Using Bodily Waste Smells To Test For Bowel Conditions

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   Posted 12/13/2009 5:28 AM (GMT -7)   
Researcher Dr Mark Pharaoh said they were now using technology designed by the motor manufacturing industry to diagnose inflammatory bowel conditions and manage them.
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   Posted 12/14/2009 12:11 AM (GMT -7)   
Wouldn't it be great if this means we don't have to go through scopes anymore? It makes sense because I heard that c-diff infections have a particular odor. I've heard of a nurse who dxd a patient with it because of the smell and when they got the official test results back, she was right. Not a very fun job though. Maybe they could train dogs like they do for sniffing out illegal drugs???
Dxd CD in 2003. Scope Aug/09 shows UC.
Meds: Colazal, prilosec, darvocet

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