Latest sepsis Stories

2010-10-19 15:55:39

High fat diets cause a dramatic immune system overreaction to sepsis, a condition of systemic bacterial infection.

2010-10-19 08:05:00

Combination of Toraymyxin(TM) and EAA(TM) represents first theranostic trial in sepsis TORONTO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Spectral Diagnostics Inc.

2010-10-15 02:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Medical today announced the European launch of its new NICOM(R) System which offers an integrated Pulse Oximetry functionality (OxiMax(R) Covidien plc).

2010-10-12 15:50:00

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2010-10-01 06:14:00

MANHASSET, N.Y., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) is urging healthcare providers, patients and policymakers worldwide to treat sepsis as a medical emergency.

2010-09-30 14:49:12

Severe sepsis, a disease characterised by a sudden drop in blood pressure and progressive organ dysfunction following infection, remains one of the most common causes of mortality in intensive care units worldwide.

2010-09-27 10:20:00

MANHASSET, N.Y., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty percent of U.S. adults are not familiar with sepsis, despite the fact that more than 200,000 Americans die from it every year, making sepsis one of the leading causes of death in the nation.

2010-07-28 13:37:29

Rogier van Doorn and colleagues from Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam present a Learning Forum article in this week's PLoS Medicine that describes three unusual cases of patients with listerial meningitis.

2010-07-20 13:40:14

Sepsis and septic shock appear to be more common than heart attacks or pulmonary blood clots among patients having general surgery, and the death rate for patients with septic shock is approximately 34 percent within 30 days of operation.

2010-07-02 19:44:22

Infants born prematurely are highly susceptible to life-threatening conditions that are clinically difficult to detect.

Latest sepsis Reference Libraries

2011-04-28 16:37:36

Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...

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