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12 New Assays for Viral Hepatitis, HIV and Oncology Now Available on the Atellica Solution from Siemens Healthineers

December 17, 2018

TARRYTOWN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 17, 2018--Siemens Healthineers reported today it has achieved 12 Pre-Market Approvals from the Food and Drug Administration for its infectious disease and oncology testing menu. This milestone means the company’s Atellica® Solution 1 now provides laboratories in the U.S. with a comprehensive menu on a single laboratory platform for patients’ in vitro diagnostic testing needs.

“These 12 PMA assays, combined with recently released High-Sensitivity Troponin I and Procalcitonin assays, provide a comprehensive menu on the Atellica Solution. Laboratories seeking a broad menu supporting the needs of their clinicians and patients can now find it on the Atellica Solution,” said Deepak Nath, Ph.D., President, Laboratory Diagnostics, Siemens Healthineers.

The infectious disease tests new to the Atellica Solution include HIV 2 (HIV Ag/Ab Combo (CHIV) and HIV 1/O/2 Enhanced (EHIV)) and Hepatitis B and C (Anti-HBs 2, HBsAg II, HBsII Confirmatory, HBc IgM, HBc Total, HBeAg and HCV), and provide physicians with testing options for hepatitis screening, diagnosis, and monitoring. Each of the PMA submissions required extensive supplemental data and performance studies to demonstrate reliable performance on the Atellica Solution. This accomplishment signifies the strength of the Siemens Healthineers assay menu overall.

To learn more about the Atellica Solution and its comprehensive assay menu, please visit

https://siemens-healthineers.us/AtellicaAssays

1 Product availability varies by country. 2 HIV assays developed, manufactured, and sold by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. for Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. and Grifols Diagnostic Solutions Inc.

Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers worldwide to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving patient experience and digitalizing healthcare. A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers is constantly innovating its portfolio of products and services in its core areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine. Siemens Healthineers is also actively developing its digital health services and enterprise services. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens Healthineers generated revenue of €13.4 billion and adjusted profit of €2.3 billion and has about 50,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available at www.siemens-healthineers.com.

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Kimberly Nissen, Siemens Healthineers

Phone: +1 610 448-6355; Email:Kimberly.Nissen@siemens-healthineers.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH AIDS INFECTIOUS DISEASES ONCOLOGY GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Siemens Healthineers

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