Nicox launches Sjögren’s diagnostic test

November 12, 2013

Sjö is a proprietary laboratory test developed by Immco Diagnostics Inc. which combines traditional markers with three novel, proprietary biomarkers, allowing earlier detection of the disease.

Sophia Antipolis, France-Nicox S.A.recently launched announces that Sjö, an advanced diagnostic panel for the early detection of Sjögren's Syndrome. Nicox also partnered with the Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation to raise awareness among eye care professionals of the disease. Sjögren's Syndrome is estimated to affect about 4 million people in the U.S., with 3 million undiagnosed.

Sjö is a proprietary laboratory test developed by Immco Diagnostics Inc. which combines traditional markers with three novel, proprietary biomarkers, allowing earlier detection of the disease.

Nicox has partnered with the Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation to raise awareness of the prevalence, seriousness, and significance of Sjögren's Syndrome to eyecare professionals. A targeted media campaign over the next few months will aim to educate about the disease and the role they can play in early detection.