Search Tag: Sepsis

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Sepsis Alliance Announces 2013 Sepsis Heroes

2013 14 Aug

Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s leading patient advocacy group promoting sepsis awareness, today announced the honorees for the 2013 Sepsis Heroes gala. Taking place on September 12, 2013 during Sepsis Awareness Month, the event will be held in New York City at Arena Event Space and will bring together sepsis survivors, family... Read more

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Discovery Opens Doors to New Therapies for Sepsis

2013 07 Jun

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that after severe trauma injuries or extensive burns, many neutrophils become defective and unable to move, which contributes to septic complications Despite numerous advances in treating infections and disease, effective treatments for sepsis remain elusive. A new discovery published in the June 2013 issue... Read more

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BioFire Obtains CE IVD Mark for FilmArray® Blood Culture Identification Panel

2013 07 Jun

BioFire Diagnostics, Inc. announced today that it obtained the CE IVD Mark under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices for its FilmArray Blood Culture Identification (BCID) Panel. The BCID Panel tests positive blood cultures and can identify more than 100 blood pathogens known to cause sepsis. Sepsis, a serious medical condition,... Read more

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New Research Identifies Infection & Sepsis-Related Mortality Hotspots Across the U.S.

2013 16 May

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have created the first U.S. map that pinpoints hotspots for infection and severe sepsis related-deaths. (Credit: Penn Medicine) First Map of Its Kind Reveals Key Areas for Additional Research and Support Services In the past, researchers have sought to determine... Read more

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Thermo Scientific at ISICEM 2013

2013 14 Mar

Thermo Scientific will be exhibiting at the 33 rd ISICEM in Brussels and will be presenting its procalcitonin (PCT) biomarker. Early identification of sepsis is crucial to improving patient outcomes. Yet sepsis can be difficult to differentiate from nonbacterial infections. Procalcitonin (PCT) is a biomarker that exhibits a rapid, clinically... Read more