exhaled breath condensate


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exhaled breath condensate

(kon′dĕn-sāt″, den″)
Exhaled air that is collected and analyzed, particularly for the presence of inflammatory chemicals or toxins.
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Methylation of P16 in exhaled breath condensate for diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer.
Increase of pro-oxidants with no evidence of lipid peroxidation in exhaled breath condensate after a 10-km race in non-athletes," Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry, vol.
Exhaled breath condensate (EBC) was collected using a modified, commercially available breath condensate sampler (EcoScreen; Jaeger, Hochberg, Germany) and EBC-pH was analyzed as described elsewhere (Vogelberg et al.
3,4) Exhaled breath condensate (EBC) has been analyzed in humans and several animal species, including horses, cows, dogs, cats, small mammals, and primates.
Founded in January 2006, Pulse Health is the leader in helping consumers measure their health status through Exhaled Breath Condensate (EBC) technology.
The use of exhaled breath condensate (EBC) is another relatively new noninvasive technique for assessing inflammatory markers.
Comparison of biomarkers in exhaled breath condensate and bronchoalveolar lavage.
The development of methods to evaluate respiratory and systemic biomarkers in blood, exhaled breath condensate (EBC), and exhaled breath has allowed the assessment of pathobiological mechanisms underlying respiratory disorders (Bonetto et al.
NO]), induced sputum, and exhaled breath condensate are the most studied techniques, with more than 200 articles published on exhaled nitric oxide alone in the past 12 months.
Koczulla's project, "Quantification of Alpha-1-Antitrypsin in Exhaled Breath Condensate of Patients with Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency, Smokers, and COPD Patients," intends to create a non-invasive tool to measure Alpha-1-Antitrypsin levels, examine correlations with markers of pulmonary inflammation, and ultimately help guide disease therapy.
2] content in the exhaled breath condensate (EBC) of patients with asthma, COPD, ARDS, CF, and lung cancer and of healthy smokers.