Antimicrobial Resistance / Antimicrobial Stewardship Educational Materials

The information in these booklets is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be exhaustive. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult a medical director, physician, or other qualified health provider regarding processes and/or protocols for diagnosis and treatment of a medical condition. bioMérieux assumes no responsibility or liability for any diagnosis established or treatment prescribed by the physician.

Antimicrobial Stewardship: A practical guide to implementation in hospitals

 

国产微拍福利The objective of this booklet is to provide practical recommendations for healthcare workers in hospitals to improve the quality of antibiotic prescribing and illustrate the role of diagnostics in Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASPs).

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Carbapenem Resistance: From Diagnosis to Outbreak Management

 

This booklet covers issues related to carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacilli (mostly carbapenemase producers in Enterobacteriaceae), as well as their clinical relevance, detection, treatment and prevention.

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Clostridioides difficile infections: From diagnosis to outbreak management

 

This educational booklet concentrates on the key information needed to understand, diagnose, control and treat Clostridioides difficile国产微拍福利 infection (CDI), the role of CDI as a quality performance indicator and the importance of diagnostics.

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Antimicrobial prescribing: Optimization through Drug Dosing and MIC

 

国产微拍福利This booklet will focus on principles for optimization of antimicrobial prescription and dosing to treat bacterial infections (non-mycobacterial), as well as the value of determining the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) in customization of antimicrobial therapy, especially for treating critical patients and drug-resistant bacteria.

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Procalcitonin: For diagnosis and guidance of antibiotic therapy

This educational booklet provides clinicians with a practical guide to the use of procalcitonin (PCT) for diagnosing bacterial infections, differentiating bacterial from non-bacterial diseases, assessing disease severity and prognosis, and optimizing antibiotic therapy.

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Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of bacteria & fungi

 

国产微拍福利This educational booklet explains basic facts concerning the relevance and procedures of in vitro susceptibility testing. It provides information on the essential elements required to perform and utilize susceptibility testing as a tool for optimizing anti-infectious therapy.

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