Upcoming Events

MAD-ID 2018

When: May 09-12, 2018 Where: Orlando, Florida

Booth 5

ASM Microbe 2018

When: June 07-11, 2018 Where: Atlanta, GA

Booth 1731

Learn more about how you can leapfrog blood culture and get patients on targeted therapy faster than ever before!

Booth Presentations

Friday, June 8, 11:00 am

Detection of pathogen DNA directly from whole blood: A T2MR technology and data review

Thomas J. Lowery, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, T2 Biosystems

Saturday, June 9, 11:00 am

Comparative clinical evaluation of the T2Bacteria Panel versus blood culture for the diagnosis of bacteremia

Cornelius J. Clancy, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division and Director, Mycology Program, University of Pittsburgh; Chief of Infectious Diseases Section, VA Pittsburgh Health Care System

Saturday, June 9, 1:00 pm

Identification in hours, targeted therapy today: The impact of truly “direct from sample” laboratory diagnostics

Thomas J. Lowery, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, T2 Biosystems

Sunday, June 10, 11:00 am

Opportunity for earlier intervention with direct from blood diagnostics – Experience with the T2Bacteria Panel RUO at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Chao Qi, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Latebreaker Presentations

Exhibit and Poster Hall, Building B, Halls B2-B5

Friday, June 8, 11:00 am

LB6 – Clinical Performance of T2Bacteria among Patients with Bloodstream Infections Due to Five Common Bacterial Species

M. Nguyen1, A. Pasculle1, P. Pappas2, G. Alagadin3, G. Pankey4, B. Schmitt5, M. Weinstein6, R. Widen7, D. Hernandez8, D. Wolk9, T. Walsh10, J. Perfect11, C. Clancy1, E. Mylonakis12; 1. Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2. Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 3. Henry Ford, Detroit, MI, 4. Ochsner, New Orleans, LA, 5. Univ. of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, 6. Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ, 7. Tampa Gen. Hosp., Tampa, FL, 8. Geisinger, Danville, PA, 9. Univ. of Pittsburgh, Danville, PA, 10. Cornell Univ., New York, NY, 11. Univ. of Pittsburgh, Durham, NC, 12. Brown Univ., Providence, RI


LB11 – T2Bacteria Panel: A Rapid, Culture Independent Assay for Identificaiton of Bacteremia Causative Agents

K. M. Roberts, H. S. Lapp, G. E. Barringer, III, T. R. Higa, B. E. Jacobson, K. M. Candiloro, R. J. Griggs, C. Hogan, J. Marturano, T. J. Lowery, R. P. Shivers, J. Townsend; T2 Biosystems, Lexington, MA


Saturday, June 9, 11:00 am

237 – Evaluation of the T2bacteria Panel (T2bp) Compared to Standard Blood Culture At Ochsner Med. Center

M. Ogawa, C. J. Wargo, H. Marty-Vigo, R. Hooper, D. S. Ashcraft, S. Simar, G. A. Pankey; Ochsner Clinic Fndn., New Orleans, LA

LB6 – Evaluation of T2 Magnetic Resonance Candida auris Panel as a Rapid Diagnostic for this Emerging Multidrug Resistant Yeast in Clinical Skin-Swab Samples

J. Sexton1, M. Bentz1, R. Welsh1, B. Manning2, R. Shivers3, A. Litvintseva11Ctr. for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, 2T2 Biosystems, Lexington, MA, 3T2 Biosystems, Atlanta, GA

Sunday, June 10, 12:45 pm

LB5 – Validation of a Rapid Diagnostic Test Directly on Whole Blood for Detection of Blood Stream Infection

C. Pickens, C. Qi, M. Malcyznski, H. Donnelly, M. Breganio, N. Borkowski, R. Wunderink; Northwestern Univ., Chicago, IL


IDWeek 2018

When: October 03-07, 2018 Where: San Francisco, CA

ESICM 2018

When: October 20-24, 2018 Where: Paris, France