BD Shares Rise on FDA OK for MRSA Test, Stock Upgrade | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of Becton Dickinson rose nearly 4 percent today after the firm announced that the US Food and Drug Administration had cleared its GeneOhm StaphSR assay for identifying Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant S. aureus from patients with positive blood cultures in around two hours.
 

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