NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers conducting a study over a nearly four-year period at three hospitals in the Chicago area found that universal surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus decreased the rate of MRSA infections by more than half compared to no MRSA testing.

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At his FDA Law Blog, Jeffrey Gibbs discusses FDA's technical assistance for the draft Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act.

The New York Times reports that genetic testing has uncovered unfaithful penguins at a Utah aquarium.

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