Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Through these subsidiaries, we develop, manufacture and market diagnostic test kits, or assays, and automated systems that are used to aid in the detection of disease markers primarily in the areas of autoimmune, infectious diseases, clinical chemistry, hematology and diabetes testing. These tests, which are designed to aid in the identification of the causes of illness and disease, assist physicians in selecting appropriate patient treatment. Our tests are based on a wide variety of technologies including Enzyme Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay, or ELISA, technology, clinical chemistry, hematology and cell separation, as well as HPLC separations, all of which are clinical testing methodologies used worldwide. Autoimmune and infectious disease specific tests are prepared using a 96 well microplate format whereby specific antigens are typically coated on the wells of a microplate during the manufacturing process. ... More ...