31, 2010. Worldwide sales increased 13.4 % to nearly $10 billion, including an unfavorable 0.4 % effect of foreign exchange rates. Development in the quarter was driven by world-wide pharmaceutical sales, which increased 22.5 %, like the contribution from the Piramal and Solvay acquisitions, as well as worldwide vascular products sales, which increased 13.7 %. Diluted earnings per share, excluding specified items, were $1.30, reflecting 10.2 % growth. Diluted income per share under Generally Recognized Accounting Principles were $0.92, primarily reflecting costs associated with recently announced restructuring activities for the integration of the Solvay Pharmaceuticals acquisition and in process R&D related to the Reata collaboration.Highlighted topics consist of: H5N1: TWELVE MONTHS Later Bats As Sources of Emerging Infectious Diseases Emergence of A New Pathogenic Coronavirus: Are We Witnessing the start of Another SARS-like Pandemic, Or Not!. AIS releases stainless steel HMI color LCD monitors for pharma industries American Industrial Systems, Inc. can be an ISO 9001:2008 certified supplier and producer of 15′ to 20′ commercial LCD monitor with stainless steel front bezels and touch screens, designed for use in the meals, beverage, pharmaceutical and tobacco industries for operator control and monitoring.