Blood Test 'Detects Sepsis in Hours'

Early Studies at King's College London suggest that a new test could allow sepsis diagnoses to be made within 2 hours, rather than the current tests which can take around 2 days. This could prove significant in protecting patients from poor hospital treatment and care.

Sepsis is a potentially fatal condition which is classed as a medical emergency in NHS guidelines.

Michelmores Solicitors provide a link to the BBC sepsis article here.

You can read Kevin Finneran's article on the recent death of a man from misdiagnosed sepsis here.

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