Diagnostic Agents Resource Center

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Lymphoseek: Expanded Diagnostic Indications

Navidea announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Lymphoseek (technetium Tc 99m tilmanocept) injection.

Lumason Approved for ECG Enhancement

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lumason (sulfur hexafluoride lipid microsphere; Bracco Diagnostics) for patients whose echocardiograms are difficult to see with ultrasound waves.

MRI for Mental Decline?

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan that measures blood flow in the brain may help predict which older adults are at risk for future memory loss.

Detecting Ovarian Cancer in Vaginal Fluid

Researchers have found it's possible to detect ovarian cancer gene mutations in vaginal fluid samples – a finding they hope is a step toward an effective screening test for the disease.

Lung Cancer: One Drop of Blood

Exosomes were once dismissed and referred to as “cell dust,” but researchers believe these biomarkers may potentially help detect early-stage lung cancers.

New Fast Candida Blood Infection Test

T2 Biosystems announced that it has received marketing clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their T2Candida Panel and T2Dx Instrument, the first blood test for the direct detection of Candida species in human whole blood specimens from patients with symptoms of, or medical conditions predisposing the patient to, invasive fungal infections.

First Glucose Meter with Insulin Calculator

Roche announced the launch of Accu-Chek Aviva Expert system, the first blood glucose meter with a built-in insulin calculator.

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