BD Spends $250K in Q1 Lobbying Congress for MRSA, HAI Support | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson spent $250,000 in the first quarter of 2008 lobbying Congress to support more funding, research, and awareness of the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and other hospital-acquired infections, for which the company markets a molecular diagnostic test, according to a lobbying disclosure document.

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