metabolomic

Real-time breath analysis reveals specific metabolic signatures of COPD exacerbations

Real-time breath analysis reveals specific metabolic signatures of COPD exacerbations

Martin Thomas Gaugg, Yvonne Nussbaumer-Ochsner, Lukas Bregy, Malcolm Kohler, Anna Engler, Nina Steblr, Thomas Gaisl, Tobias Bruderer, Nora Nowak, Pablo ML Sinues, Renato Zenobi.

Background
Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are defined by acute worsening of respiratory symptoms leading to a change in therapy.