ADVISORY, June 25, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
WHAT: Doug Michels, Chief Executive Officer of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR), and Frank Oldham Jr., Executive Director of the National Association of People with AIDS, will preside over the opening bell, with guest Speaker Christine C. Quinn of the New York City Council. The event will commemorate National HIV Testing Day and will recognize the nationally acclaimed HIV testing program established at the North Bronx Healthcare Network of Jacobi and North Central Bronx Hospitals, where they have successfully put in place a model program that demonstrates the significant impact of implementing the revised CDC guidelines for routine HIV testing in healthcare settings. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, June 26, 2009 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Vicki Pallo firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; mobile - 347.219.9539 Jolene.Libretto@Nasdaqomx.com
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
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About OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR):
OraSure Technologies develops, manufactures and markets oral fluid specimen collection devices using proprietary oral fluid technologies, diagnostic products, including immunoassays and other in vitro diagnostic tests, and other medical devices. These products are sold in the United States as well as internationally to various clinical laboratories, hospitals, clinics, community-based organizations and other public health organizations, distributors, government agencies, physicians' offices, and commercial and industrial entities.
OraSure Technologies is the leading supplier of oral-fluid testing solutions for drugs of abuse and for the detection of antibodies to HIV. For more information on the Company, please go to www.orasure.com.
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.