Month: March 2018

Functional and Phenotypic Analysis of Basophils Allows Determining Distinct Subtypes in Patients with Chronic urticaria

Flow CAST® Assay: Rauber MM, Pickert J, Holiangu L, Möbs C, Pfützner W. Functional and phenotypic analysis of basophils allows determining distinct subtypes in patients with chronic urticaria. Allergy. 2017 Dec;72(12):1904-1911. . Epub 2017 Jul 12. PubMed PMID: 28585360; doi:10.1111/all.13215 Highlights from this Publication “CU can be categorized into three immunologic subgroups based on their basophil
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BUHLMANN LabSense News Winter 2018 Edition

BUHLMANN Diagnostics Corp is proud to release the sixth edition of our newsletter. View the latest information, new happenings, products highlights, citations, and promotions in the BUHLMANN LabSense News. Check Out LabSense News Today! What's New Introducing BAT in Food Allergy Webinar recording and eBook by Dr. Alexandra Santos as well as two new IBDoc®  Posters
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Positive CD63 Basophil Activation Tests Are Common in Children with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria and Linked to High Disease Activity

Flow CAST® Assay:   Netchiporouk E, Moreau L, Rahme E, Maurer M, Lejtenyi D, Ben-Shoshan M. Positive CD63 Basophil Activation Tests Are Common in Children with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria and Linked to High Disease Activity. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2016;171(2):81-88. Epub 2016 Nov 16. PubMed PMID:27846634; doi:  10.1159/000451084. Highlights from this Publication “Our study provides, for the
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IBDoc® Highlights

Health Canada Licence: 98903, Device class: 3  IBDoc® is not available for sale in the US. IBDoc® Calprotectin Home Test Video Three Easy Steps to Help Monitor IBD IBDoc® is the first self-testing application for fecal calprotectin in IBD patients that involves three easy steps. Based on BÜHLMANN’s long lasting experience with calprotectin assays, IBDoc®  allows IBD patients for convenient self-testing
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Basophil Activation Test Identifies the Patients with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Suffering the Most Active Disease

Flow CAST® Assay: Curto-Barredo L, Yelamos et al. Basophil Activation Test identifies the patients with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria suffering the most active disease. Immun Inflamm Dis. 2016 Oct 4;4(4):441-445. eCollection 2016 Dec. PubMed PMID: 27980778; doi:  10.1002/iid3.125. Highlights from this Publication “BAT was performed, measuring expression of the CD63 surface marker on basophils from whole blood by
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The Advantages of an Immunoturbidimetric Assay for Measuring Calprotectin in Fecal Samples

 Technical Details Speed An immunoturbidimetric assay (or particle-enhanced turbidimetric immunoassay (PETIA)) for measuring Calprotectin is the fastest solution in the market with the shortest time to first result regardless of using sample batches or random access. On average, the time to first result is 7.6 min [5 min -11.6 min] with additional results every 10.86
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Calprotectin Assay Precision

BÜHLMANN fCAL® Assays BÜHLMANN fCAL® Assays have rock-solid performance that provide you with optimal precision to measure your results. Focus on what really matters - calprotectin results you can stand behind. Increase your efficiency and cost savings with BÜHLMANN fCAL® turbo, BÜHLMANN fCAL® ELISA, and Quantum Blue® fCAL. Precision & Linearity Data LEARN MORE Success Stories BÜHLMANN's calprotectin assays success stories
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Assessment of Sensitization to Grape and Wine Allergens as Possible Causes of Adverse Reactions to Wine: A Pilot Study

Flow CAST® Assay: Jaeckels N, Bellinghausen I, Fronk P, Heydenreich B, Saloga J, Decker H. Assessment of sensitization to grape and wine allergens as possible causes of adverse reactions to wine: a pilot study. Clin Transl Allergy. 2015 Jun 22;5:21.PMID: 26101585  DOI: 10.1186/s13601-015-0065-8 Highlights from this Publication This article show the unique potential of BAT testing for studying specific allergies when
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Anaphylaxis to Galacto-Oligosaccharides–An Evaluation in an Atopic Population in Singapore

Flow CAST® Assay: Soh JY, Huang CH, Chiang WC, Llanora GV, Lee AJ, Loh W, Chin YL, Tay VY, Chan YH, Dianne D, Lee BW. Anaphylaxis to galacto-oligosaccharides--an evaluation in an atopic population in Singapore.. Allergy. 2015 Aug;70(8):1020-3. Epub 2015 May 22.PMID: 25951913 DOI: 10.1111/all.12645 Highlights from this Publication  "By extrapolating the BAT and oral challenge results, the prevalence
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Systematic Characterization of Basophil Anergy

Flow CAST® Assay: Puan KJ, Andiappan AK, Lee B, Kumar D, Lai TS, Yeo G, Bercin D, Starke M, Haase D, Lum J, Chew FT, Connolly J, Wong SC, Zolezzi F, Poidinger M, Wang DY, Rotzschke O. Systematic characterization of basophil anergy. Allergy 2016; PMID: 27271846 DOI: 10.1111/all.12952 Highlights from this Publication “We present a novel data-driven flow cytometric
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