Fighting Superbugs, Monsters of Our Own Creation Faster medical tests are essential to combating antibiotic resistance

By Lance Price, Ph.D. As a molecular microbiologist, I have studied antibiotic resistance for more than two decades and have witnessed the acceleration of this public health crisis at a pace that few would have predicted. Already, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conservatively estimates that each year in the U.S., at …