ArcDia International Oy Ltd

Company description
ArcDia Ltd is a company for R&D, manufacturing and marketing of innovative products for automated rapid testing of infectious diseases, including both identification of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance testing.
ArcDia employs 28 professionals in Turku Finland.
Product / Services
ArcDia's mariPOC® is the first test system on the market to enable rapid multianalyte testing of acute infectious diseases in point-of-care settings. The test panel covers viruses and bacteria for most common acute infections.

mariPOC® is designed to improve patient management and quality of health care, and it allows timely pathogen-specific diagnostics and medication. Frost & Sullivan awarded mariPOC® as leading product in point-of-care diagnostics of respiratory tract infections in 2014.
1. Comprehensive real-time epidemiological data from respiratory infections in Finland between 2010 and 2014 obtained from an automated and multianalyte mariPOC® respiratory pathogen test. M. Gunell et al. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2016 January 06 2. Analytical performance of the automated multianalyte point-of-care mariPOC® for the detection of respiratory viruses. Sanbonmatsu-Gámez S. et al. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2015 July 16 3. The diagnostis of group A streptococcus from pharyngeal swab samples by bacterial culture is challenged by a novel mariPOC point of care test. Vakkila J. et al. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Apr 22 4. Evaluation of the Automated Multianalyte Point-of-Care mariPOC® Test for the Detection of Influenza A Virus and Respiratory Syncytial Virus. Tuuminen et al. J Med Virol, 2013;85(9):1598-1601. 5. High-throughput screening of colonization samples for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Stenholm T et al. Scand J Infect Dis. 2013;45:922-9. 6. Evaluation of the TPX MRSA assay for the detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Stenholm T et al. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2011;30:1237–43.
Areas of activity
Medical diagnostic / companion diagnostic
Other technology services (IT, sensors etc.)
Immunology (in vitro)
Lemminkäisenkatu 32 PO Box 51
20521 Turku
Country: Finland
Web site:
Bioturku in Finland
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