Revealing Opportunities for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Clinical Practice: Rapid Diagnostics for Respiratory and Bloodstream Infections
Presented by: Kimberle Chapin M.D., ABMM, FCAP
Data using the ePlex Respiratory Pathogen Panel, in adult patients, will be presented from Lifespan Hospitals, RI showcasing defined benefits in antimicrobial stewardship and clinical practice. Subsequently, blood culture panels with ability to consolidate microbiology testing and improve laboratory workflow for bloodstream infections will be discussed.
Kimberle Chapin M.D., ABMM, FCAP Director of Microbiology and ID Molecular Diagnostics Department of Pathology Lifespan Academic Medical Centers Professor of Medicine and Pathology Alpert Brown University Medical School Providence, RI 02903