USPSTF recommendation for HIV tests positive for OraSure, says Citigroup Citigroup notes the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, or USPSTF, released yesterday an updated draft recommendation on HIV screening with a grade A recommendation for general screening of the 15-65 year old population. Citi views the recommendation as a net positive for OraSure and keeps a Buy rating on the stock with a $12 price target.
CLDF teams with Walgreens to offer OraSure HCV test for free The Chronic Liver Disease Foundation announced earlier that it's collaborating with Walgreens (WBA) to offer free hepatitis C testing with the OraQuick HCV Rapid Test at more than 60 Walgreens retail pharmacies in 12 cities throughout the country. The program, which is slated to launch this August and run through January 2016, will offer free rapid HCV testing on specific days and times each week to patients at risk for HCV. The test is made by OraSure (OSUR).
UBS to hold a conference Global Healthcare Conference is being held in New York on May 18-20 with webcasted company presentations to begin on May 18 at 8 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted. Webcast Link