New gene a key to fighting sepsis

22 octubre 2015

Scientists have identified a gene that could potentially open the door for the development of new treatments of the lethal disease sepsis. Sepsis is a severe whole-body infection that kills an estimated one million people in the United States alone each year. It occurs as a complication to an existing infection, and if not treated quickly can lead to septic shock and multiple organ failure, with death rates as high as 50 per cent.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151022103533.htm

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