Analyzers, Point-of-Care, Breath, Hydrogen
Definition : Point-of-care breath analyzers designed to determine the hydrogen content in a breath sample, usually expressed as parts per million (ppm). These analyzers typically use electrochemical or gas chromatography measuring methods. Some of these analyzers can also determine methane and/or carbon dioxide content in the breath sample. Hydrogen breath analyzers are mostly used to determine carbohydrate bacteriological breakdown deficiencies and malabsorption in the small intestine due to bacterial overgrowth.
Entry Terms : "Hydrogen Analyzers" , "Hydrogen Breath Analyzers"
UMDC code : 17476