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Pathogenic oral bacteria can be detected from the exhaled breath according to the volatile compounds they produce. Quick and cost-effective diagnostics could help in the early treatment of oral infections.
Volatile biomarkers as identifiers for pathogenic oral bacteria | University of Helsinki l.facebook.com

A study from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Helsinki shows that pathogenic oral bacteria can be identified and separated according to the volatile compounds they produce. In the future, volatile biomarkers can be used for detecting infections in both clinical and laboratory setting...