Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Friday, June 21, 2013

Chip Identifies Bacterial Infection In Minutes, Not Days

Bacterial infections kill tens of thousands of North Americans every year. Addressing the fact it can take days to find out which bacteria are behind the infections and even longer to establish exactly which drugs will work, may offer a way to reduce these deaths. Now according to a new study, a chip that identifies bacteria in minutes promises to slash those timescales. And not only does the chip identify the specific pathogen, it can also tell which drugs it is resistant to, say researchers from the University of Toronto (U of T) in Canada.

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2 comments:

RAWDA RUTH SARRAIL said...

Staying up-to-date has never been simple!

robertmcastillo said...

hanks for giving nice information. It would be more helpful if it contains treatment tips.
Thanks
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