The Role of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Team in the Use of Rapid Diagnostic Testing in Acute Care: An Official Position Statement of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists

Brandon Hill, Navaneeth Narayanan, Elizabeth Palavecino, Katherine K. Perez, Sasha Premraj, Amber Streifel, Rebekah H. Wrenn, Kristen Zeitler

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Abstract

Rapid diagnostic technologies can assist Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASPs) in achieving the goals of reducing unnecessary antimicrobial exposure and optimizing patient care. The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists supports all members of the ASP team as essential components of optimal use of these technologies for management of antibiotic prescribing and cost-reduction strategies. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018;39:473-475

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-475
Number of pages3
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume39
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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