NEW YORK (GenomeWeb news) – Cepheid has launched its molecular diagnostic test for Clostridium difficile as a European CE IVD Mark product under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices.
 
The PCR-based test runs on the company’s GeneXpert System, and it detects and identifies common strains of the C. difficile infection, including the virulent Type 027 strain that had been reported in 16 European countries through June.
 

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