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•BSI is deadly

–210,000 patients died from Sepsis (a BSI complication) in the US (2011), a mortality rate = 28%1


•BSI is expensive
–BSI/sepsis treatment account for over 40% of all Intensive Care Unit costs2.


•BSI incidence is growing
– Despite Pharmaceutical industry efforts, BSIs have continued to rise: by a factor of 3x since the 70’s3


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•1 NIH, Sepsis Fact Sheet, Nov. 2012, 2 Kaiser Permanente Statistics, 3 Journal of Nursing, Angela Buckles

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See the recent PBS Frontline documentary 

"Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria"


See the recent USA Today news story

"Dangerous MRSA bacteria expand into communities"


W.H.O. Report

"Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Report on Surveillance"