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A new blood biomarker test that indicates whether bacteria is the cause of a patient’s lung infection is now being studied at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, launching a national
Antibiotic prescribing rates for acute respiratory tract infections could be significantly lowered using internet-based training for clinicians.
Sepsis is Top of Mind for New York Healthcare Providers as Rory’s Regulation, a Law Before New York Legislators Now, Proposes to Mandate All Hospitals Adopt New Protocols for Sepsis Identification
DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- bioMerieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announced the results of a survey demonstrating that most critical care nurses are unaware of a simple diagnostic test that may dramatically improve outcomes for sepsis patients.
DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- bioMerieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today released its results of a comprehensive survey of emergency department and critical care physicians.
HENNIGSDORF, Germany, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- B-R-A-H-M-S Aktiengesellschaft today announced it has submitted 510(k) file to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its patented B-R-A-H-M-S MR-proANP Kryptor Test. Atrial Natriuretic Peptide (ANP) is predominantly produced in the atrium of the heart and comprises 98% of the natriuretic peptides in the circulation.
A simple blood test may help detect serious bacterial infections (SBIs) like urinary tract infections and blood stream infections in young infants who come to the emergency department (ED) with fevers that have no clear cause.
DURHAM, N.C., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- bioMerieux recently conducted two surveys, fielded during conferences of the American Thoracic Society and Society of Hospital Medicine, that show how hospitalists, pulmonary and critical care physicians, and researchers are unanimous in their view that new methods and technologies are needed to quickly diagnose and combat severe bacterial sepsis in U.S.
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