ASM Microbe 2018 | Events

Join us at ASM Microbe 2018

June 7–11, 2018    |    Atlanta    |    Booth 2105
Learn more about evaluation and verification for blood culture:

Experience the technology through our interactive demonstration and learn about the reporting features of Accelerate Pheno™ system. See the instrument and user interface in action and schedule a one-on-one meeting with key team members.

ASM Microbe 2018
Dates: June 7-11, 2018

Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
Booth:  2105

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Learn more about the Accelerate Pheno™ system

Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing Direct from Positive Blood Cultures: Challenges and Opportunities

Exhibit & Poster Hall,
Industry & Science Theater A

Friday, June 8, 12-12:45 PM
Integration of Fast MIC Diagnostics into the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory in a Children’s Hospital: Partnership with Antimicrobial Stewardship

Presented by: Joseph Campos, PhD, D(ABMM), F(AAM)
Director, Microbiology Laboratory
Director, Infectious Disease Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Director, Laboratory Informatics
Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC

Early Antibiotic Susceptibility Results & Management of Immunocompromised Patients with Gram Negative Bacteremia

Presented by: Micah M. Bhatti, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, & Infection Control
Technical Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Saturday, June 9, 12-12:45 pm
Integration of Fast MIC Diagnostics into the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory in an Academic Medical Center: Partnership with Antimicrobial Stewardship

Presented by: Eric R. Rosenbaum, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Attending Physician, Transfusion Medicine & Cell Therapy
Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Clinical Pathologist
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Management of Patients with Bacteremia Utilizing Faster Antibiotic Susceptibility Results in Everyday Clinical Practice

Presented by: Katharine Lusardi, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Antimicrobial Stewardship
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Recent Publications

May 16, 2018

Evaluation of Accelerate Pheno™ system, a rapid identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing (AST) system, in the Hospital Universatario de la Princesa

May 16, 2018

Comparison of Accelerate (AXDX) BC Pheno™ system test results from Gram-negative bacilli (GNB) parallel-seeded to FA-plus blood culture bottles (BCB) incubated in bioMerieux BacT/Alert-3D and VirtuO systems

Feb 21, 2018

Performance of the Accelerate Pheno™ system for identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of a panel of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli directly from positive blood cultures

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