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Rapid Identification and Susceptibility Testing of Pathogens From Blood Cultures

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Would rapid identification of bacteria and rapid detection of methicillin-resistant S.
aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) (using an FDA-cleared assay) in
positive blood culture bottles improve patient care at Mayo Clinic Rochester (or just lead
to increased cost)?

Clinical Trial Conditions: Bacteremia, Fungemia, Bloodstream Infection

Treatments in this Clinical Trial : FilmArray testing, Antimicrobial Stewardship

Eligible Clinical Trial Participant Age : Between 0 years to 100 years

Can Healthy Volunteers Participate: No

Clinical Trial Lead Sponsor: Mayo Clinic

Detailed Clinical Trial Description: Would rapid identification of bacteria and rapid detection of methicillin-resistant S.
aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) (using an FDA-cleared assay) in
positive blood culture bottles improve patient care at Mayo Clinic Rochester (or just lead
to increased cost)?

The clinical trial information was obtained from http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01898208

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