July 13, 2016

New CDC Antibiotic Stewardship Program Will Affect Most US Prescribers

The crisis of antibiotic resistance has spurred the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the World […]
May 1, 2016

Matt Culler joins the Avisa team as VP of Finance

Matt Culler has joined the Avisa team as Vice President of Finance. Matt will work closely with CEO David Joseph […]
April 14, 2016

New Antibiotic Stewardship Guidelines Issued by IDSA and SHEA

In response to the antibiotic resistance crisis, the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of […]
December 18, 2015

Avisa’s Biomarker Breath Test Detects Tuberculosis in South Africa Pilot Study

A ten minute breath test for rapid screening and detection of active tuberculosis Santa Fe, NM, December 18, 2015: Avisa […]
November 16, 2015

Wall Street Journal: New Diagnostic Tools Emerge in War Against Superbugs Aim of rapid-diagnosis technologies is to reduce unnecessary prescription of antibiotics

AIM OF RAPID-DIAGNOSIS TECHNOLOGIES IS TO REDUCE UNNECESSARY PRESCRIPTION OF ANTIBIOTICS By DENISE ROLAND Nov. 16, 2015 2:52 p.m. ET […]
October 29, 2015

TB Now Ranks With AIDS as a Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

Medscape Medical News Troy Brown, RN October 29, 2015 The tuberculosis (TB) rate has fallen by nearly half (47%) since […]
June 15, 2015

Tuberculosis Case Prompts Search for Patient’s Fellow Airline Passengers

The New York TImes By DENISE GRADY JUNE 8, 2015 Health officials are trying to identify people who may have […]
January 8, 2015

Study: Elderly Patients Have 35% Higher Risk of Death After Contracting Infections in ICUs

Elderly patients in hospital intensive care units have a higher risk of mortality if they develop an infection during their […]
October 4, 2014

Tuberculosis Rates Still High in the UK

Tuberculosis rates in the UK are still unacceptably high. Public Health England notes in its annual UK report that 7892 […]
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