Richard V. Goering, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Creighton University Medical Center
School of Medicine
Sr. Global Marketing Manager VITEK®
Durham, North Carolina
Learning Lounge Summary:
A discussion of Next Generation Sequencing as a new epidemiological tool that provides rapid identification and high level characterization of bacterial strains possibly linked to HAI and community acquired infections. NGS supports more proactive implementation of corrective infection prevention measures to reduce future outbreaks and reduce overall HAI related healthcare costs.
Note: Boxed lunches will be provided while supplies last.