Investigation of Human Pathogen Using Electronic Nose for Early Diagnosis


  • Syahida Amani Zulkifli School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia
  • Che Wan Sharifah Robiah Mohamad School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia
  • Abu Hassan Abdullah School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia


Bacterial infection, Electronic nose, Principal component analysis (PCA), Sensor,


Electronic nose (E-nose) known as gas sensor array is a device that analyze the odor measurement give the fast response and less time consuming for clinical diagnosis. Many bacterial pathogens could lead to life threatening infections. Accurate and rapid diagnosis is crucial for the successful management of these infections disease. The conventional method need more time to detect the growth of bacterial. Alternatively, the bacteria are Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Shigella cultured on different media agar can be detected and classifies according to the volatile compound in shorter time using electronic nose (E-nose). Then, the data from electronic nose (E-nose) is processed using statistical method which is principal component analysis (PCA). The study shows the capability of electronic nose (E-nose) for early screening for bacterial infection in human stomach.


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How to Cite

Zulkifli, S. A., Mohamad, C. W. S. R., & Abdullah, A. H. (2017). Investigation of Human Pathogen Using Electronic Nose for Early Diagnosis. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC), 9(2-12), 95–98. Retrieved from