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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

LuminUltra and Source Molecular

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

LuminUltra and Source Molecular

LuminUltra and Source Molecular Partner to Increase Environmental Testing for SARS-CoV-2

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

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