Relation between exhaled carbon monoxide levels and clinical severity of asthma.

@article{Yamaya2001RelationBE,
  title={Relation between exhaled carbon monoxide levels and clinical severity of asthma.},
  author={Metstuo Yamaya and Masayoshi Hosoda and Satoshi Ishizuka and Mizue Monma and Toshimitsu Matsui and Tomoko Suzuki and Kiyohisa Sekizawa and Hidetada Sasaki},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2001},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={417-22}
}
Carbon monoxide (CO) can be detected in exhaled air and is increased in asthmatic patients not treated with corticosteroids. However, it is uncertain whether exhaled CO is related to severity of asthma. To study whether exhaled CO is related to severity of asthma in clinical courses, exhaled CO concentrations were measured on a CO monitor by vital capacity… CONTINUE READING