Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Host-derived biomarker signatures for the diagnosis of acute rickettsial diseases|
Micah T. McClain
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| April 2019 -
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Rickettsial diseases such as those caused by Spotted Fever Group rickettsii (SFGR) and Scrub typhus (ST) are estimated to account for millions of illnesses a year worldwide. SFGR infections affect Veterans and other members of the public throughout the US, and both SFGR and Scrub typhus are continuous threats to active duty warfighters stationed throughout the world. Effective therapy exists, but there is currently no clinically available test capable of yielding reliable diagnostic information...
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