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Daktari Diagnostics Partners with African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) for 2014 International Conference

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SOURCE Daktari Diagnostics, Inc.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daktari Diagnostics is proud to support the African Society for Laboratory Medicine as the Strategic Partner Sponsor of ASLM's second international conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

The Daktari CD4 Count System is highly robust and portable, ensuring that no place is beyond the reach of improved HIV care. Here the system is pictured en route to field tests in the Rakai District, Uganda.

"After the success of the ASLM2012 conference in Cape Town, the Daktari team couldn't be more excited to support the growth of the ASLM community," said Dr. Bill Rodriguez, Daktari's CEO. "Daktari is committed to supporting ASLM's efforts to deliver high quality laboratory services throughout Africa, and training a new generation of African laboratory specialists. We look forward to exploring how our people and Daktari's products can help address the needs of laboratory medicine throughout Africa."

At ASLM2014, Daktari hopes to share results from field evaluations of its first product, the Daktari CD4, taking place in Eastern and Southern Africa later this summer. The Daktari CD4 is available for sale and the team will be taking orders at their booth in the ASLM2014 exhibition hall.

The Daktari CD4 is a point-of-care CD4 test that is portable, robust, wirelessly connected, and provides results in less than 15 minutes. 

To read the full press release, visit www.daktaridx.com/news.

About ASLM

ASLM is the premier, pan-African association promoting the advancement of professional laboratory medicine practice, science, systems and networks in Africa. Its vision is to provide high quality, affordable laboratory services throughout Africa. This year's conference theme is "Innovation and Integration of Laboratory and Clinical Systems: Reshaping the Future of HIV, TB, Malaria, Flu, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Emerging Pathogens in Africa." 

The ASLM2014 conference will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in South Africa from 30 November – 4 December 2014.  For further information, visit the conference website: http://www.aslm2014.org/. Early-bird registration closes on August 31, 2014.

About Daktari

Daktari Diagnostics, Inc. (www.daktaridx.com) is a venture-backed company based in Cambridge, USA. Daktari's corporate mission is to address the world's biggest health problems by building a market-leading business around portable diagnostic products that can be deployed anywhere in the world. The Daktari technology platform combines electrochemical sensing with microfluidics, enabling highly accurate, low-cost diagnostics in a handheld format. The Daktari connectivity platform provides seamless data management for results produced at any health facility.

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