NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cepheid today announced it has received CE marking for a next-generation version of its molecular test for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

The Xpert MRSA NxG identifies mecA- and mecC-containing strains of MRSA as well emerging SCCmec subtypes. It has enhanced features, including room-temperature storage, validation on multiple swab types, and the ability to rule out empty cassette strains, the firm noted in a statement.

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