NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Molecular diagnostics firm Great Basin Scientific said today that it has submitted a multiplex test for strains of Staphylococcus to the US Food and Drug Administration for 510(k) clearance.

Great Basin submitted the assay after completion of a clinical trial, and the test is the company's first multiplex panel.

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