The chance of developing an infection after surgery is about 1-3%. However, with antimicrobial resistance on the rise, many infections are becoming more and more difficult to treat.
Find your way through a scenario involving an infection leading to sepsis. At critical points, you must make choices about what you would do—and just like in real life, the decisions you make can change your ultimate outcome.
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.