Nanosphere, Inc. is engaged in providing targeted molecular diagnostic tests that can lead to earlier disease detection, optimal patient treatment and improved healthcare economics. It also conducts tests for the development of medicines. The Company�s platform, the Verigene System, enables clinicians to rapidly identify and treat the bacteria and viruses responsible for some of the most complex, costly and deadly infectious diseases. The Verigene System includes a bench-top molecular diagnostics workstation that is an advanced platform for genomic and protein testing. The Verigene System comprises a microfluidics processor, a touchscreen reader and disposable test cartridges. The Company is focused on the infectious disease diagnostics market.