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2009-09-24 11:48:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. http://www.reportlinker.com/p0116164/Whos-Doing-What-in-Molecular-Diagnostics---Kalorama-/-Emmes-Survey-of-US-Laboratories.html From Kalorama Information a unique tool for assessing the diagnostic business today. Working in conjunction with premier diagnostic survey database Emmes Group, Kalorama Information presents the summarized results from a recent survey of...

2009-07-22 09:00:00

CHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ovarian malignancies are a leading cause of cancer death in women because they are usually detected in the late stages when the disease is incurable. Encouraging new research presented by Abbott today at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry annual meeting shows that a novel diagnostic marker, human epididymal protein 4 or HE4, combined with other tests, can be used to more effectively monitor for early-stage ovarian cancer (EOC),...

2008-07-30 09:01:27

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ability of blood tests to precisely measure very low doses of anti-rejection drugs in kidney transplant patients may make a significant difference in assuring long-term viability and survival, according to research presented today at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) annual meeting. The current thinking in transplant medicine favors reducing doses of tacrolimus and other immune-suppressive drugs as much as possible...


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