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Prometheus Launches Next Generation IBD Diagnostic Test
Date:10/24/2011

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, today announced the commercial launch of its proprietary PROMETHEUS® IBD sgi Diagnostic™ test. The PROMETHEUS IBD sgi Diagnostic is Prometheus' 4th-generation IBD diagnostic test and the first and only test to combine serologic, genetic, and inflammation markers, hence "sgi", in the proprietary Smart Diagnostic Algorithm for added diagnostic clarity.  

This novel diagnostic test represents a significant advance in the Prometheus Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) franchise of diagnostic and prognostic tests and complements the innovative PROMETHEUS® Crohn's Prognostic.  PROMETHEUS IBD sgi Diagnostic aids healthcare providers in differentiating IBD vs non-IBD, and Crohn's disease (CD) vs. ulcerative colitis (UC), in one comprehensive blood test. Evidence suggests IBD is primarily caused by a deregulated mucosal inflammatory response to intestinal bacteria in genetically susceptible individuals.

This new test will replace the currently available PROMETHEUS® IBD Serology 7 (except in New York where it is pending approval by the NY Department of Health).  

"By now combining three important components strongly associated with IBD, serology (antibodies to bacteria), genetics, and inflammation markers, we believe this novel test represents a significant improvement in helping physicians diagnose their patients with suspected IBD," said Joseph M. Limber, President and Chief Executive Officer of Prometheus. "This new test demonstrates almost 20% relative improvement in differentiating CD versus UC as compared to our prior test."

About IBD

IBD, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, is a chronic inflammatory condition of the intestinal tract. Symptoms of the disease may include diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever and rectal bleeding. Patients may require long-term medica
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