News & Events July 20, 2022
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In a world-first discovery that could save millions of lives, a research team in Western Australia has developed a method to detect a bacterial infection in hours instead of days, and identify effective antibiotic treatment.

A team from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, University of Western Australia and PathWest Laboratory Medicine has developed the faster process, which should help address antibiotic resistance.

Listen as researcher from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, ,Dr Kieran Mulroney, speaks to ABC Mornings host, Nadia Mitsopoulos about this groundbreaking discovery.

Read the full media release here.