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Protecting children from AMR

Antibiotic resistance occurs when pathogens are given the opportunity to evolve and become resistant to a medication. What can we do to protect children from AMR?

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Convincing your administration to invest in PCR panel tests

Cost is often the biggest obstacle to implementing new diagnostic tests in medical centers. How can you make a compelling business case for these tests?

Read this article for tips and best practices that you can use to develop a business plan.

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Improving patient experiences in healthcare

Accuracy and speed are essential in the modern treatment of patients with infectious illnesses.

Read about the vital role a prompt and precise diagnosis plays in the healthcare system and its influence on patient experiences.

How incorrect diagnosis and treatment can worsen GI Infections
Consequences of misdiagnosing GI infections

GI infections are a serious concern, especially for the most vulnerable in our communities. What happens when those GI infections are misdiagnosed or mistreated?

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GI pathogen deep dive

Read articles about the biology, epidemiology and diagnostic options for common GI pathogens, including bacteria and parasites that can cause gastrointestinal illness.

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Top 3 tips for getting started with rapid diagnostic panel tests
Eager to start performing rapid, multiplex diagnostics at your institution? Read on to learn 3 factors you’ll need to take into consideration to set your team up for success.
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Antimicrobial resistance and the role of diagnostic stewardship

Antibiotics have revolutionized the field of medicine. However, pathogens can evolve strategies to thwart the effects of antibiotics in a process known as antimicrobial resistance. Fortunately, diagnostic stewardship can be instrumental in fighting this ongoing threat.

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Overcoming the global health threat of antimicrobial resistance

Global antimicrobial resistance, particularly in respiratory infections, is growing. The expanding crisis is prompting public health officials to sound the alarm and encourage the medical community to take action.

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A faster diagnostic option for meningitis and encephalitis

The traditional approach for diagnosing CNS infections often takes many lab tests spread across multiple days. These conventional practices leave doctors in the dark and patients at greater risk while awaiting test results. But multiplex syndromic testing offers an easier, faster and more accurate way to supplement the diagnosis of meningitis and encephalitis.

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Q&A with the experts: Syndromic testing for infectious diseases

How is syndromic testing currently being used in the clinic and how will it impact diagnostics going forward?

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3 key considerations for COVID-19 testing during flu season

What can we expect as the COVID-19 pandemic continues into the flu season and how can we prepare?

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Understanding the differences between COVID-19 and influenza-like illnesses

As respiratory season progresses and COVID-19 levels remain high, it’s important to know the differences between common respiratory infections.