- Scientists analysed volatile organic compounds (VOCs) given off by two common bugs that infect lungs: Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus;
- Mice infected with the bacteria had their breath sampled after 24 hours;
- The test could tell the species of bacteria apart and also identified two strains of one of the bugs
Results are published in the Journal of Breath Research.
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