Performing IHC Staining Procedures in the Mohs Surgery Lab: Why the ‘Kit’ Approach May Not Be the Best Approach

Mohs IHC Staining Procedures: Why the ‘Kit’ Approach May Not Be the Best Mohs surgery is a quick and highly effective procedure designed to treat skin cancer. This surgical procedure can be used to treat basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma and has success rates as high as 99 percent.1 During a Mohs […]

Performing Simultaneous Chromogenic IHC Multiplexing Procedures

Chromogenic multiplexing procedures represent a set of techniques that permit the identification of two or more target antigens that can be microscopically differentiated by cellular location and/or color. Multiplexing has become increasingly popular as pathologists and other scientists have gained an appreciation for the significant clinical and technical benefits that such procedures provide.

Creating Sequential Chromogenic IHC Multiplexing Procedures…

Chromogenic multiplexing procedures represent a set of techniques that permit the identification of two or more target antigens that can be microscopically differentiated by cellular location and/or color. Multiplexing has become increasingly popular as pathologists and other scientists have gained an appreciation for the significant clinical and technical benefits that such procedures provide. Creating a […]

CellPath Signs Exclusive Agreement with Biocare Medical to Become Sole UK Distributor

Biocare Medical and CellPath are pleased to announce our newest exclusive partnership! From 1st June 2021, CellPath will become Biocare Medical’s sole UK distributor, supplying world-class automated immunohistochemistry instrumentation and the full range of reagents for IHC, ISH, and FISHlab testing. Biocare Medical is an innovator in development, manufacture, and supply, becoming the market leader […]

How will 2021 CMS Payment Modifications in Pathology Affect Your Lab?

Since 1992, Medicare has paid for the services of physicians and other billing professionals under the physician fee schedule (PFS). Physicians’ services paid under the PFS are furnished in a variety of settings, including physician offices, hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and clinical laboratories. For many diagnostic tests and a limited number of other services under […]

Biocare Medical Unveils ONCORE Pro, a Fully Automated IVD Benchtop Platform for Immunohistochemistry and In-situ Hybridization

San Francisco, CA, January 5, 2021 – Biocare Medical, LLC, a leading provider of innovative immunohistochemistry (IHC) instrumentation and reagents, announces the release of the fully automated staining platform ONCORE Pro™ for IHC and ISH applications. The in vitro diagnostic (IVD) labeled ONCORE Pro Automated Slide Staining System is a compact powerhouse for any clinical […]

Ki67 offline HIER control

A Comparative Study of HIER Methods: Online vs Offline Retrieval

A Comparative Study of HIER Methods: Online vs Offline Retrieval The objective of this study is to examine the efficiency and effectiveness of heat induced epitope retrieval (HIER) when performed on a fully automated instrument using single-sided application of a heating element and topical dispense of retrieval buffer solution, commonly referred to as online retrieval, […]

Biocare Medical Reagents and Antibodies Utilized In Study by Tufts University Researching SARS-CoV-2 – Published in Nature Medicine

Biocare Medical reagents and antibodies were recently utilized in a study by researchers at Tufts University and published in Nature Medicine, reviewing an experimental SARS-Cov-2 vaccine’s efficacy. Using the Biocare intelliPATH FLX instrument with MACH2 Detection, Background Eraser, and Microglia antibody, researchers tracked viral replication and disease symptoms in hamsters administered high-dose intranasal SARS-CoV-2 infection […]

Biocare Medical Launches 3 Novel IVD Antibodies for Clinical Diagnostic and Cancer Research: BAP1, BCA-225 [Cu-18] and SMAD4 [EP618Y]

Biocare Medical, a leading provider of innovative, automated immunohistochemistry (IHC) reagents and instrumentation, announces the launch of three novel IVD IHC antibody markers at the forefront of clinical diagnostic and research applications. These three markers SMAD4 [EP618Y], BAP1, and BCA-225 [Cu-18] may aid pathologists in critical prognostic and diagnostic decisions – impacting patient outcome. Each […]

Which Biocare Antibodies Are Right For Your Roche or Ventana Instrument?

Which Biocare Antibodies Are Right For Your Roche or Ventana Instrument? Biocare Medical has created a line of prediluted antibodies specially formulated for use on Roche and Ventana platforms. This line of antibodies, called “UltraLine Antibodies”, is optimized utilizing Biocare’s ISO-certified antibody development process on the Roche and Ventana Benchmark Ultra® slide-staining system to ensure […]

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