Blood test can help improve sepsis detection

12/21/2011 | Taiwan News

Taiwanese researchers said they have developed a test that can detect bacteria in human blood samples quickly without the need for lengthy culture procedures. The test involves coating silver-nanoparticle arrays with the antibiotic vancomycin through surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy. This process enhances detection of bacteria compared with other tests, according to the study published in Nature Communications. The test could help improve diagnosis and treatment of sepsis.

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