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Quest Diagnostics Honored for Diagnostic Innovation at 2011 Edison Awards
Date:4/6/2011

technologies in bringing high-end molecular testing a step closer to the patient, for faster reporting of reliable results." said John G. Hurrell, Ph.D., vice president and general manager, Focus Diagnostics, who accepted the award last night on behalf of the company.

Focus Diagnostics launched the Simplexa line in 2009 as a test option that combines near-patient testing capabilities many hospital and other health labs can perform with advanced real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) diagnostic technologies typically reserved for reference laboratories. The first Simplexa product, the Simplexa Influenza A H1N1 (2009) test on the 3M Integrated Cycler, was the first commercial RT-PCR test to receive FDA clearance for the detection and differentiation of the 2009 H1N1 influenza and other influenza A viruses, in May 2010. Focus Diagnostics and 3M developed the product as an alternative to rapid, but at times unreliable point-of-care flu tests and high-end reference testing services requiring several hours or days to report results after receipt of a specimen.

Simplexa test kits run on the 3M Integrated Cycler, a compact, portable testing platform that can provide results in as few as 60 minutes following sample extraction, as part of an exclusive worldwide agreement with 3M.  Other Simplexa tests running on the 3M Integrated Cycler cleared in the U.S. by the FDA or CE marked for distribution in Europe detect influenza A and B virus, respiratory syncytial virus, BK, Bordetella pertussis and other infectious disease viruses, bacteria and agents.

About Focus Diagnostics

Focus Diagnostics, Inc. is an infectious disease diagnostics company, providing infectious disease reference laboratory services to hospitals and laboratories nationwide, and manufacturing and distributing diagnostic products worldwide. Focus Diagnostics develops innovative tests and products to assist physicians in diagnosing infectious diseases, and
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