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Detect the T790M mutation in the EGFR gene

Detect the T790M mutation in the EGFR gene The Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) gene plays a crucial role in cell proliferation and growth by activation of the Ras-Raf-MAPK pathway. EGFR mutations in exon 18, 19, 20 and 21 are

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Bacterial and fungal co-infections in COVID-19

Bacterial and fungal co-infections with COVID-19 Molecular diagnostics are more important than ever for early diagnosis, informed antibiotic therapy, infection control and antibiotic resistance surveillance. An early diagnosis of bacterial and fungal infections limits the COVID-19 deaths by treating patients

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New RNA Extraction Kit

New RNA extraction kit There already is a big demand regarding COVID-19 tests in The Netherlands. On short term there will be an increase in the number of tests, and therefore the demand for detection and isolation kits will increase

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How to identify pathogens when blood culture is negative?

How to identify pathogens when blood culture is negative? Annually, 15.000  patients in the Netherlands only are tested for blood stream infections and almost 100 of these patients die weekly  because of these blood stream infections (sepsis). Each hour that the

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Pre-treatment screening for DPD deficiency is the key

Pre-treatment screening for DPD deficiency is the key for 5-FU-based therapy 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) is a fundamental part of chemotherapy for malignant tumors. Although it is  considered to be a generally safe and effective chemotherapeutics, 5-FU has shown serious side effects up

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Detection of disease-relevant HLA-B27 subtypes

Detection of disease-relevant HLA-B27 subtypes HLA-B molecules are cell surface proteins that have an important role in immunity. The HLA-B27 gene is found in over 90% of patients suffering from ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis is characterized by inflammation of the

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Automation is here

Automation is here Everything about the SelectNA™ plus that you need to know Because the analysis of microorganisms by molecular methods directly in clinical materials is challenging, Molzym developed a technology called MolYsis™. This method depletes host DNA from samples

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SARS-CoV-2 Multiplex Real Time RT-PCR Kit

COVID-19 Multiplex Real Time RT-PCR Kit Increase your COVID-19 test capacity now! An essential weapon in the fight against the corona virus is testing. Are you looking for reliable COVID-19 PCR test kits for diagnostic use? Goffin Molecular Technologies can

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