAL has been given a central role in many international AKI initiatives. For more information on international initiatives please visit our links and resources page here

To learn more about World Kidney Day please visit: http://www.worldkidneyday.org/

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Date
, 2013
Location

New overview - NGAL Links and Resources

Ever since NGAL as a diagnostic biomarker was linked to AKI, NGAL has been given a central role in many international AKI initiatives.

The connection between NGAL and AKI diagnostics has led to a wealth of forums and informational resources strengthening the focus on the subject.

To provide an overview and easy access to all these free available resources, we have collected the most recent high impact links and posted them on www.NGAL.com

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Diagnostics
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ISICEM 2013

Organized by the department of Intensive Care Emergency Medicine of Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, in association with the Belgian Society of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (SIZ), this meeting has become established as one of the largest in its field, now attracting more than 5,000 participants from around the world.

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Date
, 2013
Location
Brussels. Belgium

MEDLAB Middle East / Arab Health 2013

MEDLAB is the main medical laboratory and technology event in the Middle East. It is an integral part of the Arab Health exhibition, which is acknowledged as the largest healthcare exhibition with global reach in the Middle East.

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Date
, 2013
Location
Dubai, UAE

The NGAL Test™ Distributor Forum, November 13th 2012, Düsseldorf, Germany

Again this year BioPorto hosted its annual NGAL Distributor Forum. Invited to the meeting were BioPorto's distributors who are selling BioPorto's test for routine measurement of NGAL in the hospital labs, also known as The NGAL Test™. The agenda this year focused on the clinical use and sales aspects of NGAL. All with the aim to provide some tools and inspiration to help take The NGAL Test™ to the next level of acceptance in the market.

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Congress news
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ISNCON 2012

BioPorto Diagnostics will be exhibiting at ISNCON - the upcoming conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology this year held in the city of Ahmedabad. The exhibition will be a joint venture with CPC Diagnostics, one of BioPorto's two distributors in India.

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Date
, 2012
Location
Ahmedabad, India

Bangert K (2012) ASN Kidney Week

The molecular forms of NGAL is a hot topic amongst NGAL researches these days.

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http://ngal.com/media/55006/ngal_monomer_poster_asn-kidney_week.pdf
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MEDICA 2012

Again this year BioPorto Diagnostics will be represented at MEDICA - the world's largest medical trade fair. BioPorto will be promoting The NGAL Test™, designed for automated routine measurement of the kidney biomarker NGAL.

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Date
, 2012
Location
Düsseldorf, Germany

NGAL workshop at the 44th SIBioC National Congress in Rome, Italy, November 2012

At this workshop Professor Giuseppe Lippi (IT) and Dr. Konstantinos Makris (GR) - both opinion leading NGAL researches - will present their view on NGAL and its application for diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury.

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Date
, 2012
Location
Rome, Italy

ASN Kidney Week 2012

Kidney Week - American Society of Nephrology's annual scientific meeting - will gather over 13,000 professionals from around the world to present and discuss a full range of topics from basic science to clinical practice and public policy.

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Date
, 2012
Location
San Diego, CA, USA

The NGAL Test™ available for users of Siemens instruments

We are happy to announce that The NGAL Test™ is now available for the Siemens ADVIA 1800 analyzer.
Together with Roche and Abbott, Siemens is a leading supplier of instruments for laboratory diagnostics worldwide and has a large number of ADVIA systems placed in first-class laboratories. This means that considerably more hospitals and testing sites can now start working with BioPorto's automated NGAL test.

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AACC-CLINICAL LAB EXPO 2012

The Clinical Laboratory Expo is the world's largest gathering of clinical laboratory professionals and the largest exposition of clinical laboratory products and services of the year. 19,000 participants from more than 100 different countries are expected to attend the Clinical Lab Expo, including product development engineers, R&D executives, scientists, experts who develop the products and design used in the clinical diagnostics field.

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Date
, 2012
Location
Los Angeles, CA USA

Huber W (2012) J CLI 36:10-12

Sepsis frequently results in acute kidney injury (AKI). Although AKI markedly contributes to mortality in sepsis, its diagnosis is frequently delayed due to limitations of current biomarkers of renal impairment. Neutrophil-gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) has been demonstrated to be a biomarker of early AKI.

To download as pdf please click here 

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http://www.cli-online.com/featured-articles/early-detection-of-acute-kidney-injury-in-sepsis-how-about-ngal/index.html
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Nordic Society for Clinical Chemistry 2012

Organized by Nordic Society for Clinical Chemistry (NCC) and the Icelandic Society for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, the NCC congress covers the forefront of science as well as current developments in the practice of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. The congress gathers clinicians and laboratory professionals from all of the Nordic countries.

