Microchip tool to help identify infections
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Antibiotic resistance: Leeds scientists develop microchip tool

As health experts warn of the increasing global threat of antibiotic resistance, the University of Leeds is developing a tool to help prevent their unnecessary use.

Scientists are working on a method to allow GPs to identify within minutes if a patient is suffering from a viral or bacterial infection.

You can see this story in full on BBC Inside Out Yorkshire and Lincolnshire at 19:30 BST on BBC One on Monday 23 October, or via iPlayer for seven days afterwards.

  • 22 Oct 2017
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