February 15, 2013 at 08:00 AM EST
Abaxis to Present at Lazard Capital Markets 5th Annual Medical Technology Snowbird Conference

UNION CITY, Calif., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Don Wood, Chief Operations Officer, will participate in the Lazard Capital Markets 5th Annual Medical Technology Snowbird Conference.

The event is being held from February 27 - March 1, 2013 at The Cliff Hotel, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Snowbird, Utah. The conference format consists of a full day of one-on-one meetings and will not be webcast.

Institutional investors that wish to request a meeting with Abaxis, Inc. should contact Lazard Capital Markets.

About Abaxis

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 levels, a handheld instrument for the rapid assessment of certain critical care tests and rapid point-of-care tests for Heartworm infections, Parvovirus, Giardia and Lyme disease.  Abaxis, through its AVRL division, provides routine laboratory testing as well as specialty testing for veterinarians nationwide.

Contact:

Abaxis, Inc.

Lytham Partners, LLC


Clint Severson

Joe Dorame, Robert Blum and Joe Diaz


Chief Executive Officer

602-889-9700


510-675-6500

SOURCE Abaxis, Inc.

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