Antimicrobial resistance is a continually growing threat, a threat that requires a team of minds working towards one common goal. bioMérieux has created a new webinar series to bring together laboratorians and clinicians to share best practices for optimizing diagnostic data and technology with the goal of preserving antibiotics for future generations.
There is a concentrated effort to reduce the misuse of broad-spectrum antibiotics because they are often the drugs of last resort when treating highly resistant bugs. The widespread misuse and overuse of these powerful antibiotics will only hasten the decline of their efficacy.
While diagnostic testing might seem complex or daunting if you don’t work in medicine or science, it’s important to understand the role those tests play in healthcare—especially when it comes to infectious diseases.