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October 16, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

American Esoteric Laboratories, Inc. today announced that it has signed an extended, five-year contract to provide reference and esoteric testing services to the 14-hospital Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation (BMHCC) in Memphis, Tennessee. This relationship was developed as part of AEL’s acquisition of Memphis Pathology Laboratories in 2004.
NEW & STEPHANELLI LAUNCH AP COMPANY
Today, Aurora Diagnostics,

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Evolving Strategy Guides American Esoteric Labs

CEO SUMMARY: Back in April 2004, when American Esoteric Laboratories, Inc.(AEL)launched operations, its declared ambition was to become a national esoteric testing firm. However, given the positive experiences from its acquisition of Memphis Pathology Laboratories in September 2004, AEL has evolved its core business strategy to include routine testing and to focus on regional hospital

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MDS Sells Calgary Lab, May Spin Off Other Labs

CEO SUMMARY: Nine months after it declared that it would exit the laboratory testing business in Canada by selling its laboratories, MDS, Inc. has finally closed its first sale. Calgary Health Region, already a 50% owner of Calgary Laboratory Services, has purchased the 25% interest owned by MDS. However, the laboratory business divisions in British

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March 20, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

On March 13, 2006, American Esoteric Laboratories, Inc. (AEL) of Brentwood, Tennessee announced the acquisition of Physicians Medical Laboratory (PML). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Located in Morristown, Tennessee, PML gives AEL a presence in east Tennessee. AEL has owned and operated Memphis Pathology Laboratory in west Tennessee since 2004.
VIRUS DISCOVERED IN SOME

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RFID, Georgetown University Hospital, HIV Screening Studies, MDS, Duke, HCA, Cigna

PFIZER AND GLAXO-SK TO USE RFID TAGS IN 2005, RFID TEST IN BLOOD BANK
RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID) is making swift progress in a variety of healthcare applications.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to secure the nation’s drug supply through widespread use of RFID tags by 2007. To counter drug counterfeiting, some pharmaceutical companies are

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Review of 2004 Lab Sales Identifies Buyer Interest

CEO SUMMARY: Laboratory acquisition activity was surprisingly high during 2004. One reason is that new buyers appeared in the marketplace. However, all buyers have specific acquisition criteria. When a selling lab meets that criteria, it can expect multiple bidders and a strong purchase price. Here’s a review of 2004’s lab acquisition activity, with commentary about

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