September 01, 2015

bioMérieux Receives Proclamations for Strike Out Sepsis Day to Help Save Lives Through Greater Awareness of this Deadly Syndrome

Global healthcare leader educates public about sepsis dangers through Strike Out Sepsis events, webinars, grand rounds and Fa...Read More

June 22, 2015

Global experts engage in the fight against antimicrobial resistance during the World HAI/Resistance Forum organized by bioMérieux

For the Forum’s 5th edition, bioMérieux commits to support a global educational project on the fight against antimicrobia...Read More

February 26, 2015

BioFire Receives FDA Clearance for the FilmArray® 2.0 System

New system delivers higher throughput, single database management and minimized footprint...Read More

September 17, 2014

First National Forum on Sepsis Video Archive Now Available

National Forum on Sepsis held in Washington D.C., on September 17, 2014. ...Read More

September 15, 2014

bioMérieux Joins with the Rory Staunton Foundation to host the First National Forum on Sepsis

Event to be held Sept. 17 in Washington D.C. and will feature Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), Konrad Reinhart, MD, of the Glo...Read More

September 04, 2014

CDC Safe Healthcare Blog: A Mother’s Account: “If We Had Known About Sepsis, We Would Have Looked for Sepsis”

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September 04, 2014

Sepsis Awareness Month: Fewer than Half of Americans Have Heard of this Devastating Illness

CDC Director Serving as World Sepsis Day Ambassador...Read More

July 23, 2014

bioMérieux VIRTUO™, the new generation of blood culture system, is CE-marked

VIRTUO™ is the next dimension of blood culture microbial detection...Read More

July 09, 2014

bioMérieux Breaks Ground on New Production Line at Durham Facility

Expansion to help address the global public health threat of sepsis and meet the related demand for microbial detection....Read More

February 27, 2014

Historic U.S. Senate Committee Shines Light on Sepsis in First-ever Congressional Hearing on Deadly Syndrome

Ciaran Staunton testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee about the importance of i...Read More

January 20, 2014

“Early Recognition and Risk Assessment of the Septic Patient: Part I & II” Webinar Series NOW AVAILABLE

bioMérieux Sepsis Month educational webinars are now available at More

October 01, 2013

Procalcitonin Testing In The Puzzle Of Sepsis

Marcia M, Geiser, MLS(ASCP)CM, Chemistry Lead Technologist, improves sepsis diagnosis by establishing protocol for recognizin...Read More

April 15, 2013

Dr. Carl Flatley, the Sepsis Alliance and bioMérieux Work Together to Fight Sepsis

bioMérieux is partnering with Dr. Flatley and the Sepsis Alliance to create a series of videos titled “Faces of Sepsis” ...Read More

April 15, 2013

Are you equipped to manage the Sepsis Boom?

Every 3 to 4 seconds, someone dies of Sepsis, making it the second leading cause of death in the intensive care unit....Read More

October 15, 2012

VIDAS® D-DIMER EXCLUSION II™: The Gold Standard Just Got Faster!

bioMérieux received FDA clearance for the VIDAS® D-DIMER EXCLUSION II™, a 20-minute automated assay for the quantitative ...Read More

October 15, 2012

bioMérieux Helps Excela Health Protect Its BacT/ALERT® 3D Investment

The microbiology lab at excela health in Greensburg, Pennsylvania acquired and began using the bioMérieux BacT/ALERT® 3D in...Read More

August 15, 2012

Severe Sepsis Strikes 750,000 Americans Every Year*

The first house is critical – the first 24 hours can be decisive....Read More

August 15, 2012

Baby Boomers and Sepsis: The Looming Crisis and the Tools to Avert

The number of sepsis cases in the United States is increasing as the sepsis-vulnerable community is getting larger. ...Read More

March 15, 2012

BacT/ALERT® 3D Manufacturing Update: New Capacity and Process Efficiency for an Indispensable Product in the Modern Microbiology Lab

bioMérieux has invested approximately $30 million on design and implementation of this state-of-the-art production line, whi...Read More

March 15, 2012

Using Procalcitonin to Determine which Patients with Overlapping Symptoms are Likely to Suffer Sepsis

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March 05, 2012

Coming Soon: Bact/ALERT® 3D B.40 Firmware Upgrade

Beginning in March 2012, bioMérieux will begin shipping out the latest firmware update for the BacT/ALERT® 3D system....Read More

September 15, 2011

Delayed Entry: The Benefits of Superior Blood Culture Bottle Design

bioMérieux’s continuous innovation has created a blood culture system that addresses potential problems in your lab....Read More

January 15, 2011

WORKSAFE™ Blood Culture Collection Kits Help Mercy Medical Center Reduce Blood Culture Contamination

LEAN blood culture collection processes save money and resources for Mercy Medical Center....Read More

