BioReference conducts COVID-19 testing for the NBA, NHL, United States soccer teams, Winter X Games, and NBA G League.
Under an agreement with the NHL, BioReference will provide players, coaches, staff and officials with COVID-19 testing, including COVID-19 PCR laboratory diagnostics and rapid diagnosis, for the 24 US-based teams.
In addition, BioReference currently supports the Winter X Games in aspen, US football women’s and men’s national teams and the NBA G League in Orlando.
“Continuing to support the NBA through the 2020-21 season shows lessons Orlandoand uses new technology to support the current season and the overall partnership we have built during the COVID-19 pandemic, “he said Jon R. Cohen, MD, Executive Chairman of BioReference Laboratories. “Using similarly detailed and systematic protocols, we were selected to support the NHL, US football, the Winter X Games and the NBA G League. BioReference is privileged to support professional sport, which underscores our commitment to Develop bespoke solutions to help Americans. ” return to work safely and provide the nation with access to entertainment. “
About BioReference Laboratories, Inc.
BioReference provides comprehensive testing to physicians, clinics, hospitals, employers, government agencies, correctional facilities and medical groups. BioReference has developed and offers testing services that provide high quality and accurate results, including a molecular test to aid in COVID-19 diagnosis and a serological test to indicate possible COVID-19 exposure. The company is networked with the five largest health insurers The United States, operates a network of 11 laboratory locations and is supported by more than one medical staff 120 M..D., Ph.D. and other professional clinicians and scientists. With a leading position in genetics, women’s health, maternal fetal medicine, oncology and urology, BioReference and its specialist laboratories GenPath and GeneDx are driving the course of modern medicine. More information is available at www.bioreference.com.
About OPKO Health, Inc.
OPKO is a multinational biopharmaceuticals and diagnostics company committed to establishing industry-leading positions in large, fast-growing markets by leveraging its expertise in discovery, development, commercialization, and novel and proprietary technologies. More information is available at www.opko.com.
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