The Rapid-Deploy, Complete Program for COVID PoCT: Making History Now

Two well-known universities in Louisiana have quickly and effectively ramped up complete testing management programs to protect their students and staff, as well as meet other testing challenges with spectacular results. Both universities have teamed up with LabLynx, Inc. to roll out the COVIDLiMS Solution Suite and were live […]

Point of Care Testing (PoCT) in the Coronavirus Pandemic – And Beyond

With the arrival of more lateral flow tests with FDA EUA (Food and Drug Administration Emergency Use Authorization) approval that can be performed outside of a lab becoming more available, any business, educational institution or other organization can look into implementing their own coronavirus testing program […]

COVID Testing for Schools and Universities

With COVID-19 on the rise in many universities and schools around the country, many of these institutions are searching for ways to keep their students, faculty, and staff safe this school year. With the spread of the virus increasing amongst young people, the pressure for quick and accurate testing and reporting is also on the rise. LabLynx has been leading …

Coronavirus Treatments That Work

And the Studies Prove It The current official stance is that there is no real treatment for COVID-19. If you get it, you are told to just go home and tough it out…until/unless you start finding it hard to breathe, or develop other severe symptoms requiring hospitalization. Fortunately, in the vast majority of cases (something like 80%) symptoms are mild, …

LabLynx Announces C-SIC Kit Release

Sample Information Collection Kit Improves COVID Testing Process ATLANTA, June 22, 2020 — LabLynx, Inc. today announced an important new component in its overall COVIDLiMS informatics solution for laboratories, designed to offer faster, more accurate coronavirus testing as well as ongoing risk management for businesses and organizations […]

How Labs and Businesses Can Work Together to Reopen Safely

As the nations of the world begin transitioning from flattening the curve to cautiously beginning to resume doing business, the focus is turning to how best to prevent a “second wave” – and in fact to operate over the long term in the face of potential similar pandemics. Experts tell us this may only be the beginning, and that the …

PCR and Diagnostics: COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals Serious Issues

There has been recent discussion of the lack of accuracy of COVID-19 tests — both virus (rRT-PCR), which has been widely regarded as “the gold standard”, and antibody assays. “The largest study on coronaviruses testing to date estimated a rate of 41% false negatives on RT PCR diagnostic tests used in China.” The issue with PCR is not with the …

COVID-19 Testing, Reporting, and Information Management in the Laboratory

Comprehensive guide to all aspects of testing and information management related to COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2. ATLANTA — Amidst the rapidly-changing and conflicting messages surrounding testing in the current pandemic, LabLynx, Inc., has published a free online book of carefully researched and fully cited news, facts and resources to serve as a reference for the laboratory and laboratory informatics industry. This book is …

COVID-19 Testing: The Latest

How are we doing in meeting the challenge? We’re now almost five months in since the notorious SARS-CoV-2 first reared its ugly head in December in Wuhan, with the first diagnosed case in the US following soon after in January. In the US, the pandemic caught laboratories seriously unprepared to meet the demands for testing, despite having a few months …