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Rodents that detect TB faster than human
It African giant pouched rat which is capable of identifying positive samples of pulmonary tuberculosis. the rodent is a member of the Muroidea rodent super family that includes hamsters, gerbils, mice and the common kitchen rat. After training, the rodents can detect a distinctive odor in just 200th of a second and are already saving ..
Topics: APOPO • Cricetomys • Gerbil • Giant pouched rat • Mouse • Muroidea • Pouched rat • Rat • Rodents • Vertebrates