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Measuring Neutrophil Motility Could Lead to Accurate Sepsis Diagnosis

News   Mar 20, 2018 | Original story from Massachusetts General Hospital

 
Measuring Neutrophil Motility Could Lead to Accurate Sepsis Diagnosis

After a drop of blood is placed into the central chamber of this microfluidic device, neutrophils can enter the mazes of channels on each side, while red blood cells and other components are retained in the chamber. Patterns of neutrophil migration within the channels can distinguish between patients with and without sepsis. Credit: Felix Ellett, PhD, BioMEMS Resource Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

 
 
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