Sepsis diagnosis from a drop of blood

A microfluidic device for assaying neutrophil motility in blood samples from sepsis patients and a machine-learning algorithm trained with the motility data enable a faster and accurate sepsis diagnosis.

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Pep Pàmies

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over 3 years ago

The cover illustrates a microfluidic device for the diagnosis of sepsis from a drop of blood via analysis of the spontaneous motility of neutrophils.

See Ellett et al., https://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-018-0208-z

Image: Felix Ellett. Cover design: Alex Wing.