Physician-Investigators Win $5.8M in NIH Funds to Detect Bacterial Infection in Febrile Infants | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A trio of pediatricians and emergency medicine doctors has received a five-year, approximately $5.8 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to develop a faster and more precise method to rule out bacteria as the cause of fever in young babies.

The physician-investigators hope to eventually develop the method into a PCR-based diagnostic test that could possibly be used at the point of care.

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