May 21 2004
Medical Services International Inc. has announced that it has received additional test results from the People's Republic of China related to its VScan HIV test kit. The results of an additional 1200 tests show that the test kit had a sensitivity of 99.4% and a specificity of 99.9%.
As the results are received from all the testing that has been done in China, the Company continues to demonstrate that its kit is fast and very accurate. The majority of the testing is being done using whole blood which is the medium of preference in China as no medical equipment or refrigeration is required, making the VScan test kit ideal for remote areas.
There are no other kits available that use whole blood that have had comparable test results to the VScan HIV 172 test kit. About VScan The VScan rapid test kit is a single use, easy to use, test for the screening of HIV 1&2 and subgroup O, Hepatitis B&C, Tuberculosis (TB), Dengue Fever and West Nile.
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