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Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics Inks Agreement with KreLo Medical Diagnostics to Expand Thyroid Immunoassay Menu
Date:12/17/2007

Third-Generation TRAb Assay Delivers Unprecedented Specificity for

Diagnosing Graves' Disease

DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics (http://www.siemens.com/diagnostics) announced that it has signed an agreement with KreLo GmbH Medical Diagnostics for the rights to develop an automated stimulating TSH receptor antibody (TRAb) assay used in the differential diagnosis of Graves' disease. This agreement will make Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics the first in vitro diagnostics distributor of an automated TRAb assay featuring stimulating TRAb KreLo antibodies which are specific to the diagnosis of Graves' disease.

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"The new TRAb assay has enormous potential to help diagnose, monitor and predict the course of Graves' disease," said Joe Bernardo, senior vice president, Central Lab Testing, Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics. "Siemens continues to focus on new biomarker development opportunities, continually expanding our already comprehensive immunoassay menu and providing the diagnostic tools necessary to diagnose and treat millions of thyroid disease patients."

Graves' disease affects approximately 32 million people worldwide. As one of the most common form of hyperthyroidism, Graves' is an autoimmune disorder characterized by the presence of stimulating TSH receptor autoantibodies found approximately 90 percent of Graves' patients. TSH receptor autoantibodies mimic the activity of TSH, leading to an elevated production of thyroid hormone. Left untreated, Graves' disease can lead to miscarriage, birth defects, thyroid eye disease and can be life-threatening.

Studies have shown that the TRAb test has the highest diagnostic power to differentiate G
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