Visby Medical™ Sexual Health Test Results in More Appropriate Antibiotic Treatment and Shorter Emergency Department Visits Than Standard of Care

Point-of-Care test significantly shortens time from ED arrival to test results, treatment and discharge – significant improvements are seen in the use of antibiotics for the treatment of chlamydia and gonococcal infections in women.

Nationwide increases in sexually transmitted diseases and antibiotic resistance create the need for a paradigm shift from traditional lab-based molecular testing.

A Case Study on the Importance of Testing: When SARS-CoV-2 Meets Influenza A

In the setting of a global pandemic, the specter of SARS-CoV-2 infection has understandably dominated the differential diagnosis for respiratory symptoms. However, it is crucial to remember that other respiratory pathogens continue to circulate, potentially leading to varied clinical presentations in patients who share the same exposure or living environment.

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