When bacterial respiratory infection or sepsis are suspected, early intervention with appropriate antibiotic therapy is critical to outcomes. At the same time, reducing inappropriate use of antibiotics is important for minimizing the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. In this webinar, Dr. Philipp Schuetz will discuss the clinical use of biomarkers, including PCT, in managing bacterial respiratory infection and sepsis, while supporting antibiotic stewardship.
Date/Time: March 21, 2018 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM EST
LabLeaders: The Value of Clinical Pathology in Family Practice (FREE)
Join AACC and LabLeaders to learn about Laboratory Medicine complexities that can lead the clinician down a path of misdiagnosis and/or a delayed diagnosis. Dr. Graham Segal describes how this can happen and presents several real-life examples where expert advice on diagnostic testing would have a significant impact in obtaining the right diagnosis in a timely manner. *Originally aired November 1, 2017
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