Learning Lounge:
Integration of Molecular Diagnostics into Conventional Microbiology Test Algorithms: What Do Patients Teach Us? (Not Official IDWeek Programming Supported by Diatherix Laboratories See Affiliated Event Guide for More Information)
Friday, October 4, 2013: 11:15 AM-12:00 PM
Room: Exhibit Halls A-B, Booth 1310

Learning Objectives:

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Carol R. Quinter MSc, PhD
Director of Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Technology, Clinical Research Scientist
Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio

Jason Scott, MSc
Vice President of Sales
Diatherix Laboratories, Nashville, Tennessee

Learning Lounge Summary:
Case Studies describing utilization of diagnostic algorithms integrating conventional microbiology technology and Target Enriched Multiplex PCR (TEM-PCR) molecular technology will be presented.  Algorithms demonstrate improved patient outcomes, effective antimicrobial stewardship, and appropriate infection, prevention and control processes.  Audience will participate in case review.

Target Audience: infectious diseases physicians


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11:40 AM

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