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Date
, 2012
Location
Reykjavik, Iceland

ERA-EDTA 2012

A wide variety of lectures and symposia covering the various aspects of basic and clinical nephrology as well as the most recent researches in the field, the ERA-EDTA congress is Europe's most significant nephrology meeting.

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Date
, 2012
Location
Paris, France

Symposium about NGAL at Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen

Senior Consultant and NGAL expert Dr. Wolfgang Huber from The Technische Universität München will give a lecture about NGAL and its application for diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury.

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Diagnostics
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ISICEM 2012

Organized by the department of Intensive Care Emergency Medicine of Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, in association with the Belgian Society of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (SIZ), this meeting has become established as one of the largest in its field, now attracting more than 5,360 participants from around the world.

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Date
, 2012
Location
Brussels, Belgium

CRITICARE 2012

CRITICARE 2012 is one of the most important events on the calendar of every critical care practitioner in India. Intensivists, Physicians, Pulmonologist, Paediatricians and Anaesthesiologist delegates from India and neighboring countries are expected to take part in this congress.

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Date
, 2012
Location
Pune, India

CRRT 2012

The CRRT congress' focus is on recent advances in our understanding of pathophysiology of critical illness, acute kidney injury, emerging strategies in the management of sepsis, multiorgan failure, development and use of biomarkers, technical advances in CRRT and the appropriate utilization of these techniques.

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Date
, 2012
Location
San Diego, USA

MEDLAB, Arab Health 2012

MEDLAB is the main Medical Laboratory and Technology event in the Middle East. It is an integral part of the Arab Health exhibition, which is acknowledged as the largest healthcare exhibition with global reach in the Middle East.

BioPorto is currently pursuing distribution opportunities for the NGAL product portfolio in the Middle East region thus Ishan Gupta (ig@bioporto.com) Business Development Manager, will be representing BioPorto Diagnostics.

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Date
, 2012
Location
Dubai, UAE

Congress Calendar 2012

Meet BioPorto Diagnostics at upcoming congresses in 2012.

Download our Congress Calendar here

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Date
, 2012
Location
Global activities

Better kidney markers ahead?

This is the question asked in a journalistic article recently published by College of American Pathologists.
The journalist has interviewed a handful of the worlds leading kidney researchers about their outlook on a future where earlier diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury is possible. The article gives an excellent review and status update on NGAL.

Please read the article here -

Better biomarkers ahead?

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New NGAL.com website launched

BioPorto is happy to announce the launch of a new version of the NGAL.com website.

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Ostermann M (2011) J CLI 35:10-12

Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) has emerged as a promising biomarker for acute kidney injury (AKI). The ultimate goal is for NGAL to enable clinicians to intervene as early as possible and to change the prognosis of AKI.

To download as pdf please click here

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http://www.cli-online.com/index.php?id=3198
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ISICEM 2010

BioPorto Diagnostics announces the presentation of a new scientific study that includes data obtained with The NGAL Test - the company's forthcoming diagnostic test for acute kidney injury soon to be introduced for open clinical chemistry analyzers.

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Date
, 2010
Location
Brussels, Belgium

SCCM Annual Congress 2010

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)annual congress is the largest gathering of diverse and creative thought leaders from all over the world.

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Date
, 2010
Location
San Diego, USA

ASN Renal Week 2010

The American Society of Nephrology's Renal Week is the world's most significant nephrology meeting devoted to the latest advances in research, clinical care and education in kidney diseases.

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Date
, 2010
Location
Denver, USA

MEDICA 2010

As the world's largest medical trade fair, MEDICA once again offers a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of innovations in the world of healthcare.

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Date
, 2010
Location
Düsseldorf, Germany

ESICM 2010

BioPorto Diagnostics is exhibiting at the 23rd Annual Congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. Visit us at booth no. 52.

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Date
, 2010
Location
Barcelona, Spain

AACC/Clinical Lab Expo 2010

The AACC/Clinical Laboratory Expo is the leading event for clinical chemistry, clinical laboratory science and laboratory medicine products and services.

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Date
, 2010
Location
Anaheim, USA

IUTOX 2010

BioPorto Diagnostics will be exhibiting at the XII International Congress of Toxicology, IUTOX 2010, and presenting the latest developments in its Pharma NGAL product line.

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Date
, 2010
Location
Barcelona, Spain

ERA-EDTA Congress 2010

The European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association(ERA-EDTA) and the German Society of Nephrology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nephrologie, DGfN) join forces to organize the XLVII ERA-EDTA Congress in Munich.

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Date
, 2010
Location
Munich, Germany

APCN 2010

BioPorto Diagnostics joins forces with its Korean distributor, Dong-In Biotech, to promote BioPorto's NGAL products at the 12th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN 2010).

