BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OraSure Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OSUR) today announced that Douglas A. Michels, President and CEO, will speak to the investment community at the Canaccord Genuity 34 th Annual Growth Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference will be simultaneously webcast over the Internet. Mr. Michels is scheduled to speak August 13, 2014, at approximately 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (08:00 a.m. Pacific Time). Interested investors can access the live webcast of the presentation by going to OraSure Technologies' web site, www.orasure.com , and clicking on the Investor Info 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/canaccord14/osur . About OraSure Technologies OraSure Technologies is a leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of point of care 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 tests for various drugs of abuse. The Company sells the OraQuick® In-Home HIV Test, the first and only rapid HIV test approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for sale to the consumer over-the-counter market 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.