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Infrared Technology used to Detect E. coli

December 29, 2010

Scientist Detects E.Coli Using Infrared Technology

Posted on: Tuesday, 31 August 2010, 11:55 CDT

Purdue University said on Monday that a university food scientist found harmful E. coli bacteria in ground beef in just an hour by using infrared spectroscopy.

The discovery could help cut days off investigations of outbreaks, as the current detection systems take about 48 hours to identify the bacteria. Read the full article here.

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