Our technology uses throat imaging coupled with artificial intelligence to distinguish viral versus bacterial infections. Perhaps the most important distinction between bacteria and viruses is that antibiotic drugs usually kill bacteria, but they aren’t effective against viruses. Symptoms may be similar for bacterial and viral infections, but it is important to distinguish as the treatments vary considerably and can lead to misuse of antibiotics. Antibiotic resistance is in the top 3 global concerns for maintaining human health.
This is the first new approach to diagnosis of strep throat and infectious disease since the 1980s. The gold standard of care is a throat swab culture, which can take up to two days and leads to overuse of antibiotics…
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87.25% to 99.55%
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