4. Infrared Spectroscopy of Biofluids in Clinical Chemistry and Medical Diagnostics

  1. Peter Lasch and
  2. Janina Kneipp5,6
  1. R. Anthony Shaw1,
  2. Sarah Low-Ying1,
  3. Angela Man1,
  4. Kan-Zhi Liu1,
  5. C. Mansfield1,†,
  6. Christopher B. Rileg2 and
  7. Mouchanoh Vijarnsorn Faculty of Veterinary Medicine2,‡

Published Online: 15 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470283172.ch4

Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy

Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy

How to Cite

Shaw, R. A., Low-Ying, S., Man, A., Liu, K.-Z., Mansfield, C., Rileg, C. B. and Vijarnsorn, M. (2008) Infrared Spectroscopy of Biofluids in Clinical Chemistry and Medical Diagnostics, in Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy (eds P. Lasch and J. Kneipp), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470283172.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany

  2. 6

    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Research Council of Canada, Institute for Biodiagnostics, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 1Y6

  2. 2

    Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada C1A 4P3

  1. L'Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon (INL), École Centrale de Lyon, 36 Écully, France

  2. Department of Companion Animal Clinical Science, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470229453

Online ISBN: 9780470283172



  • magnetic resonance (MR) images;
  • ultraviolet (UV) and visible radiation;
  • infrared (IR) spectroscopic measurements


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Vibrational Spectroscopy of Biofluids

  • Quantification (Regression) and Diagnostic (Classification) Approaches

  • Quantitative Biofluid Analysis

  • Diagnostic Biofluid Tests

  • Veterinary Applications

  • Microfluidics and IR Spectroscopy of Biofluids

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References