Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Impairment and recovery of CD4 T cell-dependent B cell responses after sepsis|
Thomas S Griffith
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2018 -
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Sepsis causes more deaths in U.S. hospitals annually than prostate cancer, breast cancer, and AIDS combined. Elderly patients are a particularly high-risk group, with an incidence rate of ~60% of all septic cases. The elderly are also extremely vulnerable to the consequences of sepsis, showing 100-fold higher mortality than younger patients. Some of these deaths occur acutely after sepsis, but ~70% of these patients survive the initial infection, and succumb to opportunistic infections during th...
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