FUJIFILM Wako Chemicals Europe GmbH is now offering the ß-Glucan Test for early detection of invasive fungal infection by a kinetic turbidimetric monotest method using the Toxinometer MT-6500 instrument.
Free-radical and cationic photoinitiators are often used in UV-curing systems. However, there can be problems with oxygen inhibition and shrinkage of polymerised product in the free-radical processes and with metal corrosion in the cationic processes.
Investigators from the University Hospital Essen, Germany, published data on the efficacy of the biomarkers AFP, AFP-L3 and DCP alone, in combination and as part of the GALAD score using a major cohort from their clinic.
Researchers from the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Hong Kong published data on a global validation of the GALAD model for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) risk determination and the BALAD-2 model for prognosis assessment.
During the EASL meeting “The International Liver Congress®” on 22-26 April 2015 researchers from the University of Liverpool (UK) and the University of Turin (Italy) presented study results on the HCC biomarkers AFP-L3 and DCP.