Comparison of two methods for exhaled breath condensate collection


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

ALLERGY, cilt.61, ss.1016-1018, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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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.