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- Detected true, confirmed bacterial infections better than blood culture.
- Identified 72% of infections, a higher rate than any other method in the study, including blood culture, which only identified 40% of cases.
- Identified 9 infections confirmed by other methods that were not identified by blood culture.
- Distinguished ineffectively treated infections from those that could be contained and cured in cases that were not identified by blood culture.
Dr. Ononye posited that an early result from the
“At Northwestern, we are particularly interested in exploring the added clinical value from
- Time to result 40x faster than blood culture based methods.
- Clinical sensitivity in the range of 90-100% as shown in more than 300 cases across several studies of known infected patients compared to the reported 50-65% sensitivity of blood culture.
- Clinical specificity on average of approximately 98% across over 3,000 patients tested at 15 institutions.
“I am very pleased that studies conducted by hospital users continue to demonstrate that the
Videos of the full presentations by Dr. Ononye and Dr. Lowery are available here.
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Sepsis, one of the deadliest and most expensive conditions in hospitals today, is the focus of the T2Sepsis Solution, a unique approach that combines the standard of care for the management of sepsis patients with T2 Biosystems’ products, including the T2Dx®
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