Understanding sepsis and its causes can aid in rapid diagnosis and effective treatment, saving lives. Whether or not you are a healthcare professional, you have the chance to make a life-saving impact by helping to raise awareness during Sepsis Awareness Month.
Use of advanced diagnostics, vaccines, and improvements in public policy can support stewardship programs and also help address AMR and COVID-19 on multiple fronts. Without widespread intervention, these dual health threats will continue to worsen, leading to adverse health outcomes and decreased antibiotic efficacy for future generations.
With an event-wide focus on major diagnostic and microbiological topics, multiple sessions centered around antimicrobial resistance (AMR). We’ve highlighted select AMR-focused sessions and research that were presented during the information-packed weekend.