PRESS RELEASE: Phoenix Lab to Offer GIARDIA VET CHEK™ From TECHLAB®
BLACKSBURG, Va. and MUKILTEO, Wash. – January 11, 2018 – TECHLAB®, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of rapid non-invasive diagnostic tests for gastrointestinal diseases, today announced that it received a USDA establishment license and product license for GIARDIA VET CHEK™. The test qualitatively detects Giardia cyst antigen in canine and feline fecal samples and is the first USDA licensed Giardia microwell ELISA available in the US veterinary market.
TECHLAB, Inc. (www.techlab.com) has been a leading developer and manufacturer of intestinal diagnostics products in the United States for 27 years. The Company has a market leading portfolio of diagnostic tests for enteric diseases caused by C. difficile, Shiga toxin producing E. coli, and protozoan parasites. TECHLAB also manufactures diagnostic tests for intestinal inflammation and performs diagnostics and life science contract manufacturing and services. TECHLAB is headquartered in Blacksburg, Va. and manufactures its diagnostic tests in the United States at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Radford, Va.
About Phoenix Lab
Since 1989, Phoenix Lab (www.pclv.net) has operated as a full service veterinary diagnostic laboratory that emphasizes quality, promptness and a personal touch. It is headquartered in Mukilteo, WA and services more than 850 veterinary clinics, providing clinical and anatomic pathology, microbiology, serology, hematology, and chemistry testing.
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