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Biosensor chips identify effective antibiotic treatment up to x8 faster than current methods

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Scientists have piloted silicon biosensor chips which rapidly identify the best antibiotics for treating bacterial infections. The system can direct clinicians to the best antibiotic treatment in around 2 to 6 hours rather than up to 2 days which is typical of conventional tests. Bacterial infections are still a major cause of death globally and because of over and mistreatment, antibiotic resistant strains are increasing. This simple, accurate, economical system can potentially save lives in the future.
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