News

3rd February 2020

Synthetic fiber swabs with plastic shafts and viral transport medium are elective collection materials for nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal sampling in 2019-nCoV suspected patients, CDC interim guidelines say.

22 November 2019
Copan Flock Technologies was incorporated in 2004 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Copan Italia, with a precise goal: improve pre-analytics in the field of infectious diseases diagnostics through the introduction, development, and manufacturing of the revolutionary collection devices known as FLOQSwabs®.

24 January 2019
Unceasingly, Copan is fostering the culture of sponsoring and supporting good causes. Passion for supporting health initiatives worldwide is in our DNA.

04 June 2018

Brescia, Italy – June 1st, 2018 COPAN Italia S.p.A. and its U.S. subsidiary, COPAN Diagnostics Inc. announced today that they have filed a lawsuit against Puritan Medical Products Co., LLC and Puritan Diagnostics LLC, in the United States District Court for the District of Maine for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,114,027, U.S. Patent No. 8,317,728, U.S. Patent No. 8,979,784, U.S. Patent No. 9,011,358, and U.S. Patent No. 9,173,779. 

May 2018

Daniele Triva Memorial Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Diagnostic Clinical Microbiology
Description:

This one-year post-doctoral fellowship supports the successful candidate for an intense, applied and project-oriented fellowship experience in diagnostic clinical microbiology under the supervision of two McMaster University faculty, in the setting of one of Canada’s busiest and most innovative clinical microbiology laboratories.

Daniele Triva was a brilliant and visionary leader of Copan Italia, whose innovation in pre-analytic methods, liquid microbiology, and laboratory automation forever changed how microbiology laboratories diagnose infectious diseases. For over 20 years, McMaster University, the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP) and Copan Italia have collaborated in diagnostic research and implementation of automation in the clinical laboratory. Today, HRLMP is renowned for its leadership and expertise in virology, molecular diagnostics and laboratory automation, providing clinical microbiology services to over a dozen Ontario hospitals. This unique fellowship continues this long-standing collaboration.

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