SCCM Podcast: Severe COVID-19 and Sepsis

Severe COVID-19 infection can be a form of viral sepsis with occasionally concomitant bacterial infection. Pamela M. Peeke MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM, is joined by Russell Miller, MD, MPH, FCCM, to discuss the definition of sepsis and overlap with case descriptions of patients with severe COVID-19, how experience with viral sepsis can be leveraged to…

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Conquering Sepsis Clinical Trial Design

Designing and operating clinical trials for diagnosing sepsis can be a challenge, as the gold standard for sepsis detection offers a very low prediction rate due to the nature of how sepsis evolves in patients. FDA gold-standard septic blood cultures predict sepsis only 14% of the time, which makes it a very challenging baseline for…

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Biocartis Group partners with Immunexpress

For co-commercialisation agreement for SeptiCyte RAPID Test for use on Biocartis’ fully automated molecular diagnostics platform Idylla Biocartis Group recently announced the expansion of its partnership with Immunexpress with a co-commercialisation agreement for the SeptiCyte RAPID Test for use on Biocartis’ fully automated molecular diagnostics platform Idylla. The SeptiCyte RAPID Test is a rapid, host-response[1] test…

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Biocartis, Immunexpress Ink Co-Commercialization Agreement for Sepsis Test

Biocartis has expanded its current partnership with Seattle-based Immunexpress by launching a co-commercialization agreement for Immunexpress’ SeptiCyte Rapid test on Biocartis’ Idylla platform. As part of the expanded collaboration, Biocartis will lead commercialization in Europe as the exclusive distributor of the SeptiCyte Rapid test, while Immunexpress will lead commercialization of the test in the US. Immunexpress also noted today…

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