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VHA Selects Clinical Xpert from Thomson Reuters as its Preferred Solution for Mobile Clinical Improvement Systems

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters has been selected by VHA Inc., the national healthcare alliance, as its preferred vendor for mobile clinical quality improvement solutions. With this preferred vendor designation, Thomson Reuters is autho...

Thomson Reuters Installs Clinical Xpert at Catholic Healthcare West for HIS Downtime Solution

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters announced today that Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), the eighth largest hospital system in the United States, has implemented Clinical Xpert(TM) as its downtime solution when access to the hospital information system (HIS) and electroni...

Clinical Xpert Navigator From Thomson Reuters Is Named Best Mobile Data System in the KLAS Awards - for Seventh Consecutive Year

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters announced today that its Clinical Xpert(TM) Navigator has been named the Category Leader for Mobile Data Systems in the latest "Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services" report. T...

The Peer Group Launches Xpert Xchange(SM), an Innovation in Medical Peer Influence Programs

EDISON, N.J., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peer Group, a leading provider of peer-to-peer medical forums for the bio-pharmaceutical industry, and an Informed Medical Communications (IMC) company, today announced the launch of Xpert Xchange(SM). Xpert Xchange is the newest innovation in moderated...

Thomson Healthcare's Clinical Xpert Navigator Tops KLAS Annual Performance Ranking in Mobile Data Systems for Sixth Consecutive Year

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Healthcare, the leading provider of integrated decision support solutions that assist healthcare organizations in their efforts to improve clinical and business performance, announced that its Clinical Xpert Navigator solution has been recognize...

Cepheid and Broadlane Sign Group Purchasing Contract for GeneXpert(R) Systems and Xpert(TM) Molecular Diagnostic Tests, Including Xpert MRSA

Broadlane Members Include Hospital Systems Such as Tenet and Kaiser SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced it signed a group purchasing contract with Broadlane, a leading supply chain services company serving more than 20,000 acute care ho...

Weight-Loss Medication Evaluated By Nutrition Expert

A 60 mg low-dose version of the prescription weight-loss medication orlistat (marketed by GlaxoSmithKline as Xenical? 120 mg) was found to be safe, effective and tolerable in overweight individuals,// according to new data presented today at the 2005 Annual Meeting of NAASO, The Obesity Society in ...

Cepheid Receives FDA Clearance for First On-Demand Molecular Diagnostic Test for Clostridium difficile Infection

...auses Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). The xpert C. difficile test is the first test for CDI to d...of rapid and accurate HAI tests on the market. The xpert C. difficile test establishes new levels of spee...urate diagnostic tests. Our novel approach for the xpert C. difficile test, as measured against the true ...

Cepheid Announces European Release of Improved Test for BCR-ABL Chromosomal Translocation Associated With Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

...y announced test for Mycobacterium tuberculosis , xpert BCR-ABL Monitor uses nested PCR, a critical amplif...ed as often as four times a year. "Cepheid's xpert BCR-ABL Monitor test is a powerful tool for monito...ho may be at risk for relapse." The improved xpert BCR-ABL Monitor test highlights the broad market a...

Cepheid Receives Health Canada License for Xpert(R) HemosIL(R) FII & FV Test

...as issued Cepheid a medical device license for its xpert HemosIL FII & FV test. The test detects Factor...ia, an increased risk of blood clots (thrombosis). xpert HemosIL FII & FV delivers results in just over... (IL), the exclusive worldwide distributor for the xpert HemosIL FII & FV test. "Given the comple...

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Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin

...rains that are multidrug-resistant (MDR-TB). xpert MTB/RIF is expected to enable clinicians to dramat...n of whether or not it is a drug resistant strain. xpert MTB/RIF should be a breakthrough technological lea...disease." "I would also like to note that the xpert MTB/RIF is Cepheid's first test released in the ne...

Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for Positive Blood Culture Bottles Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA

...es. Cleared by the FDA for marketing last month, xpert MRSA/SA BC is the first molecular diagnostic test ...bility. With 'Moderate Complexity' categorization, xpert MRSA/SA BC can now be run 24/7." xpert MRSA/SA BC processes positive blood culture specim...

