Navigation Links
Demand for VScan Dengue Fever Test Kits Increases
Date:10/2/2007

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medical Services International Inc. (Pink Sheets: MSITF) is pleased to announce that the demand for its VScan Dengue Fever Kit is increasing. Dengue Fever is spreading across Latin America and the Caribbean in one of the worst outbreaks in decades causing agonizing joint pain for hundreds of thousands of people and killing 200 people so far this year.

This year so far 630,356 cases have been reported in the Americas and with the upcoming rainy season, cases are expected to double. This does not take into account the cases in SE Asia. The danger is that Doctors don't recognize Dengue Fever. There are very few laboratories capable of testing for Dengue Fever, and the ones available take up to 8 weeks to complete the testing. By then it is too late for treatment.

There is no drug for Dengue Fever but early diagnosis resulting in proper treatment including rest, IV fluids and pain relief can reduce death rates to about 1%.

Dengue Fever is mosquito borne and is starting to spread into the southwestern United States.

The VScan Dengue Fever kit gives results in under 20 minutes and is accurate greater than 99% of the time. Early diagnosis with the VScan Dengue Fever kit allows for immediate treatment and reduces the severity and convalescence of the Dengue Fever patient.

Medical Services International Inc. trades in the United States on the NQB Pink Sheets under the symbol "MSITF". For further information, please contact Robert Talbot at (780) 430 6363 or http://www.medicalservicesintl.com or http://www.minerva-biotech.com.

NOTE: Certain statements in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Act of 1995. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause results to differ materially. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include but are not limited to new economic conditions, risk in product development, market acceptance of new products and continuing product demand, level of competition and other factors described in Company reports and other filings with regulatory bodies.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Medical Services International Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Avant’s Typhoid Fever Vaccine Demonstrates Excellent Clinical Potential
2. Avants Typhoid Fever Vaccine Demonstrates Excellent Clinical Potential
3. SIGA Passes First Hurdle with Lassa Fever Antiviral ST-193
4. Placebo-controlled Phase IIa Study with the Immunotherapeutic CYT003-QbG10 Shows Significant Improvement of Allergy Symptoms in Hay Fever Patients
5. Rapid HIV Testing Increases Possibility of Treatment
6. ProtoKinetixs AAGP Dramatically Increases Recovery Rate of Cryopreserved Stem Cells
7. Acceleron Pharmas ACE-031 Increases Muscle Mass and Strength in Preclinical Studies
8. MabThera Significantly Increases Survival of Lymphoma Patients Regardless of Chemotherapy Regimen
9. Researchers Discover a Common Variation in a Gene Segment that Increases the Risk for Prostate Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2017)... ROCKVILLE, Md. , Sept. 22, 2017  As ... by Republican Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and ... Kalorama Information notes that the medical device industry is ... the medical device tax, the 2.3% excise tax on ... Act.  But they also want covered patients, increased visits ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... Mich. , Sept. 19, 2017 HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company ... destruction of targeted tissues, announced three leadership team developments today:   ... PhD ... ... Veteran medical device executive Josh ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... KALAMAZOO, Mich. , Sept. 18, 2017 ... , and OptiMed Specialty Pharmacy of Kalamazoo, ... offer a strategic hub service that expedites and streamlines ... personal spirometer, Spiro PD 2.0, and wellness management services.  ... is a medical device used to measure lung function ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term ... long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has a ... when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from their ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... NY (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate ... people in business to advocate for action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit ... from around the globe, and reached a social audience of over 3 million. To ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House ... most popular and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. The Book of ... baffled scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it off as mere rubbish, but Yisrayl ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... DevOps and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center ... Purchase Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... “America On ... Christian identity. “America On The Brink” is the creation of published author, William ... several great-grandchildren. As a WWII veteran, he spent thirty years in the Navy. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):