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Abbott Receives FDA Approval for First Automated Molecular Test for Assessing Hepatitis B Treatment
Date:9/1/2010

n its m2000 system outside the United States — the Abbott RealTime mS9 Colorectal Cancer — that detects the methylated form of Septin 9, a gene linked to colorectal cancer, in blood specimens.  In the United States, the following tests are currently available on the m2000 platform: RealTime HIV-1, CT/NG, and now HBV.  

About Hepatitis B

According to the World Health Organization, hepatitis B is a serious global public health problem, but preventable with safe and effective vaccines that have been available since 1982.  Of the two billion people who have been infected with the hepatitis B virus, more than 350 million have chronic (lifelong) infections.  These chronically infected persons are at high risk of death from cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer, diseases that kill about one million people each year.  Although the vaccine will not cure chronic hepatitis, it is 95 percent effective in preventing chronic infections from developing.  

The prevalence of HBV infection and the method of transmission vary greatly around the world.  In countries with a high prevalence of chronic HBV infection, the most common route of infection is from mother to child at birth or from child to child during early childhood.  In areas of low prevalence, the infection is usually acquired during adulthood through intravenous drug use or high-risk sexual activity.

About Abbott Molecular

Abbott Molecular, abbottmolecular.com, is an emerging leader in molecular diagnostics - the analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins at the molecular level. Some of Abbott Molecular's tests are designed to detect subtle but key changes in human genes and chromosomes.  The results of these tests may aid in the earlier detection or diagnosis of disease, may influence the selection of appropriate therapies, or may improve moni
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