breath test

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breath test

n
(Law) Brit a chemical test of a driver's breath to determine the amount of alcohol he has consumed
vb (tr)
(Medicine) to carry out a breath test on (someone)
Translations

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Breath analysis is considered an indispensable tool for the screening of alcohol, drugs, asthma, tuberculosis and other diseases.
Medical, biological, chemical, and engineering specialists review developments in breath analysis since 2005, when the previous volume was completed.
In collaboration with Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling, Teranishi carried out the first scientific studies of breath analysis in the early 1970s, demonstrating that human breath contains more than 200 volatile organic compounds.
Lee Tracey Woollacott, 42, of Gladstone Road, Barry, admitted failing to provide a specimen for breath analysis.
Only recently, however, has the mainstream medical establishment come to view the idea of breath analysis as anything more than, as one researcher described it, a bizarre curiosity.
This breath analysis method presents the potential for a cheaper and more reliable diagnostic option for patients found to have bulky disease on a CT scan.
Relatively, diagnostics based on breath analysis are much less developed and not yet widely used in clinical practice (1).
The driver blows into a wireless hand-held unit stored in the centre console, and if breath analysis shows the blood-alcohol limit is exceeded, the engine won't start.
Quite simply, the driver blows into a wireless hand-held unit stored in the centre console, and if breath analysis shows the blood-alcohol limit is exceeded, the engine simply will not start.
Avacta's technology has significant potential for breath analysis as well as
Potential for and limitations of exhaled breath analysis in animal models.