December 10, 2010

Microbiology Laboratory Risk Assessment Of Blood Culture Bottle Breakage

Plastic bottles offer comparable performance to glass bottles without the risk of exposure to potentially dangerous pathogens...Read More

July 15, 2009

Management of Sepsis Syndrome

Early recognition and early goal-directed therapy are the cornerstones of improving outcomes of patients who develop sepsis....Read More

May 15, 2009

Using Procalcitonin To Diagnose Sepsis And The Potential For Improved Antibiotic Stewardship

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April 15, 2009

Stirring Up Bacillus at Coffee Memorial Blood Center

Coffee Memorial Blood Center processes 12-16 BacT/ALERT® bottles per day to test between six and eight blood donor samples....Read More

November 15, 2008

Despite Protection, Glass Bottles Still Break

Despite this protection, glass bottles still break during shipment....Read More

October 15, 2008

Revolutionizing the Standard of Care for Patients with Sepsis

bioMérieux has released a new assay for the VIDAS® and mini VIDAS® systems that can rapidly correlate with bacteria as the...Read More

September 15, 2008

Surveys Show U.S. Clinicians Need New Tools to Combat Sepsis

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September 15, 2008

Glass vs. Plastic

Narelle Chenery, ONEgroup Research & Development Director, recently assessed the ecological impact of both glass and plastic ...Read More

April 15, 2008


WorkSafe™ is an education campaign to provide labs and infection control personnel with resources and educational materials...Read More

February 15, 2008

bioMérieux Promotes Antibiotic Stewardship at American Society for Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting

The 2007 American Society for Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Meeting was held in Las Vegas, and bioMérieux’s und...Read More

February 15, 2008

Skin Disinfection: Chlorhexidine Gluconate, The Science Behind The Practice

Chlorhexidine Gluconate in combination with isopropyl alcohol is a safe and efficacious skin antiseptic that is being used co...Read More

December 15, 2007


bioMérieux has become the first company in the United States to launch an automated test measuring procalcitonin, a biologic...Read More

December 15, 2007

Dispensing Advice with Medication

Pharmacists use patient management software to intervene for better and more responsible patient care....Read More

December 15, 2007

Glass vs. Plastic

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October 15, 2007

Improving BacT/ALERT® Bottle Labeling

Starting in Early December 2007 customers will be noticing a new BacT/ALERT label....Read More

October 15, 2007

Product Highlight: Blood Culture Collection Kit

bioMérieux introduces a Blood Culture Collection Kit – all you need to collect a blood culture in one easy to use convenie...Read More

October 15, 2007

The Use of Expert Systems in an Era of Increasing Antibiotic Resistance

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October 15, 2007

Diagnostic Breakthrough Addresses Cause Of 90,000 Deaths Each Year.

A group of infectious disease specialists revealed clinical data that demonstrated how PNA FISH significantly reduced mortali...Read More

August 15, 2007

Data Driven Drug Decisions

In the scientific world of medicine where so much of our practice is evidence based, the choice and dosing of pharmaceuticals...Read More

August 15, 2007

Sepsis Case Study: Tricore Laboratories

Within five hours, the BacT/ALERT detected a positive blood culture bottle and alarmed the microbiology staff. ...Read More

June 15, 2007

Macrolides and Related Antibiotics

The macrolides have been known for more than five decades and since the introduction in therapy of erythromycin, a number of ...Read More

June 15, 2007

VIDAS® D-Dimer Exclusion™ Frequently Asked Questions

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April 15, 2007

Diagnostic Markers: Empowering Clinical Decisions in the Emergency Department (Part 2)

At the American College of Emergency Physicians 37th Annual Scientific Assembly, bioMérieux hosted a scientific symposium on...Read More

February 15, 2007

Diagnostic Markers: Empowering Clinical Decisions in the Emergency Department

At the American College of Emergency Physicians 37th Annual Scientific Assembly, bioMérieux hosted a scientific symposium en...Read More

October 15, 2006

Advancing ED clinical decisions with diagnostic markers

ACEP Scientific Assembly, October 15-18, 2006 Scientific Symposium, sponsored by bioMérieux....Read More

April 15, 2005

Want to get the best results from your blood cultures?

bioMérieux would like to bring you some “BacT/Tips” regarding the culturing of blood specimens in the BacT/ALERT® micro...Read More

February 15, 2005

Increased sensitivity of sepsis detection improves patient care and reimbursement

Receiving critical information sooner allows the clinician to evaluate the patient’s treatment plan and modify it according...Read More

November 15, 2004

24-Hour subculturing of positive blood cultures leads to faster ID/AST results

Prompt detection and reporting of positive blood cultures is of critical importance. ...Read More

September 15, 2004

Consorta Awards Blood Culture Contract to bioMérieux for another Three Years

bioMérieux, Inc. has recently been awarded a sole-source agreement for the BacT/ALERT®3D blood culture and mycobacteria sys...Read More