A survey in 5 European countries about sepsis demonstrates the lack of awareness and an expectation for faster diagnostic capabilities
Marcy l’Étoile, France and London, UK – September 13th, 2021 – On World Sepsis Day, bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, and the UK Sepsis Trust, an internationally renowned charity committed to help put an end to preventable deaths from sepsis and improve outcome for its survivors, reveal the results of a survey conducted in Europe* regarding knowledge and attitudes towards sepsis. The findings demonstrate the need to accelerate awareness and education of the general population about this life-threatening condition.13 September, 2021
Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by an excessive immune response to a serious infection. Every year worldwide 49 million people develop sepsis, of whom 11 million do not survive.
bioMérieux has long been committed to the fight against sepsis and is working...