Stories & Features

  • How We Help Forecast the COVID-19 “Cytokine Storm”

    Jul 7, 2020 by IDEX Health & Science

    Until there is a vaccine or anti-viral medications for COVID-19, the treatment for hospitalized patients is to help alleviate their symptoms. One of the most severe and potentially life threatening symptoms of the COVID-19 virus is known as the cytokine release syndrome, or “cytokine storm.” This is when an infected patient’s immune system is induced to go into overdrive to attack the viral infection. The immune system can become uncontrolled and lead to multiple organ failure, which can be fatal.
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  • Reagent Management

    Dec 9, 2019 by IDEX Health & Science

    When designing integrated microfluidic consumables, it is important to understand the assay workflow, the functionality of the consumable, and how to scale the consumable for the markets you are looking to penetrate. All aspects of microfluidic consumable design can be carefully reviewed and strategically implemented with what we call an Assay and Reagent Plan.
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  • Sample-to-Answer Solutions for Point-of-Care Applications

    Jun 10, 2019 by IDEX Health & Science

    The healthcare provider experience is constantly evolving as new diagnostic technologies are released that can provide more timely health status information at the point-of-care. What enables this technology to advance? The answer is Microfluidics.
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