Sunday, January 29, 2017

Hospitals can rapidly identify life-threatening bacteria

Soon in virtually every hospital it will be possible to identify the bacterial species responsible for an infection developing in a patient in a matter of just a few minutes. A new, easy-to-adapt and inexpensive analytical procedure has been developed, with the main role is played by innovative bioconjugates -- luminescent, magnetic microparticles coated with appropriately selected bacteriophages.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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