FDA marketing clearance for ChemTrak :
This article was originally published in Clinica
ChemTrak's Accumeter theophylline test has received FDA marketing clearance. The test is carried out on whole blood and is able to measure the concentration of theophylline, used as a bronchodilator and respiratory stimulant by acute or chronic asthmatics, with 99% accuracy. Unlike previous tests, the Accumeter is designed for use in a physician's office laboratory. One of the most common blood tests, about 35 million tests for theophylline serum concentration were performed in the US in 1990.