MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Techne today announced that it has received a clinical laboratory permit from the New York State Department of Health to provide its ExoDx Prostate IntelliScore (EPI) test in New York, providing a valuable tool to help Urologists rule out unnecessary prostate biopsies.
The EPI test was launched in the U.S. in 2017. Since then, Exosome Diagnostics CLIA accredited laboratory has processed well over 25,000 tests. The EPI test assists physicians in determining the need for a prostate biopsy in patients with an ambiguous PSA test result. With this approval, the EPI test is now available to Urologists in New York State. In the U.S. market, a large proportion of the specimens for diagnostic tests originate from New York.
"Obtaining the New York State license is an important achievement for the Exosome Diagnostics business unit, and we're very proud our operation has passed the rigorous New York State inspection and approval process," said Steve Silverman, Vice President and General Manager. "We have seen strong adoption by Urologists across the country, and now look forward to providing our highly accurate and clinically actionable tests to physicians and patients in New York."
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