SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nanōmix Corporation (OTCQB: NNMX) (“Nanōmix” or the “Company”), a leader in the development of mobile, affordable, point-of-care diagnostics, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with IPS Genomix s.a.l. (“IPS”), a medical diagnostics distributor with offices in Beirut, Lebanon and Dubai, UAE. IPS will market and distribute the Nanōmix eLab® system, including the Nanōmix S1 Panel assay and future, new test products for the eLab system, in multiple countries throughout the Middle East.
Ahmed Yacout, Chief Executive Officer of IPS, stated, “Improving sepsis patient diagnosis and outcome improvements is a serious need in the regions we serve. We are actively working with Nanōmix to move forward this important solution with an aggressive launch effort planned in four countries in the Middle East as early as this month.”
John Hardesky, Chief Commercial Officer of Nanōmix, stated, “Adding IPS, and the Middle East, to our growing distribution portfolio will serve Nanōmix to accelerate our commercial roll-out of the eLab system. IPS has a long history of successfully introducing new diagnostic technologies to its strong customer base throughout the region.”
Dr. Thomas Schlumpberger, Chief Executive Officer of Nanōmix, said, “We are thrilled to work with IPS in rolling out our S-1 Critical Infection assay panel and future products in the Middle East. I have worked successfully with IPS in the past and it’s a pleasure to work with them again.”
The Nanōmix S-1 panel is designed to provide rapid test results for an aid in diagnosing critical infections including Sepsis. Sepsis is a recognized global health crisis. Early identification and treatment is a need and a challenge for healthcare professionals around the globe. For many reasons, sepsis can be difficult to identify and is frequently under-diagnosed in the earliest stages. It affects as many as 50 million people every year, leading to approximately 11 million deaths annually.
The Nanōmix eLab® system is a mobile, hand-held immunoassay and chemistry diagnostic system designed for the needs of rapid point-of-care testing. The Nanōmix eLab® system offers a variety of benefits, including results in minutes, lower cost, and portability, while providing accurate, quantitative results comparable in quality to those provided by central lab testing. The S1 Panel Assay was developed as an aid in rapidly diagnosing critical infections including sepsis. The panel provides quantitative test results for procalcitonin (PCT), C-reactive protein (CRP) and lactate (LAC) from a single venous whole blood or plasma sample type. The assay runs on the eLab Analyzer with results available in approximately 12 minutes from sample to answer, versus the current diagnostic solutions which can take hours to provide a test result. The S1 Panel assay has received the CE marking in Europe and has UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) registration.
IPS Genomix was founded in 2013 by a group of experts who have been in the healthcare domain for more than 25 years in the Middle East and Africa territory. IPS Genomix partners with US and European molecular diagnostic companies, to provide a diversification of genomic testing services focused on improving patient care utilizing the latest technologies of prognostic, predictive & personalized medicine. The treating physician can then individualize the treatment of his patients to enhance the prevention and/or treatment of certain conditions and cancer diseases. Given the rapid evolution of this particular field, IPS Genomix constantly incorporates new technology platforms and assays to offer physicians and their patients with the most up to date, reliable and cutting-edge personalized medicine tools.
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