Infectious diseases are responsible for millions of deaths worldwide. When COVID-19 containment measures were established, the transmission of these deadly pathogens was reduced, leading to a significant reduction in life-threatening invasive diseases in many countries worldwide.
Community Health Centers have played an essential role throughout the pandemic, reaching medically underserved groups who may not otherwise have access to COVID-19 testing, vaccines, or care.
By the bioMérieux Connection Editors In a recent interview with Dr. Alexander Flannery, a Critical Care Pharmacist at the University of Kentucky HealthCare, we had the opportunity to discuss his team’s research on sepsis-associated acute kidney disease (AKD)—a term that Dr. Flannery uses to refer to “a non-resolving acute kidney injury (AKI) that lasts at …
Resistance isn’t the only problem that can result from antimicrobial overuse. Through decades of research, scientists have begun to realize that microbes, both in our environment and in our bodies, play an important role in maintaining our health.