Performance Evaluation of Early Sepsis Indicator at ASAN Medical Center ED

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Professor Chan-Jeoung Park, M.D., Ph.D.

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Sepsis is a global problem with up to 49 million people affected by the condition worldwide.(1) The early detection of sepsis in the emergency department is a pressing problem. In this webinar, Dr. Chan-Jeoung Park, professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at ASAN Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea will discuss Performance Evaluation of the Early Sepsis Indicator at ASAN Medical Center Emergency Department. Dr. Park’s clinical research examines the outcomes of 549 patients presenting to the emergency department, using sepsis-3 criteria for sepsis definition. After attending the webinar, you will be able to: Learn how MDW can be an effective and sensitive biomarker for sepsis detection in patients visiting the Emergency Department (ED) Understand the performance of MDW for sepsis detection compared to other biomarkers, Procalcitonin and C-reactive Protein See that the combination of MDW & WBC results can be obtained rapidly by CBC-Diff on DxH 900 and can be used as an aid in sepsis diagnosis in the ED (1)Rudd, et al., Lancet. 2020 Jan 18; 395 (10219): 200-211.

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