Bainbridge Sciences Inc. and Diagnostic Products Corp. saidTuesday that they have concluded an international marketingagreement for PyloriTRAK, a new test for Helicobacter pylorideveloped by Bainbridge Sciences.

The serum test detects human antibody response to the H.Pylori bacteria, which infects the stomach's lining and has beenclosely associated with ulcer disease, gastritis and stomachcancer, Bainbridge said.

Under terms of the agreement, Diagnostic Products will receiverights worldwide, except Japan, to market the test. The LosAngeles company will market PyloriTRAK to commercial andhospital laboratories. Privately held Bainbridge of Redmond,Wash., will manufacture the test and support marketing.

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