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Detector dogs can sniff out bacteria that cause lung damage in cystic fibrosis sufferers before it takes hold, study reveals

Dogs can sniff out bacteria that is a major of cause of lung damage in people with cystic fibrosis before it takes hold, according to a study.  Research found the animals can detect ultra-low concentrations of pseudomonas, the commonest cause of lung infection in the disease.  Bio-detection dogs have a very high level of accuracy when asked to identify bacteria associated with serious lung infections according to research from Imperial College London.  Read more....

 

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