Make AST faster with FAST method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing

The FAST Lab’s first method is available in an open access on-line publication. Meet the team behind the method. See our poster at CYTO 2017.

BCID FilmArray better by a country mile

multiplex PCR array (FilmArray) can shorten time to definitive identification of bacteria responsible for septicaemia by over two days in country hospitals

The antibiotic tightrope

Escalating antibiotic resistance (AMR) in severe infection forces clinicians to walk a tightrope that balances unnecessary antibiotic use with diagnostic test-targeted prescribing. Better diagnostic tests will help find that balance.

Up the AMR creek without a paddle?

Perth group prepares to strengthen antimicrobial resistance (AMR) countermeasures, with group of international subject matter experts.

2014 molecular microbiology meeting

The 2014 Molecular Microbiology Meeting in Sydney, NSW, with reports on whole genome sequencing for bacteriology, emerging CPE in Europe, Vancomycin resistant staphylococci and molecular methods in sepsis.