Breath Testing News

  • PTR-TOF in the spotlight at IABR Breath Summit 2016

    The International Association for Breath Research (IABR) held its annual summit conference at the renowned ETH Zürich in Switzerland. Between September 14 – 16, 2016, the latest scientific results in breath research were presented. In 12 talks researchers featured PTR-MS as their tool of choice for real-time breath gas analysis. ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • PTR-MS breath test shows potential for detecting liver disease

    Researchers at the University of Birmingham have published results that suggest a non-invasive breath test for liver disease using an IONICON PTR-MS. Elevated levels of limonene in patients have been found to be indicative of a diseased liver. Especially in the UK liver disease has risen sharply over the past few decades and is the third biggest cause of premature ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Ionimed Analytik is a partner in the EU project LCAOS

    The focus of EU project LCAOS is the development of nano-sensors for medical breath analysis. Ionimed provides PTR-MS technology to complement the sensor information and develops a novel calibration device for sensor characterization. The acronym LCAOS is derived from Lung Cancer detection with an Artificial Olfactory System. In this project novel types of ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Shrader & Associates Recognizes A Potential New Screening Test For Early Detection of Mesothelioma

    A development in early mesothelioma detection has the potential to improve the diagnosis process for patients. In support of its clients who are affected by this disease, Shrader & Associates, LLP is excited about the “electronic nose,”—a test developed by researchers in Italy and the Netherlands that analyzes breath samples to detect compounds ...


    By Shrader & Associates

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