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|OpGen to Receive Ignaz Semmelweis Award for Commitment to Combatting Infection Deaths|
“On behalf of our employees and our scientific collaborators, we are honored to be recognized by RID for our innovative approach to combatting the spread of antibiotic resistance, one of the pressing public health issues of our time,” said
For the past 13 years, RID has promoted the life-saving steps of cleaning and screening to prevent deadly and costly hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). The Ignaz Semmelweis Award is given to daring innovators willing to challenge the prevailing knowledge of the time in the cause of safer medical care.
"RID has only one goal: To save lives. Screening patients to identify those carrying drug-resistant superbugs will help save their lives and protect other patients as well," said
About Antibiotic Resistance
About the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID)
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