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As the antibiotic resistant mcr-1 gene continues to take the world by storm, scientists are finding it in unlikely places. A new study shows pets may be hiding the superbug that may lead to sepsis, pneumonia and more:
Pets might be a source of drug-resistant superbugs, Chinese researchers report.
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Did you know that most healthcare costs from pneumonia are a result of the progression to sepsis? Find out more about how the conditions correlate here:
Recognize the signs and symptoms of pneumonia and understand how capnography can be used to guide treatment for pneumonia and sepsis.
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One of the best ways to prevent sepsis is to anticipate it. Hospitals can save money on treating the condition by attacking it early on
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When an infection spreads through the body, it may lead to systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) or sepsis. How can EMS better prepare to identify the condition before it’s too late?
You were asked to assess and treat a 44-year-old woman who has been feeling weak and lethargic; did you make the right call?
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How does this woman keep her spirits lifted after having her hands and feet amputated because of septic shock? The Parsons Sun tells her story
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Did you know that rapid and sustained response to bacterially induced systemic inflammation, and a half-life of 24 hours, are important hallmarks of PCT as a marker of sepsis risk? Learn more at Thermo Fisher Scientific’s booth 2334 at American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)’s Conference!
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As the school year approaches, make sure children are vaccinated against common diseases like meningitis that may lead to septicemia
Students entering seventh and twelfth grade will need meningitis vaccines.
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Bloodstream infections, superbug infections and more may all contribute to the development of sepsis. Find out more about these infections via
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Earlier this year we lost two of America’s favorite entertainers, Patty Duke and Muhammad Ali, to sepsis. How can we continue to raise awareness around the condition that affects so many?
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Help the Rory Staunton Foundation promote ‪SepsisAwareness‬ by joining them at the 3rd Annual National Forum on ‪#‎Sepsis‬ to discuss new ideas on prevention, treatment and awareness
The 2016 National Forum on Sepsis will be held on Monday, Sept. 12 at the Yale Club in New York City. This year's event will focus on the theme of New York
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Thanks to everyone who stopped by Thermo Fisher Scientific’s booth at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)’s Conference this week! If you want to learn more about PCT and its use as a biomarker for sepsis check out the website:
Information on Sepsis and Procalcitonin (PCT) and its use in aiding early risk assessment.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific is at @American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)’s Conference talking about the benefits of using PCT to aid in risk assessment for sepsis – stop by booth 2334 before the conference ends!
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Thermo Fisher presents the About Sepsis Google+ page to raise sepsis awareness through education and information.
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Thermo Fisher presents the About Sepsis Google+ page to raise sepsis awareness through education and information. This page is beneficial to medical professionals, journalists, health and science writers, and the general public who are interested in learning more about sepsis and the importance of early detection and action to improve patient outcomes