NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – University of Liverpool (UL) researchers said today that they have received £1.6 million ($2.2 million) to develop a commercial blood test to improve the diagnosis and management of patients with suspected meningitis, a brain infection that causes disability and sometimes death.

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