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  • April 24, 2024

    Rapid Diagnostics & Antimicrobial Stewardship Can Guide Treatment for Sepsis Patients: Interview with Dr. Eric R. Wenzler

    As pathogens change over time, they can become resistant to antibiotics, making it more difficult to treat infections that may lead to sepsis. This ongoing growth of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria continues to pose a threat to public health. We sat down for a virtual interview with Eric R. Wenzler, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP, AAHIVP, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, to learn more about the role of diagnostics and stewardship intervention when caring for sepsis patients.
  • September 13, 2023

    Sepsis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: The Need for Diagnostics and Dedicated Antimicrobial Stewardship Teams

    Antibiotics are crucial for treating infections that cause sepsis in newborns, but antibiotic overuse or misuse can also have negative effects. Find out why diagnostics and antimicrobial stewardship are critical for guiding treatment in the NICU.
  • September 15, 2022

    “You never think it can happen to you.” – Angie Myers Shares Her Sepsis Survival Story

    About 8 years ago, Angie Meyers had to have half of her thyroid removed. Just a week after the operation, she developed sepsis.
  • September 06, 2022

    Optimizing Sepsis Protocol & Antimicrobial Stewardship: Interview with Dr. Katherine Perez

    With optimized sepsis management protocols and guidance from antimicrobial stewardship programs, it is possible to combat antimicrobial resistance alongside sepsis.
  • May 17, 2022

    Can Severe Cases of COVID-19 Be Considered Sepsis?

    By now, it has been established that COVID-19 is not just any respiratory virus. Researchers have quickly discovered that this virus is capable of directly affecting multiple organ systems, and that it can also cause a host of related complications.