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March 09, 2017

High antimicrobial resistance identified in Indian neonatal and pediatric blood stream infections

A recent in-depth review published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (Oxford University Press) has identified extremely high rates of antimicrobial resistance to bloodstream infections in neonates and children in India.

February 23, 2017

At war without an army

In Life Science Sweden Issue No 1 March 2017, Bactiguard’s CEO Christian Kinch presents our simple idea: Preventing Health Care related infections caused by medical devices.

February 15, 2017

Good To Great Tennis Academy newsletter

Mikael Ymer – training with Marin Cilic

February 06, 2017

Bloodstream infections the most common type of healthcare-associated infections in children in European ICUs

A study published by The Lancet Infectious Diseases found that the prevalence of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) was the highest in pediatric intensive care units (ICUs) with one in six children having an infection. In neonatal ICUs, 1 in 10 babies were infected. The study was based on data from the European Center for Disease Control (ECDC) point prevalence survey of HAIs and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals between 2011 and 2012, and included 770 infections reported in 726 children and adolescents.

January 11, 2017

Bactiguard launches tool to reduce healthcare associated infections

Urinary tract infections resulting from the use of indwelling urinary catheters are one of the most common healthcare associated infections, causing patient suffering and a large financial strain on healthcare systems. These infections can also result in more serious complications such as bloodstream infections with high mortality rates.

January 10, 2017

Good To Great Tennis Academy newsletter

Mikael continued his rehab during the month of December. Good to Great and Mikael looks forward to the New Year which hopefully contains less rehab and more games.

December 05, 2016

Good To Great Tennis Academy newsletter

After the success in Stockholms Open Mikaels hip injury got worse therefore november has been a road to recovery. 
November 17, 2016

Magnus Norman from Good to Great Tennis Academy receives the ATP Coach of the Year award

Magnus Norman, who coaches 2016 US Open winner Stan Wawrinka, has been chosen by his peers as the winner of the first ATP Coach of the Year Award in the 2016 ATP World Tour Awards. The award honors the coach who helped guide his player to a higher level of performance during the season.
 
November 15, 2016

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

The World Antibiotic Awareness Week takes place this year on 14-20 November and aims to raise awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) which is now widely considered as one of the biggest threats to human health globally. In 35 years, antimicrobial resistance is expected to kill 10 million people globally. In comparison, 8 million die annually from cancer and 1.2 million from traffic accidents.
 
November 04, 2016

Good To Great Tennis Academy newsletter

Mikael Ymer from Team Bactiguard had a fantastic month and the Good to Great tennis academy are very proud of Mikaels efforts during the tournament. With the wild card, Mikael and his brother Elias Ymer won the title in the double.
 

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