NMR spectroscopy helps diagnose pneumonia

12/9/2009 | PhysOrg.com

Researchers using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to measure metabolites in the urine found that people who contracted pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae had a different chemical fingerprint than those who are healthy or with other conditions. The method could be used to quickly and accurately diagnose the disease and hasten initiation of correct treatment, the lead researcher said. The diagnostic technique has a pending patent.

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