Measuring Auto-fluorescence of White Corpuscles for the Early Diagnosis and the Monitoring of Pneumonia in ICU (BIONAGA)
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The diagnosis of pneumonia is challenging in Intensive Care Unit. The auto-fluorescence of white corpuscles is altered during pneumonia. In presence of bacterial growth on lung samples, the measure of autofluorescence of white corpuscles could help the clinicians to discriminate bacterial colonization from acute infection.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 99 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients in intensive care units
Hospitalization in intensive care units
Age > 18 years
Collection of a lung sample for bacteriological analysis for the suspicion of a first episode of lung infection.