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Applications and Technology of Electronic Nose for Clinical Diagnosis

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Rapid advances in sensor technologies have facilitated the development of high-performance electronic noses that can detect and discriminate volatile compounds in situ. The research and development of electronic noses has resulted in a new qualitative and semi-quantitative detection approach in the field of clinical diagnostics. Electronic noses have a clear potential to be a non-invasive, simple and rapid but above all accurate early diagnostic screening tool. This review collates existing knowledge of recent advances in electronic nose technologies and applications.

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Chen, S. , Wang, Y. and Choi, S. (2013) Applications and Technology of Electronic Nose for Clinical Diagnosis. Open Journal of Applied Biosensor, 2, 39-50. doi: 10.4236/ojab.2013.22005.

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