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Share on Google+ May 8, 2017

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An Update From The APS In-Vitro Testing Laboratory

Category : APS Service Offerings, FDA, GLP, In-vitro testing, Our Laboratories

The In-vitro Testing Laboratory has had a busy start to 2017. Most recently, we presented at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) conference on the improvements of the multiple hemocompatibility tests, including the In-vitro Blood Loop Assay and Platelet/Leukocyte Count Assay. Collaboration with the FDA is ongoing for the In-vitro Blood Loop assay – we have submitted our methods and protocol

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Share on Google+ April 10, 2017

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American Preclinical Services Discusses Characterization of Extractables And Leachables: Challenges and Solutions

Category : APS Service Offerings, Our Laboratories

Chemical characterization of Extractables and Leachables (E&L) with the corresponding toxicological risk assessment are already mandated by regulatory agencies to ensure patient safety and successful submissions for medical devices. FDA regulations, USP and various ISO Standards namely 10993 part 18: Chemical Characterization of Materials, provide guidance to perform characterization of E&L. Extractables are compounds that are released from a device

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Share on Google+ March 27, 2017

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Introducing the New APS FlightLog Portal: Performing Biocompatibility Just Got Easier!

Category : APS Service Offerings, Our Laboratories

Did you know that APS provides ISO 10993 biocompatibility testing for the medical device and biotechnology industry?  We have developed a unique process for biocompatibility test panel creation, sample submission, and study reporting via our online APS FlightLog Portal. Recently this system has been improved by adding an integrated dashboard and optimizing the user interface. Two-step submission process: This feature was put in place

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Share on Google+ January 23, 2017

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The APS Preclinical Program: Your Path to Success in 2017

Category : Our Laboratories

Finding a reliable partner in the preclinical CRO space can be challenging. In the early stages of product development, having a partner you can trust and rely on is of paramount importance. Welcome to American Preclinical Services. APS is an AAALAC and ISO17025 accredited, USDA registered and GLP compliant preclinical center of excellence located in Minneapolis, MN. At APS, we

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Share on Google+ December 9, 2016

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Fluorescence Microscopy Now In-House at APS

Category : Medical Device testing, Our Laboratories

With our recent acquisition of fluorescence microscopy, APS has added another powerful in-house pathology tool for the evaluation of your preclinical study. Unlike normal bright field (transmitted light) microscopy where tissue slide sections are primarily evaluated for changes in cellular morphology and tissue organization, fluorescence microscopy utilizes light signals produced by the sample itself to produce highly sensitive and selective

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Share on Google+ August 12, 2016

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Star Tribune names American Preclinical Services – 2016 Top Workplace

Category : Our Laboratories

American Preclinical Services has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 26. The report can also be found at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2016. Produced by the same team that compiles the 25-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota,

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