OPEN BMC infectious diseases | 25 Jul 2020
P Jendrny, C Schulz, F Twele, S Meller, M von Köckritz-Blickwede, ADME Osterhaus, J Ebbers, V Pilchová, I Pink, T Welte, MP Manns, A Fathi, C Ernst, MM Addo, E Schalke and HA Volk
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, early, ideally real-time, identification of SARS-CoV-2 infected individuals is pivotal in interrupting infection chains. Volatile organic compounds produced during respiratory infections can cause specific scent imprints, which can be detected by trained dogs with a high rate of precision.
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