Learning Lounge:
Multiplex PCR Panels: Is the Bang Worth the Buck? (Not Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by BioFire Diagnostics/bioMérieux - See Affiliated Event Guide)
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 11:15 AM-12:00 PM
Room: IDExpo Hall, Learning Lounge 1 (Booth 115)

Learning Objectives:


Paul C. Schreckenberger, PhD, D(ABMM), F(AAM)

Professor of Pathology

Director, Clinical Microbiology

Associate Director Molecular Pathology

Loyola University Medical Center

Maywood, Illinois


Learning Lounge Summary:


With very few exceptions, infectious diseases present as constellation of symptoms that collectively indicate or characterize a disease.  New Syndromic panels for respiratory, blood stream, gastrointestinal and central nervous system infections have the potential to reduce healthcare costs and the rapidity of results is extremely satisfying to both patients and medical providers


Note:  Boxed lunches will be provided while supplies last.

Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

11:15 AM
11:50 AM

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