Items Tagged ‘#sepsis’

December 11, 2019

In a first, researchers sequence single bacterial cells, paving path for rapid sepsis test

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy

For the first time, Mayo Clinic researchers are sequencing the genomic contents of single bacterial cells. The technique may pave the way for a potential lifesaving test for sepsis, a serious and sometimes deadly condition caused by the body’s response to an infection. Rather than waiting for days to identify the source of a patient’s […]

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Tags: #sepsis, bacteria, bacterial cells, Genome Sequencing, individualized medicine


January 24, 2017

Researchers find protein that weakens severe sepsis immune reaction

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

There are no effective treatments for sepsis, a serious inflammatory reaction to infection, which can lead to death for up to half of the 3 million Americans afflicted each year. Sepsis most commonly occurs in young or older patients, whose immune system is unable to function normally to fight infection. Researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus […]

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Tags: #Dr. John Fryer, #Gerstner Family Early Career Award, #Mayo Clinic Campus in Florida, #Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, #PrecisionMedicine, #sepsis, center for individualized medicine, mayo clinic, medical research


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