Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (Bio-Reference) is a clinical testing laboratory offering testing, information and related services to physician offices, clinics, hospitals, employers and governmental units. The Company offers a comprehensive list of laboratory testing services utilized by healthcare providers in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring and treatment of diseases. It primarily focuses on esoteric testing, molecular diagnostics, anatomical pathology, genetics, women�s health and correctional health care. The Company has a network f approximately 116 patient service centers located in the Northeast (primarily in New York metropolitan super-regional area) for collection of patient specimens. It conducts business in New York State counties, as well as in of New Jersey and Maryland as well as some parts of Pennsylvania, Delaware and Connecticut.