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Inverness Medical Innovations Launches New FDA Cleared C. DIFF QUIK CHEK COMPLETE(TM) Rapid Test

WALTHAM, Mass., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will begin marketing and dist...

Report raises C. diff concerns; yeast-based probiotic shown to help significantly reduce recurrence

SAN BRUNO, CA, April 30 C. diff-associated disease (CDAD), otherwise known as severe intestinal disease brought on by the Clostridium difficile (C. diff) pathogen, has been the subject of heightened concern in the medical community. A new report released this month by the federal Agency for Heal...

APIC Covers Up Extent and Causes of Deadly C. diff

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) announced the results of a nationwide survey on the incidence of Clostridium difficile infections among hospital patients. "Unfortunately, APIC failed to connect the dots," says Be...

C Diff Infection Reported In Hospital

Confirmed sources revealed that seventeen patients have been dead due to the infection of a hospital superbug at James Paget University Hospital//. These patients have died after contracting Clostridium Difficile, commonly known as C diff, within the last four months. It is also reported that f...

ViroPharma Announces Support by Advisory Committee of The Office of Generic Drugs Proposed Guidelines for Developing Generic Versions of Oral Vancomycin Hydorchloride

... common and devastating HAIs. The incidence of C. diff observed in U.S. healthcare facilities more than ...n 1999 and 2004, reported mortality rates from C. diff in the U.S. more than quadrupled to 23.7 per mill...eases including cytomegalovirus (CMV), HAE and C. diff . ViroPharma routinely posts information, i...

Patient Safety Authority Supports 'International Infection Prevention Week'

...ges consumers to educate themselves on MRSA and C. diff prevention HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-...tips offered by the Authority on its website. C. diff is a bacterial organism that occurs most often whe...hority show in several cases patients developed C. diff at home after leaving the healthcare facility. Thi...

Nation's Top Healthcare Organizations Announce Strategies to Prevent Deadly Healthcare-Associated Infections : Strategies emphasize practical implementation in acute healthcare settings

... (CDI)Clostridium difficile, also known as C. diff, is a type of bacteria that can cause diarrhea and in some cases, serious intestinal infections. C. diff can increase hospital stay as well as increase costs, morbidity and mortality in adult patients. Four sections focus on device-and procedure-associate...

UVa researcher awarded $3.6 million grant to fight drug-resistant bacteria

...ant says. Patients who are most at risk from C. diff have traditionally been older or have taken antibi...eir digestive tract, leaving the drug resistant C. diff to flourish. An estimated 5 to 7 percent of reside...ers for Disease Control reports there have been C. diff outbreaks in hospitals in 23 states. The drug-resi...

The Hospital Superbugs

...veloped the ClosTron knock out system which can target specific genes in C. diff and other clostridial species. For the very first time scientists ...he incidence of infections, for new diagnostic tests to rapidly identify C. diff or MRSA and to develop novel antibiotics in order to treat these infections...

Probiotic Drinks can Stave Off Hospital Infection

...f around 3% of adults and 66% of children. C. diff doesnt cause any problems in healthy people. Howev...of good bacteria in the gut. When this happens, C. diff bacteria can multiply and cause symptoms such as diarrhoea and fever. Because C. diff infections are usually caused by antibiotics, most...

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Clearview C. Diff A

Description: Clearview C. Diff A is a one-step test for the direct qualitative detection of Clostridium difficile toxin A from fecal samples....
Company:Inverness Point of Care

Clearview C DIFF A

Description: Clearview C. Diff A is a one-step test for the direct qualitative detection of Clostridium difficile toxin A from fecal samples. Clearview C. Diff A uses a patented, innovative technology to provide fast, accurate detection of toxin A associated with diarrhea....
Company:Wampole Laboratories

COULTER® LH 500 Hematology Analyzer

Description:... The COULTER® LH 500 Hematology Analyzer helps increase productivity, enhances linearity, improves diff flagging and reduces false positive flaggingall in a compact design that fits your needs and your limited lab space. Plus, it offers advanced VCS tech...
Company:Beckman Coulter, Inc.

ABX Micros CRP

Description:... The most compact revolutionary innovation in hematology. 3 Part diff + CRP measurement on whole blood....
Company:Horiba ABX

ABX Pentra XL 80

Description:...es, the PENTRA XL 80 incorporates all the key features of the PENTRA 80 including fully automated throughput of 80 samples per hour to provide a CBC + diff leucocyte count with over 26 parameters. The new Customised Dilution Ratio (CDR) of the PENTRA XL 80 uniquely enables automatic linearity extens...
Company:Horiba ABX

ABX Pentra DF 120

Features:... 120 samples per hour Double diff matrix Automatic reflex testing Multi-link via ABX PENTRA ML...
Company:Horiba ABX

ABX Pentra 60 C+

Features:...sed tube sampling. Focused flow impedance, cytochemistry and light absorbance measurement (DHSS technology) Microsampling from whole blood (CBC: 30uL, diff 53uL). Data management on stand-alone PC. Highly compact and cost-effective. Windows NT Platform. MDSS Technology. ...
Company:Horiba ABX

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