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PRINCETON DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES OF AMERICA AND ASB MEDITEST SIGN CONTRACT TO PROVIDE HEPATITIS B TESTING TO INDUSTRIES UNDER OSHA

 PRINCETON DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES OF AMERICA AND ASB MEDITEST SIGN CONTRACT TO PROVIDE HEPATITIS B TESTING TO INDUSTRIES UNDER OSHA
 SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Princeton Diagnostic Laboratories of America, Inc. (AMEX: PDA), and ASB Meditest announced today that they have signed a contract to provide Hepatitis B testing to industries as required by OSHA. ASB Meditest, through its comprehensive network of Occupational Health Centers and mobile healthcare professionals throughout the United States, will offer these services to industrial clients required by OSHA to provide protection for workers against Hepatitis B.
 The samples will be received by PDLA in South Plainfield, N.J., and will be run on a 24-hour turn-around-time basis. ASB Meditest said they are "delighted to have this contract with a quality organization such as PDLA." PDLA's laboratory director, Alexander Pheterson, stated, "With the need for Hepatitis B protection in the workplace today, PDLA is pleased to have this contract and is looking forward to working with ASB Meditest to ensure that the OSHA requirements are fully implemented."
 PDLA processes toxicology samples under Federal Guidelines (NIDA), for pre-employment and random sampling for drug-free workplace programs. In addition, PDLA provides specialized clinical testing relating to the detection and monitoring of the treatment of psychiatric disorders, drug abuse, and other illnesses for private psychiatric hospitals, psychiatrists, other clinical laboratories, associations, and operating companies. These tests are used by major corporations, including 12 percent of the top 50 industrial companies of the Fortune 500, for diagnostic pre-employment screening.
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 /CONTACT: Warren Majek of PDLA, 908-769-8500/
 (PDA) CO: Princeton Diagnostic Laboratories of America, Inc.; ASB Meditest ST: New Jersey IN: HEA SU: CON


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