UK Firm Smiths Seeks to Enter MRSA Molecular Dx Market; Eyes Partnerships for LATE PCR Tech | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Watford, UK-based Smiths Detection, a newly formed unit of Smiths Group, recently announced that it is seeking partners to develop tests for its Bio-Seeq molecular diagnostics instrument, and it hopes to have hospitals in the UK early next year evaluating a multiplex assay for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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