Event Details

Pneumonia in the ImmunoCompromised: Use of the Karius Test®  for the Detection of Undiagnosed Pathogens

 


 

The Karius Test® is a liquid biopsy for infection diseases that utilizes microbial cell-free DNA in plasma to detect over 1000 pathogens causing deep-seated and bloodstream infections. During his presentation Dr. Bergin will provide an overview of the Karius multi-center, prospective study comparing the Karius Test to Standard of Care in immunocompromised (IC) patients being evaluated for pneumonia. The population for this study are IC adults with hematological malignancies and/or hematocrit  (HCT) with suspicion of pneumonia. Results are expected later in 2022.

*This program is sponsored by Karius and CME credit is not available for this event.

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Speaker
Stephen P Bergin, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Fellowship Training Programs
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Duke University Health System

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About the Karius Test

The Karius Test is a liquid biopsy needing only a single blood sample to rapidly and non-invasively detect over 1,000 pathogens causing deep-seated and bloodstream infections.

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1 blood sample
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1-day processing
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1000+ pathogens

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