Less Fear; Better Care With Rapid Diagnostics (No Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by an educational grant from bioMérieux and BioFire Diagnostics, a bioMérieux Company - See Affiliated Event Guide for More Information)
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David N. Gilbert, MD, Chairman
Providence Portland Medical Center and Oregon Health Sciences University Portland, Oregon
Karen C. Carroll, MD
Director, Division of Microbiology
Johns Hopkins University
Bert K. Lopansri, MD
Medical Director, Intermountain Healthcare Central Microbiology Lab
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, Salt Lake City, Utah
Edward E. Walsh, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Infectious Diseases, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Anne J. Blaschke, MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the diagnostic platforms available for rapid identification and sensitivity of bacterial isolates
- Compare test time and time to report for current and new technologies
- Evaluate clinical and economic implications of adopting these technologies
- Describe the potential use of biomarkers in diagnosis of infectious diseases
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