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ExPRES SEPSIS

Start date:
January 2014
End date:
July 2015
Co-ordinated by:
University of Edinburgh & NHS Lothian

Early Prediction of Severe Sepsis

Aim

To derive a biomarker to allow the identification of patients with confirmed sepsis, and risk stratify patients at risk of developing severe sepsis

Trial Design

A Prospective, multi-centre cohort observational study

Chief Investigator

Professor Tim Walsh, Critical Care Research Group

Local PI

Professor Tim Walsh

Research Team

  • EMERGE Research team
  • Critical Care Research Group
  • Rossi Lab, MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, Queens Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh

Eligibility criteria (summary)

Patients who present to the Emergency Department with suspected sepsis

Further information

http://www.ccm.mvm.ed.ac.uk/

http://www.cir.ed.ac.uk/

Research Team

Dr Deepankar Datta

Specialist Trainee Emergency Medicine

Julia Grahamslaw

Lead Research Nurse

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