News Archives: 2015

2015


12.23

Distributors in Indonesia wanted

Located in California, USA, an area well known for biotechnology and scientific discovery, CTK Biotech develops and manufactures innovative immunodiagnostic tools, including Rapid Tests, Elisa kits and Positive Controls for the IVD community worldwide.  At present, we are prepared to grow our business in the Indonesia marketplace.  We are an ideal partner in this region due to many of CTK’s products.... Read Full Article >

2015


12.07

Study shows chikungunya virus may cause fatal brain infection

In a recent cohort study published in the journal, Neurology, researchers have shown that the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya may lead to a severe brain infection and even death in infants and people over 65.  The study involved a cohort of patients infected with chickungunya virus during the 2005-2006 outbreak on Reunion Island, off the coast of Madagascar.   Researchers looked at.... Read Full Article >

2015


12.01

World AIDS Day

Today, on World AIDS Day, people across the globe are raising awareness and joining in the fight against HIV and AIDS.  Despite many efforts, decades of research and clinical trials, an HIV vaccine has not been forthcoming.   The world has made great strides in halting and reversing the spread of this killer virus, through awareness campaigns, effective screening and prevention programs, yet,.... Read Full Article >

2015


11.24

Poor sanitation is at the heart of preventable diseases

UNICEF says diarrheal diseases stemming from inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene kill over 800 children under five-years-old every day. Using proper toilets and hand washing – preferably with soap – prevents the transfer of bacteria, viruses and parasites found in human feces which otherwise contaminate water resources, soil and food. This contamination is a major cause of diarrhea, the second.... Read Full Article >

2015


10.13

Meet us at MEDICA 2015 in November

We always look forward to attending MEDICA but this year we’re more excited than ever since we’ll be celebrating CTK Biotech’s 10th anniversary and the launch of numerous new rapid tests in 2015.  We have expanded our prenatal care product line with the first-of-its kind semi-quantitative Rubella IgG/IgM Rapid Test, HSV-1 IgG/IgM Rapid Test and HSV-2 IgG/IgM Rapid Test. With these new.... Read Full Article >