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2014-04-03 08:30:46

New initiative seeks to secure justice for families who have lost a loved one due to neglect at healthcare institutions WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center believes that, based on the calls they receive from family members, needless deaths caused by sepsis, or septic shock, is a much bigger problem than anyone knows. If a family is mourning the loss of a loved one who died from sepsis, or septic shock, after a stay in a nursing home, a rehab...

2014-04-03 08:30:31

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat life threatening conditions in the intensive care unit, announced that Dr. Phillip Chan, MD, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of CytoSorbents, will present a corporate overview at the 13(th) Annual Needham Healthcare Conference at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City, New York. Dr. Chan will present from 10:00...

2014-03-26 12:28:36

CINCINNATI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Septic shock is a severe systemic infection and major cause of death for the old and young alike. Unfortunately, researchers say testing new drug regimens to stop the infection is confounded because clinical trials include patients who are either too sick to be saved by experimental therapies or not sick enough to warrant the treatments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO In a study published in the April...

2014-03-13 08:27:59

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses in the intensive care unit, announced that it will sponsor a research symposium entitled: "SIRS and SEPSIS - New Therapy with CytoSorb®" at the 34(th) International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM 2014) in Brussels, Belgium next week. The program is scheduled for...

2014-03-05 08:30:42

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and SEATTLE, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunexpress Group (Immunexpress) and Debiopharm Diagnostics SA (Debiopharm), today announced the securing of six million U.S. dollars from a financing round, led by Debiopharm. The funding will be used to advance development of the Immunexpress SeptiCyte(R) technology and bring one of the company's late-stage sepsis diagnostic products through to market. Immunexpress is a molecular diagnostic company...

2014-02-25 16:28:58

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With sights set on stopping one of the world's deadliest infections, University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) has launched a performance improvement initiative to help northern Colorado clinicians more easily identify and treat sepsis, which annually kills 258,000 people in the U.S. Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) announced a three-year partnership with UCHealth, including Medical Center of the Rockies and Poudre Valley...

2014-02-24 08:22:05

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Using analytical technology developed to detect launched missiles, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has discovered a way to identify sepsis, a potentially fatal blood condition, between 14 to 16 hours earlier than physicians currently do. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b "Vitals and lab data are, essentially, continuously updated streams of information - just like missile signals detected by our defense systems,"...

2014-01-30 10:09:55

Researchers have developed a tool that allows caregivers to quickly and accurately predict the risk of death in children with septic shock – a systemic infection that damages vital organs and one of the leading causes of death among hospitalized children. Reporting their results Jan. 29 in PLOS ONE (published by the Public Library of Science), researchers say the study validates a tool that would let doctors decide much faster which severely sick children need to receive aggressive...

2014-01-29 16:28:58

CINCINNATI, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have developed a tool that allows caregivers to quickly and accurately predict the risk of death in children with septic shock - a systemic infection that damages vital organs and one of the leading causes of death among hospitalized children. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Reporting their results Jan. 29 in PLOS ONE (published by the Public Library of Science), researchers say the...

2014-01-10 12:25:50

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC), in partnership with Cape Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in New Jersey and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, presented results from an innovative sepsis performance improvement program today at the Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 43(rd) Critical Care Congress in San Francisco, California. "We partnered with Medical Simulation Corporation on a sepsis performance improvement program to...


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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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