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Sepsis Awareness Month 2021

Sepsis Awareness Month, Accelerate Diagnostics Sepsis 2021, Pheno System | Medical Supply Company

Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death.  In other words, it’s your body’s overactive and toxic response to an infection. Sepsis is a time-dependent medical emergency that remains the leading cause of death from infection worldwide and is associated with seven deaths […]

The rise of AMR due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences for treating BSIs.

Rise of AMR due to COVID-19 | Medical Supply Company

The emergence of covid-19 has created a public health crisis of historic proportions. Most of our plans and priorities have been altered as a result, no more so than those of the front line workers that are working tirelessly to fight the virus. Worryingly, there is a hidden epidemic unfolding within the pandemic – antimicrobial […]

Results of the PHENOMENON study

Results of the PHENOMENON study | Medical Supply Company

Clinical and economical improvements after introducing rapid identification of bacteria and early antibiotic susceptibility testing in sepsis and bloodstream infections. The PHENO Medical EcoNOmic EvaluatioN – PHENOMENON study was conducted in a tertiary care hospital in Germany.The study is a historically controlled interventional study comparing the time to result and the economic impact of the […]

Want faster ICU bed turnover?

Faster ICU turnover, ICU turnover, better outcomes for patients, driving better outcomes for patients, patients with serious infections, outcomes for patients with serious | Medical Supply Company

The National ICU Audit Report for 2018 identifies that there is not enough intensive care beds in our major public hospitals in Ireland. With the current coronavirus crisis raised to pandemic level by the WHO, our already stretched ICU units are now in need of faster turnovers of ICU beds to deal with this pandemic. […]

World Sepsis Day

world sepsis day | Medical Supply Company

Today we mark World Sepsis Day. Sepsis arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs. Antimicrobial resistance is a major factor determining clinical unresponsiveness to treatment and rapid evolution to sepsis and septic shock. Sepsis patients with resistant pathogens have been found to have a higher risk of hospital […]

EU Accelerates CE-IVD Marking to the Accelerate Phenotest™ BC kit

EU CE-IVD marking for the PhenoTest™ BC kit

The EU has recently accelerated the Accelerate Phenotest™ BC kit with the CE-IVD marking, this now means a faster diagnosis of bloodstream infections across Europe. The Accelerate Phenotest™ BC kit gives antibiotic susceptibility test (AST) results from positive blood samples in 7 hours. Using the Accelerate Pheno™ system and PhenoTest™ BC kit, laboratories can substantially […]

Accelerate Diagnostics & Medical Supply Company

Accelerate Diagnostics , Distributor | Medical Supply Company

Medical Supply Company were introduced to the Accelerate Diagnostic “Family” at their recent distributor meeting in Amsterdam. We are very excited to be part of this team, and are delighted to be bringing to the Irish market a product that will revolutionise the microbiology lab, to help clinicians combat the global challenge of antibiotic resistance, […]

New Partner Annoucement – Accelerate Diagnostics

New Partner Accelerate Diagnostics | Medical Supply Company

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Accelerate Diagnostics. Accelerate Diagnostics are leading the way in building new technology and tests that accelerate lab results and drive better clincal outcomes for patients with serious infections. Accelerate Diagnostics are dedicated to providing solutions for the global challenge of antibiotic resistance and hospital acquired infections. […]