Published in Law and Health Weekly, November 18th, 2006
The launch of the products in Canada coincided with the October 12-14 Infectious Diseases Society of American (IDSA) annual meeting in Toronto. PNA FISH and Evigene provide hospitals and medical centers with rapid and accurate identification results that can lead to improvements in antibiotic management, patient care, and overall healthcare resource utilization.
Recent studies from hospitals using PNA FISH show that the rapid and accurate tests for identification of bacteria directly from positive blood cultures can have significant impact on:
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