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Beckman Coulter to Market New Reagent for Metabolic Disease Screening.

Tokyo, Japan, Mar 16, 2006 - (JCN) - Beckman Coulter recently announced that it will launch Access DHEA-S, a measuring reagent designed for its proprietary analyzers Access Immunoassay Analyzer and UniCel Dx1 800 Immunoassay System, on March 27.

Using the new reagent, analyzers are able to measure denhydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) in samples and deliver results in 29 minutes.

DHEA-S is a kind of steroid hormone which serves as an indicator of adrenal cancer and Cushing's syndrome, as well as metabolic diseases.

The product comes in two packages, Access DHEA-S Reagent packs (2x50 test) and calibrators (6 vials of 2mL/vial).

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Date:Mar 16, 2006
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