West Suffolk trial to detect Sepsis earlier

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A new trial is under way to help paramedics detect the warning signs of a deadly infection sooner.

Sepsis, or septicaemia, can kill if it is not treated quickly. A new monitoring device can detect the level of lactate in a patients blood, and paramedics can alert hospitals to prepare for their arrival.

The trial is being held at the Luton & Dunstable and the West Suffolk hospitals.

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