5 Ways Luminex Can Support Your Antimicrobial Stewardship Efforts

Rapid diagnostic molecular assays can have a tremendously positive impact on patient care, but only if they are quickly implemented and results are utilized by clinical stakeholders. This is most apparent with the introduction of rapid blood culture tests. The VERIGENE® Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Blood Culture Tests are critical, frontline tools that are used by […]

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At ASM Microbe, Attention on Reimbursement and Drug-Resistant Pathogens

Luminex workshop offered a look at flexible molecular testing for GI cases We’re finally recovering from the whirlwind that is ASM Microbe, the annual mega-conference of the American Society for Microbiology. This year, the event took place in sunny San Francisco, bringing thousands of microbial experts together to discuss the latest advances and challenges in […]

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New White Paper: Molecular Testing for Gastroenteritis

Download today for real-world clinical lab results, IDSA guideline highlights, and more If gastroenteritis testing falls under your purview, don’t miss this new white paper about how molecular testing is changing the landscape of how patients are diagnosed and treated. The paper, “Molecular Tests Provide a Better Alternative to Stool Culture for GI Cases,” is […]

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Webinar: Labs Switch from Stool Cultures to Molecular Testing for GI Cases

Users describe making the switch, IDSA guidelines, and lab results Gastroenteritis testing once entailed days of tedious stool cultures, but today, more labs are making the switch to molecular assays. In a new webinar from CAP Today, experts from two hospital systems described their approach to testing for gastroenteritis and infectious diarrhea, plus a detailed exploration […]

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Webinar: How a Community Hospital Saved $600,000 with Rapid Diagnostics

Rapid results help medical teams avoid unnecessary use of broad-spectrum antibiotics Rapid diagnostic testing is a critical component of successful antimicrobial stewardship programs, according to an expert from Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tennessee. In a recent webinar, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Brad Crane shared his story of implementing rapid diagnostic testing at his non-teaching community […]

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German Hospital Relies on the VERIGENE® System for Rapid Bloodstream Infection Testing

Assay works directly with blood culture bottles in a streamlined workflow At Jena University Hospital, microbiologists are using rapid molecular blood culture tests with the VERIGENE® System to improve care for patients with bloodstream infections. Dr. Jürgen Rödel, associate professor of microbiology and head of bacteriology at the 1,500-bed teaching hospital, has spent more than […]

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