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Rapid Antibiotic Sensitivities Using Micro-Cantilevers

Rapid determination of antibiotic susceptibilities is expedient for homeland security and the medical care industry.

The present invention is a device will allow determination of the antibiotic sensitivities for bacterial pathogens. The device utilizes the well-known microcantilever technology developed at ORNL. The invention requires only micro- amounts of the bacteria and can determine sensitivities in a few hours.

Measurement Science Systems Engr Div
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Phone: (865) 241-3808
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