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E.g., 25/09/2021

A survey in 5 European countries about sepsis demonstrates the lack of awareness and an expectation for faster diagnostic capabilities

Marcy l’Étoile, France and London, UK – September 13th, 2021 –  On World Sepsis Day, bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, and the UK Sepsis Trust, an internationally renowned charity committed to help put an end to preventable deaths from sepsis and improve outcome for its survivors, reveal the results of a survey conducted in Europe* regarding knowledge and attitudes towards sepsis. The findings demonstrate the need to accelerate awareness and education of the general population about this life-threatening condition.

13 September, 2021

Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by an excessive immune response to a serious infection. Every year worldwide 49 million people develop  sepsis, of whom 11 million do not survive.

bioMérieux has long been committed to the fight against sepsis and is working...

bioMérieux – First-Half 2021 Results

01 September, 2021

  • €1,574 million in first-half 2021 sales, up 12.3% like-for-like
  • Q2 sales organic growth at 7.9% in line with our expectations: slowdown in molecular biology, strong growth of immunoassays, and good momentum in microbiology and industrial applications...

In the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance, bioMérieux and Specific Diagnostics announce a co-exclusive distribution agreement for the SPECIFIC REVEAL® Rapid AST system in Europe

Marcy l’Étoile, France and Mountain View, California – bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, and Specific Diagnostics, a company bringing unique in vitro diagnostic systems to clinical microbiology, announce that bioMérieux will distribute Specific Diagnostics’ newly introduced REVEAL Rapid AST system in Europe.

29 June, 2021

In the context of the global threat from Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), clinicians need to receive faster antibiotic susceptibility test (AST) results and accurate interpretation, to enable timely and optimized patient intervention. In bloodstream infections, an urgent and often life-...

bioMérieux launches EPISEQ® SARS-COV-2, a cloud-based software application for the epidemiological surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 variants

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, has launched EPISEQ® SARS-COV-2, a genomic software solution to support microbiology labs in identification and reporting from raw sequencing data related to SARS-CoV-2 variants.

24 June, 2021

Viral mutation is a naturally occurring phenomenon leading to the emergence of variants that can have different characteristics. Today, a number of SARS-CoV-2 variants are circulating worldwide. Some of these variants are under particular scrutiny because of their impact on the pandemic (...

bioMérieux announces the CE marking of the new generation semi-quantitative VIDAS® SARS-COV-2 IgG II serology test.  

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today announces CE marking of the new generation of IgG serology test with VIDAS® SARS-COV-2 IgG II to semi-quantitatively detect antibodies in people who have been exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 that causes the COVID-19 disease.

07 May, 2021

In 2021, on top of the importance of detecting COVID-19 virus, the emergence of variant strains and expansion of vaccination have generated new public health challenges. In particular, obtaining quantitative serological information by measuring antibody levels might provide important insights to...

bioMérieux announces CE-marking of the new MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry identification system: VITEK® MS PRIME

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, has announced the CE-marking of VITEK® MS PRIME, the next generation of the VITEK® MS MALDI-TOF1 mass spectrometry system for routine microbial identification in minutes.

30 April, 2021

Rapid microorganism identification is a pivotal step in the microbiology workflow. Over the past decade, MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry has transformed this process, providing critical information rapidly to clinicians in order to prescribe more effective antimicrobial therapy.

Including...

bioMérieux – First-Quarter 2021 Business Review

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today releases its business review for the three months ended March 31, 2021.

27 April, 2021

  • First-quarter organic growth of 16.5% at constant exchange rates and scope of consolidation : €845 million in sales, up 9.9% as reported.
  • Molecular biology up 19% over the quarter, with a slowdown in BIOFIRE® respiratory panels’ demand...

bioMérieux announces the CE marking of 3 dengue immunoassays on VIDAS®

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announces the CE marking of its innovative and fully-automated assays to diagnose dengue infection: VIDAS® DENGUE NS1 Ag VIDAS® Anti-DENGUE IgM VIDAS® Anti-DENGUE IgG

07 April, 2021

Dengue is a viral disease transmitted to humans by certain types of mosquitoes. With 100 to 400 million people affected each year, it is the most common arthropod-borne viral infection worldwide. The global incidence of this infection has grown over 8 fold during the last 20 years, with the...

bioMérieux announces the CE marking of TB IGRA® test on VIDAS®  

Today marks World Tuberculosis (TB) Day and bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announces the CE marking of its innovative and fully-automated test VIDAS® TB IGRA (Interferon-Gamma Release Assay) to diagnose latent TB infection.

24 March, 2021

Tuberculosis continues to be a major global health problem. With 10 million new active cases and 1.4 million related deaths worldwide in 20191, TB remains an important cause of mortality from a single infectious disease. 

It is estimated that a fourth of the global...

BIOFIRE® Respiratory 2.1 (RP2.1) Panel with SARS-CoV-2 obtains De Novo FDA Authorization

Marcy l’Étoile (France) – bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today announced that BioFire Diagnostics, its subsidiary specialized in molecular syndromic infectious disease testing, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) De Novo authorization for the BIOFIRE® RP2.1 Panel. 

18 March, 2021

This panel allows for the detection of 22 viral and bacterial pathogens responsible for respiratory infections, including SARS-CoV-2 (the cause of COVID-19 disease). The panel is the first SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic test of any kind that has been granted De Novo status by U.S. FDA, having gone...