There are some types of infections, such as bacterial, that antibiotics can treat, but many, like the flu, which is typically viral, cannot be treated with antibiotics. Read through our infographic to learn about when antibiotics may be appropriate treatment, and when they aren’t.
By the bioMérieux Connection Editors On Christmas Eve in 2014, Amanda Flores, a 36-year-old mother of two, went into septic shock. She awoke in February as a quadruple amputee. Ms. Flores was young, healthy, and active—so how did she come so close to death from a condition that more often strikes at-risk groups like the …
Compiled by the bioMérieux Connection Editors using information from Global Sepsis Alliance & WHO According to the Global Sepsis Alliance, sepsis doesn’t always look the same for everyone, especially when symptoms first show up. Knowing the signs of potential sepsis and when to contact a local physician or hospital could save your life or someone …
Explaining science in simple terms can be tough, but for addressing problems like antimicrobial resistance, public awareness and understanding are vital. Here are some common questions and answers.
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