Liquid Based Microbiology

FDA Clearance for Spectra™ VRE Chromogenic Media

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has received FDA clearance for Spectra™ VRE, a test designed to screen for vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE). Spectra VRE is the first chromogenic media for the 24-hour detection of VRE colonization with rectal swabs and stool specimens.

Spectra VRE is a ready-to-use test medium that can differentiate between vancomycin-resistant E. faecalis and E.faecium within 24 hours with no confirmatory testing required.

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Source : Remel Inc. View Company Information

Posted on September 6, 2010