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  • Study: Biomarkers as predictive of sepsis as lengthy patient monitoring

    Researchers at the University of Illinois worked with physicians at Carle Foundation Hospital in a new study that found one measurement of biomarkers in the blood can predict a patient’s sepsis status as well as monitoring the patient for hours. Pictured, from left: Professors Rashid Bashir and Ruoqing Zhu, Prenosis Inc. employee Ishan Taneja and professor Sihai Dave Zhao.

    Researchers at the University of Illinois worked with physicians at Carle Foundation Hospital in a new study that found one measurement of biomarkers in the blood can predict a patient’s sepsis status as well as monitoring the patient for hours. Pictured, from left: Professors Rashid Bashir and Ruoqing Zhu, Prenosis Inc. employee Ishan Taneja and professor Sihai Dave Zhao.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Rashid Bashir, call 217-333-1867; email rbashir@illinois.edu. To reach Ruoqing Zhu, call 217-265-7104; email rqzhu@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Combining biomarkers with EMR data to identify patients in different phases of sepsis” is available online. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-09766-1.