NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cepheid's rapid assay for Group A Strep has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration. The Xpert Xpress Strep A test is an automated real-time PCR assay that takes as little as 18 minutes to detect Streptococcus pyogenes in DNA from patient throat samples. 

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