Liquid QC Urine Chemistry Control Stable Closed for 36 months and Open for 90 Days at 2-8º C

SAN MARCOS, Calif. – May 26, 2009 – Cliniqa® Corporation announces the launch of new ready to use Liquid QC® Urine Chemistry Control with closed vial stability of 36 months from date of manufacture and open vial stability of 90 days at 2-8º C. Its non-azide formula ensures no interference with ISEs. It is intended for use as an assayed quality control material for Amylase, Calcium, Chloride, Cortisol, Creatinine, Glucose, hCG, Magnesium, Microalbumin, Osmolality, pH, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Specific Gravity, Total Protein, Urea Nitrogen and Uric Acid. Calculated results such as the Microalbumin/Creatinine ratio and others can also be monitored using this control product. Liquid QC™ Urine Chemistry Control is available in a bi-Level kit configuration of 6 vials each of 10 mL, with two distinct analyte levels covering critical decision points. Typical value assignment is performed on the most popular platforms including the Abbott Architect, Beckman Coulter Synchron CX/LX/DxC Systems, Olympus AU Systems, Ortho Vitros ECi, and Roche Hitachi/Integra/Mira and Modular Systems as well as Siemens Advia Chemistry Systems, Immulite and Dimension Series.

CLINIQA, an ISO 9000/13485 certified company, is a clinical diagnostics company specializing in OEM and branded controls, calibrators and linearity calibration verifiers featuring proprietary True Liquid Control Technology. Through recent acquisitions CLINIQA now offers OEM proficiency test materials, Raichem reagents, standards and calibrators as well as forensic controls. CLINIQA is also the co-founder of the “The Quality Alliance” formed to provide a range of innovative quality control products and an online Quality Analysis Peer Review application, InterQC, through common distribution channels in Europe, the U.S.A and Asia.

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