Highest Detected Respiratory Pathogens

Respiratory pathogens tend to be seasonal, however, not all pathogens follow the same pattern. Learn more about which pathogens are circulating.

Combating Healthcare-Acquired Infections (HAIs) with Syndromic Infectious Disease Testing

Effectively combating HAIs requires the deployment of a multi-pronged approach to lessen the disease burden and protect patient health.

Tactics to De-escalate Transmission of COVID-19 in Healthcare Facilities

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Like other commonly identified HAIs, the nosocomial transmission of the COVID-19 virus poses an immediate threat to patient health & safety.

Questions from the Blood Bench – Lab Week Webinar on April 28

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In celebration of Laboratory Professionals Week, bioMérieux wishes to show thanks to laboratory professionals & highlight the importance these individuals have on patient care.

Updating Breakpoints in Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

All clinical microbiology laboratories should use the most up-to-date AST breakpoints to interpret minimum inhibitory concentrations and disk diffusion zones.

COVID PCR Testing Can be Fast—and It’s More Accurate than Rapid Antigen Tests

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Rapid antigen tests provide results very quickly but can show a reduced sensitivity. Molecular PCR testing provides fast, accurate answers.

Healthy Child, Happy Parents: Syndromic Testing in the Pediatric Population

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Michael Edmund Watson, MD, PhD discusses the syndromic approach to diagnostic testing in a pediatric population. Listen now!

Meningitis in Pediatric Patients and the Value of Multiplex PCR Syndromic Testing

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The syndromic approach can help distinguish between bacterial & viral etiologies for meningitis in pediatric patients. Learn more.

Nasty Norovirus

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Gastrointestinal illness is never pleasant—but norovirus is particularly nasty. Traditional testing methods are time consuming and may not reveal the etiology of a patient’s gastrointestinal symptoms.
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Evolving to Meet Your Needs: BioFire® FilmArray® System Software Updates

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Here are some simple steps to help maintain your BioFire FilmArray System, prevent problems from arising, and ensure accurate results.