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New Leibniz research centre in Jena: Photonics for the fight against resistant pathogens

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding a new Leibniz Research Centre in Jena. Technology developers, physicians and medical technology manufacturers will bring light-based technologies for better diagnostics and therapy of infections from the idea to the application in the…

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InfectoGnostics researcher preparing a sample for testing.

Study on hospital infections: Patients introduce resistant ESBL germs to hospitals

One in eight newly hospitalised patients is already a carrier of ESBL-forming bacteria, scientists from the InfectoGnostics Research Campus Jena have now proven in an observational study involving 1,334 patients. Although infections with the patient’s own ESBL pathogens remained an exception in the…

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