K.James bss194 at thunder
Fri Apr 12 10:01:28 EST 1996

Jan Czekajewski Ph.D. (75144.2413 at CompuServe.COM) wrote:
: We at Columbus Instruments developed RESPIROMETER that can be 
: used to assess the oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide 
: production starting from bacteria to animals and even in humans. 
: The RESPIROMETER is being used by several researchers to 
: determine the quality of meat through measuring the oxygen 
: consumption and carbon dioxide production. If there is any 
: bacterial contamination, it can be assessed from the results of 
: oxygen consumption. For this reason, we belive that our 
: RESPIROMETER can be used in detecting the contaminated beef and 
: probably to diagnose whether the cow is infected with mad cow 
: disease or not. If you need further information about our 
: RESPIROMETER and its application, please send e-mail or fax to 
: the following address.

: Internet: 75144.2413 at Compuserve.com
: Fax: 614-276-0529.

	You believe that your device can detect bacterial infection
and hence BSE? Call me naive, but I was under the impression that 
these encepalopathies were non-bacterial in origin. I wonder who
these 'several researchers' are. Perhaps you should add some 
references to your advertisment, or maybe typing the name of your
product in uppercase gives you all the selling power you need.
Perhaps you should avoid posting ads to Usenet discussion groups

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