Sepsis is a common condition that often results in death 38
Globally, mortality of sepsis patients in the ICU is approximately37 33%
over 147 000 cases per year in the UK 38
In Europe, the incidence of severe sepsis is estimated at 90.4 cases per 100 000 population 38
Severe sepsis is very costly to treat, the direct hospital costs in the UK are estimated to be £7,000 38
Delays in the recognition and diagnosis of sepsis is associated with avoidable patient mortality and morbidity and excess health care costs
£ 4 000 per patient
£ 196m per year
High quality blood cultures and diagnostic systems to help identify, type and target treatment of bloodstream infections and Sepsis.
More rapid, accurate and appropriate diagnostic identification to enable more effective clinical decision-making including measures to appropriately isolate and/or target and treat patients.
Improved sample quality resulting in faster and more consistent results, greater diagnostic accuracy, prevention of sample collection errors, and poor quality samples and retesting.
Surveillance and reporting
Using a digital infrastructure to accelerate remote multi-site diagnostic results availability between the lab and second location. Enables faster decisions about antibiotic therapy. Allows for surveillance of epidemiological trends.
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