The chip generates results in less than 3.5 hours and helps treat bloodstream infections and sepsis quickly and accurately
Accurate results produced by rapid metagenomics help initiate treatment 18–42 hours earlier than conventional tests
What happens when the antibiotics we depend on are no longer effective?
COVID-19 has emphasized the importance of rapid results from the laboratory
Research aims at demonstrating diagnostic value of next-generation sequencing for antimicrobial susceptibility testing and translation into clinical practice
Those who have the mutation clear an infection without an excessive immune response
Antibiotic stewardship should be a priority for all patient-facing clinicians
Study finds that "postprescription audit and review is a feasible and effective strategy for antimicrobial stewardship in settings with limited resources and expertise "
Rising antimicrobial resistance has already rendered some infections untreatable with existing drugs
A review of the stewardship-related functionality within EHR and 'add on' clinical decision support systems