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UCLA researchers combat antimicrobial resistance using smartphones

A simple, inexpensive attachment could help to expand testing to regions with limited resources A team of UCLA researchers has developed an automated diagnostic test reader for antimicrobial resistance using a smartphone. The technology could lead to routine testing for antimicrobial susceptibility in areas with limited resources. Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria are posing a severe threat to global public health. In particular, ...

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