Webinar: Analyzing the Need for Greater Inclusivity – A Laboratory Perspective of the ePlex BCID Panels
Presented by: Prof. Kristie Johnson, PhD, D(ABMM), and Dr. Kimberly Claeys, PharmD
The presenters define and discuss considerations for optimized use of rapid diagnostic testing for bloodstream infections and outcomes associated with using the ePlex Blood Culture Identification Panels. This two-part presentation includes the laboratory and antimicrobial stewardship pharmacy perspectives on how the panels may drive better Antimicrobial Stewardship opportunities.
Kristie Johnson Professor, Department of Pathology University of Maryland School of Medicine Medical Director, Microbiology University of Maryland Medical Center Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Kimberly C. Claeys, PharmD, BCPS Assistant Professor Infectious Diseases Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Baltimore, Maryland, USA