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Join us next year for the 2020 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium, May 3–6 in West Palm Beach, FL! 

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This activity is intended for physicians, laboratory directors, laboratory professionals, technicians, laboratory supervisors, technologists and other health care professionals with an interest in the latest developments in clinical and diagnostic virology. 

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The BioFire® FilmArray® Pneumonia Panel: Where the #&$% Do I Start?
Supported by BioFire Diagnostics

Addressing the Challenges in the Diagnosis of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections:  The BioFire FilmArray Pneumonia Panel​ ​
Christine C. Ginocchio; bioMerieux/BioFire

The BioFire® FilmArray® Pneumonia Panel: Where the #&$% Do I Start? 
Jody Thompson; Sanford Health

BioFire Pneumonia Panel: Preparation, Validation, and Go Live 
Raul Benavides; Baylor Univeristy Medical Center (Dallas)

Film Array Pneumonia Panel Finding the Best Fit 
Susan Whittier; Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Cepheid: PCR is Better than RIDT- IDSA Says So
Supported by Cepheid​

Getting It Fast vs Getting It Right: Clinician Perspective 
Madison Orsburn; Millard Henry Clinic

PCR is Better Than RIDT. IDSA Says So - Laboratory Perspective
Gregory Berry; Northwell Health Labs and Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Rapid, Direct Detection and Differentiation of Bordetella pertussis and parapertussis and Rapid Detection of Varicella Zoster Virus Central Nervous System Infections
Supported by DiaSorin Molecular

Laboratory Diagnosis of Bordetella Infections: Rapid, Direct Detection and Differentiation of B. Pertussis and B. Parapertussis   
Jim Dunn; Texas Children’s Hospital

Rapid Detection of Varicella Zoster Virus Central Nervous System Infections
Preeti Pancholi; The Ohio State University


The Panther Fusion® Respiratory Menu on the Panther Fusion® System: A fully Automated, Flexible Approach to Syndromic Respiratory Testing
Supported by Hologic

Detection of Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses With The Panther Fusion® Assays
Kathleen Stellrecht; Albany Medical Center

Panther Fusion® Respiratory Assays: A User’s First Season Perspective
Sharon Weisburgh; University of Vermont Medical Center

Automated Sample-to-Result NGS Solution for Simultaneous Detection of Genotypes and Drug Resistance Mutations in HIV
Supported by Vela Diagnostics 

MultiCenter Clinical Trial Study of the Sentosa® SQ HIV Genotyping Assay - A Next Generation Sequencing Test 
Belinda Yen-Lieberman; Cleveland Clinic

Our Validation Experience: Augusta HIV Map 
Ravindra Kolhe; Medical College of Georgia Augusta University

We thank you again for attending this year's meeting and look forward to welcoming you next year in West Palm Beach for the 2020 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium.

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