Sepsis is the body’s systemic inflammatory response to infection and can progress to organ failure, septic shock and ultimately death.

Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of sepsis is vital to improve the patient’s chance of survival however clinical symptoms can be vague and non-specific.

HEPARIN BINDING PROTEIN is a new biomarker which has been shown to provide vital information in the Emergency Department to help clinicians identify infected patients who are at higher risk of developing complicated sepsis with organ failure.