Adeza gets orphan drug designation for Gestiva

Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:23am EST

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NEW YORK Jan 31 (Reuters) - Adeza Biomedical Corp. ADZA.O said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted an orphan drug designation covering its premature birth drug Gestiva.

Orphan drug designation provides the opportunity for seven years of U.S. market exclusivity, Adeza said.

((Reporting by Robert MacMillan, editing by Quentin Bryar; Reuters Messaging: robert.macmillan.reuters.com@reuters.net; 646-223-6000; e-mail: robert.macmillan@reuters.com.)) Keywords: ADEZA GESTIVA/

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