Terumo BCT, a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, is the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction technologies. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.
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Ilex South Africa was established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Ilex Medical LTD. Today Ilex South Africa’s one of the major suppliers of IVD products with a strong emphasis on blood banks, critical care products, as well as laboratory information systems (LIS).
The company’s success is based on providing services and products of the highest quality within the various niche markets.
Within the blood transfusion market Ilex is the solution provider for the prevention of Transfusion Transmissible Infections (TTIs) with:
- Improved nucleic acid testing (NAT) with blood screening products featuring automation, comprehensive assay tests and simplified reporting. Grifols PROCLEIX Panther, a system that offers an automated state-of-the-art nucleic acid testing (NAT), for blood screening of various parameters. The reagents on the Panther, PROCLEIX ULTRIO Elite assay, is intended to deliver all the benefits of detecting HIV-1, HIV-2, HCV and HBV. NAT testing detects viral RNA and DNA during every stage of infection and replication.
With the Panther, the customer has the flexibility to test donor samples with minimal hands-on time, increased efficiency and throughput and reducing turn-around-time. The Panther’s compact footprint has the highest test throughput per square meter of any other NAT system on the market.
The Panther system brings to the lab full automated processing of donor samples, high throughput, built-in process control for quality assurance, full confidence in result output and information on demand. Once the technologist starts the run, they are free to leave the system and move on to other work. They are able to check on progress and estimate completion time at any point.
The Panther is the fully automated systems that revolutionises NAT for peak productivity in the lab.
- The Cerus INTERCEPT pathogen inactivation a solution that is designed to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted infections by inactivating a broad range of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria and parasites that may be present in donated blood.
The INTERCEPT Blood System has significantly enhanced blood safety at more than 100 blood centres worldwide. INTERCEPT offers proven pathogen inactivation of >5 logs for a broad range of enveloped and non-enveloped viruses, bacteria and protozoa, as well as leukocytes.
Pathogen inactivation selectively damages genetic material. By preventing the replication of DNA and RNA, which is needed by contaminating agents (pathogens) to transmit infection, pathogen inactivation neutralises a broad spectrum of viruses, bacteria and parasites, as well as potentially harmful white blood cells, without interfering with the therapeutic effect of blood components.
Ilex also has a comprehensive Laboratory Information management system, elab. It is capable of managing a wide range of laboratory needs, such as interfacing with all clinical analyzers, host machines and ERP systems available today. Intuitive user interfaces and powerful analytical features assist the lab technician and clinical expert in making the right decisions. Access control and audit trails keep your data secure and help you conform to recent legislative guidelines concerning data integrity and patient security.
Contact Ilex for more information on any of the products listed above.
Tel: +27 11 808 4004
Fax: +27 11 804 1120
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The Scientific Group is a Clinical Diagnostic and Life Science company with 35 years’ experience in sales and service in the science and healthcare industry. We supply, support and service diagnostic laboratory equipment and consumables to Pathology laboratories and provide research institutions and science companies with a comprehensive range of high-tech equipment & associated consumables as well general lab reagents and consumables.
The founder company, South African Scientific Products, originated in 1983 and became known as The Scientific Group in 1999. We became a wholly owned subsidiary of Ascendis Health in March 2015. Together with Respiratory Care Africa, Surgical Innovations and Ortho Xact, we form the Ascendis Medical Division. The Scientific Group continues to trade as a separate legal entity and is managed with very strict adherence to correct corporate governance and discipline. The acquisition by Ascendis Health places TSG in the best possible position for further growth and sets the stage for even greater achievements.
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Sitetech Supplies are diagnostic specialists. We are a company focused on the supply, and distribution of high quality clinical diagnostic instrumentation, reagents and services. We also specialize in blood transfusion products, and are preferred suppliers to a wide variety of clients throughout Southern and Sub Sahara Africa. Our team of application specialists and engineers are available 24/7 to provide full support for our products.
We pride ourselves on our exceptional service, and high quality products. We strive to be on the cutting edge of development and technologically advanced equipment in order to provide the best possible solutions to end users, and quality results to patients.
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Globeflight … a leading courier in providing high service levels, transparency in business, long term partnerships and reliability to South Africa’s corporate sector. We focus on a Business to Business model, serving Top Companies, with dominant verticals including Education, Optical, Medical, Food and Beverage and Information Technology.
Nominated as The Best Courier in South Africa for over a decade by Professional Management Review Africa, we have a solid reputation when it comes to service! A Level 2 BEE and I.S.O. 9002 certification bolster this Truly South African Company who keeps re-investing in our country and people. ‘
Globeflight has 20 years’ experience during which we have developed robust networks and branches across South Africa, now boasting 15 branches with a further 11 in remote areas which give us a vast national footprint. All of this is under pinned with a robust IT system, 400 + vehicles and 1100 passionate staff, ready to “Deliver smiles”.
Adcock Ingram is a leading South African pharmaceutical manufacturer, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Adcock Ingram manufactures, markets and distributes a wide range of healthcare products. The company is a leading supplier to both the private and public sectors of the market.
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We believe in ‘Adding value to life’.
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Consumer and Over-the-Counter products put the company in a leadership position in the private pharmacy market and the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment.
The Prescription medicines portfolio comprises a range of quality and affordable generic medicines, with a contracted portfolio of originator medicines marketed by the division.
The Critical Care portfolio positions Adcock Ingram as a leading supplier in critical care products to the private and public sector
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The Critical Care Factory manufactures 60 fabricated components, 40 sub-assemblies and 150 local finished products (LFG’s) every day. The production capacity rates are: 117,000/day of Viaflex; 120,000/day of SVPs; 13,800/day of pour water; 5,200/day of Vacolitre; 4,200/day of blood bags; 170,000/day of unfilled bags and 3,800/day of Diasol units.
Adcock Ingram Critical Care has been a credible provider of locally manufactured blood bottles and continues to manufacture blood bags. Adcock Ingram also has well established International partnerships that to ensure the supply of blood processing equipment, Blood scales and mixes, Plasma Thawers and accessories to the South African Blood Service market.
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Haemotec (Pty) Ltd is a leading supplier of specialised Blood Banking and Transfusion products in Southern and Sub-Saharan Africa. Our product specialists have more than 25 years’ experience in this field and our expertise further extends into laboratory and hospital products with special interest in Stem Cell Transplantation, Biotherapy and Emergency Medicine. Our portfolio encompasses a unique range of products that include Apheresis, Blood Management Software, Stem Cell Processing Systems, IVD Equipment and Reagents, Blood Bags, Blood Processing and Storage and Cryo-preservation.
Founded in 1987, SSEM Mthembu Medical (Pty) Ltd. is a distributor of electro-medical devices and medical consumables throughout Southern Africa.
SSEM Mthembu Medical provides specialised equipment to meet the stringent expectations of specialist physicians, private clinics and hospitals – including operating theatres, critical care, high care units, trauma and emergency care. We also cater for the occupational health and home care sectors.
Our state of the art equipment is complemented by a vast range of medical consumables.
Our client base spans the entire Southern African region. This is accomplished by strategic alliances in the African continent with direct representation in South Africa. Our market comprises of four segments: hospitals (which include all state, academic and private clinics), blood transfusion services, medical practitioners and the homecare sector.