Navigation Links
Exagen Diagnostics Launches Cutting-Edge Lupus Diagnostic
Date:1/9/2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exagen Diagnostics, Inc., a specialty focused molecular diagnostics laboratory that discovers, develops and markets proprietary tests for rheumatologists and gastroenterologists, announced today the launch of Avise SLE, which aids in the diagnosis of lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus).

Avise SLE is a 5-marker panel designed to Rule-In SLE and Rule-Out other rheumatic diseases to help establish the most accurate SLE diagnosis. Specifically, the panel includes testing of ANA, dsDNA, Avise MCV, EC4d and BC4d. The Avise SLE diagnostic differentiates itself by using cell-bound complements because of their increased performance over soluble complements which helps to accurately and consistently diagnose SLE.

Avise SLE is most impactful when ordered as a first step in patient treatment to help physicians with diagnosis by providing:

  • Efficiency - 5 individual markers, 1 blood draw
  • Confidence in Diagnosis - From a panel that rules-in SLE and rules-out other rheumatic diseases
  • Increased Accuracy - Using CB-CAPs technology to achieve 78% sensitivity and 87% specificity for other diseases/97% specificity for normal/healthy patients
  • Convenience - We provide kits, pay shipping costs and return test results in 7 business days

 

"Exagen is excited to offer a breakthrough diagnostic that uses CB-CAPs technology to help accurately determine if a patient has lupus," said Ron Rocca, President and CEO. "Because diagnosing lupus is so difficult and early diagnosis is critical in avoiding major organ damage, developing an accurate diagnostic to fill the unmet need for rheumatologists was a top priority. We have been able to do that with Avise SLE and are pleased to take part in helping physicians gain control over this serious disease."

About Exagen

Exagen Diagnostics, Inc. is a patient focused, discovery driven, CLIA registered, CAP certified laboratory with a growing menu of proprietary, internally developed tests focused in the areas of Rheumatology and Gastroenterology. Committed to Personalized Medicine, our tests are specifically designed to provide objective information to physicians and patients for more accurate, efficient diagnosis and better disease management.  Using uniquely powerful Coperna® discovery technology, Exagen identifies and validates small sets of genomic markers which are used to create meaningful, easily interpreted diagnostic tests for clinical use. For more information, please visit www.Exagen.com or www.AviseTest.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Exagen Diagnostics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Eric Tornoe Joins Exagen Diagnostics as President and COO
2. Exagen Diagnostics Awarded $400,000 in Grants Under the QTDP Program
3. SuperNova Diagnostics® to Present at Biotech Showcase™ 2012 During JP Morgan Healthcare Conference January 9 - 12
4. S.E.D. Labs to be Acquired by Quest Diagnostics
5. Acumen Pharmaceuticals Regains Worldwide Rights to Anti-ADDL Antibody Therapeutics and Diagnostics for Alzheimers Disease From Merck
6. SuperNova Diagnostics® to Present at the 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York City
7. Quest Diagnostics CE Marks Simplexa™ Test for Cytomegalovirus for Sale in Europe
8. Quest Diagnostics Encourages Denver Area Residents to Enroll in Historic American Cancer Society Prevention Study November 8th - 19th
9. Quest Diagnostics Initiates CEO Succession Process
10. Exosome Diagnostics Announces Additions to Management and Scientific Advisory Board as Company Expands Clinical Validation Studies in Oncology
11. Ambry Genetics First to Offer Exome Sequencing Service for Clinical Diagnostics.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... L3 ... to announce the company is now a certified iMedNet eClinical and Electronic Data ... enables the company’s clinical research team to build, customize and manage clinical trial ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... Dr. ... Rehabilitation, P.A. , proudly announced today that acclaimed physiatrist Matthew Terzella, MD, has ... May 15, 2017. , Dr. Terzella completed his residency in Physical Medicine and ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Leaders of Quorum Review IRB and Kinetiq ... at this week’s Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) 2017 Meeting & Expo ... , "We are excited to present subject matter expertise on topics that impact the ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... Labs announced today the offer of whole genome sequencing (WGS) ... individuals have been able to access WGS at $1,000, this ... EUR 1,000. The sequencing includes bioinformatics analysis and ... informed decisions about disease monitoring, prevention, nutrition, exercise, health monitoring ... ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017 ... its vendor landscape is marked by the presence of ... is however held by five major players - 3M ... these companies accounted for nearly 61% of the global ... leading companies in the global military biometrics market boast ...
(Date:4/13/2017)... , April 13, 2017 According to a new ... Authentication, Identity Analytics, Identity Administration, and Authorization), Service, Authentication Type, Deployment Mode, ... IAM Market is expected to grow from USD 14.30 Billion in 2017 ... (CAGR) of 17.3%. ... MarketsandMarkets Logo ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... 2017 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ:   NXTD ... the appointment of independent Directors Mr. Robin D. Richards ... of Directors, furthering the company,s corporate governance and expertise. ... Gino Pereira , Chief ... to their guidance and benefiting from their considerable expertise as ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):