Antimicrobial Resistance Is One Of The Top 10 Global Public Health Threats1

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites mutate naturally over time and no longer respond to modern medicines. This means that standard antibiotic treatments become ineffective and infections persist, increasing the risk of severe consequences to the patient. If we do not address AMR now, we will lose the ability to safely perform routine procedures and surgeries.


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Antimicrobial Stewardship Is The Best Solution To Combat AMR

Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is defined as coordinated interventions which seek to limit patient exposure to antibiotics. The goal of AMS initiatives is to ensure that the right antibiotic is given to the right patient at the right time, with the right dose and via the right route—causing the least harm to the patient. In realistic terms, it is a multidisciplinary approach that aims to ensure that patients benefit from the most effective antibiotic treatments, while limiting the side effects and costs of unnecessary treatments.

You can do more with Stewardship

  • Detect, prevent, and control multi-drug resistant infections
  • Minimize the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAI)
  • Optimize the use of antibiotics
  • Monitor and track resistance trends

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Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiatives Have Proven Medical And Economic Benefits

Initiating a mixed-intervention plan that evolves over time will enable your health system to optimize antibiotic use, increase efficiencies, and help slow the spread of AMR.

Download A Consolidated Review Of Real-World Scientific Evidence.

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Diagnostics Are At The Heart Of Stewardship

You can accelerate the impact of antimicrobial stewardship by optimizing your diagnostics.

  • Achieve more rapid identification of pathogens
  • Differentiate between bacterial and viral infections
  • Gain knowledge of antimicrobial susceptibility
  • Support better clinical decision making

bioMérieux’s Diagnostic Solutions Advance Antimicrobial Stewardship

High medical value diagnostics and data-driven solutions can be used to provide you faster, more optimized antibiotic therapy guidance, to help improve patient outcomes, and reduce costs.

Putting diagnostics at the heart of AMS helps you drive informed therapy decisions from antibiotic initiation to optimization and discontinuation. Comprehensive solutions exist today to slow the spread of AMR and accelerate your stewardship program success.

bioMérieux is dedicated to helping you as a healthcare professional access actionable results faster because time-to-diagnosis and therapeutic efficacy are critical.

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We Are For Advancing Antimicrobial Stewardship

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Product availability varies by country. Consult your bioMérieux sales representative.

bioMérieux’s Diverse Resources Support Your Stewardship Initiatives

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Learn more about our initiatives to preserve antibiotic efficacy for future generations.

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Explore on-demand education, timely thought leadership, and diagnostic solutions supporting the fight against AMR

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Listen to clinical insights and interviews with microbiology experts about the value of diagnostics.

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