UNION CITY, Calif., Sept. 2 Abaxis, Inc.(Nasdaq: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care bloodanalysis systems, announced today that Clint Severson, CEO and President, willparticipate in the Forbes Global CEO Conference "Best Under a Billion" panelon Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore.
Abaxis develops, manufactures and markets portable blood analysis systemsfor use in any veterinary or human patient-care setting to provide clinicianswith rapid blood constituent measurements. The system consists of a compact,5.1 kilogram (11.2 pounds), portable analyzer and a series of single-useplastic discs, called reagent discs that contain all the chemicals required toperform a panel of up to 13 tests on veterinary patients and 14 tests on humanpatients. The system can be operated with minimal training and performsmultiple routine tests on whole blood, serum or plasma samples. The systemprovides test results in less than 12 minutes with the precision and accuracyequivalent to a clinical laboratory analyzer.Contact: Clint Severson Lytham Partners, LLC Chief Executive Officer Joe Dorame, Joe Diaz & Robert Blum ABAXIS, Inc. 602-889-9700 510-675-6500
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