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Inverness Medical Innovations Launches New FDA Cleared C. DIFF QUIK CHEK COMPLETE(TM) Rapid Test
Date:3/30/2009

WALTHAM, Mass., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will begin marketing and distributing the new C. DIFF QUIK CHEK COMPLETE(TM) rapid test as an in vitro diagnostic aid for Clostridium difficile associated disease (CDAD). This follows TECHLAB(R), Inc.'s recent clearance from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to manufacture the product for Inverness. C. difficile is responsible for the most common form of hospital-acquired diarrhea and antibiotic-associated colitis. C. difficile is highly infectious and a significant danger to the health of immunocompromised or elderly patients. The infection can be life-threatening when not caught in time to allow for appropriate therapy to combat the disease and thereby reduce morbidity associated with CDAD. The new rapid test yields results within 30 minutes and detects all strains of C. difficile, including the highly virulent strain BINAP1/027 which is causing outbreaks of increasing severity and mortality across Europe and North America. Collective scientific data suggests that the incidence of C. difficile infection (CDI) has recently increased in East Asia and the Middle East, further highlighting the disease as a global epidemic. In US Hospitals alone, current annual spending is estimated at $40 million in testing aimed at diagnosing CDAD patients in order to provide appropriate therapy and control the spread of the disease.

While primarily a hospital-acquired disease, C. difficile infection is increasingly occurring in community outpatient settings. This is causing a major problem for hospital and community care environments because th
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