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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2006.01064.x
  • Journal Name: ALLERGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1016-1018
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


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.