IDWeek 2019 | Events

Join us at IDWeek 2019

October 2-6, 2019    |    Washington, DC    |    Booth 1237

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.

IDWeek 2019
Dates: October 2-6, 2019

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
Booth:  1237

Event Website: IDWeek

Learn more about the Accelerate Pheno™ system

Achieving Rapid Phenotypic Susceptibility Implementation: Framework Perspectives from the Micro Lab and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Exhibit Hall, Learning Lounge 2




Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 1:15 pm


1:20 – 1:35 pm

Presented by: Kimberle Chapin, MD
Director of Microbiology
Lifespan Academic Medical Center, Providence, RI
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Medicine
Brown University, Providence, RI

1:35 – 1:50 pm

Presented by: Diane Parente, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Lifespan Academic Medical Center, Providence, RI

Abstracts and Presentations

Impact of the Accelerate Pheno™ System Rapid Blood Culture Detection on Laboratory and Clinical Outcomes in Bacteremic Patients
Institution: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Presented by: Dare et al.


1986 – Rapid Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Utilizing the Accelerate Pheno™ System for Gram-Negative Bloodstream Infections and its Potential Clinical Impact
Institution: Indiana University School of Medicine
Presented by: Jack Schneider, James Wood, Bryan Schmitt, Christopher Emery, Thomas Davis, Sarah Blevins, Jon Hiles, Armisha Desai, Justin Wrin, and John Manaloor


2024 – Modeled Impact of Rapid Diagnostics on the Treatment of Gram-negative Bacteremia at a Tertiary-Care VA Medical Center
Institution: Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Presented by: Dustin Freshwater, Usha Stiefel, Federico Perez, Ukwen Akpoji, Amy Hirsch, Christopher Burant, Maria Navas, and Sharanie Sims


2075 – The Hypothetical Impact of Accelerate Pheno on Time to Appropriate Therapy (TTAT) and Time to Optimal Therapy (TTOT) in an Institution with an Established Antimicrobial Stewardship Program & Rapid Genotypic Organism/Resistance Marker Identification.
Institution: Detroit Medical Center
Presented by: Christopher Cooper, Oryan Henig, Keith Kaye, Noman Hussain, Zara Hussain, Kathryn Deeds, Hossein Salimnia, Paul Lephart, Umar Hayat, Jinit Patel, and Jason M. Pogue


2077 – Assessment of the clinical impact of rapid identification with same-day phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing (Accelerate Pheno™ system) on the management of bloodstream infections in adult patients with antibiotic stewardship intervention: A retrospective observational study
Institution: University Hospital of Cologne
Presented by: Kathrin Ehren, Arne Meißner, Nathalie Jazmati, Julia Ertel, Norma Jung, J. Janne Vehreschild, Martin Hellmich, and Harald Seifert


2070 – Antibiotic Therapy Effects on Enterobacteriaceae Detection Directly from Blood: Pilot Study Implications for Future Clinical Trial Design
Institution: Denver Health and Hospital Authority, University of Colorado, and Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.
Presented by: A. Irwin, S. Giddins, I. Yushkevich, A. Jeffers, M. Barron, N. Madinger, M. Fuchs, S. Kim, S. Metzger, C. Price

Recent Publications

May 16, 2019

Clinical impact of rapid species identification from positive blood cultures with same-day phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing on the management and outcome of bloodstream infections
Clinical Infectious Diseases

Apr 26, 2019

Integration of a New Diagnostic Test with Antimicrobial Stewardship in a Community Hospital
SHEA 2019

Apr 16, 2019

Impact of Rapid Identification (ID) and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) on Antibiotic Therapy and Outcomes for Patients with Bacteraemia/Candidaemia

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