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Diabetes blood test gains US patent:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Biomerica has obtained a US patent covering its Isletest-ICA, a blood test claimed to give several years' advance warning of type I diabetes. The diagnostic detects islet cell antibodies, which appear in the blood several years before the onset of diabetic symptoms. Newport Beach, California-based Biomerica already markets the test internationally and is planning US clinical studies leading to a premarket approval.






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