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Founded in 1995, LuminUltra is a molecular biology diagnostic testing company headquartered in Canada with operations in 6 countries. It is widely recognized globally as a leader in developing tests and reagents for environmental, industrial, and diagnostic monitoring applications and is a key supplier of COVID-19 diagnostic testing reagents to the Government of Canada. Dozens of Fortune 500 customers across more than 80 countries trust LuminUltra’s technology, production reliability and history of customer service excellence to deliver their essential services in a safe state.
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Research Project to Track Presence of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia Wastewater

(Halifax, NS) Researchers across Nova Scotia are launching a project aimed at detecting the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 in human wastewater, helping to identify the potential presence of the virus quickly and before it can spread. Building on the recent results of a pilot study, the research team has begun to collect… Read More

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LuminUltra and BuiltSpace partner with UBC scientists to test cleaning protocols, reducing the risk of COVID-19 spread in indoor educational spaces

Vancouver, B.C. – Dec. 14, 2020 – Biotechnology leader LuminUltra has partnered with BuiltSpace, a building data and asset tracking specialist, and scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) to test the effectiveness of disinfection efforts in educational settings for early detection of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. “The battle against COVID-19 requires… Read More

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Made-in-Canada COVID Testing Now Available: LuminUltra Receives Health Canada Authorization for Rapid, Portable COVID-19 qPCR Testing Solutions

LuminUltra’s point-of-need and high-volume testing solutions capable of serving a range of COVID testing needs in under two hours FREDERICTON, NB, December 3, 2020 – Biotechnology front-runner LuminUltra is pleased to announce that it has received Health Canada authorization to sell and distribute its GeneCount® COVID-19 RT-qPCR Assay Kit. This authorization allows LuminUltra, the Canadian… Read More

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LuminUltra Expands Testing Capacity Including Range of COVID-19 Offerings with Acquisition of Source Molecular Corporation

FREDERICTON, NB, November 30, 2020 – Biotechnology front-runner LuminUltra today announced the acquisition of Source Molecular Corporation, a leader in lab-based testing solutions for microbial source tracking of pathogens including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. With this acquisition, LuminUltra has further expanded its range of molecular testing options for a variety of uses cases…. Read More

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LuminUltra partners with The Infection Prevention Strategy to educate on proper COVID-19 disinfection protocol

Partnership brings together leaders in their respective fields to advocate for an innovative, science-based approach to pandemic management  CANADA – Nov. 18, 2020 – Biotechnology leader LuminUltra has partnered with The Infection Prevention Strategy (TIPS) in the fight against COVID-19 to provide global education on the importance of verifying proper disinfection protocols with science-based methodology.   As a global leader in molecular diagnostic testing, LuminUltra has developed portable qPCR technology that can test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 –… Read More

Wastewater testing

LuminUltra Files Patent for the World’s First Rapid, On-site COVID-19 Wastewater Testing Solution

A Research Collaboration Between LuminUltra, Dalhousie University and Halifax Water Demonstrates Wastewater Data Is a Powerful Tool in Early Detection and Tracking COVID-19 Prevalence within Communities FREDERICTON, NB, October 21, 2020 – LuminUltra, a Canada-based biotechnology leader and portfolio company of XPV Water Partners, recently filed a patent for the first complete, rapid, and on-site… Read More

Legionella: The “quiet pandemic”

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that many people have forgotten about Legionella, which has been described as a “quiet pandemic” by legislators in the United States. While the focus of many government health authorities has been to react to and reduce the impact of COVID-19, the many stay at home… Read More

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Back-to-school with environmental testing

The phrase “back-to-school” brings to mind fresh notebooks, new teachers, and friends. This fall, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s filled with uncertainty and anxiety. Teachers are concerned about returning to the classroom, with 2 out of 3 preferring the idea of teaching online. Students are thinking less about the clubs they’ll join… Read More

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Introducing our complete COVID-19 clinical solution

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

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