EPM Talk Ep. 25 – Syndromic Testing a Game Changer for Meningitis/Encephalitis

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In the era of pandemics, knowing within two hours whether you have a college student with bacterial meningitis, or a more benign viral etiology could be hugely important to many people.

Dr. Sean-Xavier Neath joins Mark Plaster for a discussion of syndromic infectious disease detection of meningitis/encephalitis. It could change the way you approach this deadly condition.


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FOUNDER / EXECUTIVE EDITOR Dr. Plaster has been an emergency physician for more than thirty years, working exclusively night shifts for the past twenty years in emergency departments across the country. During that period he joined the U.S. Navy and served two tours in Iraq. Dr. Plaster is the founder and executive editor of Emergency Physicians Monthly and the founder of Plaster Publishing.

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