Biomerica's H pylori test:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Biomerica has received CE mark approval for the Fortel HP Ulcer Test, its home diagnostic for Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium responsible for over 85% of gastric ulcers. The firm, based in Newport Beach, California, said that it was already in discussions with several significant distributors for the 15-minute one-step blood test. H pylori infection is widespread, affecting over one billion people worldwide. Nearly all duodenal ulcer patients and over 80% of stomach ulcer patients are infected with the bacterium, and it is estimated that the worldwide anti-ulcer market is worth over $9.5bn.