Friday, June 19, 2015

Gut check: Does a hospital stay set patients up for sepsis by disrupting the body's microbiome?

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Can a routine hospital stay upset the balance of microbes in our bodies so much that it sets some older people up for a life-threatening health crisis called sepsis? A new University of Michigan and VA study suggests this may be the case.

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