By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular Detection today said that it has signed an agreement with Dutch firm Westburg BV to be the exclusive distributor of the firm's Detect-Ready MRSA panel in the Benelux region.

The Wayne, Pa.-based firm also said that the real-time PCR-based test has been CE-Marked for detection of both methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-sensitive S, aureus. It said that the screening test enables physicians to distinguish the two types of infections.

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