Dr. Hahn advocates for a more proactive microbiology lab to closely monitor the types of CF infections and to determine which antibiotics each infection is most susceptible. In the Children’s National study, researchers analyzed each sample in two different ways: standard lab culture and molecular testing.
By the bioMérieux Connection Editors Leonys Martin, a veteran center fielder, joined the Cleveland Indians from the Detroit Tigers, just prior to the July 31 trade deadline. By all accounts, both Leonys and his new team were delighted; Leonys was looking forward to playoff baseball and the managers at Cleveland—who lead the American League Central—were …
By the bioMérieux Connection Editors Normally, your immune system works to fight germs, but with sepsis, your immune system turns on you instead. Sepsis can quickly lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death if it’s not addressed promptly. That’s why sepsis is a medical emergency, and time matters. So how do you recognize if …
By the bioMéreiux Connection Editors The Global Sepsis Alliance estimates that sepsis affects around 30 million people each year and results in between 6 and 9 million deaths. Because of that, research aimed at combating sepsis remains vital. Accordingly, the World Sepsis Congress closed with presentations on significant sepsis research over the last two years. …
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