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Tuberculosis

08 November 2011

Sniffing out TB

Indian researchers said they were close to developing an electronic nose to sniff out tuberculosis on the breath, offering rapid diagnosis that could save thousands of lives.

Indian researchers said they were close to developing an electronic nose to sniff out tuberculosis on the breath – offering rapid diagnosis that could save hundreds of thousands of lives.

The E-Nose is a collaboration between the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in New Delhi and Next Dimension Technologies in California.

Thousands of lives to be saved

 

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