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 News Release - January 15, 2008

Sysmex America Announces Contract Agreement With McKesson Medical-Surgical

Physicians' Offices and Non-acute Health Care Facilities to Benefit

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Jan. 15 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Sysmex America, Inc. (SAI) today announced a five-year contract agreement which allows McKesson Medical-Surgical to distribute the Sysmex pocH-100i, Sysmex KX-21N, and Sysmex XT- and XS-Series automated Hematology Analyzers to physician offices and other non-acute care facilities in the United States, said John Kershaw, President, Sysmex America, Inc. The companies will work collaboratively to provide seamless training, installation and customer support services.

"We believe our agreement with healthcare veteran McKesson will significantly widen the distribution of Sysmex's hematology products and services offered to physicians' offices and non-acute healthcare facilities. We look forward to supporting McKesson's leadership role as one of this country's longest operating, customer-driven health care companies," said Kershaw.

About Sysmex America, Inc.

Sysmex America, Inc., the U.S. headquarters of Sysmex Corporation (Kobe, Japan), is a world leader in clinical laboratory systemization and solutions, including clinical diagnostics, automation and information systems. Serving customers for over 35 years, Sysmex focuses on extending the boundaries of diagnostic science while providing the management information tools that make a real difference in clinical and operational results for people worldwide. For more information about Sysmex, please visit

Source: Sysmex America

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