New clinical trial shows 39% reduction of ventilator-associated pneumonia with Bactiguard’s endotracheal tube

A new study has been published on Bactiguard’s endotracheal tube (BIP ETT) that shows a significant reduction of both ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and antibiotic use. This randomized controlled study on 180 intensive care patients was published in the Balcan Medical Journal, in March 2022. The main objective of the study was to evaluate...

The silent pandemic of antimicrobial resistance is louder than ever

Antimicrobial resistance already causes millions of deaths according to the most comprehensive study on the burden of AMR so far, published in The Lancet. It shows that almost 1,3 million deaths were directly attributable to bacterial AMR in 2019 and almost 5 million deaths associated with AMR. This is evidence that the fight against antimicrobial...