CF patients are extremely vulnerable to a variety of pathogens, but it’s highly unusual to see a polyclonal infection involving 6 separate species.
The Allegheny team asserts that this study demonstrates that adherence to a PCT guidance protocol is associated with decreased total antibiotic exposure without an increase in adverse outcomes.
By John Shultz Randy Rasmussen, CEO of BioFire Diagnostics, delivered the keynote speech at the 2018 bioMérieux “Night at the Museum” event held in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 9th, 2018. In his talk, Randy relates the challenges he has faced in his own career in the fight against infectious disease, while reflecting on …
Dr. Hahn advocates for a more proactive microbiology lab to closely monitor the types of CF infections and to determine which antibiotics each infection is most susceptible. In the Children’s National study, researchers analyzed each sample in two different ways: standard lab culture and molecular testing.
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