Proteus mirabilis (IMAGE) University of Oldenburg Caption The bacterium P. mirabilis – in the dark green area on this image – can cause urinary tract, bloodstream and other infections. Oldenburg researchers have presented a method that can speed up the process of determining whether a bacterial strain is resistant to antibiotics. Credit Photo: University of Oldenburg / Axel Hamprecht Usage Restrictions Only to be used in connection with the story and with appropriate credit. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.