Astonishingly, the Federal Circuit also held that physicians (or researchers) would infringe the patent merely by thinking about the relation between homocysteine and vitamin deficiency when they analyzed an alternative homocysteine test
375 million, releasing DPC's customers of any obligation to pay royalties to CTT for homocysteine test
results obtained using DPC assays in the past.
The homocysteine test
, CPT 83090, has been used in our office for the last five years.
YorkTest's homocysteine test
, pounds 75 - backed by the British Cardiac Patients' Association - involves sending a pinprick blood sample to a lab.
Is it true that a person needs to have a homocysteine test
Randy Burkholder, associate vice president of policy and advocacy communications at AdvaMed, cites the automated homocysteine test
, which has been a victim of "flawed"--meaning woefully inadequate--reimbursement.
The Anglo-Norwegian in vitro diagnostics company Axis-Shield Plc said on Friday (29 April) that it had reached an out-of-court settlement with the US company Competitive Technologies Inc regarding the latter's US patent that governs usage of homocysteine test
results in the determination of patient vitamin status.
This gives us the possibility for gaining a significant share of the homocysteine test
market," said Yuying Tan, Product Manager and lead researcher for the A/C Portable Enzymatic Homocysteine Assay.
The three choices open are to ask the GP's practice whether they can get a homocysteine test
on the NHS, ask their GP to refer them for a private test (about pounds 20-pounds 50), or they can buy a kit and test themselves.
The license includes an initial license fee and payments, releasing Equal Diagnostics (a Genzyme business) customers of any obligation to pay royalties to CTT for homocysteine test
results obtained using Genzyme's Equal Diagnostics assays in the past.
The variance of the reported homocysteine test
results is composed of the sum of variance within the laboratories and variance between laboratories.
The homocysteine test
may be run in a panel in conjunction with Dade Behring's CardioPhase(R) hsCRP, cholesterol, lipids, Apo A1/Apo B, Lp(a), and microalbuminuria tests.