Careside Quarterly Conference Call to be Available on the Internet

Culver City, California, UNITED STATES

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 2, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- CARESIDE, Inc. (AMEX:CSA) today announced plans to release its second quarter and six-month results on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2001, at 7:30 a.m. (Eastern). In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2001, at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at

Interested participants may listen to the live Webcast of the call by accessing Web participants are encouraged to go to the Website at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register, download and install any necessary audio software. The online archive will be available at this site immediately for 10 days.

CARESIDE, Inc. markets a proprietary blood-testing system including its CARESIDE Analyzer, a companion hematology system called the H-2000 Hematology Analyzer, and its CARESIDE Connect record management system linking the two devices into customers' laboratory or patient information systems. The CARESIDE Analyzer provides a cost-effective and efficient means of measuring blood chemistry, electrochemistry, and coagulation function near the patient by producing accurate test results within 15 minutes. CARESIDE, Inc. is one of the world's leading developers of advanced point-of-care blood-testing technology. For more information on the Company, call (888) 698-2273 or access

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