Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (NSDQ:OCDX) announced that it received a $53.7 million government contract for its COVID-19 tests. Raritan, N.J.–based Ortho Clinical Diagnostics was awarded an undefinitized contract set to lead to a $53.7 million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) as a continuation of the partnership between the two entities, according […]
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (NSDQ:OCDX) announced today that its new Vitros SARS-CoV-2 antibody assays received CE Mark approval. Raritan, N.J.-based Ortho Clinical Diagnostics’ Vitros anti-SARS-CoV-2 total 2 antibody assay and the Vitros anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG 2 antibody assay both received European approval for the qualitative and semi-quantitative detection of COVID-19 antibodies, according to a news release. Both […]
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics announced that it received a nearly $12.9 million award from BARDA to support the development of its COVID-19 antigen test. Raritan, N.J.-based Ortho Clinical Diagnostics and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) are working together under a new contract as part of the government’s ongoing COVID-19 medical countermeasure development efforts, according […]
AdvaMed announced today that it created a comprehensive national COVID-19 diagnostic supply registry to aid state and federal pandemic responses. According to a news release, AdvaMed is launching the registry in partnership with 13 commercial diagnostics manufacturers: Abbott (NYSE:ABT), Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), bioMérieux, Bio-Rad Laboratories (NYSE:BIO), Beckman Coulter, Cepheid, Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX), Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Qiagen (NYSE:QGEN), Roche Diagnostics, Sekisui Diagnostics, […]
With pressure mounting to get Americans back to work, the new focus is on tests that purport to indicate antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2. These serological tests are supposed measure the amount of antibodies or proteins present in the blood when the body is responding to a specific infection, like COVID-19. Many companies in China have […]
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics said yesterday that its Vitros insulin assay and calibrators won 510(k) clearance from the FDA. The Raritan, N.J.-based company reported that the diabetes and pre-diabetes diagnostic test is slated to be commercially available in the 3rd quarter of this year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
From companies receiving CE marking to other companies adjusting their distribution deals, here are 7 medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Viveve Medical closes public offering Viveve Medical announced that it closed its underwritten public offering of 8,625,00 shares of its common stock, according to a March 22 […]