• Delivers one-day results
  • Identifies bacteria regardless of recent antibiotic use
  • Identifies difficult to culture pathogens
  • Offers simplicity of single sample collection
  • Yields a high level of sensitivity and specificity

Skin and Soft Tissue Infection Panel:

    Acinetobacter baumannii
    Bacteroides spp.
    Citrobacter freundii
    Clostridium novyi/septicum
    Clostridium perfringens
    Enterobacter aerogenes
    Enterobacter cloacae
    Enterococcus faecalis
    Enterococcus faecium

    Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci
    Escherichia coli
    Kingella kingae
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Staphylococcus aureus
    MRSA - Meth. resistant S. aureus
    Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene
    Staphylococcus lugdunensis
    Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A)

Report Format:

The primary challenge in managing skin and soft tissue infections is to avoid delays in diagnosis and thereby prevent uncomplicated infections from progressing.

Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Volume 74, Supplement 4, August 2007

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