Bacterial Infections


Source Of Infection That Killed Student Sought

Tests are under way to determine the source of a possible bacterial infection that killed a 19-year-old Michigan State University student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2012

UM Monitors Single Bacteria Without Microscope, Could Mean Breakthrough Diagnostics

With an invention that can be made from some of the same parts used in CD players, University of Michigan researchers have developed a way to measure the growth and drug susceptibility of individual bacterial cells without the use of a microscope. The new biosensor promises to speed treatment of bacterial infections.