Navigation Links
DiaCarta Inc. Receives CE Mark for QuantiVirus® HPV E6/E7 mRNA Assay
Date:3/15/2013

Hayward, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2013

DiaCarta Inc., an in vitro diagnostic company for infectious diseases, cancer and other indications, today announced it has received CE Mark approval for its QuantiVirus® HPV E6/E7 bDNA test, a highly sensitive and specific test for the detection of 14 high-risk types of the human papilloma virus (HPV) for cervical and head and neck cancer screening.

The QuantiVirus® HPV E6/E7 bDNA test assays the mRNA expression of the viral E6 and E7 oncogenes providing a more accurate correlation of HPV infection and the potential development of cancer.

“We are very encouraged with our sales launch in China of the QuantiVirus® HPV E6/E7 test for cervical cancer screening through our China affiliate, Kodia Biotechnology Inc. and look forward to providing the QuantiVirus® HPV test in other territories as well as expanding its clinical application for head and neck cancer screening” said Dr. Aiguo Zhang, founder and CEO of DiaCarta. “Our bDNA based E6/E7 mRNA test is the most reliable tool to detect high risk HPVs directly from Pap smear for women cervical cancer screening or directly from saliva for head and neck cancer test without RNA purification and RT-PCR.”

About Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Genital human papillomavirus (also called HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are more than 40 HPV types that can infect the genital areas of males and females of which 14 types are most commonly associated with cervical cancer. These HPV types can also infect the mouth and throat where HPV plays a direct role in head and neck cancer. Most people who become infected with HPV do not know they have it so it is recommended that woman between ages 21 and 65 have regular Pap smears, which examines cervical cells for the presence of irregular and potentially pre-malignant or malignant cells, as well as testing directly for the presence of HPV. With regular Pap and HPV screening and follow-up, cervical cancer is one of the most preventable female cancers.

About DiaCarta Inc.
DiaCarta, based in Hayward, Calif., is developing and commercializing in vitro diagnostics for a wide range of diseases based on branched DNA (bDNA) Signal Amplification technology (Siemens, Germany) and CytoPlexTM, a proprietary multiplex technology platform. This combination of detection technology provides DiaCarta with broad capabilities to detect nucleic acid (DNA, mRNA, miRNA) and proteins for diagnostic applications. In addition, DiaCarta offers a suit of biomarker validation and companion diagnostic development services including a cytokine panel for drug-induced cytotoxicity screening, gene expression measurement services based on bDNA and companion diagnostic development based on our bDNA and multiplexing technology platforms.

About Kodia Biotechnology Inc.
Kodia Biotechnology Inc. was formed in 2009, which is an affiliate of DiaCarta in China. Kodia is focusing on sFDA application process and commercialization of DiaCarta’s products in the region. Kodia was awarded with innovative high technology company from local government and has built 1200 square feet of GMP facility for molecular Diagnostic products. The facility has been ISO13485 certified.

For more information, please contact:
James Erickson
Chief Operating Officer
jerickson(at)diacarta(dot)com
510-314-8858

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10533872.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ Industrial Operations & Product Supply Site Receives International Recognition for Operational Excellence
2. Lyncean Technologies, Inc. receives $1.1M grant from DOE to develop the Compact Light Source
3. Boulder Canyon Natural Foods Receives Non-GMO Project Verified Seal For Its Kettle-Cooked Chips
4. Bentley Receives $1.3M to Advance the Integration of Science and Business
5. iBio, Inc. Receives Anticipated Notice from NYSE MKT that Company is Below Certain Continued Listing Standards
6. Zyomyx, Inc. Receives ISO 13485: 2003 Certification
7. New Science Fiction Novel Paints Terrifying Picture of Dystopian Future: Young Author Receives Glowing Reviews
8. Rosemary Gladstar Receives First-Annual ABC Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award
9. Next Breath Receives ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
10. OsteoFab™ Patient Specific Cranial Device Receives 510(k) Approval
11. Discovery Labs Receives $30 Million Funding Commitment from Deerfield Management
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/16/2017)... (UK) , ... (PRWEB) May ... ... Annual Congress of the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS), long-standing development ... Medical") collaborated on an interbody spine surgery workshop to help expand knowledge ...
(Date:5/15/2017)... PA (PRWEB) , ... May 15, 2017 , ... ... insights in a presentation of “The Key Role of Specifications in Process Validation,” at ... of Philadelphia . The event will bring together leaders from the pharmaceutical and biotech ...
(Date:5/15/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 15, 2017 , ... ... launch of ELEVATE Advanced Lift Contouring Cream, a gravity-shattering cream with a patented ... , “We’re thrilled to bring the Advanced Lift Contouring Cream to our already ...
(Date:5/15/2017)... May 15, 2017  IBM (NYSE: IBM ) ... stretch double-stranded DNA molecules with the potential to ... This technology complements the IBM Research,s "lab-on-a-chip" ... as exosomes and which may also contain biomarkers ... an array of diamond shaped micropillars 1 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/3/2017)... 3, 2017  Data captured by IsoCode, ... detected a statistically significant association between the ... treatment and objective response of cancer patients ... predict whether cancer patients will respond to ... well as to improve both pre-infusion potency testing ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... 2017 The report "Video Surveillance ... Servers, Storage Devices), Software (Video Analytics, VMS), and Service ... Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market was ... projected to reach USD 75.64 Billion by 2022, at ... base year considered for the study is 2016 and ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Vehicle Anti-Theft ... 8.8% over the next decade to reach approximately $14.21 billion by ... and forecasts for all the given segments on global as well ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):