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Driving Antimicrobial Stewardship
Antibiotics have saved millions of lives since the pivotal discovery of Penicillin in 1928 and are responsible for extending human lives about 10 years. They remain a critically important treatment...
False Positives Put Lives At Risk
Do you know what happens with 35-50% of all positive blood culture tests? They return false positive results due to specimen contamination. Considering that the blood culture is a crucial...
Protecting Patients Against Sepsis Misdiagnosis
Sepsis is a vicious killer that is quick to strike and tough to combat. It is the leading cause of death in US hospitals and the 5th leading cause of...
The Scientist Behind Steripath
While in training as a pathologist, I encountered a case of fatal anaphylaxis due to an antibiotic in a teenager. Autopsy findings showed no evidence of infection after microscopic examination....