How to collect and transport Monkeypox samples?
Since May 2022, the number of monkeypox cases are constantly rising. As a result, WHO declared monkeypox a public health emergency and released interim guidelines and information about the virus. Discover here which of Copan’s products are suitable for monkeypox sample collection.
Copan White paper
Copan White Paper: Antibiotic resistance rise in Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp.
With the Copan White Papers, we aim to promote a better understanding of our products and help healthcare professionals to select the proper device according to their needs. In the third issue, “Antibiotic resistance rise in Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp.” you’ll learn about the rise of Antimicrobial Resistance in these two pathogensm and learn how to collect them properly!
Microbiology Time – August 2022
Whether lying on a sunny beach, hiking on the top of a mountain, or still at work, enjoy our Microbiology Time top three studies! We start with a new SARS-CoV-2 assay and a tongue swab testing analysis for tuberculosis. Finally, “Is SARS-CoV-2 a Concern for Food Safety?” is the question the third paper tries to answer.
Microbiology Time – July 2022
An exciting paper on yeast identification by Colibrí is the opening study of our July Microbiology Time. Following, a study evaluating reservoirs of AMR organisms in a newly built intensive care unit and the analysis of CT/NG frequency in Patients with Imminent Preterm Delivery.
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Copan White Paper: saliva self-collection, SARS-CoV-2, and LolliSponge™
With the Copan White Papers, we aim to promote a better understanding of our products and help healthcare professionals to select the proper device according to their needs. In the second issue, “Self-collected saliva for SARS-CoV-2 detection: evaluation of Copan Lollisponge™” you’ll discover everything you need to know about Lollisponge™!
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Copan White Paper: Monkeypox, sample collection and diagnostic techniques
With the Copan White Papers, we aim to promote a better understanding of our products and help healthcare professionals to select the proper device according to their needs. Read here the first of the series, “Monkeypox: sample collection and diagnostic techniques.”
EU IVDR & MDR regulations
We have worked relentlessly in the last four years to comply with applicable MDR and IVDR requirements. And now we are ready!
Microbiology Time – June 2022
June’s microbiology time is finally online! We selected three interesting studies for this month’s issue: a paper published on BMC evaluating HPV testing using self-collected samples and two studies on two very different outbreaks, the first of measles in Italian non-vaccinated individuals and the second investigating an outbreak of CPE in a COVID-19 intensive care unit.
Copan at ECCMID 2022
Our page dedicated to ECCMID 2022. Here, you can discover more about what we displayed at the trade show, watch – or replay- our integrated lunch symposium, and listen to our interviews with microbiology experts, to understand how Copan’s WISE approach can revolutionize your lab workflow!
Microbiology Time – May 2022
Here we are with the May edition of Copan’s Microbiology Time. This month we bring you to the warm Polynesian waters, where researchers analyzed the avian influenza virus in wild and domesticated birds. Also, read about a new colorimetric method for SARS-CoV-2 detection and bacterial strains secreting antibiotic-like compounds.
Microbiology Time – April 2022
April is dense with scientific events: EUROGIN, ECCMID, World Of Microbiome… our Microbiology Time could not be missing! The main topic of this month is HPV, the subject of two of your selected studies. The third one investigates SARS-CoV-2 presence on hospital surfaces.
Microbiology Time – March 2022
Spring is almost here, and together with sunny days and warm temperatures, we bring you new scientific studies for our March Microbiology time just uploaded on our database. This month’s best pick are two studies on Antibiotic-resistant Organisms and a review on the benefits of lab automation.
Microbiology Time – February 2022
It’s February, and it’s Microbiology Time! This month we selected an exciting paper on MDRO outbreaks during the Covid-19 pandemic and an interesting study evaluating the performance of different swab types and collection systems to recover CMV DNA from vaginal fluids and saliva. The third study selected is an exhaustive review of the advantages of full lab automation.
Copan Wasp Regulatory Milestones
2021 has been a dense year for Copan Wasp Regulatory and Quality departments. In view of many other significant deadlines to be met in 2022, let’s recap what we recently achieved!
Microbiology Time – January 2022
We are welcoming 2022 with many engaging papers uploaded to our scientific database. This month’s top picks are a research on canine urinary tract infections, a study on tuberculosis sample processing, and a paper evaluating WASP-automated processing of female reproductive tract specimens.
Microbiology Time – December 2021
It’s December Microbiology Time… Take a look at our database! As always, we cherry-picked the top three papers of the month: two studies analyzing microbiome for forensic purposes and in cancer patients, and one on antimicrobial resistances in a Vietnamese Intensive Care Unit.
Meet Radian® BC
Radian® BC is our latest solution to drastically reduce the time to diagnosis in Blood Stream Infection patients. By cutting to 4 hours the incubation time for positive blood culture samples, Radian BC guarantees to specialists unparalleled fast diagnostic assessment, directing each patient towards an early targeted antimicrobial therapy. line laboratory workflow in COVID-19 screening.
Microbiology Time – November 2021
It’s November Microbiology Time! Take a look at our database to find the latest studies taking advantage of our products. This month, the top three picks are a research paper on forensic sample collection with microFLOQ®and two articles highlighting the importance of surveillance strategies to monitor Antimicrobial Resistances.
This year’s flu season could be the worst in years, CDC and ECDC warn: be prepared!
According to the European and American Centers of Disease and Control, the upcoming flu season could be the most severe in years and could significantly burden healthcare systems already drained by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cepheid Inc. validates Copan eNAT® sample collection
Cepheid Inc. just validated the use of Copan eNAT® to collect nasal and nasopharyngeal samples to be analyzed with its Xpert Xpress CoV-2/Flu/RSV plus assay. The combination of these two best-in-class solutions will provide laboratories worldwide with improved efficiency and operators safety, granting patients the best clinical results.