Cepheid said last week that it has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market Xpert CT/NG on its GeneXpert system.

Xpert CT/NG for GeneXpert is a qualitative in vitro molecular diagnostic test to detect and differentiate Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

In a statement, David Persing, Cepheid's chief medical and technology officer, said that the test incorporates several novel design features.

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