Sepsis and Antimicrobial Resistance: Finding Balance

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Sepsis & concerns about AMR can seemingly pull prescribers in opposite directions, learn why this study suggests they are two sides of the same coin.

Why ASPs Should be Included in Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Efforts

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The COVID-19 pandemic illustrated why antimicrobial stewardship programs should be incorporated into a healthcare organization’s disaster preparedness plans.
Lab technician loading a syndromic testing pouch into the BioFire® Torch System.

Best Uses of BioFire SARS-CoV-2 Syndromic Testing Based on Updated WHO Guidelines

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Here's what users of BioFire’s SARS-CoV-2 syndromic testing solutions should know in response to the WHO's updated testing guidelines.

World Pneumonia Day 2021

November 12th is World Pneumonia day, raising awareness of the infectious disease that claimed 2.5 million lives in 2019, and how to protect against it.
Person holding a BioFire® syndromic testing pouch.

RSV: An Often-Unknown Respiratory Danger

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is one of several respiratory pathogens that are active during what’s known as flu season. Learn more.
Sample medium being loaded into a syndromic testing pouch.

How Investing in the BioFire® FilmArray® System Leads to Cost Savings Benefits

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The BioFire FilmArray System requires a higher initial investment than standard-of-care testing methods—but the cost savings benefits of syndromic infectious disease diagnostics are substantial in the long run.

7 Ways to Protect Against Respiratory Season

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The news media calls it flu season. But healthcare providers know it’s much more than that—it’s respiratory season, the time of year when several cold and influenza viruses circulate widely, filling doctors’ offices, urgent care clinics, and emergency rooms with miserable patients. And this year, COVID-19 is expected to greatly compound the misery for everyone.

The History of Coronaviruses and Humanity

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What we don't know about COVID-19 still outweighs what we do know, however, COVID-19 isn't the first coronavirus to infect humans. Learn more about coronaviruses.

Epidemiology: Tracking and Mitigating Disease

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Epidemiologists have found themselves in the spotlight of the global COVID-19 pandemic as they race to trace and understand the novel virus.
Dr. Tristan Timbrook, PharmD, Global Medical Scientist, BioFire Diagnostics

Bloodstream infections: The impact of syndromic testing on patient care and antimicrobial stewardship

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Systematic review and meta-analysis on the impact of molecular rapid diagnostic tests and the role syndromic panels can play in antimicrobial stewardship.