How a Breath Test to can Determine Malaria

People infected with malaria produce a distinctive breath or a "breathprint" that has allowed a new study to develop a novel breath test to identify infected individuals and diagnose malarial infection. The diagnostic test was a success in diagnosing malaria in a group of African children, says the study that was presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting.

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