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May 8, 2014

By: dpinkston@listlabs.com

Since 1978, List Labs has been known as a manufacturer of fine research reagents.  Located in Silicon Valley, our company is woman-owned and managed.  We enjoy long-standing relationships with many researchers who have used our products for decades, bringing the continuity of List’s products along with them as they move up to new career opportunities. Full Range of Contract […]

April 28, 2014

By: dpinkston@listlabs.com

What Are Toxin Neutralization Assays & How Do They Work? For clinical detection or vaccine testing, it is hard to beat a toxin neutralization assay.  Toxin neutralization assays (TNA) assess the ability of antibodies to protect cells in culture from the cytotoxic affect of the specific toxins.  Interestingly, these assays may be used for sensitive […]

April 21, 2014

By: List Labs

By: Suzanne Canada, Ph.D. Tanager Medical Writing Pertussis Infections (aka Whooping Cough) Increasing Rates of pertussis infection, commonly referred to as whooping cough, are on the upswing. Whooping cough is a highly contagious respiratory infection with flu-like symptoms including a blocked or runny nose, sneezing, mild fever and the distinctive, hack-like cough. Prior to the […]

April 14, 2014

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: Karen Crawford, Ph.D. President, List Biological Laboratories, Inc.   You hear about Clostridium difficile at your doctor’s office and in news articles, but what does it mean and how does it affect the world around us? C. Difficile Statisitcs C. Difficile Mortality Rates: Complications from C. difficile infection (CDI) have become an increasing patient safety concern […]

April 7, 2014

By: dpinkston@listlabs.com

  List Biological Laboratories, Inc. (List) actively supports and participates in the BabyBIG® project. What is BabyBIG® ? BabyBIG® (Human Botulism Immune Globulin; BIG-IV) is a public service, not-for-profit orphan drug manufactured and distributed by the California Department of Public Health.It is the only therapy available for infants who are infected with the organism that causes […]

March 18, 2014

By: dpinkston@listlabs.com

Shiga Toxins May be Purchased without Government Approval The CDC has removed Shiga toxins (Stx1 and Stx2) from the list of materials requiring oversight.  As a result, Shiga Toxins are no longer classified as select agents and may be purchased without government approval for your research and investigative needs.   While Shiga toxins carry fewer restrictions, […]