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(Jerusalem Post)   Man's best friend can detect coronavirus. Your dog wants steak and a vaccine   (jpost.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Veterinary medicine, Pet, medical detection dogs, Veterinarian, Medicine, North Carolina State University, Microbiology, positive coronavirus samples  
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2021-04-17 9:46:38 AM  
 When dogs aren't busy being silly, they are very productive.
 
2021-04-17 2:30:01 PM  
The research, carried out by professionals from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's Working Dog Center, found that dogs can be trained to identify saliva and urine samples of patients who tested positive for COVID-19.

Might have expected this news to come out of Bethlehem, maybe, but not Jerusalem.
 
2021-04-17 2:52:00 PM  
Greater than 90% in a controlled environment
Drug detection dogs that score over 90% in training score no better than 50/50 in the real world
 
2021-04-17 3:15:29 PM  
my dogs can detect when no one is giving them pettins, and they quickly find a solution.
 
2021-04-17 4:18:51 PM  

taintbaggins: Greater than 90% in a controlled environment
Drug detection dogs that score over 90% in training score no better than 50/50 in the real world


I guess that, in a clinic setting, it should be possible to reproduce the training environment?

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2021-04-17 4:35:13 PM  

Bennie Crabtree: taintbaggins: Greater than 90% in a controlled environment
Drug detection dogs that score over 90% in training score no better than 50/50 in the real world

I guess that, in a clinic setting, it should be possible to reproduce the training environment?

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The controlled environment also uses dog. In the field that is not true. K-9 cops are cops not dog trainers.
 
2021-04-17 4:35:49 PM  

taintbaggins: Bennie Crabtree: taintbaggins: Greater than 90% in a controlled environment
Drug detection dogs that score over 90% in training score no better than 50/50 in the real world

I guess that, in a clinic setting, it should be possible to reproduce the training environment?

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The controlled environment also uses dog. In the field that is not true. K-9 cops are cops not dog trainers.


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The controlled environment also uses dog trainers.
 
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