Underuse is a death sentence.
Overuse is a crisis.
Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that affects more than 1 million patients a year in the United States and even more patients around the globe and is one of the leading causes of death. For patients suspected of sepsis or septic shock, rapid initiation of the correct antibiotic therapy is crucial: over 270,000 people lose their lives each year due to sepsis.
Astek Diagnostics is a medical device company, formed in 2020 to commercialize a novel technology for detecting bacterial infections in blood.
Our mission is to fight antibiotic resistance with innovative technology.
The Daily Record: UMBC spinoff Astek Diagnostics accepted into Y Combinator