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Scientists discover new method to restore function of white blood cells in septic patients

19:00 EST 30 Nov 2016 | AAAS

(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) New research findings published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology (http://www.jleukbio.org), suggest that treating the white blood cells of sepsis patients with antibodies that block programmed cell death-1 (PD-1) and programmed cell death ligand (PD-L1) molecules may restore their function and ultimately their ability to eradicate deadly bacteria.

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