Antimicrobial Resistance

The threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is becoming increasingly ominous. Diagnostics and infectious disease surveillance are solutions available today that can help determine appropriate treatment and reduce the spread of antibiotic-resistant infections. Discover the latest advancements and training to support antimicrobial stewardship.

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A Nurse's Viewpoint on AMR: Donna Bonanni, RN, MSN, draws attention to the often overlooked value of nurses in carrying out ASP.

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New Model for Infectious Disease Could Better Predict Pandemics

Ecological and anthropological contexts of disease transmission are critical to the health of all life.

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European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2021

Final call to register for the ECCMID 2021 virtual conference.

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The Laboratory’s Vital Role in Patient Care and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Chair of Clinical Laboratory Science at Texas State University, Rodney Rohde, PhD, speaks to bioMérieux about the key role of laboratories in ASP.

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New Discovery Could Help Take Down Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Research suggests that a particular enzyme may be able to make existing antibiotics profiles more potent in the fight against AMR.

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Pharmacists Step In When Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs Lack On-site ID Support

With up to half of US hospitals lacking an ID clinician or ID pharmacist, how is ASP implemented? Learn more.

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World Microbe Forum 2021 June 20-24

An American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) collaborative virtual conference

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P.A.C.E. Accredited Webinar: Partnerships to Support Diagnostics in the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Christine Ginocchio, PhD MT and member of PACCARB discusses diagnostics and the One Health approach to combat AMR

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ACP Updates Guidelines on Antibiotic Prescribing

IDSA board member Helen Boucher, MD, weighs in on the latest antibiotic prescribing guidance from the American College of Physicians

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MAD-ID 2021 Annual Meeting

Register for the MAD-ID 2021 Annual Meeting to be held virtually May 20-22

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Antimicrobial Stewardship: Helping Combat the Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance

John Hurst, PharmD, BCIDP discusses how blood culture diagnostics can transform antimicrobial stewardship

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Using YouTube as an Educational Tool for AMR

Peer-reviewed study measuring the best storytelling strategies on English-language YouTube to inspire your own communication efforts

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Driving Change for Better Microbiology: Optimizing Quality, Cost, and Time for Better Results

Register for this P.A.C.E.® accredited webinar and join us during Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Resistance Are Dual Threats

Download our comprehensive infographic to support your patient education efforts

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How Better Diagnostics Can Support Clinicians in Infection Control

Diagnostic testing has taken center stage as the world attempts to control COVID-19, and this technology can help beat antimicrobial resistance as well.

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Cultivating a Stewardship Culture with Analytics and PCT-Guided Therapy

This case study explores how St. Bernard's Five Rivers Medical Center achieved success with bioMérieux's CLARION software-as-a-service solution.

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Dr. Debra Goff Discusses How We Can Fight Antimicrobial Resistance Right Now

With more than 30 years of experience in infectious disease and antimicrobial stewardship, Dr. Goff profiles today's AMR problem and solutions.

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Global Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Consumption and Resistance

Explore 6 abstracts from a global network of hospitals that are using a web-based tool for antimicrobial stewardship surveillance.

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ECCMID 2020 Abstracts

Explore a virtual collection of more than 90 abstracts.

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Sepsis vs. Stewardship, Are They Compatible?

In this P.A.C.E. accredited webinar, Dr. Ed Septimus discusses the potential benefits and harms of antibiotics in treatment of patients suffering from sepsis.

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Limiting Our Options to Treat Infections

Dr. Ravina Kullar, Infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship consultant, shares an important reminder for clinicians on why stewardship practices are important.

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Key Strategies That Drive Antimicrobial Stewardship

In this video clip from Dr. Christopher Bland, hear how leadership and communication have the power to drive stewardship.

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Antimicrobial Stewardship is Personal

In this episode of the Biobyte podcast, hear from the valued trio of PharmDs that lead bioMérieux's Antimicrobial Stewardship team.

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Stewardship Starts with Diagnostics

Antimicrobial resistance continues to rise and undermine modern medicine. Learn more about today's available solutions.

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Why is Antibiotic Resistance Such a Significant Threat?

Dr. Ravina Kullar is passionate about activating solutions to fight AMR. Become inspired to act with support of this video clip.

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Antimicrobial resistance is also a pandemic, but it’s less visible

Dr. Beyer, Sr. Advisor, WHO shares the current challenges and opportunities with infectious disease management and the antibiotic pipeline.

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PCT Guidance for COVID-19 Patients With Bacterial Co-Infections

In this 20 minute podcast, listen to top critical care experts discuss using PCT to help clinicians manage positive COVID-19 patients with bacterial co-infections.

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How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Stewardship Efforts and Antibiotic Use?

Diagnostics can play a role in stewardship throughout the pandemic by facilitating a quick diagnosis of COVID-19 and identifying if there is also a bacterial co-infection.

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National Antibiotic Resistance Plan

The government released its second and most recent action plan for 2020-2025 regarding the threat of AMR.

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CIO Applications Featured Expert

Andy Parker, bioMérieux VP of Global Business Development, discusses how Health Information Technology has become critical to everyday operations in most hospitals.

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Interpreting Procalcitonin in the New CAP Guidelines

In this 20 minute podcast, two infectious disease clinicians speak about using PCT to manage antibiotic therapy to optimize antibiotic stewardship efforts.

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Triangle Healthcare Executive Forum Featured Expert

John Hurst, PharmD, BCIDP, Senior Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship at bioMérieux, offers insights on how hospitals & healthcare professionals can use diagnostics and data to support positive patient outcomes and better judge performance.

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How Labs Can Bolster Antimicrobial Stewardship

Anne Beall, Senior Director of Lab Optimization Consultancy at bioMérieux, explains that when education and real-time data are combined with stewardship efforts, hospitals can combat antimicrobial resistance and deliver better patient outcomes.

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From Theory to Practice with Rapid Diagnostics: It Takes a Team

This P.A.C.E accredited* webinar from bioMérieux University explores real-world examples of initiatives that have succeeded in implementing diagnostic stewardship and impacting patient care.

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The Importance that Data and Analytics Plays in Diagnostic Stewardship

Optimize efficiency and outcomes with data-driven infectious disease management.

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Diagnostic Stewardship is a Key Driver of Antimicrobial Use

Antimicrobial stewardship teams are hard at work on the front lines, and in today's environment, responsible antimicrobial use has never been more important.