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Universal Detection Technology Presented Bacterial Spore Detection Technology, BSM-2000, at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, ECBC

Universal Detection Technology Presented Bacterial Spore Detection Technology, BSM-2000, at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biol

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/03/08 -- Universal Detection Technology (www.udetection.com) (OTCBB: UDTT) (FRANKFURT: PO8), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and a provider of counter terrorism training and solutions, announced today that it presented its bacterial spore detection technology portfolio to the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) Biosensor Team. The purpose of the meeting was for UDTT and the Army Biosensor Team to evaluate potential collaboration and funding opportunities.

ECBC develops and tests systems to enhance the ability of military personnel and civilian emergency responders to detect and identify chemical/biological warfare agents and contaminants. Development efforts are constantly improving and refining these capabilities. ECBC activities span the life cycle of chemical and biological defense research and product development.

"This is our second meeting at the U.S Army ECBC in this year," said Mr. Amir Ettehadieh, UDTT Director of Research and Development. "We look forward to working with the Biosensor Team to customize our proprietary bacterial spore detection technology to the Army's Biodetection needs," he added.

UDTT's BSM-2000 combines a bioaerosol capture device with a simple and robust chemical test for bacterial spores that is completely automated. We propose to use the BSM-2000 as a front-end monitor to the Biohazard Detection System (BDS) or any other Secondary monitor with the promise of drastically reducing the recurring operating costs for anthrax screening at postal facilities and any other facility where bio-terrorism is of concern.

Please click here to watch a video about UDTT's BSM-2000 featured on NBC News or go to: http://www.udetection.com/pressroomvideo.asp?id=1.

Early Wednesday morning, authorities at the Port of Long Beach in California investigated a cargo container marked with graffiti saying "Anthrax a gift from Osama." Long Beach Fire Battalion Chief Frank Hayes said a truck hauling the container was stopped at a terminal around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday because of the spray-painted graffiti.

The truck driver told authorities the container was picked up in nearby Wilmington and was empty. The container was moved to an isolated area of the port for inspection and hazardous materials crews wearing oxygen tanks and protective suits have opened it. Authorities say there are no evacuations and terminal operations are continuing.

On a separate occasion on March 31st, a jihadist website posted instructions on making deadly anthrax for biological weapons. The website disclosed illustrated instructions and included additional links and promised to provide information on a delivery system in the future, a Cessna airplane.

For more information please visit our website at www.udetection.com or

Email us at [email protected].

About Universal Detection Technology

Universal Detection Technology is a developer of monitoring technologies, including bioterrorism detection devices. The Company on its own and with development partners is positioned to capitalize on opportunities related to Homeland Security. For example, the Company, in cooperation with NASA, has developed a bio-terror 'smoke' detector that detects certain biohazard substances. For more information, please visit http://www.udetection.com.

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Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Company's actual results, performance and achievement in the future to differ materially from forecasted results, performance, and achievement. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes in the Company's plans or expectations.

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