By developing a novel methodology of antimicrobial susceptibility testing, based on direct sample processing combined with a laser speckle based detection system, microBioS will accelerate results delivery to physicians, preventing empirical antimicrobial prescription and thus reducing treatment failure and multidrug resistance emergence.

Keywords: Antimicrobial susceptibility testing; BioSpeckle; Diagnostic innovation

Principal Investigator: Rui Fonseca-Pinto and Sónia Gonçalves Pereira

Team Members
Nuno Vieira Lopes;
Camila Teixeira.

Duration: 2022 – on going

Funding: Knowledge Circle prize