BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OraSure Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OSUR) today announced that Douglas A. Michels, President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak to the investment community at Needham's Twelfth Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City at approximately 3:40 pm Eastern Time (12:40 pm Pacific Time) on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The conference will be simultaneously webcast over the Internet. Interested investors can access the live audio webcast of the discussion by going to OraSure Technologies' web site, www.orasure.com , and clicking on the Investor Information link. A replay of the webcast will be available on OraSure Technologies' web site for seven days. Alternatively, you can access the live webcast of the presentation via the following link http://wsw.com/webcast/needham58/osur/ . About OraSure Technologies OraSure Technologies is a leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of oral fluid diagnostic and collection devices and other technologies designed to detect or diagnose critical medical conditions. Its innovative products include rapid tests for the detection of antibodies to HIV and HCV at the point of care and testing solutions for detecting various drugs of abuse. In July 2012, the Company received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the Company's OraQuick ® In-Home HIV Test for sale directly to consumers in the over-the-counter (OTC) market – making it the first and only rapid OTC HIV test approved in the U.S. In addition, the Company is a leading provider of oral fluid sample collection, stabilization and preparation products for molecular diagnostic applications. OraSure's portfolio of products is sold globally to various clinical laboratories, hospitals, clinics, community-based organizations and other public health organizations, research and academic institutions, distributors, government agencies, physicians' offices, and commercial and industrial entities. The Company's products enable healthcare providers to deliver critical information to patients, empowering them to make decisions to improve and protect their health. For more information on OraSure Technologies, please visit www.orasure.com .
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