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FDA Clears Faster Diagnostic Test for MRSA

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gdmeds news about MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection) on the table with stethoscope, medical concept

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new, faster diagnostic test based on bacterial viability and a novel technology to detect methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacterial colonization, a common cause of hospital-acquired infections. The cobas vivoDx MRSA diagnostic test, from Roche Molecular Systems, may allow healthcare providers to evaluate patients for colonization with MRSA bacteria…

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