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July 2019

publicationIn Vitro Diagnostics

PCT included in Second WHO Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics

Procalcitonin – to guide antibiotic therapy/discontinuation in sepsis and lower respiratory tract infection

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July 2019

in newsAntibiotic Resistance

Rapid Diagnostic Testing Helps Rule Out Bacterial Infections, Decreasing Antibiotic Use

A pharmacist-led protocol using rapid diagnostic testing to rule out methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pulmonary infections at an Ohio hospital last year led to 80% of patients being de-escalated on vancomycin within 24 hours of receiving negative test results.

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May 2019

press-releaseHealth Economics

U.S. Health Economic Analysis Demonstrates the Cost Reduction Impact of using B·R·A·H·M·S PCT to Support Antibiotic Stewardship Versus Standard of Care

Outcome shows a reduction in antibiotic days, shorter length of stay, shorter duration of mechanical ventilation, and fewer patients at risk for antibiotic resistance or C.difficile infection lead to incremental reduction of costs of 26 percent in sepsis and 17.7 percent in lower respiratory tract infection

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February 2019

current-eventSepsis

2019 Sepsis Survivor Week, February 10th-16th

Up to 60% of sepsis survivors are left not only with physical challenges but mental and emotional challenges too.

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