• Direct from sample phenotypic antibiotic susceptibility testing 

    Lee, Aiden Joseph (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    To transition from broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy to a more effective "targeted" therapy, i.e. in order to determine whether the infecting strain is resistant or susceptible to individual candidate antibiotics, clinicians ...
  • Direct-from-sputum rapid phenotypic drug susceptibility test for mycobacteria 

    Butler, Timothy Edward (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    The spread of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a leading global public-health challenge. Because not all biological-mechanisms of resistance are known, culture-based (phenotypic) drug-susceptibility testing ...