Breath test

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A breath test is a type of test performed on air generated from the act of exhalation.wikipedia
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Hydrogen breath test

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Hydrogen breath test – it is becoming more and more common for people to undertake a medical test for clinical diagnosis of dietary disabilities such as fructose intolerance, fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance and lactulose intolerance.
Even though the test is normally known as a "hydrogen breath test", some physicians may also test for methane in addition to hydrogen.

Exhaled nitric oxide

Exhaled nitric oxide is a breath test that might signal airway inflammation such as in asthma.
In medicine, exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) can be measured in a breath test for asthma or other conditions characterized by airway inflammation.

Urea breath test

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The presence of Helicobacter pylori (in peptic ulcer disease) can be tested for with the urea breath test.
Breath test

Breath gas analysis

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Breath gas analysis
Breath gas analysis is used in a number of breath tests.

Breathalyzer

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Breathalyzer – by far the most common usage of this term relates to the legal breath test to determine if a person is driving under the influence of alcohol.

Driving under the influence

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Breathalyzer – by far the most common usage of this term relates to the legal breath test to determine if a person is driving under the influence of alcohol.

Alcohol

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Breathalyzer – by far the most common usage of this term relates to the legal breath test to determine if a person is driving under the influence of alcohol.

Medical diagnosis

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Hydrogen breath test – it is becoming more and more common for people to undertake a medical test for clinical diagnosis of dietary disabilities such as fructose intolerance, fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance and lactulose intolerance.

Hereditary fructose intolerance

Fructose intolerance
Hydrogen breath test – it is becoming more and more common for people to undertake a medical test for clinical diagnosis of dietary disabilities such as fructose intolerance, fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance and lactulose intolerance.

Fructose malabsorption

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Hydrogen breath test – it is becoming more and more common for people to undertake a medical test for clinical diagnosis of dietary disabilities such as fructose intolerance, fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance and lactulose intolerance.

Lactose intolerance

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Hydrogen breath test – it is becoming more and more common for people to undertake a medical test for clinical diagnosis of dietary disabilities such as fructose intolerance, fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance and lactulose intolerance.

Lactulose

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Hydrogen breath test – it is becoming more and more common for people to undertake a medical test for clinical diagnosis of dietary disabilities such as fructose intolerance, fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance and lactulose intolerance.

Helicobacter pylori

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The presence of Helicobacter pylori (in peptic ulcer disease) can be tested for with the urea breath test.

Respiratory tract

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Exhaled nitric oxide is a breath test that might signal airway inflammation such as in asthma.

Inflammation

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Exhaled nitric oxide is a breath test that might signal airway inflammation such as in asthma.

Asthma

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Exhaled nitric oxide is a breath test that might signal airway inflammation such as in asthma.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

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Breath tests for diseases have been developed for early detection of Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Pulmonary TB and many others, to serve as an adjunct to existing medical tests. A trial will commence at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, England to confirm the efficacy of these breath tests. Phase II and Phase III clinical studies by Menssana Research, Inc. in The United States are also under way.

Diagnostic microbiology

Breath test for microbial diagnosis on patients has been used in a clinical setting for bacteria, including Helicobacter pylori.

Gaseous signaling molecules

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Because nitric oxide might have proinflammatory actions in conditions like asthma, there has been increasing interest in the use of exhaled nitric oxide as a breath test in diseases with airway inflammation.

Victoria Police

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A preliminary report suggested that unrealistic management demands of between 50 to 100 breath tests per shift was a possible cause to faking the tests.

Anne Bampton

A breath test indicated that Bampton had a blood alcohol content of 0.121%, a category 2 offence, and was immediately disqualified from driving for six months.

Biological functions of nitric oxide

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Because nitric oxide might serve as an inflammometer (meter of inflammation) in conditions like asthma, interest has increased in the use of exhaled nitric oxide as a breath test in diseases with airway inflammation.

Sigma-Aldrich

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ISOTEC provides isotopically labeled products for protein structure determination, peptide synthesis, proteomics, metabolic research, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear magnetic resonance, breath test substrates, agriculture, as well as gas and gas mixes.

Eric Joyce

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On 18 November 2010, he was arrested for failing to provide a breath test following a motoring incident in Falkirk.