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PLUS Diagnostics Opens Houston Laboratory to Serve Southwest Medical Communities


5/8/2012 11:27:54 AM

UNION, N.J., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PLUS Diagnostics, a leading anatomic pathology company, opens a new laboratory in Houston, Texas this week, as part of the company's continued national expansion. The new facility offers customized diagnostic testing and consultative services to the gastroenterology and urology specialties, with plans to expand into dermatology and women's health. It will serve physicians and medical specialists across the Southwest region.

The grand opening will be held May 10-11 at the new facility, located at 9150 S. Main Street - Suite C, Houston, TX. Dr. Adnan Savera, chief medical officer for PLUS Diagnostics and a nationally recognized pathologist, will open the new facility, along with the company's employees.

"We are honored to join the Houston business community, and to extend our services to physicians and specialists throughout the Southwest region. We have designed this facility to provide our customers with state-of-the-art, high quality diagnostic services and technologies. We will continue to invest in expanding this lab and our other facilities to offer innovative services that are tailored to meet our customers' unique needs," said David P. Pauluzzi, chief executive officer and president, PLUS Diagnostics.

One of the newest services that PLUS Diagnostics will offer to physicians and surgery centers, is an exclusive molecular diagnostic assay from MDx Health, called Confirm MDx. This new assay is designed to address false-negative biopsy concerns of men undergoing prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.

PLUS Diagnostics' Houston laboratory is the third facility the company has built in the past three years to support rising demand for its services. In 2009, the company opened a facility in Union, New Jersey and its first West Coast lab in Irvine, California, tripling its overall laboratory capacity. Since partnering with Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic private equity firm focused exclusively on the health care industry, PLUS Diagnostics has grown its customer base and increased its net revenues more than 500 percent.

About PLUS Diagnostics

PLUS Diagnostics is a leading national pathology company that provides a full range of multi-specialty services, including extensive diagnostic procedures and specialist consultations. Accredited by the College of American Pathologists, PLUS Diagnostics has long been recognized for exceptional service and quality. The company currently focuses on a broad base of specialty pathology services, including urology, gastroenterology and hematology/oncology. PLUS Diagnostics is a company of Water Street Healthcare Partners. For more information, visit, www.plusdx.com.

SOURCE PLUS Diagnostics


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