Update to Previously Announced SARS-CoV-2 Test Development Initiative With Albany Medical College for the Presence of SARS-CoV-2 Virus

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FluroTech Ltd. (TSXV: TEST) (OTCQB: FLURF), (“FluroTech” or “the Company”) is pleased to provide an update to its press releases dated April 16 and 20, 2020 in respect of FluroTest LLC (“FluroTest”), formed through a strategic agreement with the Company, Alberta BioPhotonics Inc. (“ABP”) and Albany Medical College (“AMC”) today confirmed successful function of its novel and proprietary low-cost, real-time, point-of-care saliva-based immunoassay for detecting active SARS-CoV-2 infections.

The science behind the FluroTest virus direct detection method is based on a vertical flow immunoassay configuration which utilizes fluorescence spectroscopy to quantitatively determine SARS-CoV-2 viral load in salivary samples. Prototype testing was conducted at Albany Medical College’s immunology laboratories in Albany, New York supported by FluroTech’s Calgary Laboratory.