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ICU Management

Large Decreases in ICU-Acquired Infections - National Infection Campaign

2019 12 Sep

ICUs in the UK have seen an 80% drop in bloodstream infections according to NIHR Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre-funded research. In collaboration with Guy's and St Thomas' clinicians and researchers from ICNARC (Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre), the study analysed 1 million adult patients from 276 NHS ICUs across the... Read more

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Antifungal treatment in the ICU

2019 24 Jan

Best practice in managing fungal infections Invasive candidiasis: Every milligram of antifungal counts! Think Aspergillus!   Invasive fungal infections (IFIs) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients. Almost 80% of IFIs are due to Candida spp., which are the third most common isolated microorganisms in the... Read more

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T2 Biosystems to Exhibit Rapid and Sensitive Assay for Sepsis Pathogens at IDWeek 2013

2013 30 Sep

T2 Biosystems, a company developing direct detection products enabling superior diagnostics, announced that it will provide demonstrations of its flagship test, T2Candida®, for the rapid and sensitive identification of species-specific Candida directly from whole blood, on its T2Dx® instrument at Booth #922 at IDWeek 2013, October 2-6, 2013, in San... Read more