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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new study comparing the BD Max enteric bacterial panel, or EBP, to traditional stool culture has shown the Becton Dickinson panel can result in significant savings.

In the study, published last month in BMC Clinical Pathology, researchers measured 86 samples, assessing turnaround time, total cost, as well as impact on lab processes for the five infectious pathogens that cause up to 95 percent of acute bacterial gastroenteritis.

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