Category Archives: Press Release

BioReference Laboratories Announces First COVID-19 Testing Program for Cruise Industry

MIAMI, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ: OPK), today announced a COVID-19 testing program for U.S. based crew and guests who cruise with Royal Caribbean Group, helping provide a safe environment for travelers. Under the agreement, unvaccinated guests will be required to undergo rapid, point-of-care PCR COVID-19 prior to embarking. These guests will […]

Major League Soccer Renews BioReference Laboratories as COVID-19 Testing Provider for Second Year

BioReference continues providing PCR molecular and rapid COVID-19 testing to Major League Soccer players, match officials, and Club and League employees BioReference is testing New England Revolution Fans for COVID-19 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 27, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), announced its renewal as […]

BioReference Laboratories Expands Its Major League Sports Relationships with Addition of Major League Baseball

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 1, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced a COVID-19 testing agreement for players and staff, stadium employees and league staff for the 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) season.   Under the agreement with MLB, BioReference will provide on-site rapid PCR point-of-care COVID-19 testing to all […]

Gestalt Diagnostics’ PathFlow Selected by BioReference Laboratories for Pathology Laboratory Business

SPOKANE, Wash., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Gestalt Diagnostics today announced, that BioReference Laboratories Inc., an OPKO Health company, has selected their digital pathology solution, PathFlow®, to support its pathology business. PathFlow is an enterprise software platform specifically designed to bring the benefits of digital workflow to pathologists and pathology laboratories. Under the agreement, Gestalt is partnering […]

BioReference Laboratories Expands COVID-19 School Testing Program

BioReference is currently testing students and staff from two of the five largest school districts in the nation and is prepared to rapidly expand COVID-19 school testing to other school districts across the country ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., March 26, 2021 — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced the expansion of its COVID-19 school […]

New York State Partners with BioReference Laboratories to Spearhead the NY Forward COVID-19 Rapid Test Program to Help Reopen the New York Economy

Locations now open in NYC with more to follow across the State  NEW YORK CITY, February 22, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), announced its participation in the NY Forward Rapid Testing Program and opened eight locations offering COVID-19 rapid testing around New York. This program is designed to provide New Yorkers, and those visiting, with inexpensive and rapid COVID-19 testing.  NY Forward is a collaboration with The Empire State Development Corporation, The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), the […]

OPKO Health’s GeneDx Adds Repeat Expansion Analysis Genetic Tests for Diagnosis of Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA), Friedreich Ataxia, and Other Common Forms of Hereditary Ataxia

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 26, 2021 — GeneDx, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today launched several new genetic tests, including repeat expansion analysis for spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA), Friedreich ataxia, and other common forms of hereditary ataxias. With these additions, GeneDx has created a comprehensive and affordable offering that covers the […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Team-up with the National Basketball Association and National Hockey League to Provide Players and Staff with COVID-19 Testing

BioReference executes COVID-19 testing program for NBA and NHL for 2020-21 seasons, as well as U.S. Women’s and Men’s National Soccer Teams, Winter X Games and NBA G League ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., January 26, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced COVID-19 testing agreements for players and officials, as well […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Introduces Scarlet Health™, an In-Home Diagnostic Service to Expand Digital Health Access

Scarlet brings diagnostic service to patients’ homes, offices and other preferred locations, delivering an on-demand, safe and convenient diagnostic experience for patients and healthcare providers ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., January 13, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today introduced Scarlet Health™, an in-home, fully integrated digital platform providing access to on-demand diagnostic […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Reports Results of the Largest COVID-19 Public School Testing Program Nationwide

Nearly 210,000 New York City students, teachers, principals and staff were tested by BioReference with a positivity rate of 0.47% ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., (January 4, 2021) – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ: OPK), today announced the results of COVID-19 molecular PCR tests for public schools throughout New York City’s boroughs, with a positivity rate of […]