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BioMerieux Antibiotic Testing Platforms Win Awards

Posted July 31, 2006 3:59 a.m. EDT

— Two antibiotic testing platforms developed by

BioMerieux

recently received market leadership awards from consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.

The VITEK 2 andVITEK 2 Compact platforms are used for infectious disease antibiotic susceptibility testing.

BioMerieux tests are now used in more than 60 percent of U.S.-based hospitals and most automated microbiological labs. The company received the Frost & Sullivan awards based on market share, revenue growth rate, profitability and innovative technology