NEW! genesig® qPCR Detection Kits for African Swine Fever Virus

Fast and accurate direction of ASFV infection in pigs, including emerging strain ASFV-SY18 African swine fever virus (ASFV) causes haemorrhagic fever in pigs that leads to high mortality rates in affected herds. Since August 2018, ASFV has caused outbreaks of the disease in large parts of China, leading to 200,000 pigs being culled to try to prevent its spread. This new outbreak has been linked to the emergence of a new strain ASFV-SY18, and the virus has recently been spreading [...]

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Come and see us at MEDLAB 2019!

Primerdesign and sister companies Microgen Bioproducts and Lab21 Healthcare, as part of the Novacyt Group, are excited to be exhibiting at the World’s largest medical laboratory exhibition, MEDLAB. Successfully running for the past 17 years, the exhibition serves to develop the value of laboratory medicine by shaping the future of healthcare. Hosted in Dubai from February 4th-7th the event will play host to more than 670 exhibitors from 46+ countries, and almost 20,000 attendees. You can find us at the Novacyt [...]

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Novacyt launches two new CE-IVD Marked molecular diagnostic kits

First of an expanding menu of tests for monitoring post-transplantation and immunosuppressed patients Paris, France and Camberley, UK – 21 December 2018: Novacyt (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, today announces the launch of its next CE-Marked approved molecular products, the genesig® Real-Time PCR BK virus (BKV) Kit (CE) and genesig® Real-Time PCR Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Kit (CE). These clinical products follow the launch of a Zika assay in the second half of 2017 and [...]

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Completion of substantial q16 molecular diagnostics order

Completion of substantial q16 molecular diagnostics order expands clinical diagnostic reach in fast growing Chinese market Paris, France and Camberley, UK – 6th December 2018 – Novacyt (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, today announces it has received another substantial order for Primerdesign’s q16 molecular instruments from a new customer within the fast growing Chinese market. The order for 100 molecular diagnostic instruments has been paid in advance and takes the number of q16 instruments sold [...]

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Primerdesign Festive 3 for 2’s!

Primerdesign is getting into the festive spirit early! Yes, we know that it’s still November, but we want to make sure our customers get as long as possible to snap up these offers! We’re not quite sure where 2018 has gone, and the New Year will be here before we know it, so we wanted to finish the year with a bang! From today we are offering 3 for 2 on these product ranges: The entire Precision qPCR Enzyme and Control [...]

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NOVACYT PARTNERS WITH APPLIED MICROARRAYS IN ASSAY DESIGN

US partnership to facilitate the design and optimisation for customised microarray assays Paris, France and Camberley, UK – 13 September 2018 – Novacyt (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, today announces its molecular testing division, Primerdesign Ltd. (Primerdesign), has partnered with Applied Microarrays, Inc. (AMI), a company that specialises in providing customised microarrays and manufacturing point-of-care (POC) and high throughput DNA and protein arrays, to offer comprehensive single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) assay development. Primerdesign will play [...]

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Lab Innovations 2018

Primerdesign and Microgen Bioproducts to showcase at Lab Innovations 2018!

Novacyt Group companies Primerdesign and Microgen Bioproducts are excited to be attending Lab Innovations 2018. Running from 31st October to 1st November, this is the UK’s only conference dedicated to the laboratory industry. It is the nation’s largest gathering of laboratory manufacturers, suppliers and professionals, and with the support of some of the UK’s top science institutions, it has fast become the laboratory event to attend. At this show, Primerdesign and Microgen Bioproducts will exhibit and showcase their range of instruments and consumables in the real-time PCR [...]

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New research shows a fifth of samples contain unspecified animals’ DNA

New research* released today shows that little progress may have been made since the last food scandal in 2013. Out of 665 results from England, Wales and Northern Ireland collected by the Food Standards Agency, 145 were partly or wholly made up of unspecified meat. This latest data comes five years after the horsemeat scandal, when processed beef products sold by a number of UK supermarket chains were found to contain significant amounts of horse DNA. Primerdesign was credited as being one [...]

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Visit us at the 2018 BEVA Congress!

We are excited to be once again exhibiting at the annual BEVA Congress. BEVA (British Equine Veterinary Association) is a world-leading equine veterinary association with members across the globe. Their annual conference runs from 12-15th September in Birmingham, UK. You can find us on stand C12. Manning stand will be our Head of Sales: Northern Europe, Alison Davis, alongside Nathan Gray, our Account Manager for Ireland & Wales and Nasrat Harun our Technical Sales Representative. During this three day congress, attendees can [...]

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Looking for an easy, fast and simple solution for pathogen detection in aquaculture?

SPECIAL BUNDLES DEALS!q16 + 5 genesig Easy Kits + 1 genesig Easy DNA/RNA Extraction Kit for £6,449 quote NEQ16A to order* The genesig® q16 offers RNA and DNA detection of viral, parasitic, bacterial and fungal pathogen detection The genesig q16 is a RNA and DNA detection instrument which offers direct identification of pathogens affecting all fish and shellfish species. The health and wellbeing of aquaculture life-stock needs to be treated with the utmost importance. Those animals infected with harmful organisms need quick [...]

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