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American Biogenetic Sciences presents Solfib data at Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (STH):

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

American Biogenetic Sciences' says Solfib its soluble fibrinogen assay is an excellent rule-out test for MI and can identify patients at risk of post-operative thrombosis. The soluble fibrinogen antibody could also be used to deliver thrombolytics, according to data presented at the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis' annual congress (Jerusalem, June 11th-16th). The negative predictive value for MI is 100%, according to data presented by ABS president Dr Paul Gargan. He described the MI rule-out finding highly significant - because of the potential cost savings. Only 15% of patients who are assessed for chest pain actually have MI.

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