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Endotoxin Activity Assay for the Detection of Whole Blood Endotoxemia in Critically Ill Patients

DOI :

10.3791/58507-v

June 24th, 2019

June 24th, 2019

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1Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Niguarda Hospital, 2University of Milan-Bicocca Medical School

We hereby present a protocol to measure at the bedside the endotoxin activity of human whole blood samples. The Endotoxin Activity assay is a simple test to perform and may be a useful biomarker in critically ill patients with sepsis.

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