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One-day Workflow Scheme for Bacterial Pathogen Detection and Antimicrobial Resistance Testing from Blood Cultures Wendy L.J. Hansen1, Judith Beuving1, Annelies Verbon2, Petra. F.G. Wolffs1 1Department of Medical Microbiology, Maastricht University Medical Center, 2Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center The design of a straightforward one-day workflow scheme for bacterial pathogen diagnostics enables the rapid recognition of bloodstream infections. The inclusion of eight clinically relevant bacterial targets and their antibiotic resistance profiles offers the clinician an initial insight on the same day, which can lead to more adequate therapy.