NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BioMérieux said today that it has received a CE mark for a database and reagent kits for the identification of mycobacteria, Nocardia, and molds using its VITEK MS clinical microbiology system.

The additions comprise 297 new species, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis, 45 species of commonly seen non-tuberculous mycobacteria, and 48 medically important molds, the company said.

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