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From the category archives: Omega News


Launch of COVID-19 antibody laboratory-based testing service

We are pleased to announce that we have launched the Mologic ELISA antibody test for COVID-19 through our in-house testing laboratory service in Littleport, Cambridgeshire.

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Update re AbC-19™ Rapid Test

Omega notes today’s update from Abingdon Health regarding the AbC-19™ Rapid Test and welcomes confirmation that they continue to work constructively with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency to try to enable approval for home use and self-test of the AbC-19™ Rapid Test in the UK.

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Mologic CE Mark Rapid Antigen Test

Omega welcomes the news that Mologic Ltd has received CE Mark for its professional-use COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test.

In June this year, Omega signed a material transfer agreement with Mologic providing access to raw materials and know-how to manufacture their lateral flow antigen test. The test will provide health professionals an accurate detection of the nucleoprotein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in respiratory swabs.

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Chinese approval for self-test use of Food Detective® test

The National Medical Products Administration (“NMPA”), formerly the China Food and Drug Administration, has approved Omega’s Food Detective® test for self-test use in China.

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UK-RTC contract for the Supply of Goods

Omega has signed a contract with Abingdon Health, the UK Rapid Test Consortium (UK-RTC) lead, which sets out the terms of the supply of goods from UK-RTC members to Abingdon Health. This follows the UK Government’s initial order of one million COVID-19 lateral flow antibody tests (AbC-19™ Rapid test).

The UK-RTC contract formalises the agreement among UK-RTC members and Abingdon Health, in order for Abingdon Health to supply AbC-19™ Rapid tests to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). 

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UK Government contract for UK-Rapid Test Consortium

A press release was issued today by the UK Rapid Test Consortium on the UK Government’s first order for one million COVID-19 lateral flow antibody tests (AbC-19™ Rapid test).

This first order is part of the UK Government’s plans to roll-out COVID-19 surveillance studies to help build a picture of how the virus has spread across the country.

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Completion of self-test usability study for AbC-19™ Rapid test

We are pleased to announce that the self-test usability study for the UK Rapid Test Consortium’s COVID-19 lateral flow antibody test (AbC-19™ Rapid test) has concluded. The AbC-19™ Rapid test has already been CE-Marked for professional use.

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CE-Mark of Mologic COVID-19 lateral flow antibody test

We are delighted to announce that we have CE-marked Mologic's lateral flow antibody test for COVID-19 for sale under our VISITECT® brand.

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Memorandum of Understanding COVID-19 Consortium

Omega (AIM: ODX), the medical diagnostics company focused on CD4, food intolerance and allergy testing announces that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with three other companies from across the UK, in conjunction with the University of Oxford to form the UK Rapid Test Consortium (“UK-RTC”) in order to jointly develop and manufacture a COVID-19 Point of Care antibody test as part of the Government’s five pillar national testing strategy for COVID-19.   Read more here:

Update to the Allergy menu

We are excited to announce that our portfolio of allergens has increased to 67. The allergen portfolio now includes the first screening mix to help in the diagnosis of grass allergies. Hazelnut and Almond, two important nut allergens, have been added to our common allergen list. rPen a 1 and rOle e 1, two new allergen molecules, have also been added to complement the allergy range, which aims to comprise the most prominent and clinically relevant allergens. 

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