Dogs sniff out danger
Dogs can sniff out hospital superbugs, researchers suggest.
Trained sniffer dogs can smell Clostridium difficile in the air surrounding a patient’s bed with a high degree of accuracy, a study found.
They can also smell the infection in stool samples.
Dutch researchers suggest trained animals could screen hospital wards to prevent C.diff outbreaks. They trained a two-year-old male beagle called Cliff to
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