STMicroelectronics and Veredus Laboratories Team to Diagnose Avian Flu Using Rapid-Detection Point-of-Need Lab-on-Chip

January 18, 2006

STMicroelectronics and Veredus Laboratories announced the development of a fast, point-of-need diagnostic capability that will enable health practitioners  to quickly detect strains of avian flu and other influenza strains.

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Veredus Laboratories’ Avian Flu H5N1 Kit tested to be highly specific and sensitive by the World Health Organisation’s Influenza Centre

January 12, 2006

The Avian Influenza H5N1 Diagnostic kit is a highly sensitive kit that detects a gene specific to the H5N1 strain. The kit has been validated on avian samples in Vietnam and Malaysia during the avian flu outbreaks in 2004 and has been tested to be highly specific and sensitive by WHO.

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