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New Contrast Agents Detect Bacterial Infections With High Sensitivity and Specificity


July 18, 2011

design of maltodextrin-based imaging probes Novel contrast agents that sneak into bacteria disguised as glucose food can detect bacterial infections in animals with high sensitivity and specificity. These agents--called maltodextrin-based imaging probes--can also distinguish a bacterial infection from other inflammatory conditions. Full Story

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