BioFire’s New Multiplex PCR Testing Solution for Joint Infections

The BioFire Joint Infection Panel features a panel of 31 causative pathogens & 8 antimicrobial resistance markers most likely to cause joint infections.
For Labs

Matchup: The Stool Bench vs. the BioFire GI Panel

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Stool culture is the standard for gastroenteritis testing, however, stool culture has several shortcomings, especially when compared to the BioFire GI Panel.

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.

World Meningitis Day 2022

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Oct 5, is World Meningitis Day—24 hours devoted to raising global awareness about a dangerous infectious disease that can affect anyone.

It’s Not Always IBD: Infectious Causes for Gastrointestinal Illness

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The symptoms of infectious gastroenteritis can be very similar to the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease making it difficult to distinguish between an IBD flare-up and infectious gastroenteritis without laboratory testing.

On Point Podcast

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Respiratory infections can be difficult to diagnose at the point of care. In this podcast series, Dr. Daniel Bruckner, discusses the syndromic approach.
For Healthcare Providers

The Value of the Syndromic Approach in an Outpatient Setting

Onsite syndromic infectious disease testing provides fast, accurate, & comprehensive results that can help provide patients with concrete answers & enable clinicians to offer appropriate therapy faster.

Highest Detected Respiratory Pathogens

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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.

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.

Influenza

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Did you know there are 4 different types of influenza viruses? Find out more about the flu & how it can be distinguished from other respiratory viruses.