Study of diagnostic and antimicrobial stewardship practices related to molecular respiratory panel testing in adults with lower respiratory tract infections at acute care hospitals. Most respondents reported use of rapid respiratory panels, but related stewardship practices were uncommon and the real-world impact of respiratory panels were difficult to quantify.
Claeys KC, Morgan DJ, Leekha S, Sullivan KV. Diagnostic and antimicrobial stewardship with molecular respiratory testing across the SHEA Research Network. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Aug;42(8):1010-1013.