OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories to Provide COVID-19 Testing for National Basketball Association Players and Employees

BioReference initiates COVID-19 testing for all National Basketball Association players and referees, as well as team and league staff for its season restart in Orlando on July 30 ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 13, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), will provide COVID-19 testing oversight for the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) players […]

Major League Soccer Chooses OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories to Provide COVID-19 Testing for Players and Employees

BioReference initiates COVID-19 testing for all Major League Soccer players, match officials, and Club and League employees participating in the MLS is Back Tournament MLS will support COVID-19 antibody testing for the Orlando community utilizing BioReference’s community collection program ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 09, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), will […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Reports Results of COVID-19 Testing for Almost One Quarter of a Million Nursing Home and Live-in Facility Employees

Based on internal data, 29% of nursing home employees tested positive for antibodies Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, BioReference has performed 222,000 COVID-19 PCR and 3,500 antibody tests in over 350 facilities ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ: OPK), today announced the results of COVID-19 molecular PCR […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories in Partnership with New York State Initiates Testing for COVID-19 Antibodies

BioReference will broaden availability of serological antibody tests to states, hospitals and healthcare organizations throughout the United States ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 29, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), announced that beginning today it will offer antibody blood tests to detect an immune response after infection with the COVID-19 virus. Antibody testing […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories and GeneDx Increase COVID-19 Response Through Expanded Testing Capacity

GeneDx’s Gaithersburg and BioReference’s Melbourne facilities offer COVID-19 testing ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 20, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ: OPK), today announced its subsidiary GeneDx will begin testing for COVID-19 to further expand public access to testing. In addition, BioReference will leverage its Melbourne, Florida facility to increase COVID-19 testing capacity, […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Partners with Hospitals Nationwide to Provide Prioritized Testing to Inpatients with Suspected Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ: OPK), today announced that it will continue to prioritize COVID-19 testing for hospital inpatients and critically ill patients around the country. “Our goal is to maintain the current 24 hour turnaround time for these patients,” said Jon R. Cohen, M.D., Executive Chairman of […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories to Introduce Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Test

COVID-19 test will aid healthcare professionals and public health authorities to identify patients infected with COVID-19 ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., March 05, 2020 — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ: OPK), today announced it will offer a test for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), a contagious virus that causes respiratory infection and has shown evidence of human-to-human […]

BioReference Attends White House Coronavirus Task Force

ACLA Statement on COVID-19 Testing STATEMENT FROM ACLA PRESIDENT JULIE KHANI: “We appreciated the opportunity to meet with Vice President Pence and members of the White House’s Coronavirus Task Force this afternoon on the critical issues related to testing capacity. As an industry, clinical labs have taken steps to meet the growing demand for national […]