Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 7th, 2003
"This study describes the application of filtration, infrared spectroscopy, and multivariate analysis to the identification of 10 food-borne bacterial species. The bacteria were applied by filtration to a disposable optical membrane that is transparent to infrared radiation," researchers in the United States report.
"The filtration step was rapid (2 minutes)," said M. M. Mossoba and colleagues at the Food and Drug Administration. "Observed cellular infrared spectra were unique and were used to discriminate among the...
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