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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

Event Website: www.asm.org

Learn more about the Accelerate Pheno™ system


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

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

Date: Friday, June 8

Accelerate Pheno™ system performance during a randomized clinical trial evaluating rapid identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing for Gram-negative bacteremia (Rapids-Gn)
Presented by: R. Banerjee, B. Dylla, L. Komarow, J. Lok, M. Finnemeyer, A. Schuetz, P. Kohner, S. Ihde, N. Cole, L. Hines, K. Reed, N. Rajapakse, A. Virk, S. Doernberg, R. Patel
Location: Exhibit & Poster Hall, Building B, Halls B2-B5
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Date: Saturday, June 9

Value of gram stain as a predictor of bacterial pathogens in endotracheal aspirates and bronchoalveolar lavage specimens.
Presented by: Shalom Miquirray, Rebecca Buckner, Matthew Jindra, Robert Jozic, Sarah Karow, Jeremy Allen Koehlinger, Maite Martin, Alba Mir, Ian Towler, Carlos Michel, Romney Humphries, Preeti Pancholi, Bryan Schmitt, Juanjo Gonzalez, Marijo Parcina
Location: Exhibit & Poster Hall, Building B, Halls B2-B5
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Reproducibility of reference broth microdilution MICs when testing commonly encountered bacterial pathogens.
Presented by: Kyle Spafford, Paul D Stamper, Cynthia Zimmerman, Janet Hindler, Romney Humphries
Location: Exhibit & Poster Hall, Building B, Halls B2-B5
Time: 12:45 PM to 2:45 PM

Performance of colistin MIC determination of the Accelerate PhenoTest™ BC kit for research use only.
Presented by: Justin Towne, Romney Humphries
Location: Lounge & Learn 1, Building A, Level 4
Time: 2:05 PM to 2:10 PM


Date: Sunday, June 10

Comparison of the Accelerate Pheno™ system, Vitek® 2, Verigene®, and Maldi Biotyper® systems for microbial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing
Presented by: J. G. Schneider, C. Emery, T. Davis, R. Relich, B. Bocian, J. Wood, J. Manaloor, B. Schmitt
Location: Exhibit & Poster Hall, Building B, Halls B2-B5
Time: 12:45 PM to 2:45 PM

Direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing of positive blood cultures comparing the Accelerate Pheno™ system and Vitek®2 system
Presented by: J. G. Schneider, C. Emery, T. Davis, R. Relich, J. Wood, B. Bocian, B. Schmitt
Location: Exhibit & Poster Hall, Building B, Halls B2-B5
Time: 12:45 PM to 2:45 PM

Recent Publications

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

Feb 02, 2018

Multicenter Evaluation of the Accelerate PhenoTest™ BC Kit for Rapid Identification and Phenotypic Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Using Morphokinetic Cellular Analysis.

Oct 20, 2017

Analytical Performance Characteristics of the Accelerate PhenoTM system for Pathogen Identification and Susceptibility Testing for Gram-negative Bacteremia and Candidemia
IDWeek 2017

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