After severe or even mild COVID-19 illness, some people continue to suffer from symptoms for weeks and months after their initial recovery. These people may be considered “long haulers” with post-COVID-19 syndrome.
As COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to increase, it’s important to know how to reduce your risk of becoming ill this holiday season. Holiday gatherings can be a great way to reconnect with friends and family, but this year you should consider how your holiday plans can be modified to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Administering antimicrobial therapy is essential for treating the underlying infections that cause sepsis, but the protocols for doing so can, at times, clash with antimicrobial stewardship guidelines.
Barb Hammond, a microbiologist at bioMérieux who has been with the company for more than 30 years, loves being outdoors, spending time with her family, and training her golden retriever in competitive dog sports. But last year, Barb’s usual routine came to screeching halt when she became septic after a surgical procedure.