ACME Announces First Orders for New HD Sets from China

Date 2006-09-17 | About Hillenbrand

PRNewswire -- ACME is pleased to announce that it has received its first order for its VScan TB test kit from China. Medical Services is now shipping VScan TB test kits to 5 major hospitals in China for experimental use. Each of these 5 hospitals is located in a different province and is considered the leading hospital in their province. The independent test results that have been obtained and that are currently being obtained through ongoing testing are unsurpassed by any other test kit worldwide. The VScan TB rapid test kit is setting a new standard for TB testing. The VScan TB test kit is the only test kit available that detects only "active" TB. It gives NO false positives. Current testing other than the VScan TB test kits have a high percentage of false positives that results in expensive and time consuming follow up testing.     Tuberculosis (TB) is the worst of the infectious diseases. Medical reports show that over 8 million people will die from TB this year. This is more than all the number of people that will die from all other infectious diseases combined.     About VScan     The VScan rapid test kit is a single use, disposable accurate, cost effective, easy to use test for the screening of HIV 1&2, Hepatitis B&C, Tuberculosis (TB), Dengue Fever and West Nile. The kits cannot be sold in Canada.

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