IRIS plans acquisition of Davstar urinalysis product line.
CHATSWORTH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 1996--International Remote Imaging Systems Inc. (IRIS)(ASE (Adaptive Server Enterprise) A relational DBMS from Sybase that runs on Windows NT/2000, Linux and a variety of Unix platforms. ASE is a comprehensive and robust data management product with a long history dating back to the late 1980s. :IRI Iri (ē`rē`), former city, North Jeolla (Cholla) prov., SW South Korea. An agricultural center and transportation hub, it was absorbed into Iksan. ) Tuesday announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire the Davstar urinalysis line of products made by UroHealth Systems Inc.
This product line includes the Cen-Slide 1500 system for centrifugal urine sedimentation sedimentation
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StatSpin Technologies, based in Norwood, Mass., is a manufacturer of special-purpose centrifuges and other small instruments widely used in clinical, veterinary, physicians office and research laboratories. StatSpin distributes its products primarily through the Curtin Matheson Scientific Division of Fisher The Division of Fisher is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland. The division was created in 1949 and is named for Andrew Fisher, three times Prime Minister of Australia. Scientific, which also has been distributing the Cen-Slide and FlowStar devices.
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3. Dr. Fred Deindoerfer, chairman and president of IRIS: "The Davstar products promise a strategic fit with the StatSpin product portfolio and distribution channels. This is another step towards the IRIS goal of bringing cost-effective, quality-improving urinalysis products into smaller laboratories."
IRIS purchased the Biovation urine specific gravity specific gravity, ratio of the weight of a given volume of a substance to the weight of an equal volume of some reference substance, or, equivalently, the ratio of the masses of equal volumes of the two substances. product line early last year as a first step in this direction and completed the StatSpin acquisition earlier this month.
IRIS, a Los Angeles-based company, is the leader in automated microscopic urinalysis with its major product, The Yellow IRIS yellow iris
irispseudacorus. urinalysis workstation, used in clinical laboratories in hospitals affiliated with more than 75 percent of U.S. medical schools and other leading hospitals nationwide. IRIS and its StatSpin subsidiary had combined revenues of more than $16 million in 1995.
CONTACT: International Remote Imaging Systems Inc., Chatsworth
Dr. Fred H. Deindoerfer, 818/709-1244