Improving Patient Management with the BioFire FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel

Tuesday, July 26

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Exhibit Hall Theater 3

Supported by bioMérieux, Inc


Meningitis is a medical emergency. Bacterial meningitis can be fatal in healthy people in 24 to 48 hours. Time to diagnosis is critical. The right treatment depends on quick identification of the pathogen as bacterial, viral, or yeast. Learn how the nation’s top hospital laboratories are getting fast, pathogen-specific answers to help save lives and guide appropriate therapy.


After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the advantages of using the BioFire FilmArray ME panel.
  2. Identify how current medical laboratories are able to reduce length of hospital stay and time to diagnosis.
  3. Improve patient management and positively impact antimicrobial stewardship.


Monica Berlanga
Product Marketing Manager
Salt Lake City, UT