Cepheid GeneXpert(R) System and Xpert(TM) MRSA Selected for up to 11 Victoria, Australia Hospitals in Rollout of 'Start Clean' Strategy

...ing of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) by the end of 2009, according to the timelines published in the infection control strategy. On-demand xpert MRSA results enable Australian healthcare professionals to rapidly identify MRSA colonized patients entering the hospital population, thereby reducing...

Cepheid Launches New GeneXpert(R) Tests in Europe for Simultaneous, Rapid Detection of Staphylococcus Aureus and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

...id Chief Executive Officer John Bishop. Both the xpert MRSA/SA-SSTI and xpert MRSA/SA-BC products deliver results in approximate...By analyzing positive blood cultures, we found the xpert MRSA/SA test to be very reliable for rapid DNA-bas...
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Cepheid Receives Health Canada Medical Device License for Xpert MRSA(TM) Test and GeneXpert(R) System

License Enables Access to Canadian HAI Market; Market Expenditures for MRSA Surveillance Expected to Reach $80 Million by 2012 SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced that Health Canada has issued a medical device license for the Xper...

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

... 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 recei...rses 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 mo...

Cepheid Announces Symposium Speakers and Program Highlights for 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)

...ycobacterium tuberculosis - a product that, in my opinion, is one of the most important diagnostic developments to have occurred in many years." xpert MTB/RIF not only detects the presence of TB organism directly from sputum in less than two hours, but also identifies whether the strain is resistant ...

Cepheid Announces New Diagnostic Technology to Aid World Efforts in Halting the Spread of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (TB)

...cs and this capability is on full display with the xpert MTB/RIF test. Clinicians will now be able to obtai...trains of tuberculosis and the availability of the xpert MTB/RIF test should be a breakthrough technologica...ailable as a CE IVD Mark product next month." xpert MTB/RIF not only detects the presence of TB, but a...

Cepheid Announces Preliminary 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Revenue Results

... for the fourth quarter of 2008, which compares to xpert MRSA test revenue of approximately $5 million repo...in the fourth quarter of 2007. For the full year, xpert MRSA test revenue is expected to be approximately ...rest in our GeneXpert system and expanding menu of xpert tests continues to grow, ongoing economic turbulen...

Dorset County Hospital Enhances MRSA Surveillance Programme Through Rapid Patient Screening

...ctor of Nursing and Infection Prevention and Control, says, "We are always looking for new ways to further prevent infection and improve patient care. xpert MRSA rapid screening technology will vastly reduce the risks to patients admitted to Dorset County Hospital and I hope will provide further reassuranc...

Cepheid Reports Third Quarter Revenue of $44.9 Million

...otal revenue to be in the range of $174 to $176 million, of which product sales are expected to be in the range of $164 to $166 million. o xpert MRSA test sales are expected to be in the range of $49 to $51 million. -- Net loss for 2008 is expected to be in the range of $22.5 to ...

Results of United Kingdom MRSA Surveillance Program Using Cepheid GeneXpert(R) System Demonstrate Benefits of Rapid Testing

... doctors at the hospital to identify MRSA carriers in under an hour. To validate the 100 percent accuracy rate of the on-demand results obtained using xpert MRSA, all results so far have been verified with a traditional culture-based test, which takes up to three days for results. The hospital has already ...

Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for MRSA and S. aureus Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA

... (SA), (typically Methicillin-sensitive) in SSTIs. xpert MRSA/SA SSTI runs on Cepheid's GeneXpert(R) System...s). Cleared by the FDA for marketing last month, xpert MRSA/SA SSTI is the first molecular SSTI diagnosti...ls throughout the U.S. "The value proposition of xpert MRSA/SA SSTI is resonating well with physicians an...

Cepheid Receives FDA Clearance for First On-Demand Diagnostic Test for Life-Threatening MRSA and Staphylococcus aureus From Patient Positive Blood Cultures

...sitive cocci -- in less than one hour. Cepheid's xpert MRSA/SA BC test processes positive blood culture s...ntibiotics altogether. "With the addition of our xpert MRSA/SA Blood Culture diagnostic test, Cepheid is ...atients are five times as likely to be outliers. xpert MRSA/SA BC delivers on-demand test results to assi...

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