US DHS sponsored evaluation confirms superior performance of Response Biomedical's RAMP anthrax test

Vancouver, British Columbia, November 10, 2004 - Response Biomedical Corp. (TSX-V: RBM) today announced the Company's RAMP Anthrax Test is the only rapid biological detection system to meet the new performance standards introduced by AOAC INTERNATIONAL for rapid immunoassay-based anthrax detection systems. Following rigorous independent evaluation, funded by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the RAMP Anthrax Test is now laboratory tested and approved as both an AOAC Performance Tested Methods (SM) (PTM) and Official Methods of Analysis(SM) (OMA).

"AOAC INTERNATIONAL uses a time tested and exceptionally rigorous process in evaluating analytical methodology. The RAMP system performed well in this rigorous evaluation, and that says quite a lot about it. AOAC and DHS are working rapidly to ensure that the RAMP System will be a very useful tool for first responders," stated E. James Bradford, Ph.D., Executive Director, AOAC INTERNATIONAL.

"We applaud DHS for commissioning a definitive evaluation and facilitating the introduction of prescribed performance standards to enable first responders to make informed purchasing decisions," states Bill Radvak, President and CEO, Response Biomedical Corp. "The broad publication of these results which unequivocally demonstrate RAMP's market-leading performance will ensure that emergency responders and corporate America have immediate access to the very best technology available, providing enhanced protection and peace of mind to millions of Americans, public safety personnel and corporations."

About the Task Force on Bacillus Anthracis, funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Shortly after September 11th terrorist attacks, the U.S. was faced with an outbreak of anthrax. Accurate and reliable methods were needed to detect B. anthracis in order to protect public health. The Department of Homeland Security recognized the need for an independent evaluation of thes

Contact: Don Bradley
604-681- 4101 x202
Response Biomedical Corp.

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Journal of Nuclear Medicine publishes NCI-sponsored guidelines for using FDG PET
2. Sensorial evaluation of the freshness of fish
3. Cornell lab confirms deadly fish virus spreading to new species
4. WHO data confirms low level of resistance to Tamiflu
5. Study confirms the risk of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke outdoors
6. FSU anthropologist confirms Hobbit indeed a separate species
7. Remote latrine reconfirms the presence of Essene sect at Qumran
8. Loma Linda University research confirms antioxidant-rich pecans protect against unhealthy oxidation
9. Study by LIJ obstetrician confirms taller women are more likely to have twins
10. Genetic surprise confirms neglected 70-year-old evolutionary hypothesis
11. Study confirms ammunition as main source of lead poisoning in condors

Post Your Comments:

(Date:7/22/2020)... ... July 21, 2020 , ... ... innovation in technology and compliance, announces a new solution to manage regulated workloads ... every layer of their technology stack complies with FDA and global regulations. USDM's ...
(Date:7/10/2020)... ... ... Today CJ BIO announced the first in a series of Food Ingredient MasterClass webinars, ... revolutionizing ingredient mixes, nutritional content and flavor profiles across a range of savory foods ... AM (CDT) during SHIFT20, the virtual edition of the IFT Annual Meeting & Food ...
(Date:7/1/2020)... ... July 01, 2020 , ... Catalent, a global ... of Teva-Takeda Pharmaceuticals’ packaging facility in Minakuchi, located in the Shiga prefecture of ... located in Kakegawa, the new 60,000-square-foot facility will provide customers with flexible clinical ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/31/2020)... FRANCISCO (PRWEB) , ... July ... ... provider of cloud-based software for the life sciences industry, today announced the ... presentation platform designed specifically for Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) and other field ...
(Date:7/18/2020)... ... July 16, 2020 , ... After research model surgery and catheter implantation, ... surgery is only the beginning of a successful study, while protecting and accessing the ... Gien, Global Head of Surgery from Envigo in a live webinar ...
(Date:7/18/2020)... ... July 16, 2020 , ... Medial EarlySign ... detection and prevention of high-burden diseases, and Centric Consulting, a business and technology ... to utilize existing data in order to identify and prioritize patients for care. ...
(Date:7/10/2020)... LORTON, Va. (PRWEB) , ... July 08, 2020 ... ... laboratory testing services and products, announces a significant expansion of laboratory operations through ... robust collection for agencies implementing testing programs. , Bode-CARES provides ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: