Tara deBoer holding synthetic urine samples being tested with DETECT solution

New test rapidly identifies antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'

A new test dubbed DETECT, co-developed by Berkeley bioengineers, can diagnose patients with antibiotic-resistant infections in a matter of minutes and help limit the spread of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs,” which kill as many as 700,000 people worldwide each year.


Topics: Berkeley Engineering in the News, Bioengineering, Devices & inventions, Health