Comparison of AI-assisted and manual interpretation of disc diffusion test from 12 antibiotics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas spp., especially P. aeruginosa are among the most important nosocomial pathogens, mainly as causative…

APAS PharmaQC: AI for culture plate reading

This joint presentation provides an overview of the APAS Independence, a laboratory automation device using artificial…

Building the business case for the introduction of APAS Independence

Introduction of automation into laboratories is a multi-faceted consideration requiring several stakeholders to inform…

Case Study: Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Monitoring

This presentation discusses the application of artificial intelligence for environmental monitoring during…

Automated Reading of Agar Plates using AI

This presentation discusses the opportunity to improve environmental monitoring plate reading workflows at AstraZeneca…

Preliminary performance testing of the APAS® Independence with APAS® PharmaQC artificial intelligence system for environmental monitoring in sterile manufacturing.

Microbiological methods remain deeply rooted in traditional practices and new technologies are being considered to…

Data Integrity Challenges in the Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory

A key foundation to Good Manufacturing Practice, is the execution and routine review of a robust environmental…

APAS PharmaQC Pilot Secondary Validation Study Results

This study assessed the performance of the APAS Independence with PharmaQC analysis module to identify growth on TSA…

Comparison of AI-assisted and manual zone interpretation of Nitroxoline in uncomplicated urinary tract infections.

Nitroxoline is one of the recommended first-line drugs for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections…

Direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing for acute urinary tract infection – comparison of AI-assisted zone interpretation and conventional susceptibility testing methods.

Direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing (dAST) from urine samples using disc diffusion methods is in widespread use…

Comparison of the automated plate assessment system (APAS) to manual plate reading of surveillance screening cultures and clinical urine cultures – a diagnostic study

Screening for Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can account…

Comparison of the APAS Independence Automated Plate Reader System with the Manual Standard of Care for Processing Urine Culture Specimens

Urine cultures are among the highest-volume tests in clinical microbiology laboratories and usually require…

Microbiology 2.0 – A “behind the scenes” consideration for artificial intelligence applications for interpretive culture plate reading in routine diagnostic laboratories

Laboratory automation with Artificial Intelligence (AI) features have now emerged into routine diagnostic clinical use…

Evaluation of the APAS Independence as an artificial intelligence tool for urine culture reporting in a clinical hospital setting

Urine cultures (UC) constitute up to 30-40% of the workflow in clinical microbiology laboratories. Staffing…

Comparison of the APAS Independence automated plate reader system with manual standard-of-care for processing urine culture specimens

Urine cultures are amongst the highest volume tests run in clinical microbiology laboratories and usually require…

Streamlining Urine Processing with modular automation using DxM Autoplak and APAS Independence: A French experience with CPSE media

Investigation of urine samples remains a core focus for microbiology laboratories and has largely remained manual in…

Evaluation of the APAS Independence with Thermo Fisher Brilliance MRSA Analysis Module at NHS William Harvey Hospital

Screening of MRSA samples in routine microbiology is an important service to assist with infection control…

Comparison of the APAS Independence Automated Plate Reader System with manual standard-of-care for processing urine culture specimens

Urine cultures are amongst the highest volume tests run in clinical microbiology laboratories and usually require…

Impact of an Automated Plate Reader for MRSA and Urine Chromogenic Culture Plates

The low prevalence (~1% in UK) of MRSA colonisation means much time is spent reading and reporting negative culture…

Introduction and use of an AI imaging device (APAS® Independence) to autoverify Urine cultures – Presented by Dr Glen Hansen

This study evaluated the performance of an AI imaging device, the APAS Independence to identify cases that meet the…

Comparison of MRSA plate reading methods: APAS® Independence (Artificial Intelligence), plate-in-hand and Kiestra™ (digital reads)

Automated systems have emerged to facilitate the interpretation of bacteriology culture with and without artificial…

Evaluation of the use of artificial intelligence for the detection of VRE using two different agar types

This study was conducted to evaluate artificial intelligence (AI)-based VRE-detection algorithms in combination with…

Validation of APAS Independence (CCS) AI-Algorithms to detect MRSA in a routine setup

Culture-based MRSA screening is an important part of infection control in everyday clinical practice where fast and…

Evaluation of an automated culture plate reading instrument for MRSA culture screening

Screening for MRSA colonisation is a routine task in the microbiology laboratory, with the standard method being…

Introducing artificial intelligence for early Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci culture reads with APAS®

In clinical diagnostic laboratories, the early detection of bacteria directly impacts early reporting of clinical…

Clinical evaluation of the APAS® Independence

Automated imaging and interpretation of urine cultures using artificial intelligence with composite reference standard…

Comparison of an Automated Plate Assessment System and Artificial Intelligence

An evaluation of the APAS Independence’s ability to accurately triage MRSA cultures compared to human interpretation.

Intelligent Automation – the first US Use of the APAS Independence Delivering Artificial Intelligence for Clinical Microbiology Automation

Dr Glen Hansen's Poster on Intelligent Automation presented at the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Microbe in…

Evaluation of APAS® Independence for routine urine culture reading within a private clinical setting

As culture reading can be highly subjective and time-demanding the use of artificial intelligence such as the APAS®…

Introduction of artificial intelligence for high throughput culture-based MRSA screening

AI-based systems that aid in the plate-reading process may increase the overall sample throughput.

Image Interpretation of urine cultures using APAS Independence – artificial intelligence in the routine clinical laboratory

Despite significant developments in automation, microbiology remains a highly manual and labour-intensive discipline.

Image Interpretation of urine cultures using APAS Independence – artificial intelligence in the routine clinical laboratory

An in situ evaluation of the APAS Independence was carried out in the microbiology laboratory, St Vincent’s Pathology,…

Multicenter Evaluation of an Image Analysis Device (APAS)

Comparison Between Digital Image and Traditional Plate Reading Using Urine Cultures.

Observations on variations in manual reading of cultures

The subject of laboratory error was examined during a symposium at the ASM Microbe 2016 conference in Boston, MA.

Initial Evaluation of an Image Analysis Device for the Screening of Cultures from Clinical Specimens

In recent years there has been an increase in the application of image analysis technologies within the clinical…

Initial Evaluation of an Image Analysis Device for the Screening of Cultures from Clinical Specimens

The aim of this study was to evaluate the abilities of this imaging device to screen three routinely used agars…

Evaluation of an Image Analysis Device (APAS) for Screening Urine Cultures

While advancements have been made in some areas of pathology with diagnostic materials being screened using image…

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