Genetic Analysis AS enters an agreement with Hausen Bernstein Co. Ltd. to launch GA-map® technology in Thailand

OSLO, NORWAY – November 30, 2022: Molecular diagnostics specialist, Genetic Analysis AS (“GA”) has entered a tech transfer and distribution agreement with Hausen Bernstein Co. Ltd. (“HB”), a Bangkok-based fast-growing medical technology company with a diagnostic laboratory facility in Bangkok and a distribution business of diagnostic products in Thailand.  HB will launch the GA-map® Dysbiosis Test from their molecular lab in Bangkok and market the GA-map® products in wider Thailand – making it the first CE-IVD marked standardized gut microbiome test on this market. The service offering will mainly target private and public clinical laboratories and a commercial launch is expected in Q1 2023.

Ronny Hermansen, CEO, Genetic Analysis, comments:
“GA is proud to have Hausen Bernstein as a partner in Thailand and is thrilled to see that our GA-map ® platform gets recognition from customers globally. The GA-map® platform offers a fast turnaround lab testing service with an integrated software algorithm for immediate result presentation of your microbiome analysis. The GA-map ® platform will enable Hausen Bernstein to supply the highest quality microbiome tests in Thailand”.

The market demand for gut microbiome assessments is rapidly increasing globally in private healthcare services, medical clinics, and academic research with a focus on identifying and categorizing the patient’s dysbiosis. Together with HB, GA can now offer its CE-IVD marked standardized gut microbiome testing platform to the Thai market to meet the growing interest and raise awareness of dysbiosis.

Dr. Banlang Luangwaranan, CEO, Hausen Bernstein, comments:
“HB are excited to offer the GA-map Microbiome testing platform to the Thai market, as we see that the focus on our Microbiome balance is rapidly increasing as people experience more and more gut-related problems. GA-map will be a great complement to our growing business of food allergy testing. The core value of HB is to offer the highest quality products to our customers, and we are proud to add GA-map to our portfolio of high-end products.”

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