| London Stock Exchange: ASDA
Axis-Shield Plc is an Anglo-Norwegian company, which develops and manufactures of vitro diagnostic tests for use in clinical laboratories and at the point of care. It operates in three divisions: Direct Distribution, Point-Of-Care and laboratory divisions. The Direct Distribution division sells both in-house products and third party products. The Point-of-Care division comprises all activities associated with tests performed at the point of consultation with healthcare professionals. The Laboratory division concentrates on in vitro diagnostics tests for use in the clinical laboratory. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Dundee, the United Kingdom.