In critically ill populations such as those under close supervision in the ICU, it is especially important to ensure the right course of antimicrobial therapy at the right time.
We sat down for a virtual interview with Katherine Perez, PharmD, BCPS, Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship at bioMérieux, to learn about best practices that can achieve optimal care and improved antimicrobial use in septic patients.
Next week is Fungal Awareness Week, which is observed each year to bring attention to the need for early recognition of fungal infections. Early recognition is an important component to combatting these life-threatening infections.
Recognized on September 13 each year, World Sepsis Day is an impactful initiative aimed at decreasing the worldwide burden of sepsis. Awareness is important to help the public recognize the early signs of sepsis and seek medical care for rapid diagnosis and effective treatment.