Grand Prize: 2nd Place
- Only 42% of bacteria are correctly identified.
- 60% of antibiotics are incorrectly prescribed.
What it does
Performs a faster, more accurate pathogen diagnosis for severely infected patients, in order to provide proper antibiotic treatment
How it works
- Utilizes new technology to provide a cheaper, more accessible, faster treatment
- Leverages robust bacterial characterization macroscopically towards more efficient allocation of medical funds and more precise epidemiological insights for more effective international epidemic response