Greene County General Hospital now offers on-site molecular testing. This service allows technicians to identify bad bugs faster than ever. From sexually transmitted infections to the flu virus, this new service quickly and accurately targets DNA from foreign molecules. Patients can expect quick turn around (1-2 hours) on tests so providers can accurately diagnose and treat a variety of conditions.
About GeneXpert Systems and Xpert Tests
With more than 11,000 systems in 182 countries, the GeneXpert System is the world’s most popular molecular diagnostics’ system. The GeneXpert System’s modular configuration means that the system is the most scalable available, offering the ability to perform from one to eighty Xpert tests at the same time. As a result, the GeneXpert System meets the throughput requirements of customers of all sizes – from lower volume point-of-care settings to higher volume reference laboratories – enabling accurate, fast and cost effective test results.
GeneXpert Systems run proprietary Xpert test cartridges. The Xpert test menu spans healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, andmore. GCGH is currently running the Xpert CT/NG ( Chlamydia and Gonorrhea test), the C.Diff/epi test as well as the Xpress Flu/rsv tests, with potential additional testing to be added in the future.