NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canadian government has licensed Cepheid’s test for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus for use in hospitals, the company said today.
 
The company said Health Canada’s device license for the Xpert MRSA test, which runs on the GeneXpert System and identifies MRSA in around 70 minutes, can help Canadian healthcare organizations maintain better control measures for MRSA hospital-acquired infections. 
 

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