ADVISORY, June 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) --



 What:
 Douglas Michels, President and Chief Executive Officer of OraSure
 Technologies, Inc. (OSUR); Frank Oldham, Jr., President and Chief
 Executive Officer of National Association for People with AIDS; and 
 The Honorable Johnny Ford, Mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama and Director 
 General of the World Conference of Mayors will preside over the 
 Opening Bell in recognition of National HIV Testing Day.

 Where:
 NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio

 When:
 Friday, June 27 at 9:30 a.m. EDT

 Contacts:
 Jennifer Moritz
 (917) 748-4006
 jmoritz@0to5.com

 NASDAQ MarketSite:
 Robert Madden
 (646) 441-5045
 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 26 - uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Waterfront fiber 1623 as well.

Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Opening Bell, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR):

OraSure Technologies develops, manufactures and markets oral fluid specimen collection devices using proprietary oral fluid technologies, diagnostic products including immunoassays and other in vitro diagnostic tests, and other medical devices. These products are sold in the United States as well as internationally to various clinical laboratories, hospitals, clinics, community-based organizations and other public health organizations, distributors, government agencies, physicians' offices, and commercial and industrial entities.

OraSure Technologies is the leading supplier of oral-fluid collection devices to the life insurance industry and public health markets for the detection of antibodies to HIV. In addition, the Company supplies oral-fluid testing solutions for drugs of abuse testing. For more information on the Company, please go to www.orasure.com.