EU Approves Test for BSE (Mad Cow Disease)

EU Approves Test for BSE (Mad Cow Disease) Perbio Science AB today announced the expected approval from the EC Scientific Steering Committee of the Prionics LIA Test Kit for BSE (Mad Cow Disease). "We are very pleased with the scientific committee's approval which clears the way for a launch of the test kit during second quarter 2003. At this early, pre-launch stage it is difficult to estimate the magnitude of the positive impact on the sales and results for the year", says Leland Foster, CEO. Further information Leland G Foster, CEO phone +1 435 757 6432 or Claes Wenthzel, Vice President & CFO phone: +46 42 26 90 92 or +46 70 862 01 22 Perbio Science AB is a listed Swedish biotech company with research institutions, pharmaceutical companies and diagnostic companies as its customers. The USA accounts for the bulk of its business. Perbio Science supplies products, systems and services for the study and production of proteins and develops products in the Bioresearch, Cell Culture and Medical Device fields. The group has 1,266 employees and offices in Sweden, the USA and a number of other countries. Its head office is in Helsingborg, Sweden. More information regarding Perbio Science can be found at ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: