TITLE

Vancouver company launches new superbug test

AUTHOR(S)
Kent, Heather
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/99, Vol. 161 Issue 6, p679
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports about a test for detecting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from the Canadian company I.D. Biomedical Corporation. Test approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration and expected approval by Health Canada; Comments by the Dr. Tony Holler, the company's president, about the speed and accuracy of the test; Preparation of I.D. Biomedical for a test to detect vancomycin-resistant enterococci bacteria.
ACCESSION #
2291166

 

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