Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 3rd, 2002
The result is a novel alarm capability reminiscent of smoke detectors.
Current methods for detecting bacterial spores, such as anthrax, require a trained operator. The large number of trained monitors required, with associated costs, limits widespread implementation of these methods.
"Having a technician continuously monitor the air for spores is like having the fire department live at your house to ensure that there is no fire," said...
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