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SRI International and CTK Biotech Developing Low-Cost Diagnostic for Hard-to-Diagnose Chikungunya Virus
Date:5/5/2011

will benefit people throughout the world.”

First isolated in the 1950s, chikungunya virus has been responsible for numerous outbreaks in Africa and Asia and more recently in parts of Europe. Once the CTK-SRI chikungunya test is developed and distributed, it will provide an important and low-cost public health tool that may help limit the spread of the disease to other regions. CTK Biotech and SRI will also work to develop diagnostics for other diseases.

About CTK Biotech

CTK Biotech, headquartered in San Diego, California, is an international organization focused on developing point of care diagnostic test kits. Since its inception in 1998, CTK has developed test kits and reagents for over 20 diseases that are currently distributed to more than 70 countries. Its facilities are ISO 13485 certified and in compliance with FDA QSR regulations, and its products are registered with many foreign governments and most carry the CE mark. CTK’s San Diego R&D center is a modern 10,000 sq ft facility. Genesee Biotech, the newly expanded production division of CTK located in Beijing, China is a 30,000 sq ft GMP facility, with an annual production capacity of 30 million tests. CTK has established stringent protocols for developing new product lines as well as a highly efficient product development process to rapidly convert scientific discoveries into real world diagnostic test kits. CTK follows the world trends in identifying new technology and invests heavily in finding solutions to help physicians quickly and accurately diagnose infectious diseases and meet unmet market needs.

About SRI's Biosciences Division

SRI's Biosciences Division carries out basic research, drug discovery, and drug development, and provides contract services. SRI has all of the resources necessary to take R&D from "Idea to IND”®—from initial discovery to the start of
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