NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer diagnostics firm AnalizaDx and informatics company Global Health Management Informatics today announced a licensing agreement to offer AnalizaDx's tests in Africa and the Caribbean.

GHMI will start offering the tests in Nigeria and South Africa. Through a network of hospitals and clinical laboratories with which it collaborates, the Houston-based firm will begin offering AnalizaDx's PSA/SIA, a prostate cancer test, which can differentiate the cancer from other benign conditions using a blood sample.

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