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BD and Check-Points Announce Development and Global Distribution Agreement

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., and WAGENINGEN, The Netherlands, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced a development and global distribution agreement with Check-Points for BD MAX™ assays that detect carbapenem-resistant organisms (CRO). As part of the agreement, BD will distribute the Check-Direct CPE […]

Mayo Clinic reports Check-Points microarray assay finds more antibiotic resistance genes than conventional molecular techniques.

Wageningen, The Netherlands, February 9, 2015 – Within a period of just three years carbapenem resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae has nearly doubled in the EU from 4.6% in 2010 to 8.3% in 2013 according to a press release issued last November by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)1 . Check-Points Health B.V. […]