57 year old male transferred to long-term acute care (LTAC) facility for long-term ventilatory support and rehabilitation
This case highlights how the high negative predictive value (NPV) of the T2Candida Panel enables the ability rule out the five most common Candida species in a clinical setting. In this case, because of the rapid negative result, antifungal therapy could be de-escalated early in the patient’s course.
A patient suffering from status epilepticus and traumatic brain injury was admitted to the ICU
In the case presented, the T2Bacteria result enabled clinicians to initiate appropriate antibiotic therapy within three hours from the diagnosis of septic shock and helped to avoid the unnecessary Gram-positive antibiotic coverage while targeting therapy to cover for P. aeruginosa.
A 68 year old male with fevers, lethargy and anorexia was admitted
This case highlights not only the benefit of rapid species identification with the T2Canida Panel but also timely diagnosis of Candida endocarditis that may present as culture-negative endocarditis. It also illustrates the potential role of T2Candida in monitoring clinical response in a persistently positive Candida endocarditis patient.
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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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