Health Secretary hails new tool for quickly diagnosing deadly infections

An innovative new tool for quickly diagnosing often deadly auto-immune infections will save lives, the Health Secretary said.

At least a third of those with sepsis die at present.

Every hour that patients are not diagnosed increases the chance of death by 8%, a developer of the test said.

Randox medical diagnostics company is almost ready to release a new bedside test aimed at slashing the 24 hours usually taken to identify the correct antibiotic.

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source: Herald Series

2019-03-21 20:02
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