Respiratory Panel PCR Test – When To Order?

Respiratory Panel PCR Test – When To Order?

Quickly and effectively using the Respiratory Panel PCR Test This is not going to be the average flu season.  Clinicians are going to be asking, is it Flu?  Covid? Strep? Or any number of other prevalent respiratory pathogens.  Point of Care testing may be unreliable...
PCR for Gastrointestinal Infections

PCR for Gastrointestinal Infections

Quickly and effectively using PCR for gastrointestinal infection New parents Will and Jen were excited for the birth of their first child. That excitement quickly turned to anxiety when their daughter Audrey was born 12 weeks premature. Luckily, Audrey was born in a...
Recurrent UTI in an 82 y/o Woman

Recurrent UTI in an 82 y/o Woman

Here’s an interesting case of recurrent UTI we see all the time in urgent care, but could have had a better outcome: Patient is 82 y.o. female with previous history of pelvic wall/floor collapse/prolapse requiring bladder mesh surgery.  History of frequent and...