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    Abaxis, Inc. (ABAX)

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    Abaxis, Inc.
    3240 Whipple Road
    Union City, CA 94587
    United States - Map
    Phone: 510-675-6500
    Fax: 510-441-6150
    Website: http://www.abaxis.com

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Healthcare
    Industry:Medical Laboratories & Research
    Full Time Employees:582

    Business Summary 

    Abaxis, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, and sells portable blood analysis systems for use in human or veterinary patient care settings to provide blood constituent measurements for clinicians worldwide. It operates in two segments, Medical Market and Veterinary Market. The company offers Piccolo Xpress chemistry analyzers with blood constituent measurements for use in human patient care; and Piccolo profiles that are single-use medical reagents. It also provides VetScan VS2, a chemistry, electrolyte, immunoassay, and blood gas analyzer delivering results from a sample of whole blood, serum, or plasma; VetScan profiles, which are packaged as single-use plastic veterinary reagent discs; VetScan HM5; and VetScan HM2, VetScan HMII, and VetScan HMT hematology instruments, as well as reagent kits for veterinary applications. In addition, the company offers VetScan VSpro that assists the diagnosis and evaluation of suspected bleeding disorders, toxicity/poisoning, disseminated intravascular coagulation evaluation, hepatic disease, monitoring therapy, and disease progression states; VetScan VSpro coagulation test to evaluate prothrombin and the activated partial thromboplastin times; VetScan VSpro fibrinogen test for in-vitro determination of fibrinogen levels in equine platelet poor plasma from a citrated stabilized whole blood sample; and i-STAT that delivers blood gas, electrolyte, chemistry, and hematology results. Further, it provides VetScan rapid tests, which aid in the detection of various diseases. The company sells its products through direct sales force and independent distributors. Abaxis, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Union City, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Abaxis, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jun 1, 2015 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. Clinton H. Severson , 67
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    561.00K0.00
    Mr. Alberto R. Santa Ines , 68
    Chief Financial Officer, VP of Fin. and Sec.
    308.00K657.00K
    Mr. Donald P. Wood , 63
    Chief Operations Officer
    317.00K0.00
    Dr. Kenneth P. Aron Ph.D., 62
    Chief Technology Officer
    323.00K0.00
    Mr. Ross Taylor ,
    VP of Bus. Devel. and Investor Relations
    N/AN/A
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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