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Research paves way for life-threatening bacterial infection test

EU-funded researchers have demonstrated how a recently identified protein causes a simple bacterial infection to turn into a potentially fatal condition called rheumatic heart disease. The researchers are now using their newfound knowledge to develop a test system that will be able to identify the bacteria when the infection is still in its early stages.
 
 

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  1. This would be great if they could bring something like this to market quickly.

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