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TV 20 Medical Spotlight: Danger of sepsis in hospitals

Alicia Mohr, M.D., FACS, FCC, an associate professor in the division of acute care surgery in the UF College of Medicine, talks about the dangers of sepsis and what can be done to address this life-threatening illness.

Certain type of immune cells found in cancer and sepsis patients

A study led by the UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center suggests that certain types of immune cells found in cancer — myeloid-derived suppressor cells, or MDSCs — are also present in certain patients diagnosed with severe sepsis and septic shock. MDSCs are a group of immunosuppressive…