NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson said today that European Union regulatory authorities have granted the CE Mark for its BD GeneOhm Cdiff molecular diagnostic test for patients with Clostridium difficile infection.
 
The assay detects the toxin B gene, which is found in toxigenic C. difficile strains, directly from stool specimens. BD said that it is the only C. difficile test on the market that offers high sensitivity and a rapid turnaround time of less than two hours.
 

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