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2008-11-04 12:00:26

Smiths Detection today announces that it is developing a rapid diagnostic system, initially for use in hospital screening programmes for infectious diseases such as MRSA and Clostridium difficile. The Bio-Seeq system will provide easy-to-use tests suitable for either a laboratory or Point of Care setting where it can be operated by non-specialist staff. Clinical trials are expected to start early next year. The technology platform, for which Smiths Detection expects to provide a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.