Electronic nose to identify bugs in diabetic foot ulcers

Rapid Identification Method of Aerobic Bacteria in Diabetic Foot Ulcers Using Electronic Nose Abdullah, Azian Azamimi; Jing, Tan Woei; Sie, Chua Ai; Yusuf, Nurlisa; Zakaria, Ammar; Omar, Mohammad Iqbal; Shakaff, Ali Yeon Md; Adom, Abdul Hamid; Kamarudin, Latifah Munirah; Juan, Yeap Ewe; Othman, Amizah; Yassin, Mohd Sadek Advanced Science Letters, Volume 20, Number 1, January 2014 , pp. 37-41(5) Quote: Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is an infection, ulcer or destruction of deep tissue associated with neurological abnormalities, musculoskeletal deformities and various degrees of peripheral vascular disease of lower limb. In this study, an electronic nose is proposed to recognize types of bacteria in the diabetic foot ulcer on patients with the aid of data analysis using PCA (Principal Component Analysis) and LDA (Linear Discriminant Analysis) as the first step for feature extraction.

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