Navigation Links
IncellDx, Inc. Announces an Agreement with BioReference Laboratories, Inc. to Conduct a 10,000 Sample Study Using a Slideless Pap Smear
Date:9/12/2012

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IncellDx, Inc. announced today that it has initiated a large-scale study called SLIQUE (study to compare slideless and liquid-based Pap smears). The study is being conducted in partnership with BioReference Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRLI) and is expected to take anywhere from three to six months.  Over 10,000 samples will be used to compare the performance of OncoTect 3Dx™ technology with liquid-based cytology (ThinPrep™ and SurePath™) methods. IncellDx recently presented on OncoTect 3Dx™ at the Eurogin Conference (http://www.eurogin.com/2012) and this study represents the next step in commercializing the technology.

Current Pap smear technology is slide-based and requires manual review of each slide by specially trained technicians, increasing cost and reducing throughput. OncoTect 3Dx™ uses a proprietary flow cytometry-based technology to improve and automate the process. "Liquid-based cytology represents an approximately $5 billion market opportunity for IncellDx," said Bruce Patterson, MD, CEO and Founder of IncellDx. "Our OncoTect 3Dx™ technology has the potential to increase the sensitivity and specificity of the liquid-based Pap smear while it simultaneously reduces the cost and turnaround time."

"This is a very interesting technology that opens up new horizons as we continue to innovate in the women's health space," said Marc Grodman, MD, CEO of BioReference Laboratories and Chairman of the Board of IncellDx. "We expect that OncoTect 3Dx™ has the potential to be disruptive in the marketplace both here in the United States and anywhere in the world where cytology resources are scarce."

IncellDx and BioReference expect the study to provide sufficient data to plan a FDA trial for the OncoTect 3Dx™ technology.

More information about OncoTect® and OncoTect 3Dx™:

About IncellDx, Inc.  
IncellDx, Inc. is a molecular diagnostics company dedicated to the detection and monitoring of life threatening diseases such as cervical cancer, breast cancer, HIV/AIDs, hepatitis, and organ transplant rejection. For more information, please visit www.incelldx.com.

ThinPrep™ is a trademark owned by Hologic and SurePath™ is a trademark owned by BD.


'/>"/>
SOURCE IncellDx, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Precision Optics Corporation Announces $1 Million Order for Microprecision™ Based Endoscopes
2. Young Innovations, Inc. Announces Record Sales and EPS for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012
3. JDRF Announces Research Collaboration with Dexcom, Inc. to Develop "Smart Transmitter" Technology to Accelerate Artificial Pancreas Studies
4. Misonix Announces New Distribution Agreement For Panama
5. University of Maryland BioPark Announces MedImmunes Dr. Bahija Jallal as Newest Member of Board of Directors for UM Health Sciences Research Park
6. Novelos Therapeutics Announces Successful Completion of First Cohort In Lung Cancer Trial With I-124-CLR1404 (LIGHT) Cancer-Targeted PET Imaging Agent at UW Carbone Cancer Center
7. Boston Scientific Announces CE Mark and European Launch of Emerge™ PTCA Dilatation Catheter
8. Soligenix Announces Further Progress with ThermoVax™ for Long-Term Vaccine ThermoStability
9. Masimo Announces New Low-Profile Infant and Neonatal Pulse Oximetry Sensors
10. Anthera Announces the Completion of Patient Dosing in Phase 2b PEARL-SC Study
11. STAAR Surgical Announces First Quarter 2012 Results Release Date and Conference Call and Webcast
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 Research and ... Market for Companion Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. ... for Companion Diagnostics The World Market for ... personalized medicine diagnostics. Market analysis in the report includes the ... Market (In Vitro Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a leading innovator ... more durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced it ... funding is led by Innova Memphis, followed by ... private investors.  Arkis, new financing will accelerate the ... market release of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... "Pharmaceutical Excipients Market by Type (Organic Chemical (Sugar, ... Formulation (Oral, Topical, Coating, Parenteral) - Global Forecast to ... The global pharmaceutical excipients market ... at a CAGR of 6.1% in the forecast period ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, as ... of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and to ... one in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As lice ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and ... their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work Awards took ... the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses to receive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to ... , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there ... my other children and say he was going to kill them. If we were ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business ... to $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the ... minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Strategic Capital Partners, LLC (SCP) in ... investment capital for emerging technology companies. SCP has delivered investment events and ... more than a million dollars of capital investment for five companies. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):