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EXTENSIVE LIST OF BACTERIAL SPECIES

bioMérieux has long been a partner to healthcare professionals in the fight against HAI - offering innovative culture media, ID/AST reagents and instruments for rapid, reliable microbiology testing along with environmental control solutions and educational support.

With BIOMÉRIEUX EPISEQ® CS we are now able to offer you an application that will help you manage HAI in your facilities. The online tool puts NGS technology, along with one of the world's most extensive databases of bacterial strains at your disposal. You will gain critical information to track, help prevent, contain and stop the spread of infectious diseases and HAI.

bioMérieux has identified 13 bacterial species that cover the vast majority of HAI-related organisms:

Acinetobacter

baumannii

Acinetobacter

baumannii

Enterobacter cloacae complex

Enterobacter cloacae complex

Escherichia coli / Shigella

Burkholderia cepacia complex

Klebsiella

pneumoniae

Burkholderia cepacia complex

Burkholderia cepacia complex

Enterococcus

faecium

Enterococcus

faecium

Klebsiella

aerogenes

Acinetobacter

baumannii

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Clostridioides

difficile

Clostridioides

difficile

Enterococcus

faecalis

Enterococcus

faecalis

Acinetobacter

baumannii

Klebsiella

oxytoca

Acinetobacter

baumannii

Staphylococcus

aureus

Klebsiella

aerogenes

Serratia

marcescens

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5. The Direct Medical Costs of Healthcare-Associated Infections in U.S Hospitals and the Benefits of Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Report 2009