Medical Services International Inc. Obtains Positive Results In 2006
EDMONTON, Alberta, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medical Services International Inc. is pleased to announce that it has had a very positive start to the new year (2006). In the months of January and February, 2006 the Company sold 290,000 VScan test kits at an average price of 2.30 USD. Currently the Company has confirmed orders for another 1.6 million test kits in 2006 and is negotiating price and the production schedule for a further 3.6 million test kits.
The majority of the test kits ordered are the VScan HIV kits. The Company has also sold Dengue Fever, Malaria, Hepatitis C and Tuberculosis (TB) test kits during this period.
The Company has submitted testing information and samples to another 14 countries for approval of the VScan test kits. It is anticipated that approval will be received in at least 8 of these countries within the next 90 to 120 days.
The VScan rapid test kit is a single use, disposable, accurate, cost effective, easy to use, test for the screening of HIV 1&2, Hepatitis B&C, Tuberculosis (TB), Dengue Fever, West Nile, Syphilis, Malaria and Prostate Cancer. The kits cannot be sold in Canada.
Medical Services International Inc. trades in the United States on the NQB Pinksheets under the symbol "MSITF". For further information, please contact Robert Talbot at (780) 430 6363 or http://www.medicalservicesintl.com or http://www.minerva-biotech.com .
NOTE: Certain statements in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Act of 1995. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause results to differ materially. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include but are not limited to new economic conditions, risk in product demand, level of competition and other factors described in Company reports and other filings with regulatory bodies.Medical Services International Inc.
CONTACT: Robert Talbot of Medical Services International Inc., +1-780-4306363