Items Tagged ‘#sepsis’

December 11, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

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 · Leave a Comment

Researchers find protein that weakens severe sepsis immune reaction

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

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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