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2013-09-09 11:35:52

Disease-causing bacteria stink — literally — and the odor released by some of the nastiest microbes has become the basis for a faster and simpler new way to diagnose blood infections and finger the specific microbe, scientists reported here today at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society. The new test produces results in 24 hours, compared to as much as 72 hours required with the test hospitals now use,...

2013-07-16 22:35:33

"Multiple hospitalizations for complications from a terminal illness may be burdensome for elderly patients and reflect poor quality care," write Joan M. Teno, M.D., M.S., of the Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University, Providence, R.I., and colleagues, who conducted a study to examine whether the occurrence of multiple hospitalizations for the complications of infections or dehydration was associated with survival. As reported in a Research Letter, the study population was...

2013-06-20 23:11:06

Treatment with recently identified molecule helps neutrophils travel to site of injury, may reduce sepsis, other complications Advances in emergency medicine and trauma surgery have had a significant impact on survival of patients in the days immediately after major injuries, including burns. Patients who survive the immediate aftermath of their injuries now are at greatest risk from infections — particularly the overwhelming, life-threatening immune reaction known as sepsis —...

2013-06-13 23:26:05

Spike Out Sepsis, the award-winning sand volleyball tournament, will be taking over Columbus courts on Saturday, June 22, 2013. For the fifth straight year, teams from around central Ohio will be competing to raise funds and awareness for sepsis, which kills more people in the United States each year than breast cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer combined. COLUMBUS, OHIO (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The fifth annual Spike Out Sepsis, an award-winning sand volleyball tournament, is coming...

2013-06-11 08:30:34

Follow-up SURFAXIN® (lucinactant) Data Analysis Presented at 2013 Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group Annual Meeting WARRINGTON, Pa., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO) today announced the presentation of the last in a series of pharmacoeconomic analyses indicating that a reduction in the rate of reintubation( )among preterm infants may potentially result in hospital cost-savings related to fewer reintubation-related diagnoses of...

2013-05-29 08:32:06

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a critical care focused company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses in the intensive care unit, was recently featured in the article "Blood Purification Device for ICU Patients Seeks to Treat Root Cause of Sepsis" on May 24, 2013 in MedCity News. Highlights from the MedCity News Article: The cost of treating sepsis was $14.6 billion in 2008, according to the Centers for...

2013-05-20 16:25:41

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today at American Society for Microbiology conference, award lecturer Dr. Christine Ginocchio discussed Specific Technologies blood culture system as an upcoming solution for rapid identification of microorganisms producing bloodstream infection. Dr. Ginocchio is the Senior Medical Director and Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease Diagnostics at North Shore-LIJ Health System, the nation's 2nd largest not-for-profit,...

2013-05-16 16:25:55

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amara Health Analytics today announced that the company's software, Clinical Vigilance(TM) for Sepsis, was used to study the impact of timely administration of antibiotics in cases of severe sepsis. The study was conducted by researchers at Cooper University Hospital, and it is being presented this week at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) annual meeting in Atlanta. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130516/CG15617)...

2013-04-23 08:34:13

NEW YORK and LONDON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rory Staunton Foundation and Global Sepsis Alliance today announced that they will unite to fight against sepsis, which claims 8-9 million lives annually. They aim to collaborate to create Global Sepsis awareness & mandates. On January 13th, as a result of the remarkable success of the efforts of the Rory Staunton Foundation New York Governor Cuomo made New York the first USA State, and among the first...

How Does The Immune System React To Toxins In Space?
2013-04-23 05:42:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A small device in the payload of the space shuttle Atlantis that housed a set of biological samples was the target of a team of eager US Army researchers when the shuttle touched down at Cape Canaveral in the summer of 2011. The mission was the end of the shuttle program, but the beginning of two years of study on those samples. The team presented their results at the Experimental Biology 2013 conference this past week in Boston,...


Latest sepsis Reference Libraries

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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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