Doctors Invent 'Breathalyzer' To Help Slow Antibiotic Resist
Sudha Kamada
Doctors Invent 'Breathalyzer' To Help Slow Antibiotic Resistance
The strains of pneumonia that hospital patients acquire can be particularly lethal, killing up to 70 percent of people who contract them while hospitalized for another reason. But pneumonia is a condition affecting the lung’s air sacs, not a specific disease-causing agent, and it can be the result of either a bacterial or by a viral infection. Doctors often have a tough time figuring out the culprit—but a new breathalyzer-type device might be able to change that...
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