Exhaled breath hydrogen cyanide as a marker of early Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in children with cystic fibrosis
Gilchrist, Francis J. and Belcher, John and Jones, Andrew M. and Smith, David and Smyth, Alan R. and Southern, Kevin W. and Španěl, Patrik and Webb, A. Kevin and Lenney, Warren (2015) Exhaled breath hydrogen cyanide as a marker of early Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in children with cystic fibrosis. ERJ Open Research, 1 (2). ISSN 2312-0541
Official URL: http://openres.ersjournals.com/content/1/2/00044-2015
Hydrogen cyanide is readily detected in the headspace above Pseudomonas aeruginosa cultures and in the breath of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients with chronic (P. aeruginosa) infection. We investigated if exhaled breath HCN is an early marker of P. aeruginosa infection.
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