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Volatolomics (WG-Vol)


NamePositionCountryTermTime in Office
L. KrickaChairUS1st2019 06 - 2021 12
P. FortinaMemberUS
J. WiencekMemberUS

The IFCC Emerging Technology Division (ETD) is dedicated to providing current awareness for emerging technologies likely to have important clinical diagnostic applications in the near future. One of those technologies is volatolomics or breathomics (i.e., breath analysis).

Terms of Reference

  • To develop a survey of the diagnostic applications of volatolomics (breath analysis).
  • To develop periodic updates of the volatolomics survey over the next 3 years.


Current projects

  • Survey of the diagnostic applications of volatolomics (breath analysis) including recent literature, companies, clinical diagnostic products, and clinical trials. Survey (06/2019 ver).
  • Solicit industry and academia input to the planned updates of the volatolomics survey.

Working Group Chair's contact

Department of Pathology & Lab. Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 - USA

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