UNION CITY, Calif., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Clint Severson, chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the Citi 2012 Global Health Care Conference and the RBC Capital Markets' 2012 Healthcare Conference.
The Citi conference presentation is scheduled for Monday, February 27, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. ET. The Citi conference will be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
The RBC conference presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. ET. The RBC conference will be held at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City.
A live webcast of the RBC 2012 Healthcare Conference presentation will be available to all interested parties at
Abaxis develops, manufactures, markets and sells portable blood analysis systems for use in any veterinary or human patient-care setting to provide clinicians with rapid blood constituent measurements. The system consists of a compact, 5.1 kilogram (11.2 pounds), portable analyzer and a series of single-use plastic discs, called reagent discs that contain all the chemicals required to perform a panel of up to 13 tests on veterinary patients and 14 tests on human patients. The system can be operated with minimal training and performs multiple routine tests on whole blood, serum or plasma samples. The system provides test results in less than 12 minutes with the precision and accuracy equivalent to a clinical laboratory analyzer. The veterinary business also provides to the animal health and research market a line of hematology instruments for point-of-care complete blood counts (CBC), a specialty instrument to screen for and detect clotting disorders and to measure equine fibrinogen leve