Urinary Tract Infection Research Paper

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Samantha Watson October 4th, 2015 Instructor Patricia Wilber BIO 2110-103 “Urinary Tract Infections could be Treated More Efficiently using DNA Sequencing Device” September 21st, 2015 │ University of East Anglia In this article about urinary tract infections, it is mentioned how these infections can now be treated using a DNA sequencing device the size of a USB stick. Some researchers were able to use a new device called a MinION that allows them to characterize bacteria four times faster than traditional cultures. It’s said one of the main reasons antibiotics are prescribed is for urinary tract infections with majority being minor. The severe infections typically affect the elderly and end up having to be hospitalized. Like every other infection,

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