BD BACTEC™ FX 40 launched in India



Mumbai chapter coincides with the launch of BD BACTEC™ FX40 in India

BD Diagnostic Systems kick started its annual Meet the Guru knowledge series with a discussion on New Paradigm in Sepsis Management for customers and key opinion leaders across India. The annual series will be a knowledge-sharing initiative with discussions on path breaking developments in the field of diagnostics. In an attempt towards increasing awareness of new diagnostic solutions, the seminar included a presentation from Dr Patrick R. Murray, Worldwide Director, Scientific Affairs, BD Diagnostics. Microbiologists and laboratory heads from well reputed institutions attended the Meet the Guru Knowledge Series.

One of the critical concerns and declared medical emergency worldwide is Sepsis. The series had deliberations on the significance of blood cultures that are clinically critical and recommended for faster and superior diagnosis for sepsis. The audience reiterated how important it is now than ever for healthcare professionals to accurately and rapidly detect sepsis as early as possible to effectively treat patients with the appropriate, targeted antibiotics.


The highlight of the evening was the launch of BD BACTEC™ FX40 Blood Culture System for the detection of bloodstream infections. This new system improves clinical decision-making and laboratory workflow by markedly improving blood culturing practices with real-time, remotely accessible, actionable results that can enhance patient care.

The team showcased the journey of BDs 40 years of blood culturing expertise with more than 10,000 blood culture instruments installed worldwide. This new addition to the FX family of BD Diagnostics will further enhance clinical decision-making and laboratory workflow by its innovative technology & design said Punit Kohli, Business Director, BD Diagnostics, India.

With a compact and versatile system design, future upgradability & latest technology, the BD BACTECTM FX40 Blood Culture system is modular and affordably-priced system that offers customers to expand their workload over time through the modular capability of the instrument.

Meet the Guru series will continue to bring experts from around the world in the field of diagnostics to share their experiences with key stakeholders so as to bring these important innovations to the market and help all people live healthy lives.

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