Navigation Links
China Medical Technologies Announces the First Inclusion of FISH Tests for Diagnosis of Certain Hematological Malignancies in the Clinical Guidelines Issued by the MOH
Date:8/10/2011

BEIJING, Aug.10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED), a leading China-based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced that the Ministry of Health (the "MOH") of the People's Republic of China recently issued clinical guidelines which for the first time include FISH-based molecular cytogenetics tests as one of the tests to be performed for patients of myelodysplastic syndromes ("MDS"), chronic lymphocytic leukemia ("CLL") and chronic myelocytic leukemia ("CML") during their hospitalization.

The guidelines for these hematological malignancies are posted on the website of the MOH (http://www.moh.gov.cn/publicfiles/business/htmlfiles/mohyzs/s3586/201105/51877.htm).

The Company's leukemia BCR/ABL FISH detection kit has been approved by the State Food and Drug Administration (the "SFDA") of the People's Republic of China and the application for the Company's MDS FISH detection kit is being examined by the SFDA.

"We are excited that FISH tests are now included in the clinical guidelines for MDS, CLL and CML," commented Mr. Xiaodong Wu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. "Our participation in respective studies conducted by the MOH and the Chinese Medical Association using FISH tests in comparison to other conventional diagnostic tests for certain hematological malignancies have shown positive results for FISH tests. We believe that this is an important consideration for the MOH to include FISH tests in the clinical guidelines for patients of these hematological malignancies during their hospitalization. We expect that FISH tests will be considered to include in the clinical guidelines for other diseases by the MOH with reference to other studies conducted by the MOH and the Chinese Medical Association using FISH tests which so far have shown desirable clinical benefits in comparison to other conventional diagnostic tests."

The studies for bladder cancer, cervical cancer and prenatal disorders conducted by the MOH using FISH tests have been completed. The Company currently participates in the studies for bladder cancer, cervical cancer and miscarriage conducted by the Chinese Medical Association. The Company's bladder cancer FISH detection kit, cervical cancer FISH detection kit, miscarriage FISH analysis kit and SPR-based HPV DNA chip are being used in these studies. There are approximately 30 leading Tier 1 hospitals participating in each study of the Chinese Medical Association.

About China Medical Technologies, Inc.China Medical Technologies, Inc. is a leading China-based advanced IVD company using molecular diagnostic technologies including Fluorescent in situ Hybridization (FISH) and Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) and an immunodiagnostic technology, Enhanced Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA), to develop, manufacture and distribute diagnostic products used for the detection of various cancers, diseases and disorders as well as companion diagnostic tests for targeted cancer drugs. The Company generates all of its revenues in China through the sale of diagnostic consumables including FISH probes, SPR-based DNA chips and ECLIA reagent kits to hospitals which are recurring users of the consumables for their patients. The Company sells FISH probes and SPR chips to large hospitals through its direct sales force and ECLIA reagent kits to small and mid-size hospitals through distributors. For more information, please visit http://www.chinameditech.com.

Safe Harbor StatementThis press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. Among other things, the quotations from management in this press release contain forward-looking statements. Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 20-F. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law. ContactWinnie YamTel: +852-2511-9808Email: IR@chinameditech.com
'/>"/>

SOURCE China Medical Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. HUYA Bioscience Intl Announces Clinical Trial Milestones in China for Promising New Anti-Arrhythmic Compound; Data Supports Desirable Safety Profile
2. HUYA Bioscience Intl Announces World-Class Clinical Advisory Team for New Anti-Arrhythmic Compound Sourced From China
3. HUYA Bioscience Intl Announces First Pre-IND Outcome for a Development Stage Compound Sourced From China - HBI-8000, Promising New Cancer Compound
4. HUYA Bioscience Intl Announces Pre-IND Outcome for HBI-3000 - Promising Anti-Arrhythmia Compound Sourced From China
5. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces 26 New Drugs in Clinical Trials
6. RHEI Pharmaceuticals Announces the Initiation of the Final Clinical Study for Approval of Tibozole in China
7. Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit Cancer Treatment and X-ray Imaging Technologies at China Med Exhibition
8. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Achieves Significant Breakthrough in Research for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early Examination Kit
9. China Animal Welfare Law Under Review While 36,000 Dogs Culled
10. China-Biotics, Inc. Prices $69 Million Public Offering of Common Stock
11. Clifford Chance Advises Pfizer on Conditional Clearance in China of Its Merger with Wyeth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... report to their offering. ... kidney failure, it replaces the function of kidneys by removing ... thus the treatment helps to keep the patient body,s electrolytes ... Increasing number of ESRD patients & substantial healthcare expenditure ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 Roche ... received 510(k) clearance for its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) ... severe sepsis or septic shock. With this clearance, Roche ... provide a fully integrated solution for sepsis risk assessment ... associated with bacterial infection and PCT levels in blood ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Bracket , ... launch its next generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) ... held on June 26 – 30, 2016 in ... first electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment product of its kind to ... #715. Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible platform ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to ... Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to ... fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as ... City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle ... chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of ... Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA is ... Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. ... the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and from medical ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... Las Vegas client, The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing ... Grove, in Las Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):