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2010-04-28 10:00:00

DENVER, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Forensic Laboratories, a Denver-based laboratory specializing in toxicology services for drug abuse, has been named one of 50 Colorado Companies to Watch for 2010. Colorado Companies to Watch is hosted by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade in partnership with the Edward Lowe Foundation. The award recognizes second-stage companies that are developing valuable products and services, creating jobs, enriching communities, and...

2010-03-31 15:09:00

In the news release, FDA grants CLIA-waived status to CoaguChek XS Plus system for PT/INR testing at the point of care, issued yesterday by Roche Diagnostics, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the third paragraph, second sentence was submitted to read "In addition, recent enhancements to the system include the ability to hold up to 1000 patient results and the reduction of the sample size requirement to 8 microliters" rather than "8 ml" as published by PR Newswire....

2010-03-30 16:51:00

INDIANAPOLIS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diagnostics announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted CLIA-waived status to the CoaguChek® XS Plus system, a point-of-care anticoagulation monitor that offers connectivity and data management tools to help healthcare professionals manage PT/INR (blood clotting time) testing. The waiver means that the monitoring technology may now be used in a broader range of clinical settings, such as labs...

2010-03-15 10:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- From converted transatlantic steamers carrying a few hundred passengers to 225,000-ton vessels carrying 5,400 guests; from shuffleboard and ping pong to wave riding, rock-climbing, waterparks and luxury spas: As Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) celebrates its 35th year as the industry's leading trade association this year, a spotlight is shining on a dramatic transformation in cruising, cruise ships, and consumer expectations for...

2010-03-15 08:15:00

DENVER, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Forensic Laboratories, a Denver-based laboratory specializing in toxicology services for drug abuse, has unveiled the first oral fluid test for Tapentadol, a new federally approved drug prescribed by doctors for pain management. Previously, laboratories could only detect the drug through urine using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry-mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) technology. Tapentadol, approved by the FDA in late 2008, is considered a narcotic pain...

2010-02-09 07:00:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California and AMSTERDAM, February 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, announced today that it has received the Clinical Laboratory Permit from the New York State Department of Health. The New York State permit allows the company to receive commercial samples of MammaPrint, its FDA-cleared breast cancer recurrence test. With this latest permit, Agendia has now obtained all major U.S. clinical laboratory licenses. In addition,...

2010-02-08 12:39:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraCell Laboratories announced that the company has added Dr. Ron Grabowski, R.D., D.C. to its scientific staff as Director of Clinical Nutrition and Education. His primary role is to lecture on a national basis and consult with clients on the implementation of SpectraCell's micronutrient testing into their practice. Dr. Grabowski is a long-time client of SpectraCell, using their micronutrient testing regularly in his own practice. After receiving...

2010-01-29 13:54:39

Association for Molecular Pathology releases a position statement on the oversight of laboratory developed tests to foster discussion among stakeholders and meets with the US Food and Drug Administration Today, the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) released its new position statement on the oversight of laboratory developed tests (LDTs), a recent focus of debate among policy makers, the laboratory community and other stakeholders. AMP's statement outlines the organization's commitment...

2010-01-06 16:48:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraCell Laboratories announced today that it has agreed with Aetna Health, one of the nation's largest health insurers, to become a contracted in-network provider. The contract provides coverage by Aetna of SpectraCell's micronutrient testing, as well as other advanced tests offered by the company. Aetna is just one of a growing number of major insurance carriers that recognize the importance of nutrition in health and disease. They acknowledge...

2009-12-15 06:00:00

FT. MYERS, Fla., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASD OTC BB: NGNM) announced today that Jack G. Spitz has been appointed Vice President of Laboratory Operations. Mr. Spitz will be responsible for managing all laboratory operational affairs of the Company. Mr. Spitz most recently served as Senior Executive Director of Operations for Dermpath Diagnostics, a division of Quest Diagnostics, and formerly a division of Ameripath, Inc. Mr. Spitz was responsible for...


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