In the News: Why Better Sepsis Diagnosis Results in Better Outcomes

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In Clinical Lab Products, Silvia Cermelli, PhD, and Prashant Wani, PhD say “The delay in sepsis diagnosis not only increases the risk of dying by as much as 8% every hour, but misdiagnosis leads to unnecessary use of strong antibiotic therapies causing health-related burdens on patients and economic burdens on healthcare systems.” Source: Clinical Lab…

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Immunexpress and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Present Quality Improvement Feasibility with SeptiCyte® RAPID at the 2023 American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo

Immunexpress - the signature diagnostics for sepsis

Immunexpress, Inc. 25 Jul, 2023, 16:30 ET SeptiCyte® RAPID, an in vitro diagnostic test intended to aid differentiating infection-positive (sepsis) from infection-negative systemic inflammation in patients suspected of sepsis, demonstrated good analytical performance SEATTLE and BRISBANE, Australia, July 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Immunexpress, Pty Ltd., a molecular diagnostic company focused on improving outcomes for suspected…

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PodcastDX: Richard Brandon on Sepsis Rapid Test

Richard Brandon on PodcastDX, Episode 19

This week we will discuss a new rapid response test for Sepsis with one of the developers, Richard Brandon.

Sepsis describes a syndrome that occurs when severe infection results in critical illness and affects 750,000 Americans annually. Sepsis occurs when a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection causes a significant response from the body’s immune system, causing a high heart rate, fever, or fast breathing. Severe sepsis develops when the infection causes organ damage. Septic shock is the most severe form in which the infection causes low blood pressure, resulting in damage to multiple organs. About three in every 10 patients with severe sepsis, and half of those with septic shock, die in the hospital.

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