Abaxis, Inc. to Present at RBC Capital Markets' Healthcare Conference


UNION CITY, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 - Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Clint Severson, chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the RBC Capital Markets' Healthcare Conference on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The conference will be held at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available to all interested parties on the Abaxis, Inc. website at www.abaxis.com in the Investor Relations section.

About Abaxis

Abaxis develops, manufactures and markets portable blood analysis systems for use in any veterinary or human patient-care setting to provide clinicians with rapid blood constituent measurements. The system consists of a compact, 5.1 kilogram (11.2 pounds), portable analyzer and a series of single-use plastic discs, called reagent discs that contain all the chemicals required to perform a panel of up to 13 tests on veterinary patients and 14 tests on human patients. The system can be operated with minimal training and performs multiple routine tests on whole blood, serum or plasma samples. The system provides test results in less than 12 minutes with the precision and accuracy equivalent to a clinical laboratory analyzer.

SOURCE Abaxis, Inc.

CONTACT: Clint Severson, Chief Executive Officer of Abaxis, Inc., +1-510-675-6500; or Joe Dorame, Joe Diaz & Robert Blum of Lytham Partners, LLC, +1-602-889-9700, for Abaxis, Inc.

Web Site: www.abaxis.com

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