Sanko Junyaku Co., Ltd. To Launch New DCP Diagnostic Test Kit For Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) 
10/19/2005 5:08:47 PM

Sanko Junyaku Co., Ltd., Fujirebio Inc., and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that Sanko Junyaku will launch on August 3, 2004, Lumipulse Pivka-II Eisai, a test kit (in vitro diagnostics) to determine Des--Carboxy-Prothrombin, equal to and known as Pivka-II in Japan ("DCP") and a marker of HCC. The test kit will be used for Lumipulse, automatic chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay system developed and marketed by Fujirebio.