Patent Number: 7,819,803

Title: Detection, diagnosis, and monitoring of a medical condition or disease with artificial olfactometry

Abstract: Methods and devices for rapid diagnosis and monitoring a patient for disease or effectiveness of treatment in real time. In preferred embodiments, the methods and devices comprise contacting an array of sensors with a sample from a mammal suspected of having a disease to generate a sensor array profile, measuring a clinical diagnostic marker for the suspected disease, and then developing a diagnosis using the sensor array profile in combination with the clinical diagnostic marker.

Inventors: Burch; Timothy E. (San Gabriel, CA), Hanson, III; C. William (Radnor, PA), Thaler; Erica R. (Merion Station, PA)

Assignee: Smiths Detection Inc.

International Classification: A61B 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00