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Simple Breath Test Finds TB, Lung Infections

Bacteria that cause lung infections like tuberculosis (TB) release volatile organic compounds that end up in exhaled breath.  Now scientists have identified the unique "chemical fingerprints" given off by different bacteria in the lungs in a way that potentially allows for the diagnosis of such lung infections via a quick and simple breath test.

"Medical News Today" article: http://mnt.to/a/4b8s

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