March 2018

Our March 2018 newsletter shares updates from the 2018 ARLG Operations Retreat, as well as highlights the ARLG Special Populations Special Emphasis Panel and the Pediatrics Subcommittee.

You can also learn more about Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD, who along with other ARLG investigators developed the Rapid Identification and Susceptibility Testing for Gram-Negative Bacteremia, (RAPIDS-GN). This study is evaluating antimicrobial utilization, clinical outcomes, and healthcare costs among patients with Gram-negative blood system infections using a diagnostic platform that rapidly detects organisms
and phenotypic drug resistance.