Speedy test could improve treatment of urinary tract infections

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria detected in a fraction of usual time

E. coli micrograph

PEE PATHOGENS  A new urine test may save crucial time in diagnosing urinary tract infections caused by drug-resistant microbes such as Escherichia coli (shown in a micrograph).

Photo by Eric Erbe, digital colorization by Christopher Pooley/USDA Agricultural Research Service

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