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MedMira Wins Contract for 1 Million Rapid HIV Tests to Be Sold in India

February 7, 2007

On Tuesday, Halifax-based MedMira Inc. reported it has received a contract for 1 million rapid HIV tests from Venkateshwara Hatcheries Ltd, its distribution partner in India. The Indian company has interests in poultry and biotechnology; MedMira said the new deal "is a direct result of our business strategy to push forward in global markets with competitive pricing structures that result in high-volume orders." MedMira said its tests can detect HIV or hepatitis C in less than three minutes; it expects to begin shipping the tests within a few months.

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Adapted from:
Canadian Press
02.06.07


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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