TABLE 3

Mean [95% CI] EBC volumes obtained from the different study groups

GroupEBC volume per 100 L exhaled air (mL)
Group P
 +H (n=6)2.05 [1.91; 2.19]
 –H pooled (n=23)1.25 [1.17; 1.32]
  –H10 (n=7)1.35 [1.23; 1.46]
  –H60 (n=8)1.16 [1.05; 1.28]
  –H60T (n=4)1.27 [1.13; 1.41]
  –H60TH (n=4)1.17 [1.00; 1.33]
Group S, +Passive (n=19)0.55 [0.47; 0.63]
V500 (n=2)0.89

Group abbreviations are elaborated in table 1. EBC: exhaled breath condensate.