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Focus Technologies Offers SARS Test to Clinicians

EARLIER THIS MONTH, Focus Technologies reference laboratories of Cypress, California announced the development of a “first-generation, real-time PCR test” designed to detect the presence of the coronavirus associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

“Focus developed this test based on the methodology developed by the Bernhard-Nocht Institute of Hamburg, Germany,” stated Mary Kay Mosch, Vice President of

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Specialty Laboratories, IMPATH, Roche, Abbott Laboratories, Celera Diagnostics

IT’S NO SURPRISE THAT COMPETITORS of Specialty Laboratories, Inc. have been willing to spread a variety of rumors about the laboratory company, given its well-publicized troubles with government regulators last year.

Notwithstanding these rumors, the reality at Specialty Labs is quite different. On April 24, the company, based in Santa

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Bill Bonello Sees Opportunities In Diagnostic Services Companies

CEO SUMMARY: With the clinical laboratory industry now enjoying growing interest by professional investors, THE DARK REPORT traveled to New York City to meet with financial analyst William B. Bonello, of U S Bancorp Piper Jaffray. Bonello co-authored a just-released overview of what he calls the “diagnostic services industry.” He is bullish on the future

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