Laboratory of Medical Microbiology

Extremely deadly Salmonella variants in Africa are still barely treatable with antibiotics

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The LMM has a world reputation in studying antibiotic use and resistance, as well as on the development of rapid diagnostic solutions by identifying and tapping the potential of newly emerging technologies for diagnostic applications. Read more about our research mission.  


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  • SNIP-AFRICA trial studies antibiotic-resistant sepsis in newborns. Read more
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