SOURCE: Medical Services International Inc

July 19, 2005 12:37 ET

Medical Services Begins Delivery on China Contracts

EDMONTON, AB -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 19, 2005 -- Medical Services International Inc. (OTC: MSITF) is pleased to announce that it has started delivery related to its latest China contracts. The initial delivery was originally scheduled to be July 31, 2005. Medical Services, through its production facility in Shanghai, was able to deliver the initial delivery in full and 15 days early on July 15, 2005. By September 15, 2005, the Company will have delivered over 600,000 VScan HIV test kits related to just this contract. Other orders are being filled concurrently.

About VScan

The VScan rapid test kit is a single use, disposable, accurate, cost effective, easy-to-use, test for the screening of HIV1&2, Hepatitis B&C, Tuberculosis (TB), Dengue Fever, West Nile, Syphilis, Malaria and Prostate Cancer. The kits cannot be sold in Canada.

Medical Services International Inc. trades in the United States on the NQB Pinksheets under the symbol "MSITF." For further information, please contact Robert Talbot at (780) 430 6363 or Bill Whitehead Jr. at (416) 822 5883 or http://www.medicalservicesintl.com or http://www.minerva-biotech.com.

NOTE: Certain statements in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Act of 1995. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause results to differ materially. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include but are not limited to new economic conditions, risk in product development, market acceptance of new products and continuing product demand, level of competition and other factors described in Company reports and other filings with regulatory bodies.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Robert Talbot
    Medical Services International Inc.
    +1-780-430-6363

    Bill Whitehead Jr.
    Medical Services International Inc.
    +1-416-822-5883