Karl Seydel, Michigan State University (IMAGE) Michigan State University Caption Karl Seydel, MSU assistant professor of osteopathic medical specialties, cares for a child with malaria in Blantyre, Malawi. Seydel and colleagues discovered a test that can help clinicians make crucial decisions about which malaria patients face the greatest risk for developing a life-threatening form of the disease. Credit Photo by Jim Peck. Usage Restrictions Please credit Jim Peck and/or Michigan State University. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.