NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Dublin, Ireland-based HiberGene Diagnostics announced today the CE-IVD marking and launch of its first molecular assay, a test for bacterial meningitis.

Called HG Meningococcus, the test uses loop-mediated isothermal amplification to detect the DNA of all known pathogenic Neisseria meningitidis serogroups, and "meets a significant unmet clinical need using advanced and proven technology," HiberGene CEO Brendan Farrell said in a statement.

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