Search Tag: Pancreatic Stone Protein

Sepsis

AMR Dilemma: To Give or Not to Give Antibiotics

2022 24 Nov

The two primary reasons for using antibiotics are treating and preventing bacterial infections. However, a leading cause of the overuse of antibiotics is the misdiagnosis of sepsis. Early and accurate diagnostics using point-of-care biomarkers can help address this issue.  Sepsis is a dysregulated reaction of the body to infection. It is a significant... Read more

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Abionic Webinar – Guiding Clinical Care Using Pancreatic Stone Protein

2022 18 Oct

The role of Point-of-Care Testing in the Early Identification and Management of Sepsis   Introduction & Welcome On September 22nd, over 240 attendees from all over the world had the opportunity to connect and tune into this educational session along with interactive roundtable discussions, chaired and moderated by Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent,... Read more

ICU Management

Abionic Receives IVDR Certification for Its Predictive Ultra-Rapid Sepsis Test

2022 09 Aug

BSI certification agency has granted Abionic’s abioSCOPE® device and PSP test the IVDR certification for in-vitro diagnostics. This certification complies with Europe’s new In-vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR), and will be required for products sold within the EU from May 2022 onward. A transitional regulation allows established, non-IVDR-certified... Read more

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Pancreatic Stone Protein Testing Reduces Expenditure in Sepsis

2022 02 Aug

Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction and a cause of significant morbidity and mortality. In addition, the high number of sepsis cases is a significant economic burden for healthcare systems. Statistics show that sepsis was the most expensive condition treated in the U.S. in 2013, costing nearly $24 billion. An analysis of Medicare claims... Read more

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Accuracy of Pancreatic Stone Protein for Diagnosis of Infection

2022 12 Jul

Severe infections cause significant morbidity and mortality among hospitalised patients. Early detection of life-threatening infections is crucial to improving outcomes. However, none of the circulating blood biomarkers that have been investigated have been found to detect life-threatening infection quickly or accurately. Despite sub-optimal results,... Read more

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Serial Measurement of Pancreatic Stone Protein for Detection of Sepsis

2022 27 Jun

Sepsis continues to be a challenging health problem associated with high morbidity and mortality. Approximately 48.9 million cases of sepsis were recorded worldwide in 2017, with 11 million related deaths. Sepsis guidelines emphasise the early recognition and aggressive management of this condition with early antibiotic treatment and support. If not... Read more

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Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test on the Abioscope® Point-Of-Care Platform

2022 06 Jun

1. Sepsis: the Need for Speed Sepsis is a life-threatening form of organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection 1 . This extremely heterogeneous and dynamic syndrome is the result of complex interactions between invading microorganisms and the host’s immune system. Disruption of the host’s ability to maintain immune homeostasis... Read more

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Abionic Webinar - Advancing the Diagnosis of Sepsis in the Intensive Care Units

2021 04 Oct

Real world evidence on the practical implementation of the Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test   On the 22nd of September, attendees tuned in to a lively discussion on sepsis chaired by Professor Pedro Póvoa, who is currently coordinator of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in one of the largest hospitals in Lisbon and who is no stranger to the... Read more

ICU Management

Abionic Webinar - Advancing the Diagnosis of Sepsis in the Intensive Care Units

2021 04 Oct

Real world evidence on the practical implementation of the Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test   On the 22nd of September, attendees tuned in to a lively discussion on sepsis chaired by Professor Pedro Póvoa, who is currently coordinator of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in one of the largest hospitals in Lisbon and who is no stranger to the... Read more