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Date
, 2010
Location
Seoul, Korea

TSIS 2010

BioPorto Diagnostics will participate at the 8th World Congress on Trauma, Shock, Inflammation and Sepsis - TSIS 2010

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Date
, 2010
Location
Munich, Germany

ToxExpo - SOT 2010

BioPorto Diagnostics joins forces with its partner in the US and Canadian markets, ALPCO Diagnostics, in promoting the animal and human NGAL product line at ToxExpo.

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Date
, 2010
Location
Salt Lake City, USA

CritiCare 2010

BioPorto Diagnostics will be exhibiting at the upcoming International Critical Care Congress of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM).

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Date
, 2010
Location
Hyderabad, India

SCCM Annual Congress 2010

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) annual congress is the largest gathering of diverse and creative thought leaders from all over the world.

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Date
, 2010
Location
Miami Beach, USA

MEDICA 2011

MEDICA - the hub of medical trade.

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Date
, 2011
Location
Düsseldorf, Germany

ASN Kidney week 2011

The Nephrology event of the year - visit BioPorto at the booth no. 2013

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Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room
Date
, 2011
Location
Philadelphia, USA

ESICM 2011

Bioporto Diagnostics is exhibiting at the 24th Annual Congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.

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Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date
, 2011
Location
Berlin, Germany

SCCM - AKI focus 2011

Society of Critical Care Medicine - The Intensive Care Professionals.

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Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date
, 2011
Location
Atlanta, USA

AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2011

The AACC/Clinical Laboratory Expo is the leading event for clinical chemistry, clinical laboratory science and laboratory medicine products and services.

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Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date
, 2011
Location
Atlanta, USA

ERA-EDTA 2011

The European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant organize the XLVIII ERA-EDTA Congress in Prague.

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Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date
, 2011
Location
Prague, Czech Republic

IFCC WORLDLAB // EUROMEDLAB

Over 5000 delegates and Laboratory Medicine professionals are expected to attend the 21st International Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine.

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Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date
, 2011
Location
Berlin, Germany

WCN 2011

BioPorto Diagnostics wil attend the World Congress of Nephrology.

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Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date
, 2011
Location
Vancouver, Canada

ISICEM 2011

BioPorto Diagnostics will be promoting The NGAL Test™ CE IVD for diagnostic use in Europe at the International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, ISICEM.

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Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date
, 2011
Location
Brussels, Belgium

CRITICARE 2011

BioPorto Diagnostics will be exhibiting at the upcoming International17th Annual congress of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) and International Critical Care Congress 2011.

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Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date
, 2011
Location
New Delhi, India

The NGAL Test™ presented at IFCC 2011

Dako Denmark A/S, Reagent Partnership Division, presented data and results of a validation study on The NGAL Test™ at the21st International Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC-World Lab) in Berlin.

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Diagnostics, Congress news
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BioPorto Diagnostics Product overview 2011

Welcome to BioPorto Diagnostics latest Product overview edition.

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The NGAL Test™ now launched for diagnostic use in Europe

BioPorto has CE-marked and is now launching The NGAL Test™ for diagnostic use in Europe.

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Category
Diagnostics
Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
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A new rapid NGAL assay for clinical chemistry platforms

A new assay simply known as The NGAL Test makes it possible to get an earlydiagnosis of acute kidney injury.

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Category
Research
Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date

Product launch: Pig NGAL ELISA Kit (KIT 044)

Pig NGAL shows promise as an acute kidney injury marker using BioPorto Diagnostics new Pig NGAL ELISA Kit (KIT 044)

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Category
Research
Date

The NGAL Test presented at BRS

BioPorto Diagnostics is proud to announce a scientific poster presentation at the BRS/RA Conference in Manchester that includes data obtained with The NGAL Test...

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Category
Diagnostics, Congress news
Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date

The NGAL Test presented at ISICEM

BioPorto Diagnostics announces the presentation of a new scientific study that includes data obtained with The NGAL Test - the company's forthcoming diagnostic test for acute kidney injury...

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Category
Diagnostics, Congress news
Clinical Relevance
Intensive care (ICU), Emergency room, Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
Date

New Dog NGAL ELISA

BioPorto Diagnostics has launched a new ELISA test for the determination of the acute kidney injury marker NGAL in urine, plasma and serum from dogs.

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Research
Clinical Relevance
Major organ surgery, Transplantation, Nephrotoxicity
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New Mouse NGAL ELISA

BioPorto Diagnostics has launched an ELISA test for the determination of the acute kidney injury marker NGAL in mice.

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Category
Research
Date

New Rat NGAL ELISA

BioPorto Diagnostics has launched a new ELISA test for the determination of the acute kidney injury marker NGAL in rats.

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Category
Research
Clinical Relevance
Nephrotoxicity
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