With an event-wide focus on major diagnostic and microbiological topics, multiple sessions centered around antimicrobial resistance (AMR). We’ve highlighted select AMR-focused sessions and research that were presented during the information-packed weekend.
Each year, doctors in the U.S. perform more than 4 billion diagnostic tests, which have become more sophisticated and easier to execute as technology has improved. However, research has found that many physicians assume tests are more accurate than they are.
The cornerstone of Cayuga Medical Center’s investment was the acquisition of a microbial identification technology using mass spectrometry, called MALDI-TOF mass spec. But Cayuga didn’t stop there.