Scientific American, BBC Feature Breath Test Developed at UVM to Quickly Identify Lung Infections
- By University Communications
According to stories published by the Scientific American, the BBC, Huffington Post, Wired and multiple other outlets, a research team of engineers led by postdoc Jiangjiang Zhu and assistant professor Jane Hill have developed a “breathprint” test that can detect dangerous lung infections such as tuberculosis within minutes. Traditional tests can take days or weeks to get culture results. Discussing the future of their work, Hill says, “I suspect that we will also be able to distinguish between bacterial, viral and fungal infections of the lung.” Read the Scientific American story...