Latest sepsis Stories

2010-12-22 10:59:32

If you suffer from sepsis, you used to have to wait as much as 48 hours for laboratory findings.

2010-12-21 11:00:00

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.

2010-12-15 15:24:03

Delaying elective surgical procedures after a patient has been admitted to the hospital significantly increases the risk of infectious complications and raises hospital costs.

2010-12-01 00:30:00

Sepsis Alliance releases "Sepsis: Emergency," a special online video to help raise sepsis awareness among the general public. A leading killer in America, killing one person every 2.5 minutes, sepsis remains relatively unrecognized throughout all walks of life.

2010-11-22 06:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ - Spectral Diagnostics Inc., (TSX:SDI), today announced that it has signed a long-term, exclusive distribution agreement with Toray Industries, Inc. and Toray Medical Co., Ltd.

2010-11-17 22:17:22

Physicians caring for patients with sepsis may soon have a new safe and cost-effective treatment for this life-threatening illness.

2010-10-27 02:24:02

Older adults who survived severe sepsis were more likely to develop substantial cognitive impairment and functional disability.

2010-10-27 02:23:00

First large-scale study shows that most older patients hospitalized with severe sepsis face years of cognitive, physical decline.

2010-10-26 16:15:00

First large-scale study shows that most older patients hospitalized with severe sepsis face years of cognitive, physical decline, according to U-M research ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct.

2010-10-26 12:44:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ - Sirius Genomics, a developer of companion diagnostics, announced today that U.S. Patent # 7,820,376 entitled "Protein C Polymorphisms" has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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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