November 2017

LGC Maine Standards announces addition of Ceruloplasmin (CER) to VALIDATE® SP2 linearity and calibration verification test kit for Roche cobas® analyzers

LGC Maine Standards announces the release of VALIDATE® SP2 linearity and calibration verification kit.  The VALIDATE SP2 kit, in a human serum matrix, evaluates Albumin, Ceruloplasmin, C-Reactive Protein, Haptoglobin, Prealbumin and Rheumatoid Factor.  Each VALIDATE SP2, prepared using the CLSI EP06-A “equal delta” sample preparation, offers five distinct concentrations covering the reportable ranges of Roche cobas® analyzers.  Each kit is liquid and ready-to-use.  Simply dispense the product from each dropper bottle, directly into five sample cups, and run in replicates.
Release of VALIDATE SP2, with Ceruloplasmin for Roche cobas® analyzers allows clinical laboratories to complete their required Serum Proteins linearity and calibration verification and maximize the reportable range while minimizing manual dilutions.  Use of this product, while augmenting daily QC, assists with fulfilling various quality control requirements for linearity and calibration verification under CLIA, CAP, COLA, JCAHO, JCI and ISO 15189.
The addition of VALIDATE SP2, with Ceruloplasmin for Roche cobas® analyzers to the LGC Maine Standards expanding portfolio of products demonstrates a continued commitment to manufacture high-quality linearity and calibration verification products that meet industry needs.
LGC Maine Standards is located in Cumberland Foreside, Maine and manufactures VALIDATE linearity and calibration verification kits for over one hundred analytes, including General Chemistries, Urine Chemistries, Enzymes, Lipids, HbA1c, Therapeutic Drugs, Cardiac Markers, Thyroids, Serum Proteins, Vitamin D, Tumor Markers, Anemia, Fertility, Hemostasis and Whole Blood Glucose. 
LGC Maine Standards MSDRx® data reduction software is available at no charge for real-time data analysis or a laboratory can send their data to LGC Maine Standards where a technical specialist will complete the data analysis and return a report within five business days.