NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cepheid has received the CE-IVD Mark under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices for its Xpert MRSA/SA Nasal molecular diagnostic test.

The test, which simultaneously detects methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus in less than one hour from a sample taken from the nasal carriage, is run on the firm's GeneXpert System. According to Cepheid, it is the 10th CE-IVD test for use on the system.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

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