LuminUltra Technologies Ltd. is proud to announce that we’ve submitted our GeneCount® COVID-19 RT-qPCR Assay Kit to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Emergency Use Authorization and Health Canada for an Interim Order. With this authorization we’ll be able to provide testing facilities throughout North America with a complete, customizable clinical COVID-19 testing solution…. Read More
The GeneCount® COVID-19 RT-qPCR Assay Kit has been submitted to the U.S. FDA for Emergency Use Authorization and to Health Canada for an Interim Order.
Chemical engineer Dave Tracy provides insights into this common question, and provides resources on how to build a testing routine that works for you.
Atlantic Business Magazine has named LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.’s Chairman & CEO, Pat Whalen, to their 2020 Top 50 CEO list. Read the full story here.
Environmental surveillance testing is an important tool to re-open the healthcare industry and keep it open. Learn about its benefits.
NGen has announced $3.5 million in project funding in support of Canada’s COVID-19 response, which includes support for LuminUltra’s scale-up.
Water treatment operators balance their time between a wide range of responsibilities. On any given day they could be preparing chemicals, performing maintenance and miscellaneous repairs, reviewing data, collecting samples, and running a variety of tests. In balancing these competing demands, some important duties might not get the time required to truly maximize benefits. One… Read More
New details about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, seem to emerge daily. Expanded Testing Requirements A concerning but important finding is that viable virus can be recovered from pre-symptomatic individuals several days before symptoms appear – as well as from asymptomatic individuals. This highlights the need for effective surveillance and contact tracing programs, which include identifying and testing asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic individuals, to prevent further spread. While contact tracing will always require clinical testing for… Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the spotlight on how we clean and disinfect our environment. Special consideration is often made for objects deemed to be ‘high touch’ surfaces – this includes doorknobs, handrails, and various other items that we interact within our daily lives. As we return to shared spaces, there will be an increased need to… Read More
Until a COVID-19 Vaccine is Available, Widespread Environmental Testing for SARS-CoV-2, Coupled with Effective Disinfection Regimen, Shortens Path to Preserving Public Confidence and Enabling Facilities to Remain Open Amidst Periodic Flare-Ups New Brunswick, Canada – LuminUltra, the Canadian biotechnology leader and developer of the GeneCount® qPCR system, and Florida-based Source Molecular, a leader in pathogen… Read More