SEP 13, 2017 1:30 PM PDT

Integration of the Simplexa C. difficile Direct assay in a two-step algorithm for the laboratory diagnosis of C. difficile

Sponsored by: DiaSorin
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  • Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Louisville│Medical Director of the Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, University of Louisville Hospital
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Abstract

Clostridium difficile is a major pathogen responsible for infectious diarrhea in healthcare settings. This presentation will review the data from a study comparing the new Simplexa® C. difficile Direct assay with our in-house two-step algorithm and two additional PCR-based assays (Great Basin, GeneXpert Infinity) in which PCR was utilized as a confirmatory rather than a direct assay.


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SEP 13, 2017 1:30 PM PDT

Integration of the Simplexa C. difficile Direct assay in a two-step algorithm for the laboratory diagnosis of C. difficile

Sponsored by: DiaSorin


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