Importance Of Partnership Between Laboratories and Clinical Staff For Accurate Diagnosis Of A C. diff. Infection

June 21, 2016
Hosted by Nancy C. Caralla

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Learn about the importance of laboratory testing in the identification of a C. difficile Infection (CDI). with guests: Jeanine Thomas, President and Founder of the MRSA Survivors Network who is a survivor of both MRSA and C. diff. infections. Dr. Nathan A. Ledeboer, PhD, D(ABMM), Medical Director of Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics for Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories and Froedtert Health. Dr. Whitney R. Buckel, PharmD, BCPS who is the Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist at Intermountain Medical Center, and Dr. Steven Cagas, who will give us a brief overview of Roche Diagnostics as well as their new cobas® Cdiff Test.

C. diff. Spores and More

C. diff. Spores and More

Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel

“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

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Nancy C. Caralla

Nancy C. Caralla

Nancy C. Caralla, a three time C. diff. survivor, healthcare professional, and now dedicated to “Raising C. diff. Awareness” worldwide. Through the experiences is why we are so passionate raising C. diff. awareness. The C Diff Foundation was brought to fruition in November 2012 with a mission to educate and advocate for C. diff. infection prevention, treatment, and environmental safety worldwide. We now join the many successful hosts and programs on VoiceAmerica to deliver life-saving information through our program; “C. diff. Spores and More.”

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