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Resistant Pathogens Can Now be Detected in Minutes, Not Days

News   Sep 24, 2018 | Original story from the University of Cologne

 
Diagnosis of Multi-resistant Hospital Pathogens Fast-tracked

Researchers have developed and evaluated a new method for the rapid detection of carbapenemases directly from positive blood culture, using a new multiplex immunochromatographic test (ICT). Pictured: Immunochromatographic assay showing the resolution achieved by overcoming the challenge of erythrocytes reducing readability (A). Credit: Vehreschild et al 2018/PLOS One.

 
 
 

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