Avelo develops a breath collector to improve the diagnosis of Tuberculosis and respiratory infections causing pneumonia, the world’s 4th leading cause of death. Doctors use this non-invasive sampling tool to painlessly collect a patient’s breath sample from the respiratory tract and analyze it with existing PCR tests for fast and accurate diagnosis. This improves patient outcomes, saves healthcare costs, and avoids unnecessary prescription of antibiotics. Avelo invented the breath collector with broad utility in mind, comparable to other sample collection technologies such as blood tubes.

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