Quicker sepsis diagnosis may be a step closer

MRSA bacteria

When bacteria such as MRSA, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus(shown) spur an intense, whole-body immune response called sepsis, it can be deadly. An analysis identifying genes linked with sepsis may lead to a faster diagnosis.

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