Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases, such as viral and bacterial infections, are amongst the leading causes of death worldwide.1 Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is committed to providing a wide-range, high-quality menu of infectious disease (ID) assays.

COVID-19

We are committed to helping drive your efforts to eliminate coronavirus by delivering purposefully built laboratory solutions that may play a key role in helping people return to work, school and the new normal around the world. Here are some resources to help navigate the SARS-CoV-2 crisis.
SARS-CoV-2 affects individuals as they begin to walk in public spaces again
SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Testing
The SARS-CoV-2 virus and the COVID-19 disease have turned our lives upside down. Beckman Coulter has developed several tools such as videos, blogs, webinars and infographics to help in understanding and managing, the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Woman puts on face mask to help protect from SARS-CoV-2
Clinical Studies and Trends
The clinical landscape of effectively dealing with various disease states is continually changing as scientists and researchers discover new patient care pathways. Learn about the key clinical studies and trends emerging around the world.
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Blogs
These quick reads tackle several hot topics related to the coronavirus pandemic, including the role of the lab during the crisis, efficiency in lab testing, convalescent plasma and more.

Additional Infectious Disease Solutions

Blood Virus

HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) destroys cells that fight against infection and disease, ultimately weakening an individual’s immune system.2 With no current cure, it’s essential to accurately detect HIV in a timely manner to control the infection.

Access HIV combo V2 Assay

Access HIV combo V2 is an innovative 4th generation assay detects HIV-1 p24 and HIV-2 p26 antigens and HIV-1/O/2 antibodies inhuman serum and plasma using the Access Immunoassay Systems3

People come together to spell out “HIV”

Hepatitis

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, often caused by viral infection.4 The demand for accurate hepatitis testing is high: in 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated 71 million people had hepatitis C.5

Access HCV Ab V3 Assay

For the qualitative detection of anti-HCV antibodies in human serum and plasma using the Access Immunoassay Systems.5

Person holds outline of liver organ to denote the impact hepatitis c can have on the liver

References:
1. The top 10 causes of death. (2020, December 9). World Health Organization. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/the-top-10-causes-of-death 
2. HIV Basics | HIV/AIDS | CDC. (2020, November 3). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/index.html 
3. https://www.bio-rad.com/webroot/web/pdf/cdg/literature/Access/Access_HIV_combo_package_inserts/Access_HIV_combo_English_A97207C.pdf 
4. Division of Viral Hepatitis | CDC. (2020, August 27). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/index.htm 
5. Global Viral Hepatitis: Millions of People are Affected | CDC. (2020, August 27). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/global/index.htm#:~:text=257 million people worldwide had,people worldwide had hepatitis C 
6. https://www.bio-rad.com/webroot/web/pdf/cdg/literature/Access/Access_HCV_Ab_V3_packinserts/Access_HCV_Ab_V3_English_B57283A.pdf 

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