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NEW YORK – Day Zero Diagnostics (DZD) has been awarded $6.2 million in non-dilutive funding from Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator (CARB-X).

The Boston-based startup will use the funding to further develop its diagnostic platform, which it said can detect antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections within a clinically relevant timeframe. DZD believes that the platform will allow patients with severe infections to receive the most effective antibiotic treatment on the first day of being admitted to a hospital.

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