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  • Quick test finds signs of sepsis in a single drop of blood

    University of Illinois researchers and physicians at Carle Foundation Hospital developed a rapid test for sepsis that counts white blood cells and certain protein markers on their surface to monitor a patient's immune response.

    University of Illinois researchers and physicians at Carle Foundation Hospital developed a rapid test for sepsis that counts white blood cells and certain protein markers on their surface to monitor a patient's immune response.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Rashid Bashir, call 217-333-1867; email rbashir@illinois.edu.


    The paper “A Point-of-Care Microfluidic Biochip for Quantification of CD64 Expression from Whole Blood for Sepsis Stratification” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau. DOI: 10.1038/NCOMMS15949