The T2Candida Panel was used to assess for the presence of disease and continuation of antifungal therapy, despite negative blood cultures.
Rapid molecular diagnostics such as T2MR technology may help with prognosis of invasive candidiasis. For our case, the T2Candida Panel was utilized upon follow up to assess clearance of candidemia along with clinical symptoms.
83-year-old male presented to the emergency department with urinary retention.
Had the T2Bacteria test been performed and result been reported immediately after collection, the patient could have been initiated on effective empiric therapy over 24 hours sooner, and P. aeruginosa bacteremia identified over two days earlier.
Patient presented to the emergency department with shortness of breath, cough, fever and chills.
A rapid T2Bacteria result could have allowed for more informed treatment decisions, including the initiation of earlier effective therapy over 30 hours sooner.
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According to the CDC, of the 154 million prescriptions for antibiotics written in doctors' offices and emergency departments each year, 30% are unnecessary.12
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