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BAYER LAUNCH OF CHEK-STIX OTC URINARY TRACT INFECTION TEST KIT EXPECTED BY EARLY 1997; KIT IS ONE OF TWO UTI TESTS TO GAIN 510(K) CLEARANCE FROM FDA IN JULY

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Bayer plans to introduce its Chek-Stix UTI Self-Test over-the-counter test kit for urinary tract infections by early 1997, the company says. Launch of the kit, which received FDA 510(k) clearance on July 5, could make Bayer the first company with an over-the-counter UTI test on the U.S. market.

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