New testing line from MedTest Dx

CANTON TWP.—MedTest Dx Inc. announced it will introduce an improved line of Clinitox Calibrators and Controls for confirmation testing at the 2019 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting.

The new product line provides laboratories performing confirmation testing a comprehensive, reliable, easy-to-use and customizable calibration and controls solution designed for accuracy and efficiency, with extended shelf life and simplified documentation.

Confirmation testing is an essential part of the two-step process used for drugs of abuse toxicology testing, a segment that has experienced substantial growth in recent years. Positive results from drug screening tests are typically re-tested using mass spectrometry technology, which confirms the initial results and provides additional information with high accuracy.

“These latest improvements to our Clinitox Calibrators and Controls were a direct result of our relentless focus on the question ‘What would our customers want?’” said Wayne Brinster, CEO  of MedTest Dx. “This focus also led us to offer a complete turnkey solution to make drugs of abuse confirmation testing fast, easy and accurate. By eliminating the need to acquire and set-up materials, conduct multiple handling and measuring steps and manage controls and certifications, we save our customers a great deal of time and money. These solutions are also customizable, enabling them to be tailored to a laboratory’s specific needs. Best of all, they embody our well-established commitments to quality and customer support.”

Clinitox Calibrators and Controls are ready-to-use, liquid formats that simplify calibration and quality control procedures. They can be fully customized to meet the unique needs of individual laboratories, taking into consideration specific testing requirements, instrumentation and sample matricies. Clinitox Calibrators and Controls come as ready-to-use single use ampoules with batch and lot certifications, ensuring they deliver the quality laboratories require.

The MedTest Dx Clinitox Solution is a comprehensive key system enabling labs to bring drugs of abuse confirmation testing in-house by increasing the ease and efficiency of confirmation testing, while reducing the cost. It provides streamlined sample preparation; rapid implementation; Certificates of Analysis; documentation for traceability, including routine or specialty compound cut-offs; multiple panel options; and custom LC/MS calibrators, controls and internal standards.

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