Rapid Distinction of Pathogen by Infrared Light, University of Veterinary Medicine Study

Published: Jul 15, 2013

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Scientists at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (Vetmeduni Vienna) are hot on the trail of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. The researchers have developed a technique for the rapid and reliable distinction between strains that can cause chronic infections and those that cannot. Using infrared light and artificial intelligence, the scientists present a sophisticated method for the prediction of disease progression.

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