Rapid Labs and RNAssist announce development and trials of SARS-COV-2 viral transport medium

May 2020 Press Release Rapid Labs Ltd (Essex, UK), RNAssist (Cambridge, UK) and Qnostics (Glasgow, UK) are currently developing and seeking trial sites to validate the virusPHIX™ RNA stabilisation, cell fixative and virus inactivation reagent for SARS-CoV-2 testing on nasopharangeal swab samples and saliva/sputum samples.  Offer; A universal sample collection tube for liquid samples including; [...]

2020-05-20T11:09:18+01:00May 20th, 2020|

NHSBT Antibody Cell Screening Panels now available from Rapid Labs

We are proud to be the international distributor for NHSBT Cell Screening Panels for use in transfusion medicine, criminology and paternity testing outside the UK. All reagents are CE-marked and comply with the standards laid down in the Guidelines for Blood Transfusion Services in the UK (Current-edition). They are prepared to be the best standards [...]

2020-04-14T15:04:57+01:00February 27th, 2020|

Medlab 2020 – Thank you!

Now we have returned to our offices, we would like to take the chance to thank everyone who visited our stand during Medlab last week. It was our 10th consecutive year exhibiting at the show and our most successful one yet. With over 220 meetings with contacts in over 60 countries over 4 days, it's [...]

2020-02-10T12:05:59+00:00February 10th, 2020|

Meet us at Medlab 2020

We're looking forward to attend the 2020 Medlab Congress in Dubai next week. We will be exhibiting on stand  Z1-B34, so if you are attending the event please drop by and discover our ever-expanding product range. Rapid Labs have attended Medlab every year since it's inaugural event nearly a decade ago, and it is a [...]

2020-01-30T09:50:36+00:00January 30th, 2020|

View our new RNAssist Brochure

Following last week's announcement of our new partnership with RNAssist, we are pleased to share our new brochure for the RNAssist reagents: Learn more about the applications genoPHIX and vivoPHIX can be used for, as well as suggested protocols, FAQs and customer testimonials. View the RNAssist Product Brochure Here For more information about RNAssist, or [...]

2020-01-31T15:56:05+00:00January 29th, 2020|

Rapid Labs announce new manufacturing & supply agreement with RNAssist

RNAssist and Rapid Labs Agree on Manufacturing and Supply Agreement for genoPHIX™ and vivoPHIX™ Biomolecule Stabilisation, Tissue Fixation and Microbial Inactivation Technology. Cambridge and Colchester, UK. 22nd January 2020 RNAssist ( has developed several universal biological sample stabilisation, fixation and microbial inactivation reagents. Rapid Labs ( a manufacturer and supplier of medical and veterinary diagnostic reagents, announced [...]

2020-01-22T10:07:52+00:00January 22nd, 2020|

New Medical Product Brochure for 2020

We're pleased to share our new medical brochure for 2020. Our 2020 catalogue includes all our existing products that customers are familiar with, plus a further 8 pages featuring our new products. In the past year we have added new products to our existing ranges, such as the rapid tests and drugs of abuse tests, [...]

2020-01-13T15:29:26+00:00January 13th, 2020|

Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019

Today marks the start of Antibiotic Awareness Week - a global campaign designed to increase the awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage responsible use amongst the public, health professionals and policy makers to prevent the further spread of antibiotic resistance1. Antibiotics have revolutionised modern medicine by making previously incurable illnesses like pneumonia, tuberculosis and [...]

2019-11-19T16:11:16+00:00November 18th, 2019|

Rapid Tests for Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a tropical disease that is spread by Aedes mosquitos carrying the Dengue Virus. The World Health Organisation has listed Dengue as one of the biggest global health threats in 2019, along with antimicrobial resistance, influenza, climate change and HIV1. Around 40 percent of the global population (3 billion) live in areas that [...]

2019-07-30T10:41:55+01:00July 30th, 2019|

Potency Comparison Study between Rapid Labs CE and non-CE marked Blood Grouping Reagents compared with NIBSC Standards

The quality of blood grouping reagents is clearly an important factor for safe blood transfusion. The NIBSC (National Institute for Biological Standards and Control) are a global institution that ensures the quality of biological products through biological materials and carrying out research. Rapid Labs manufacture and supply a range of CE and non-CE marked blood [...]

2019-07-23T14:19:15+01:00July 3rd, 2019|