Welcome to the first installment of the bioMérieux ID/AST newsletter! 

We don’t need to tell you: Antimicrobial resistance is a rising and critical health concern. The fight against resistance requires small steps and big action from international strategy development to the patient bedside. 

The role of the microbiology lab – rapid, reliable identification of pathogens and antimicrobial susceptibility testing – is an important piece. And we at bioMérieux consider it our job to 
help you
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VITEK® 2 software update makes lab workflow smoother than ever

8.01 software: Anywhere-anytime access, 15 new microorganisms…VITEK® 2 just got even better. 

By Jean-Philippe Pelotte


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VITEK® MS: First MALDI-TOF system with IVD-CE marked identification of mycobacteria, Nocardia & moulds

New arrows in your quiver for rapid ID of clinically important species... and an expanded database too! 

By Claire Barresi 

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What is a “Real” or “True”
MIC – and does VITEK®2 provide it?

The answer can be found in clinical trial performance data. 

By Sheila Farnham




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ETEST

New ETEST® C/T 256: MIC determination helps optimize therapy for serious infections

The precision test to help determine appropriate patient treatment with hard-hitting antibiotics.

By Fabienne Combier

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E-learning VITEK 2 AES

Free offer: VITEK® 2 Advanced Expert System™ online training

Learn how to be even more productive with the VITEK® 2.
What are you waiting for? 

By Steve Michalik


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