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We are improving sepsis treatment and safeguarding the effectiveness of antibiotics for generations to come. ASTar® is our CE-IVD marked rapid AST system, fully automated and delivering results directly from positive blood cultures.

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50

Million

50 million global cases of sepsis every year. 11 million sepsis-related deaths

20%

Global deaths

Sepsis accounts for 20% of global deaths every year

Children

~½ of sepsis cases are children under the age of five

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Sepsis – Shahrzad’s Story

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that can affect anyone. Approximately 50 million people are affected every year. 11 million die. Many survivors pay a high price. Shahrzad is one of them.

Sepsis - Shahrzad's Story

Sepsis and bloodstream infections are time-critical conditions where every hour of delayed appropriate treatment severely affects patient survival. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) is crucial to determine the best treatment for these patients.

Traditional AST can take upwards of 48 hours. Rapid AST systems are essential for accelerating the diagnostic workflow and treatment decisions.

ASTar is part of the solution.

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Why choose ASTar?

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“The ASTar system represents an exciting innovative platform”

Stephen P Kidd, Lead Healthcare Scientist, PhD, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, presented results from a study in Pro-Lab Diagnostics’ booth at the IBMS 2023 Congress in Birmingham, UK.
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“A huge advantage”

Listen to Ehsan Ghaderi, Head of Department, and Sofia Persson, Consultant Physician, Bacteriology Uppsala University Hospital, talk about how ASTar have helped save time in the lab.

“The ASTar system represents an exciting innovative platform”

Stephen P Kidd, Lead Healthcare Scientist, PhD, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, presented results from a study in Pro-Lab Diagnostics’ booth at the IBMS 2023 Congress in Birmingham, UK.
“The ASTar system represents an exciting innovative platform”

“A huge advantage”

Listen to Ehsan Ghaderi, Head of Department, and Sofia Persson, Consultant Physician, Bacteriology Uppsala University Hospital, talk about how ASTar have helped save time in the lab.
"A huge advantage"

News & events

Press release

2024/06/19

Q-linea receives another commercial order in Italy

Press release

2024/06/11

CMS proposes to approve the ASTar system for NTAP funding

Regulatory press release

2024/04/26

Q-linea receives US FDA 510(k) clearance for the ASTar® System
Q-linea AB (publ) (OMX:QLINEA) today announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) market clearance…
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Q-linea as an investment

Q-linea is an innovative infection diagnostics company whose ambition is to offer products that benefit patients, healthcare providers and society.
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The story of Q-linea

Back in 2008, three people crammed into an office the size of a cleaning closet were working on an idea. That idea led to a international team with a single focus – to improve sepsis treatment.

Q-linea as an investment

Q-linea is an innovative infection diagnostics company whose ambition is to offer products that benefit patients, healthcare providers and society.
Q-linea as an investment

The story of Q-linea

Back in 2008, three people crammed into an office the size of a cleaning closet were working on an idea. That idea led to a international team with a single focus – to improve sepsis treatment.
The story of Q-linea

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