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Spectroscopic approach for dynamic bioanalyte tracking with minimal concentration information.

Authors
  • Spegazzini, Nicolas
  • Barman, Ishan
  • Dingari, Narahara Chari
  • Pandey, Rishikesh
  • Soares, Jaqueline S
  • Ozaki, Yukihiro
  • Dasari, Ramachandra Rao
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scientific Reports
Publisher
Springer Nature
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
4
Pages
7013–7013
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1038/srep07013
PMID: 25388455
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Vibrational spectroscopy has emerged as a promising tool for non-invasive, multiplexed measurement of blood constituents - an outstanding problem in biophotonics. Here, we propose a novel analytical framework that enables spectroscopy-based longitudinal tracking of chemical concentration without necessitating extensive a priori concentration information. The principal idea is to employ a concentration space transformation acquired from the spectral information, where these estimates are used together with the concentration profiles generated from the system kinetic model. Using blood glucose monitoring by Raman spectroscopy as an illustrative example, we demonstrate the efficacy of the proposed approach as compared to conventional calibration methods. Specifically, our approach exhibits a 35% reduction in error over partial least squares regression when applied to a dataset acquired from human subjects undergoing glucose tolerance tests. This method offers a new route at screening gestational diabetes and opens doors for continuous process monitoring without sample perturbation at intermediate time points.

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