Comparison of two methods for exhaled breath condensate collection


Soyer O. U. , Dizdar E. A. , Keskin O., Lilly C., Kalayci O.

ALLERGY, vol.61, no.8, pp.1016-1018, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2006.01064.x
  • Title of Journal : ALLERGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1016-1018

Abstract

Background: Exhaled breath condensate (EBC) is a noninvasive method to obtain samples from fluids lining the respiratory surfaces. Even though various methods and devices are now available, the relative efficiency of these methods for recovering airway mediators and characterizing EBC has not been established.