At ZeptoMetrix®, we have always understood that successful research requires a team approach. That is why our mission to be “a partner for our customers” remains the focal point as we, along with our industrial partners, strive to improve the global infectious disease diagnostics industry. Today, we pride ourselves on offering our partners/customers a variety of innovative and reliable products and services.
Our People: The heart of our company is the ZeptoMetrix team, which is represented by the best and brightest in our industry. From our innovative and highly qualified scientific team to the experienced and dedicated members of our manufacturing and distribution groups, ZeptoMetrix is focused on delivering unmatched quality and consistency in our products and services. Together, we aspire to be leaders in creating new standards for the improvement of global healthcare.
Our Products: ZeptoMetrix manufactures and provides a wide range of quality controls and verification panels for nucleic acid testing (NAT) and serological and antigen-based tests. Products treated with our exclusive proprietary NATtrol ™ process represent industry-leading options for NAT, creating the benchmark for external quality controls and verification materials found within the diagnostic testing industry.
Natural products originate from highly purified microorganisms that are processed to alter surface proteins, resulting in products that are in an optimal state for research and testing – with the nucleic acids intact, these products they are non-infectious, stable in the refrigerator, and work with a wide variety of PCR-based assay systems. NATtrol products serve as the optimal proficiency testing option, as they allow the evaluation of the total cycle in NAT, from DNA extraction to amplification and detection.
Our Capabilities – Co-founded by James Hengst, PhD as a private company in 1999, ZeptoMetrix focused on advancing infectious disease diagnostics and pharmaceutical research products. Dr. Hengst was a pioneer in the early days of HIV diagnostics development, leading one of the first biotech companies in Buffalo (NY), Cellular Products, before establishing ZeptoMetrix and elevating it to its current status as a leader in the industry.
Today, ZeptoMetrix is a renowned partner in the global infectious disease diagnostics industry, recognized for developing and manufacturing a growing portfolio of reagents and kits, such as ELISA, HIV p24 antigen, select antibodies, Western Blots, a wide range of panels configured for validation. proficiency / verification / assessment, and both molecular and serological controls that support research and quality control efforts during the development and commercialization of diagnostic assays.
We house one of the largest commercial archives in the world, more than one million specimens, of clinically defined samples diagnosed by physicians of chronic and acute disease states. We also stock highly characterized seroconversion panels from HIV, HBV and HCV infected individuals. Many of our microorganism samples are accompanied by clinical data and test results, making them especially suitable for research and assay development purposes.
ZeptoMetrix is vertically integrated into your production of bacteria and viruses, and has strong competencies in the collection, propagation, purification and further processing of strains. With several specialized areas of work, including multiple BSL 3 laboratories, we are uniquely positioned for reliability and consistency of supply as we continue to develop our capabilities to deal with the causative agents associated with emerging and challenging infectious diseases.
Our Services: Our capabilities translate into OEM / custom product development and testing services. ZeptoMetrix provides services for custom product development. Drawing on our well-established core competencies, we source, acquire, and cultivate target organisms; configure and assemble both the verification panels and external quality controls, and supporting the marketing efforts of our partners ~ clients in a personalized way. From collaborative project management to joint marketing initiatives, we leverage our service offerings to facilitate genuinely mutual success.