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breath test

Brit a chemical test of a driver's breath to determine the amount of alcohol he has consumed
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Heavy traffic zones in Chennai were identified for sample collection of breath analysis of CO from automobile drivers.
The [euro]2.4m project aims to develop a rapid, non-invasive device called BreathSpec, which can diagnose bacterial or viral infections through ultra-high sensitivity breath analysis.
Apart from the standard test, there is wide interest in the Breath ID method, which is based on a system of continuous breath analysis. The idea of Breath ID is to facilitate and increase the comfort of the test as well as raise the accuracy of the measurement at the same time.
In this sense, breath analysis is gaining attention as a novel technique for clinical purposes such as diagnostics (11) and pharmacokinetics (12).
Breathtec BioMedical Inc (CSE: BTH) (CNSX: BTH) (FRANKFURT: BTI) (OTCQB: BTHCF), a medical diagnostics company focused on developing, in-licensing and commercialising proprietary, innovative and best-in-class breath analysis devices for the early detection of infections and life threatening diseases, has named Guy LaTorre as its chief executive officer, it was reported yesterday.
For the early detection of lifestyle diseases, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and cancer, research is being conducted on diagnostic methods using breath analysis to examine the gas components of a person's breath as an indicator of the condition of the person's body.
This produces results quickly, and it is portable, making it easy to use, but this method has trouble distinguishing between a target gas and other gases, meaning its performance is not sufficient for breath analysis as an indicator of bodily health.
Salerno said his client pleaded guilty this year based on the results of a breath analysis in February.
Washington, Apr 30 ( ANI ): Researchers at the University of Louisville School of Medicine are now using breath analysis to detect the presence of lung cancer.
The tests included the pre-flight breath analysis of pilots and cabin crew, with the breathalyser equipment being non-functional, they said.
Environmental researchers, atmospheric chemists and food and flavor scientists can count on this solutions, as well as those completing breath analysis, indoor air specialists and engine exhaust testers.
The latter are familiar with solid-phase microextraction techniques, but the use of such techniques for routine breath analysis requires sophisticated automation solutions.