Method for the Diagnosis of Asthma By Detecting Volatile Organic Compounds in Exhaled Air
The present invention relates to the identification of markers for the disease conditions related to asthma. The exhaled air of the patient is analysed with GC-MS and the amount of asthma markers m the breath is used to diagnose asthma The markers used are- carbon disulfide (CS2 ), l-penten-2-on, butanoic acid, 3- (1-methylethyl) -benzene and benzoic acid and hydrocarbons with the empirical formulas C13H28 and C11H24.
SCHOOTEN VAN FREDERIK JAN [NL]; DALLINGA JAN WILLEM [NL]; BERKEL VAN JOEP JOSEPH BENJAMIN NATHAN [NL]
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