Search Tag: Brahms PCT

ICU Management

How to overcome antibiotic overuse in COVID-19 patients?

2021 24 Mar

Speakers Valerie Vaughn Director of Hospital Medicine Research in the Division of General Internal Medicine University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA Neil Powell Consultant Antimicrobial Pharmacist Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Truro, UK Find Thermo Fisher Scientific on Social Media   Read more

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PCT-guided Antibiotic Stewardship in COVID-19 Patients

2020 14 Sep

Professor Michael Mansour is a physician-scientist with a research concentration in immune responses against invading pathogens. He attends on the Clinical Transplant Infectious Diseases and Immunocompromised Host Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital - Division of Infectious Diseases, where he cares for solid and stem cell transplant recipients... Read more

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FDA Clears Test to Help Manage Antibiotic Treatment For Lower Respiratory Tract Infections & Sepsis

2017 22 Mar

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if antibiotic treatment should be started or stopped in patients with lower respiratory tract infections, such as community-acquired pneumonia, and stopped in patients with sepsis. This is the first test to use... Read more