The Link Between COVID-19 and Sepsis

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COVID-19 and sepsis go hand in hand for COVID-19 patients who are hospitalized in the ICU. Here we dig into the connection between COVID-19 and sepsis.

What is Sepsis?

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Sepsis is the result of a body’s extreme response to an infection & at least 1.7 million adults in the US develop sepsis every year. Learn more about sepsis.
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All About Fungal Infections

While fungi don't usually pose a threat to human health, several fungal infections can lead to sepsis or meningitis. Learn how syndromic testing can help.

Sepsis and Antimicrobial Resistance: Finding Balance

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Sepsis & concerns about AMR can seemingly pull prescribers in opposite directions, learn why this study suggests they are two sides of the same coin.

Why ASPs Should be Included in Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Efforts

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The COVID-19 pandemic illustrated why antimicrobial stewardship programs should be incorporated into a healthcare organization’s disaster preparedness plans.

Sepsis Awareness Month 2021

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Over 1.7 million people are diagnosed with sepsis in the US each year, yet more than 34% of Americans have never heard of sepsis. Learn the facts.
Dr. Tristan Timbrook, PharmD, Global Medical Scientist, BioFire Diagnostics

Bloodstream infections: The impact of syndromic testing on patient care and antimicrobial stewardship

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Systematic review and meta-analysis on the impact of molecular rapid diagnostic tests and the role syndromic panels can play in antimicrobial stewardship.

Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs

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Over time Superbugs have developed a resistance to the antibiotics designed to fight them. Learn about 10 of these bad bugs & how we're combating them.

The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance—and How Syndromic Testing Can Help

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Antibiotic resistance poses a significant threat to global public health. Learn how syndromic testing promotes antimicrobial stewardship.

How We Achieved the BioFire “Big 5”

The first 5 panels for the BioFire® FilmArray® System were specifically designed to target syndromes that meet three important criteria.