Medtech Innovation Briefing on eazyplex SuperBug kits

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms using Genie II. MIBs provide a description of the medical technology, including its likely place in therapy, the costs of using the technology and a critical review of the…

Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Detection in 20 minutes

According to WebMD, whom I credit for this information, Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) are a type of bacteria called enterococci that have developed resistance to many antibiotics, especially vancomycin. Enterococci bacteria live in our intestines and on our skin, usually without causing problems. But if they become resistant to antibiotics, they can cause serious infections, especially in people…

30/06/16: Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Detection in 20 minutes

According to WebMD, whom I credit for this information, Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) are a type of bacteria called enterococci that have developed resistance to many antibiotics, especially vancomycin. Enterococci bacteria live in our intestines and on our skin, usually without causing problems. But if they become resistant to antibiotics, they can cause serious infections, especially in people…