Delivering Globally Consistent Data from In-House ANA-IFA Assays

Fluorescent micrograph of an ANA-IFA slide.

Image used with permission – Bio-Rad Laboratories and the University of Washington

Simply meeting regulatory standards is not enough for you to remain competitive in today’s evolving immune-mediated inflammatory disease (IMID) drug market. When it comes to FDA approval and successful commercialization of IMID drugs, the consistency of your data is critical. In addition, biopharmaceutical companies such as yours need the ability to detect and quantify small effects, secondary results, potential additional indications, and other insights that can enhance the value of your products.

Covance Central Laboratory Services (Covance CLS) offers extensive in-house capabilities and dedicated support for a variety of key assays used in IMID trials to ensure you obtain unmatched data consistency. One such assay that we perform in-house is the Anti-Nuclear Antibody Indirect Fluorescence Assay, or ANA-IFA – a sensitive screening test used to detect autoimmune diseases. Continue reading