Daily Bulletin

PR Newswire

  • Written by PR Newswire Asia - Daily Bulletin Au RSS

SYDNEY, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The iQ Group Global Ltd (iQG Ltd) (NSX:IQG) on behalf of Life Science Biosensor Diagnostics Pty Ltd (LSBD), has announced the successful completion of a clinical validation study showcasing the efficacy of its rapid SARS-Cov-2 Antibody test.

The results of the validation study, conducted at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, are a significant milestone for the Biosensor Platform and its advancement towards clinical trials.

Among the major findings it was reported:

- The SARS-CoV-2 Antibody biosensor assay was 100% sensitive and 100% specific using clinical COVID-19 positive and negative SARS CoV-2 human samples. - The time in obtaining results was less than 10 minutes.

The study is the first step towards the validation of a rapid point-of-care diagnostic that LSBD intends to develop and commercialize for the quantitative measurement of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in saliva. The company will now work with Johns Hopkins University to commence clinical trials.

"We are very excited with the outcome of this program and are eager to validate the test in saliva. There is evidence in recent scientific literature correlating IgG, IgM responses to spike and receptor-binding domain (RBD) in the serum positively correlated with matched saliva samples." Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of The iQ Group Global, Dr. George Syrmalis said.

"This evidence confirms that serum and saliva IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 are maintained in most COVID-19 patients for at least three months post symptom onset. Our objective is to deliver a SARS-CoV-2 test that is calibrated against the WHO reference preparation, non-invasive and easy to use by everyone."

"We anticipate three urgent applications for the technology including population screening; diagnosis as a complement to the RNA virus test for patients presenting late onset of symptoms; and post-vaccination screening to determine whether booster vaccines are required by assessing the degree of the antigen-specific antibody responses to a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine that's been administered."

About Life Science Biosensor Diagnostics Pty Ltd (LSBD) Life Science Biosensor Diagnostics Pty Ltd (LSBD) is the company that owns and manages the intellectual property of the diagnostic Biosensor.

About The iQ Group Global Limited (NSX: IQG) The iQ Group Global Ltd is a life science company that finds, funds and develops bioscience discoveries to create life-changing medical innovations.

About The iQ Group Global The iQ Group Global is a group of companies that find, fund and develop bioscience discoveries to create life-changing medical innovations. Recognised by The Australian Financial Review for the second consecutive year as one of the country's Most Innovative Companies in 2020, The iQ Group Global's flagship innovations include the Biosensor Platform and TEX Core, a first-in-class oncology drug platform with the ability to develop a pipeline of novel oncology compounds. Visit our website: www.theiqgroupglobal.com

Media Contact: James Gorman +61 (0)2 8239 5400 james.gorman@theiqgroupglobal.com

View original content:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/validation-study-showcases-success-of-lsbds-rapid-sars-cov-2-antibody-test-301423944.html

Authors: PR Newswire Asia - Daily Bulletin Au RSS

Read more https://www.prnasia.com/story/archive/3575740_HK75740_0

Australia risks relying on Pfizer and Moderna for its COVID vaccines. 3 ways to break free


Humans have big plans for mining in space – but there are many things holding us back


Hook-ups, pansexuals and holy connection: love in the time of millennials and Generation Z


The Conversation

Business News

How much should you be paying for digital marketing?

Founder of Sydney digital marketing agency gives the short and long answer   “What will digital cost?” is one of the most common questions we get asked when talking about a new SEO, PPC, social o...

James Lawrence - avatar James Lawrence

Fuel free ‘power generation’ business seeks partners to roll out across the world

Australian entrepreneur, Aaron Pascoe, is about to revolutionise the world of power forever using the GGOE Mechanical Gearbox – and he is seeking partners to roll out the technology across the world...

Tess Sanders Lazarus - avatar Tess Sanders Lazarus

How Dropshipping Beauty Products Can Turn Around Your Fortunes in The Movie Industry

The Movie industry has become so popular and getting larger; this is so evident in how China, Korea, and Japan are dishing out world-class and very historical movies. The production of movies has ...

NewsServices.com - avatar NewsServices.com