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New England Journal of Medicine Study Highlights Need for Rapid, PCR-based Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Testing at Time of Admission for Labor and Delivery
Date:6/24/2009

GBS test is designed to run on a STAT basis, returning positive results in as little as 32 minutes. It is the only in vitro diagnostic test to fully meet current CDC criteria for rapid intrapartum GBS testing. Xpert GBS is also the only PCR-based antepartum and intrapartum GBS test to receive 'Moderate Complexity' CLIA categorization by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), enabling healthcare professionals such as labor and delivery nurses to run the test near-patient -- 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Xpert GBS runs on Cepheid's GeneXpert(R) System, the world's leading on-demand molecular diagnostic platform.

About the GeneXpert System Molecular Diagnostic Platform

The GeneXpert System is a closed, self-contained, fully-integrated and automated platform that represents a paradigm shift in the automation of molecular analysis, producing accurate results in a timely manner with minimal risk of contamination. The GeneXpert System is the only system to combine on-board sample preparation with real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) amplification and detection functions for fully integrated and automated nucleic acid analysis. The system is designed to purify, concentrate, detect and identify targeted nucleic acid sequences thereby delivering answers directly from unprocessed samples. Modular in design, the GeneXpert System has a variety of configurations to meet the broad range of testing demands of any clinical environment.

About Cepheid

Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) is an on-demand molecular diagnostics company that develops, manufactures, and markets fully-integrated systems and tests for genetic analysis in the clinical, industrial and biothreat markets. The company's systems enable rapid, sophisticated genetic testing for organisms and genetic-base
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