sepsis

Bacteriological and Molecular Diagnosis of Bacteremia in HIV-positive Patients

The study aimed to compare efficacy of microbiologic and molecular genetic methods in identification of an infectious agent in blood samples from HIV-positive patients with septic symptoms. 130 venous blood samples were studied using microbiological …

Modern Methods for Laboratory Diagnosis of Sepsis

The review deals with modern methods of indication of infectious agents in the blood. From methodological point of view, they can be divided into two main groups: bacteriologic and molecular. The first group of methods used and improved almost from …

Infections in Russian ICUs: Results of the Nationwide Multicenter Study

Epidemiological data on the prevalence of infections in ICU is crucial for clinical practice. At the same time in Russia only very limited local information was available. So, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence and etiology …

Clinical Significance of Bacteremia in Patients with Sepsis

An analysis of all bacteremia cases associated with systemic inflammatory response syndrome among patients hospitalized to City Clinical Hospital named after S.P. Botkin (Moscow) over the 2000–2007 was performed. A total of 303 positive blood culture …

Surviving Sepsis Campaign 2008: Overview and Analysis

The present article represents an overview and critical analysis of new international clinical guidelines on the management of patients with severe sepsis and septic shock that were prepared with involvement of 15 medical associations, united for …

Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

Reproduced with permission from the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the European Society of Intensive Care and Medicine and the International Sepsis Forum.

Corticosteroids in the Treatment of Septic Shock: the History is Going on

Evidence-based analysis of clinical trials, concerning appropriateness of corticosteroids use and its efficacy in the treatment of septic shock, was performed. Results of pharmacoepidemiological study of corticosteroids use in Russian hospitals are …

Efficacy of Cefoperazone/sulbactam in the Therapy of Bacterial Sepsis: Results of a Multicentre Study «IRIS»

The objective of this prospective multicentre study was to evaluate the efficacy of cefoperazone/sulbactam for monotherapy of patients with bacterial sepsis in different wards of multifield hospitals in Russia. Overall, in 14 study centers 127 …

Treatment of Sepsis in Intensive Care Units – Pharmacoepidemiological Study

This paper presents retrospective analysis of currently existing approaches to the medical treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock in patients from 7hospitals in 6 Russian cities. Two hundreds and eighty eight patients aged 16 to 75 years were …