Barker Medical is a Medical Diagnostic company specialising in the supply of laboratory based diagnostic products and is active in many fields; from Serology to Microbiology, Virology and Molecular based testing. A key area of focus for Barker Medical is latent MTB testing, which finds the organisation active both within and beyond the borders of South Africa.
Barker Medical are also active in near-patient testing in the form of the unique Heamonetics TEG platform, which offers medical professionals the ability of measuring a patient’s coagulopathy in close proximity to the patient.
Included in the near-patient testing portfolio is the QUIDEL Sofia platform which enables the end-user the option of using the platform either as a laboratory based assay or the flexibility of moving testing closer to the patient. Tests include: Influenza A+B, RSV, hSG, Strep A, S Pneumonia.
The founder of Barker Medical, Neil Barker, has worked within the Medical Diagnostic field for all of his professional career and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the organisation. Technical Sales Representatives are all qualified within the field of Laboratory Medicine and as such are able to interact with insight and knowledge with Healthcare Professionals.
Barker Medical focuses on delivering an optimal level of customer support from the supply of quality products within our portfolio to ensuring customer queries are met with timeous and professional feedback. Our office based customer service team are skilled in the delivery of technical support, ensuring that customer needs are fulfilled.
Based in Johannesburg, Barker Medical works closely with all pathology groups countrywide. Barker Medical also deals directly with many African countries and enjoys good working relationships with neighbouring states; Swaziland and Lesotho as well as countries further afield including, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Angola, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mauritius and Madagascar.
Our Offices in Broadacres, Johannesburg
Our products include:-
Alpha-Tec Systems – MTB decontamination system and Sputum collection device
Associates of Cape Cod – Fungitell and LAL products
Diagnostic Hybrids – Virology cell Culture and Identification Kits
Focus Diagnostics – Immunology and Serology IFA products
Haemonetics – TEG device and consumables
HISS Diagnostics – H.Pylori, EBV and Serology testing
Medical Wire – Transport swabs and collection devices
MKL Diagnostics – Phadebact range of products for GC and Haemophilus Testing
Seracare – Control Panels for molecular, serology and immunology testing
Qiagen – Cellestis Quantiferon MTB testing