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Neonatal Sepsis

Neonatal sepsis is the bloodstream infection is the single most common cause of neonatal mortality. Current detection methods require 24-48 hours to detect. Purdue biomedical engineering team led by Jackie Linnes is developing a rapid low-cost test that can be reliable used in remote settings. Accurate diagnosis will allow for better treatments reducing infant mortality.

Local Partners: AMPATH

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