We sat down for a virtual interview with Katherine Perez, PharmD, BCPS, Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship at bioMérieux, to learn about best practices that can achieve optimal care and improved antimicrobial use in septic patients.
Knowledge of COVID-19 Helps Us Understand Viral Sepsis
The COVID-19 pandemic has led scientists to further explore viral sepsis because of the frequency that patients with severe COVID-19 had symptoms resembling sepsis.
Sepsis in the NICU: The Need for Diagnostics and Dedicated Antimicrobial Stewardship Teams
Providers must deal with a difficult balancing act in trying to treat suspected sepsis with antibiotic therapy and potentially causing sepsis with the same treatment.
World Sepsis Day 2021: Join in the Conversation and Make a Difference
Recognized on September 13 each year, World Sepsis Day is an impactful initiative aimed at decreasing the worldwide burden of sepsis. Awareness is important to help the public recognize the early signs of sepsis and seek medical care for rapid diagnosis and effective treatment.
The Value of Diagnostics in Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance – A Public Health Problem
At this year’s World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress, Dr. Tristan Timbrook delivered a...