LOVELAND, Colo., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA) ("Heska" or the "Company"), a leading provider of veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, announced today the first installations of the Company's new VitalPath™ Blood Gas & Electrolyte Analyzer (the "VitalPath").
Veterinary customers receiving these analyzers have invested in a major advancement to in-clinic diagnostics. The VitalPath analyzer delivers accurate results in just 50 seconds for blood gases, electrolytes, and hematocrit, as well as 27 additional calculated parameters. Requiring just under 70 microliters of sample, the VitalPath can be customized to suit the needs of any clinic.
"We are very pleased to offer the VitalPath analyzer as an essential part of the veterinary team's in-house laboratory," says Michael J. McGinley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Heska Corporation. "Our customers have the highest standards for companion animal care and in emergencies, they depend on fast, accurate results to make immediate treatment decisions. We are proud to address this important need with the latest edition to our advanced line-up of diagnostic blood analyzers."
Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA) sells advanced veterinary diagnostic and other specialty veterinary products. Heska's state-of-the-art offerings to its customers include diagnostic instruments and supplies as well as single use, point-of-care tests, pharmaceuticals and vaccines. The company's core focus is on the canine and feline markets where it strives to provide high value products and unparalleled customer support to veterinarians. For further information on Heska and its products, visit the company's website at www.heska.com.
This announcement contains forward-looking statements regarding Heska's future financial and operating results. These statements are based on current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Investors should note that there is an inherent risk in using past results, including trends, to predict future outcomes. In addition, factors that could affect the business and financial results of Heska generally include the following: uncertainties related to the performance of products as anticipated over time; uncertainties related to the timely and level of market acceptance of new products; risks related to Heska's reliance on third-party suppliers, which is significant; risks related to the commercialization of new products; competition; risks related to Heska's ability to maintain its listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market; risks related to Heska's ability to market and sell its products in an economically viable manner; uncertainties related to the impact of transfer restrictions on Heska's stock, which were approved by Heska stockholders at Heska's Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 4, 2010; and the risks set forth in Heska's filings and future filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those set forth in Heska's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2010.
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